WORLD CUP! day 24 - quarter finals

:sweden: SWEDEN v ENGLAND :wait a second... this is a FAKE emoji!!:

3pm, BBC

:soccer: :soccer: :soccer:

:ru: RUSSIA v CROATIA :croatia:

7pm, ITV

  • :sweden: Sweden
  • :wait a second... this is a FAKE emoji!! : England

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will win in

  • normal time
  • extra time
  • penalty time

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  • :ru: Russia
  • :croatia: Croatia

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will win in

  • normal time
  • extra time
  • penalty time

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#SWEEEEEEENG

I think it’s fair that I speak for the entire rest of the world when I say COME ON SWEDEN

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Can see the England game being low scoring, tight and tense/dull.

Not sure if Russia can raise their game again :syringe: or which version of Croatia will turn up :man_shrugging:

Any selection headaches for the G-unit?

Alli doesn’t seem fit enough to play…

Also this bet between Becks and Zlatan

  • Good natured shabs
  • Needy attention seeking
  • Other

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Think England will be lose to Sweden but I can see them getting past Croatia or Russia pretty easily

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Don’t know what bet you’re talking about, but Beckham is one of the neediest men on the planet, so I’ve voted accordingly.

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Zlatan’s is quite funny. Beckham’s response is a bit needy.

I have this feeling that I can’t lose today

but also that I’m guaranteed to be disappointed

Conflicted

SWEENG will probably be an exercise in watching paint dry, might be a good opportunity for England to show everyone how excellent they are at pentalities again.

I’m nervous already lads

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As someone who tentatively defended the Martinez appointment from the start even I’m pretty stunned by last night, wasn’t sure they had that win in them. Guess i need to rewatch to see how much they rode their luck in the 2nd half.

Probably my best ever football watching experience where i wasn’t attending the match. Amazing seeing people going mad in the streets all night, hope regardless of what happens now this has had a short term unifying effect on the country.

Reading some Flemish match reports and saw one describing KDB as a snow leopard, big fan of that analogy

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On the train back down to my hometown to go and have a kickabout with mates on the rec we used to bunk off school to play football on before going to watch England in the quarter final of a World Cup in the pub that used to serve us when we were underage. Can’t wait!

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Cannot get Three Lions out of my head today.

Also…

when Lineker scored

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Reckon there’ll be an early goal that will turn both teams tactical approach upside down and the whole match will turn into a low quality but entertaining plethora of goalmouth scrambles and meaty tackles, defensive mistakes and gifted goals. 3-2 to Sweden aet

Dutch ref!