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Old May 28th, 2001, 21:46   #21
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Don't be a pessimist, Barlinek. We're gonna win. IMO it's gonna be easier piece than in Warsaw. 2-0 for Poland.
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Old May 29th, 2001, 21:35   #22
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I hope you are right, but years of a crap team have forced me to become a pessimist. Or as my father would say :"I tak pszegraja" (accent on a, but can't do it)
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Old May 30th, 2001, 23:47   #23
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oh the many dissapontments poland has put its fans throught in the last decade, but for the first time im optimistic and if we can win both matches this week we are in for sure. im just worried that wales will play the same anti- football that they did last time in poland.
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Old September 8th, 2002, 04:26   #24
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Wales on the up?

The Welsh national team hit something of a low ebb at the end of the 90s, but under Mark Hughes there are signs of a turnaround in fortunes. This year they have yet to lose a game, and Hughes seems to be building up a pretty decent team. Until recently, Ryan Giggs was their only recognised international class player but now it appears the team is constantly improving.

It appears as if Wales has, for the first time in a long time, a decent chance of qualifying for a major international tournament. The question is: will they fulfill the potential they have now?
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Old September 8th, 2002, 05:42   #25
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They've got some nice players now.

On top of Ryan Giggs there's Craig Bellamy, Robbie Savage, John Hartson, etc.

Certainly a far cry from the Vinnie Jones days.
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Old September 8th, 2002, 06:50   #26
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Wales have basically under achieved since the days of John Charles. If there is a mini revival going on, then its about time. I'm glad for them. I believe they should be challenging for Euro Qualification at the very least, with more consistency than latter years.
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Old September 8th, 2002, 11:12   #27
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I watched yesterday the game in Helsinki and Wales team looked very good.. Finland s*cked BIG time. And Wales Supporters were fantastic aswell - the sung all game long - and 1000 Walesman was better then the rest 37000 Finns.... Simon Davies is a CLASS player and he has a great future ahead of him. Ryan Giggs didn`t get the ball all the match but when he did - he passed both goals!

But we will get you in Cardiff!
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Old September 8th, 2002, 12:21   #28
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Great result yesterday

2-0 away from home against Finland
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Old September 8th, 2002, 12:22   #29
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Well Wales are certainly better than Scotland are now!
They willl overtake them in the FIFA rankings in no time!

The Welsh midfield and striker options are pretty strong, but I'm not too sure if they will qualify for Euro 2004. Who else is in their group apart from the Finns?

Best wales XI ?

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Delaney--Melville-Coleman?--Barnard?
Davies----Savage--Speed-------Giggs
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Strikers Earnshaw, IWAN ROBERTS and Nathan blake on the bench.
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Old September 8th, 2002, 13:48   #30
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In group 9 there is Wales, Finlan, Yugoslavia, Italy and Azerbaijan

Italy won yesterday away to Azerbaijan 0-2
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Old September 8th, 2002, 14:32   #31
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A difficult group on paper but it's not impossible for Wales to finish second behind Italy.
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Old September 8th, 2002, 16:24   #32
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Well Wales are certainly better than Scotland are now!
They willl overtake them in the FIFA rankings in no time!

The Welsh midfield and striker options are pretty strong, but I'm not too sure if they will qualify for Euro 2004. Who else is in their group apart from the Finns?

Best wales XI ?

------------------Jones?---------------------
Delaney--Melville-Coleman?--Barnard?
Davies----Savage--Speed-------Giggs
------------Bellamy--Hartson---------------

Strikers Earnshaw, IWAN ROBERTS and Nathan blake on the bench.
Sadly if Scotland carry on th way they do Wales will go ahead of them

Who does Blake play for now?
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Old September 8th, 2002, 16:56   #33
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Finnayly Giggs may play in a major competettion for Wales!!! well done by the welsh team for playing in such a great way & hopefully we'll c all British teams (northern island ) making it 2 the Euro 2004
(I'd be glad if only England & Ireland make it but won't mind 2 c Scotland & wales coming along)
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Old September 8th, 2002, 21:03   #34
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Gregor - Nathan Blake plays for Wolves.
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Old September 9th, 2002, 16:40   #35
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Wales are definately on the up.

With good results against Argentina, Germany and Finland, Italy should not take Wales lightly.
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Old September 9th, 2002, 17:07   #36
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i think they could surprise Italy....they only won 2-0 against Azerbaijan and Wales' motivation is high, it should be a good game
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Old September 12th, 2002, 02:28   #37
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Wales will be a very good team in the qualifiers. I am still pissed off about the tie against Croatia. Even though Croatia outplayed Wales for most of the match the game should of been 1-0 to Wales. The Croatian goal was the cheapest goal i ever seen. The Wales goalkeeper when to punt the ball, the punt was low, and it hit the back of Kovac i think. Mladen Petric quickly ran to the ball and had an empty net goal . Cheap goal i know . I think Wales will be a very good team, but to make it to Euro 2004........im not to sure about that.
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Old September 12th, 2002, 05:15   #38
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simon davies is really underrated...i think he will be a star...he will be the one who could carry the team very far...if u still don't know who he is, u better watch him more... start to watch more tottenham games...
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The prospect of an England V Wales game is mouth-watering
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