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    South Africa 2010

    Well, we're gonna need a thread to discuss matches and maybe possibly have some betting going on later, so I'm making the thread . The groups are being defined at the moment, so far South Africa has been assigned to Group A.

    Group A
    -South Africa
    -Mexico
    -Uruguay
    -France

    Group B
    -Argentina
    -Nigeria
    -South Korea
    -Greece

    Group C
    -England
    -USA
    -Algeria
    -Slovenia

    Group D
    -Germany
    -Australia
    -Serbia
    -Ghana

    Group E
    -Netherlands
    -Denmark
    -Japan
    -Cameroon

    Group F
    -Italy
    -Paraguay
    -New Zealand
    -Slovaquia

    Group G
    -Brazil
    -North Korea
    -Cote d'Ivore
    -Portugal

    Group H
    -Spain
    -Switzerland
    -Honduras
    -Chile
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    Oh yeah that's today, well better turn on the tv.


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    Yikes, Mexico got a tough group, but I think we'll pull through. These are the teams that I think will make it to the 2nd round

    Group A
    1st France
    2nd Mexico

    Group B
    1st Argentina
    2nd Nigeria

    Group C
    1st England
    2nd Algeria

    Group D
    1st Germany
    2nd Ghana

    Group E
    1st Netherlands
    2nd Cameroon

    Group F
    1st Italy
    2nd Paraguay

    Group G
    1st Brazil
    2nd Portugal

    Group H
    1st Spain
    2nd Chile

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    I'm betting on these

    Group A - Mexico, France
    Group B - Argentina, Greece
    Group C - England, USA
    Group D - Serbia, Ghana
    Group E - Netherlands, Japan or Cameroon, not sure
    Group F - Italy, Paraguay
    Group G - Brazil, Cote d'Ivore
    Group H - Spain, Chile


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    woo! nifty draw, this'll throw up some interesting matches, and different paths to the finals than the punditry here generally expected

    how'd you reckon the opener'll go against SA, selixico?

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    Hmm, I think we'll either win by one goal or draw, then a win vs uruguay and possibly (at best) a draw vs france.

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    I think Mexico would win 2-0 against SF, 0-1 Uruguay, 2-1 France


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    Group A isn't too bad for France, considering they only scraped through.

    Mexico will win 1-0 against SA, and lose 2-1 against Uruguay and 3-0 against France :/

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    I agree on them losing to Uruguay, but my (mostly wrong) intuition tells me they'll overpower France


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    You guys clearly don't folloow the copa America (Americas version of the euro cup). Anyways, recent history shows our dominance over Uruguay (we're usually 3rd behind Argentina and brazil)

    how do you think the England/Netherlands teams will do?

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    oh yeah i know Mexico is way better than Uruguay, it's just that i think Mexico will lose.
    Netherlands will win against Denmark and Japan, but will lose to Cameroon.
    England is hard to say tbh


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    I recon England's in a fairly easy group, I'll be surprised if we don't see them at the head of it.

    As for the other team's I'm a bit outdated when it comes to National Teams, but my guess would be:

    Group A
    -Mexico
    -France

    Group B
    -Argentina
    -Greece

    Group C
    -England
    -Slovenia

    Group D
    -Germany
    -Serbia

    Group E
    -Netherlands
    -Denmark

    Group F
    -Italy
    -Paraguay

    Group G (This one'll turn out interesting, I'm sure)
    -Brazil
    -Portugal

    Group H
    -Spain
    -Chile

    No particular order, just the two teams I think will advance from each group.
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    OK, current predos. These may change slightly nearer to actual kick-off in June.

    Group A
    -France
    -Uruguay

    Group B
    -Argentina
    -Nigeria

    Group C
    -England
    -USA

    Group D
    -Germany
    -Ghana

    Group E
    -Netherlands
    -Denmark

    Group F
    -Italy
    -Slovakia

    Group G
    -Brazil
    -Ivory Coast

    Group H
    -Spain
    -Chile

    I honestly don't see Mexico getting past the group stage. I don't say that to merely be flippant to selo, but I reckon Uruguay will get through as well as the Frogs (which will pain the Republic). England's group... we're going to top it, even if it's by goal difference. I can see Ghana, Nigeria and Ivory Coast all getting through their groups, along with the bigger European teams, and I do hope Portugal don't get through (Sorry Chao-chaaaaan!). Brazil, if they can be bothered, will walk their group.

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    Ah so you agree on Portugal not making it through.
    Somehow i just don't think they'll win


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    oh, they'll win one of their group games. They usually do. Might be a deciding factor in how it turns out, but I can't see them getting beyond their group. I hope they don't, either. I don't want France to get through, or Argentina, or the US, or Germany... but they all will

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    I don't want to see any of the "better" nations except Holland to get through, just so we can finally claim that throphy, but wishing won't help would it


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    Uruguay is playing pretty badly, I mean, if its not france-mexico the ones that are making it to the next round, its probably gonna be france-south africa, uruguay will be last of group

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    I reckon they'll be second. Don't know why, just something in my water tells me so

    The Dutch might get to the semis but they'll struggle to get further than that. They've got the best record of European nations in the qualifiers (I think, they certainly qualified first), but tend to struggle more than Germany but less than England in the actual tournaments.

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    Yeah, but that's because we lack a true leader, instead it's like a handful of elites who don't know crap about real teamwork


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    we've supposedly got a real leader, in Terry. He's supposed to be embodying the spirits of great England captains of the past like Moore, Wright and Pearce, and he's been a bit blood and thunder in the past, but not really driven us places yet. Our best bet as captain for the last few years though.

    As for teamwork, England in Germany 2006 were supposed to fulfil the promise of the so-called "golden generation" of players, but they got through to the quarters again and no further. Our trouble is we've got players who want to win the game on their own but aren't good enough to do so, or at least haven't shown that in tournaments. A good record in qualifying, as Romania, Holland, Spain as well as England in the past have all shown us, counts for nothing in the competition proper.

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