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BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

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gel wrote:

Messi, Messi, Messi!

Yes, I have trouble eating soup and noodles too. Biggrin

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BIGBERNARDBRESSLAW wrote:

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A work colleague placed 2 seperate £500 bets on Argentina to win the World Cup before the tournament started @ 5/1. He's cashed in one at a £1250 profit, and put that profit on Germany to lift the trophy, so he can't possibly lose. He's heard through his betting circles of someone who stands to win £40,000 if Argentina win the World Cup from a treble he placed of Man City winning the Premier League, Real Madrid winning the Champions League, and the formentioned Argentina World Cup win. I stand to win a bit from either team winning, though financially speaking, an Argentina win would be best. Incredibly small potatoes compared to the other two though.

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Still not convinced Messi is

Still not convinced Messi is totally comfortable at international level. He flits in and out of games too often, however, if he scores the wiiner that will change. For the timebeing I reserve judgement.

As I have a sliver of German in my DNA (allegedly), I'm going with the Deutschmeisters.

If the shoes don't fit, change the horse.

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plastic penguin wrote:

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I'm bored with football now.

Isn't it a bit late?

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John Duncan wrote:

John Duncan wrote:

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I'm bored with football now.

Isn't it a bit late?

Nah, I'm a bloody expert when it comes to belated boredom.

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I have Germany in the

I have Germany in the sweepstake.

I may have mentioned this.

\o/

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John Duncan wrote:

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I have Germany in the sweepstake.

I may have mentioned this.

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This is a quick ode to the

This is a quick ode to the World Cup (Warning to those with a nervous disposition: Do not take it too seriously)

"The four weeks is now over, we can all trudge back into our fold

Hodgson’s boys, like joyful children searching for ardent glory

Guttering, writhing in their own sweat-sodden disgraceful, miserable foray

Joachim Löw is blowing the dust from his Lederhosen, whilst Messi picks up the ‘Golden Ball’ award, sponsor chosen.

Big Phil is in the past tense, Brazil is penning in the ‘Happy One’.

The adopted Russian back in London is coughing and gagging with an “ee bah gum”.

Mrs. P laments: “Oh Lord! How will you cope without Lineker, Ferdy and Wrighty?!”

And let’s wave a fond ‘Tara chuck’ to our Catalonia-bound enigma that is Bitey, Bitey."

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John Duncan wrote:

John Duncan wrote:

I have Germany in the sweepstake.

I may have mentioned this.

\o/

 

i do voluntary work for a charity. When I went in last week they handed out envelopes for a WC sweep they'd done. 

I got Netherlands. So Close Smile

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Somebody staked £100 on

Somebody staked £100 on

Man City to win PL

QPR to be promoted

Wolevs to win League 1

Real Madrid to win CL

Germany to win WC

They won over £83k

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