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#881 BSLSteveBirrer

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Posted 15 July 2018 - 11:54 AM

France wins their second cup. 

 

Next up lets see who the USMNT new permanent coach will be.


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Posted 15 July 2018 - 11:56 AM

Considering the holiday we just celebrated, we should remain pretty grateful to France, so while I was rooting for Croatia, I can't hate. Congrats to France.
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Posted 15 July 2018 - 12:04 PM


Next up lets see who the USMNT new permanent coach will be.

That’s edge of your seat shit right there!
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Posted 15 July 2018 - 12:25 PM

That’s edge of your seat shit right there!


For some of us.

I'm amazed myself how much my interest in soccer has grown over the years.


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Posted 15 July 2018 - 02:43 PM

France could repeat. They are pretty damn young. Mbappe 19, Pogba 25, Dembele, Lemar, Pevard and Hernabdez all in their low 20's.
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Posted 15 July 2018 - 02:49 PM

So we can go back to not caring about soccer for another four years?

Awesome!

ROFL. But seriously for the USA being out of it I sense there was still a good many Americans paying attention. Thats good

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Posted 15 July 2018 - 04:18 PM

The Ringer: Six Takeaways From the 2018 World Cup



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Posted 15 July 2018 - 05:09 PM

I totally agree with the authors assessment of this WC. Particularly his #1. This was the bottom line issue why the US didn't qualify. We went into the last game needing but a point and Arena chose to go with the same exact 11 who had played full 90 minutes three days before. They were too old for that and it showed in spades against a younger but much less talented T&T.

 

Its one of the reasons I dislike the whole babying minor league baseball players. I think baseball is way behind the times when it comes to progressing their younger talent. There are teenagers playing soccer at the highest level yet its routine to see baseball players still in the minors well into their 20s. The "they need time to develop" is an outdated discourse.






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