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    Quote Originally Posted by boovidge View Post
    I think it's often a clumsy attempt at being polite rather than anything anti-Irish
    When the euro 88 came in Argentina, I remembered clearly they call it in Germany origin broadcasting as ÈIRE for Argentina and Uruguay.
    Our broadcasters translated it as "Irlanda del Sur" o "La República de Irlanda", but the word "Eire". in Spain, Italy and Southamérica, "EIRE" makes a reference to ireland free State a catholic country, and Irlanda del Norte is the irish segment of land under the empire guidance.

    And for some ignorants when you say Celtic F.C they think the club is located in Ireland

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bielsa´s irish View Post
    When the euro 88 came in Argentina, I remembered clearly they call it in Germany origin broadcasting as ÈIRE for Argentina and Uruguay.
    Our broadcasters translated it as "Irlanda del Sur" o "La República de Irlanda", but the word "Eire". in Spain, Italy and Southamérica, "EIRE" makes a reference to ireland free State a catholic country, and Irlanda del Norte is the irish segment of land under the empire guidance.

    And for some ignorants when you say Celtic F.C they think the club is located in Ireland
    Some spanish speaking ignorants think Celtic F.Cis in an irish club in Ireland. There is a colorful anecdote from Messi the first time he played against Celtic he thought he was travelling to Ireland, and was shocked when he realized he was going to Scotland.

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    greece may have arranged a friendly with cyprus yesterday

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    Good, then you can provide evidence of this.
    All goals, yellow and red cards tweeted in real time on twitter and facebook

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    If you Google "Greece Cyprus football", the calendar will tell you it's set for the 11th

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    Quote Originally Posted by seanfhear View Post
    You are shooting to much from the hip lately. Very scatter gun.
    I have a small niece who often acts in an elaborately over the top fashion when she feels that she's not getting the attention she craves. As she's a small child I don't give it much thought and I'd imagine she'll grow out of it.

    Of course, this is just a random observation.
    The ball is round and has many surprises.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sadloserkid View Post
    I have a small niece who often acts in an elaborately over the top fashion when she feels that she's not getting the attention she craves. As she's a small child I don't give it much thought and I'd imagine she'll grow out of it.

    Of course, this is just a random observation.
    Impressive!!
    you made Pierre Bourdieu, Phillipe Meirieu and Michel Foucault sound like scholar alumni.

    back to football.

    vs England? or at aviva?

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    No, and still no

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    Quote Originally Posted by tetsujin1979 View Post
    No, and still no
    No Way José !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bielsa´s irish View Post
    Some spanish speaking ignorants think Celtic F.Cis in an irish club in Ireland. There is a colorful anecdote from Messi the first time he played against Celtic he thought he was travelling to Ireland, and was shocked when he realized he was going to Scotland.
    I'm getting really confused at you replying to yourself now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nigel-harps1954 View Post
    I'm getting really confused at you replying to yourself now.
    it was a follow up to complete my statement, buddy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bielsa´s irish View Post
    Some spanish speaking ignorants think Celtic F.Cis in an irish club in Ireland. There is a colorful anecdote from Messi the first time he played against Celtic he thought he was travelling to Ireland, and was shocked when he realized he was going to Scotland.
    Do you have a link to this story?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bielsa´s irish View Post
    it was a follow up to complete my statement, buddy
    That's what the edit button is for.
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    England v Ireland

    See it's confirmed
    I'm a bloke,I'm an ocker
    And I really love your knockers,I'm a labourer by day,
    I **** up all me pay,Watching footy on TV,
    Just feed me more VB,Just pour my beer,And get my smokes, And go away

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    Amazing... friendly against England just announced for Thursday 12th November.

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    National humiliation

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    Wouldn't it make sense to base the team in the UK for this set of matches?

    Maybe just do a week of 11 v 11 up at St George's a v b then the real thing happens in wembley
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy Garcia View Post
    National humiliation
    I'm interested to see the side play against an organised team how they will defend against a fast counter attacking team. If they come out of this game having not conceded its progress.
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    ah balls!

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    We can only hope Pickford is in goals!

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