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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #5685 on: September 05, 2017, 09:41:32 PM »
More shite. O Neill and Keane haven't a clue and the players are brutal - a bad combination
Give cyclists plenty of room.  It's the rules I tells ya!

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #5686 on: September 05, 2017, 09:42:09 PM »
They tried to play just not as good as Serbia. Problem is why didn't they play like that in games where the didn't face as good a team as Serbia.

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #5687 on: September 05, 2017, 09:42:42 PM »
How can a country that was pretty much razed to the ground still presumably have better footballing structures and produce much technically superior players?

Does the country have many playing Gaelic Football?

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #5688 on: September 05, 2017, 09:43:46 PM »
We were better than Serbia, though. Desperately unlucky not to get a draw. Wales game is pretty much a playoff now.

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #5689 on: September 05, 2017, 09:45:42 PM »
This Ireland has not one single player of decent international calibre

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #5690 on: September 05, 2017, 09:46:02 PM »
They tried to play just not as good as Serbia. Problem is why didn't they play like that in games where the didn't face as good a team as Serbia.

Nailed it why were the previous 3 performances so shit. O'Neill just threw away any hard work/luck gained over the first few matches.

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« Reply #5691 on: September 05, 2017, 09:47:09 PM »
We were better than Serbia, though. Desperately unlucky not to get a draw. Wales game is pretty much a playoff now.

Wales are away to Georgia. That is a sticky game for them before they meet us!

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« Reply #5692 on: September 05, 2017, 09:48:28 PM »
We were better than Serbia, though. Desperately unlucky not to get a draw. Wales game is pretty much a playoff now.

Wales are away to Georgia. That is a sticky game for them before they meet us!

Would be nice to think they'd drop points but even a draw for them there and a draw in Cardiffwould leave them ahead on goal difference, wouldn't it?

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« Reply #5693 on: September 05, 2017, 09:48:43 PM »
We were better than Serbia, though. Desperately unlucky not to get a draw. Wales game is pretty much a playoff now.

Yes we played better than them but they have top quality players around the pitch that can create a bit of magic and they did. We created no clear chance at all.

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #5694 on: September 05, 2017, 09:49:01 PM »
Only one team in Ireland.

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #5695 on: September 05, 2017, 09:52:34 PM »
We were better than Serbia, though. Desperately unlucky not to get a draw. Wales game is pretty much a playoff now.

Wales are away to Georgia. That is a sticky game for them before they meet us!

Would be nice to think they'd drop points but even a draw for them there and a draw in Cardiffwould leave them ahead on goal difference, wouldn't it?

Either way we will need 6 points to ensure we aren't the 9th best runner up

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #5696 on: September 05, 2017, 10:05:20 PM »
Just not enough up front to create chances of real merit. The crosses were terrible all night, not beating first man or looking over the last player at the back. The most frustrating thing is the pressing/passing game should have been used against the weaker teams and Wales/Austria at home.

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #5697 on: September 05, 2017, 10:13:07 PM »
Only one team in Ireland.

There are a few twists and turns to go yet!  ;)

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #5698 on: September 05, 2017, 10:18:50 PM »
We were better than Serbia, though. Desperately unlucky not to get a draw. Wales game is pretty much a playoff now.

Wales are away to Georgia. That is a sticky game for them before they meet us!

Would be nice to think they'd drop points but even a draw for them there and a draw in Cardiffwould leave them ahead on goal difference, wouldn't it?

Either way we will need 6 points to ensure we aren't the 9th best runner up

I think the show's over. Even six points is unlikely to be enough to avoid the worst second place spot. The talk of the match in Cardiff being a 'playoff showdown' is pitifully optimistic.

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Re: The OFFICIAL FAI Thread.....Roll on France 2016
« Reply #5699 on: September 05, 2017, 10:23:38 PM »
Only one team in Ireland.

There are a few twists and turns to go yet!  ;)
yeah but unfortunately after a couple of twists and turns the cross will still hit the 1st man.  ;)

so frustrating to watch at the minute, lack of any threat in the final 3rd is a real killer.
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