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England NT should be giving an automatic EURO/WC berth!

It's true. England are a far better side than Greece Romania ,Croatia or any other looserish side pissing about currently. It's just that England's pros have a really heavy club season so they can't compete at their best with the NT's of countries whose leagues are composed of semi-pros and amateurs.
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EDIT: Title should be 'England NT should be given an automatic EURO/WC berth!'
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If they could just qualify for the damn tournaments..
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Maybe the top 10 European teams should automatically qualify and let Greece etc do the hard work?
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Yeah of course they are better. That´s why they lost twice with Croatia in the qualifiers and lose with Romania every time they face them
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post #7 of 18 (permalink) Old June 21st, 2008, 14:43 Thread Starter
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That's because those players play with weak club teams: no european football, and only one domestic cup.
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post #8 of 18 (permalink) Old June 21st, 2008, 14:47
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No it's because they aren't technically good and diverse (too square) and don't play as a team. Croatia beat you twice and Germany once not by luck.

Croatia and Romania aren't looserish sides. They earned their place there justly with good abilities. Greece? Please ban this nation from the Euro. p
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I think there should be a vote regarding which countries should participate. That would be the most fair in my opinion.

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oh man, you are kidding, arent you?
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Call it a superleague World Cup or a G14 World Cup.
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Let's give China an automatic berth at every world cup then, they claim to have invented football.

The idea is silly. Honestly, England is a mediocre team right now. Because Israel was involved I watched that group from close range. England was kicked out for a reason, they have only a few players who can lift up a team and the rest are mediocre. If England was facing Holland or Germany now they would lose quite badly.

The whole idea of wildcards is just wrong. You cannot just qualify based upon tradition or history. It is up to a team to prove it is worth of playing the tournament, England failed in that and so they don't deserve to be in Austria/Switzerland. And to see a tournament without them is quite cool IMO, I never liked them and never liked their fans, I am glad they are not there.
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It doesnt matter, since in couple of years, probably England will have all Born-in-Brazil players. Natuaralised, whateva you call it. Of course, not only ENG.

Thereafter, Club football would be the thing ONLY.
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It's true. England are a far better side than Greece Romania ,Croatia or any other looserish side pissing about currently. It's just that England's pros have a really heavy club season so they can't compete at their best with the NT's of countries whose leagues are composed of semi-pros and amateurs.


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Silly you take him seriously for a second, its a poor wind up attempt (more to mock England then praise them).


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