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Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by matadorpoeta, May 15, 2006.

  1. imageWIS

    imageWIS Senior member

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    really annoying, the VNese coverage doesnt keep the scores or the clock on the screen, so when you join late you have no idea of the situation - and of course the announcers are speaking VNese really fast, so no way I can keep up with it or hope to catch the scores.

    Is there anywhere that is streaming the commentary online?


    My dear fellow ask and ye shall receive:

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/foot...06/4991536.stm

    (Luckily I'm at home watching on HD [​IMG] but this is what I use when I'm at work)

    Jon.
     
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    thanks guys. FIFA streaming text only. BBC streaming seems to be limited to UK users, although it will let me read the text stream, which I may resort to - not sure how you scraping through though Jon, but thanks anyhow
     
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    well they got through, but England isnt looking good enough to come out of this with a trophy....
     
  4. imageWIS

    imageWIS Senior member

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    thanks guys. FIFA streaming text only. BBC streaming seems to be limited to UK users, although it will let me read the text stream, which I may resort to - not sure how you scraping through though Jon, but thanks anyhow

    Well, for the quarter final match between Argentina vs. Germany, I am coming home to watch it.

    Jon.
     
  5. benecios

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    England through but as you guys say,not very impressive.Although I do think the performances are getting better with every game,maybe only slightly,but better.Which is what it takes to win World Cup's.
    England-Germany Final,the old foe,now that would be mouthwatering.
    My girlfriend is Dutch so we could have a big problem soon.[​IMG]
     
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    Why does soccer suck sooooooooooooo much???!!
     
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    Wow, portugal got away with one. cleats to the chest in the box. Should have been a direct red and PK.
     
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    If Van Nistelrooy doesn't come in to start the second half, I'm going to be very suprised. There were a number of plays in the box in the first half where Kuyt couldnt get the damn shot off. Ruud isn't as sharp as he should be, and might kick it over the goal, but at least he can kick it.
     
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    Why does soccer suck sooooooooooooo much???!!

    Why don't you f**k off and leave us to talk about the biggest sport in the universe in peace.
     
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    If Van Nistelrooy doesn't come in to start the second half, I'm going to be very suprised. There were a number of plays in the box in the first half where Kuyt couldnt get the damn shot off. Ruud isn't as sharp as he should be, and might kick it over the goal, but at least he can kick it.

    I was wondering where you were.....First dropped by Utd now by Holland,he hasnt turned into a bad player overnight.I like Kuijt and go to De Kuip when I am in Holland,but at this level it has to be Ruud every time.
     
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    OMG... this game is out of control.
     
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    You are not kidding,and to think some neanderthals think football is boring.
     
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    Venegoor of Hesselink is coming on,poor Ruud.
     
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    That game was more like Hockey than Futbol.

    Jon.
     
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    That game was more like Hockey than Futbol. Jon.
    It would have been better with some Ruud behavior.
     
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    It would have been better with some Ruud behavior.

    LMAO. [​IMG]

    Jon.
     
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    the referee in the holland/portugal game is being criticized for the number of cards he gave out, but i say he didn't hand out enough. i saw the whole game and every card was justified, with the possible exception of holland's first red.

    the ref missed the call when the portugese defender hit the dutch forward in the chest with his cleats. that was a red and a penalty! (tokyo, if you were a true oranje fan, you'd be complaining about this call for the next 4 years, probably longer.)

    that was the ugliest match of the world cup so far, but i hope they let this ref call the final. we'll see a clean game if they do.
     
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    the referee in the holland/portugal game is being criticized for the number of cards he gave out, but i say he didn't hand out enough. i saw the whole game and every card was justified, with the possible exception of holland's first red. the ref missed the call when the portugese defender hit the dutch forward in the chest with his cleats. that was a red and a penalty! (tokyo, if you were a true oranje fan, you'd be complaining about this call for the next 4 years, probably longer.) that was the ugliest match of the world cup so far, but i hope they let this ref call the final. we'll see a clean game if they do.
    It's the same ref who carded Zidane because he shot a free kick "too quickly" against switzerland [​IMG]. Let say most of these cards were justified, but Ivanov is definitely a bit trigger happy... Figo is one damn simulating bastard.

    Am I the only one to find Van Niestelroy slightly apeish? I remember AC Milan from the early 90s where the players were walking demigods, now we have Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, Tevez, Van Niestelroy, Rooney... What a bunch of ugly footballers.

    !luc
     
  20. waldo pepper

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    the referee in the holland/portugal game is being criticized for the number of cards he gave out, but i say he didn't hand out enough. i saw the whole game and every card was justified, with the possible exception of holland's first red.

    the ref missed the call when the portugese defender hit the dutch forward in the chest with his cleats. that was a red and a penalty! (tokyo, if you were a true oranje fan, you'd be complaining about this call for the next 4 years, probably longer.)

    that was the ugliest match of the world cup so far, but i hope they let this ref call the final. we'll see a clean game if they do.


    The whistle had already gone before this incident took place!
     

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