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06/12/2010 02:36:51 PM · #1
Oh ye-es! England one up after 4 minutes....
06/12/2010 03:11:36 PM · #2
all square. :)
06/12/2010 03:12:39 PM · #3
Mmm. We still scored all the goals so far though :(
06/12/2010 03:12:53 PM · #4
Ouch! On the equalizer.
06/12/2010 03:15:34 PM · #5
That definitely deserves a WOOT!

What is it you Brits chant...? ENG-EL-AND! :-P

- Alex
06/12/2010 03:22:12 PM · #6
In-ger-land, In-ger-land, In-ger-la-and,
In-ger-land, In-ger-land, Ing-er-land,
IN-GER-LAND!
06/12/2010 03:22:35 PM · #7
The buzzing... the noise... the buzzing...!! Argh!!
06/12/2010 03:25:10 PM · #8
What a mistaka-to-maka !

06/12/2010 03:29:12 PM · #9
Originally posted by vawendy:

The buzzing... the noise... the buzzing...!! Argh!!


ok this is my first time watching soccer...what IS the buzzing noise?
06/12/2010 03:31:09 PM · #10
That's the sound of REAL fans of a REAL sport.

- Alex
06/12/2010 03:32:03 PM · #11
triple post...hmmm

Message edited by author 2010-06-12 15:33:53.
06/12/2010 03:32:05 PM · #12
double post

Message edited by author 2010-06-12 15:33:02.
06/12/2010 03:32:16 PM · #13
Originally posted by FourPoint7:

Originally posted by vawendy:

The buzzing... the noise... the buzzing...!! Argh!!


ok this is my first time watching soccer...what IS the buzzing noise?


It is from the Vuvuzela, a horn used by native South Africans in war. It is crazy annoying huh?
06/12/2010 03:47:49 PM · #14
Originally posted by bassbone:

Originally posted by FourPoint7:

Originally posted by vawendy:

The buzzing... the noise... the buzzing...!! Argh!!


ok this is my first time watching soccer...what IS the buzzing noise?


It is from the Vuvuzela, a horn used by native South Africans in war. It is crazy annoying huh?


how much do they pay folks to go to games? i couldn't stand that noise
06/12/2010 03:50:22 PM · #15
Originally posted by FourPoint7:

Originally posted by bassbone:

Originally posted by FourPoint7:

Originally posted by vawendy:

The buzzing... the noise... the buzzing...!! Argh!!


ok this is my first time watching soccer...what IS the buzzing noise?


It is from the Vuvuzela, a horn used by native South Africans in war. It is crazy annoying huh?


how much do they pay folks to go to games? i couldn't stand that noise


It's very different when you are there...most American's can't even begin to fathom the energy in the stadium at a soccer match.

- Alex
06/12/2010 04:05:47 PM · #16
Things aren't looking good for the U.S.; we have been completely outclassed all match. Sigh.

- Alex
06/12/2010 04:10:27 PM · #17
Originally posted by Alex_Europa:

Things aren't looking good for the U.S.; we have been completely outclassed all match. Sigh.

- Alex


Now Crouch is on, you may well be right.
06/12/2010 04:23:40 PM · #18
We'll take the draw...should lock us in to move on...

- Alex
06/12/2010 04:37:26 PM · #19
England made a mistake with the team selection, we forgot to bring a goalkeeper. Instead we have Rob Green by name and Green by nature, who forgets he is in goal and it is his job to stop the ball going in the goal! And, David 'Calamity' James, who can be brilliant or complete rubbish.

It is going to be a hard period qualifying for England, unless we get a little magic from someone.
06/12/2010 04:40:58 PM · #20
Originally posted by Alex_Europa:

We'll take the draw...should lock us in to move on...

- Alex


You'd think so, wouldn't you? And we so damned near won outright, that barely-deflected strike was a heartbreaker. Of course, we didn't really earn the goal we DID get, so it all evens out :-)
06/12/2010 05:02:01 PM · #21
Originally posted by Bear_Music:

Originally posted by Alex_Europa:

We'll take the draw...should lock us in to move on...

You'd think so, wouldn't you? And we so damned near won outright, that barely-deflected strike was a heartbreaker. Of course, we didn't really earn the goal we DID get, so it all evens out :-)

Engkand also benefitted from a pretty flagrant non-call at the top of the penalty box -- last time I checked the rules, preventing your opponent from running onto the ball by reaching out your arm and hitting him in the face with your elbow and knocking him down was considered a violation.
06/12/2010 05:06:45 PM · #22
The US played well enough to deserve the point even though it was on a gift. This might bode well for the US to come out of the group on top. If they wind up tied in points with England you have to like their chances on goal differential.
06/12/2010 05:11:13 PM · #23
Originally posted by FourPoint7:

Originally posted by vawendy:

The buzzing... the noise... the buzzing...!! Argh!!


ok this is my first time watching soccer...what IS the buzzing noise?


As pointed out, that is the sound of the Vuvuzela. There are usually thousands of them blowing at any given moment during the match (even though one is enough to be heard through the stadium). But the ones they use nowadays aren't the 'traditional' war horns (those were made from actual antelope horns), they're simply cheap plastic imitations:
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Judging from the rate I've seen the tourists picking them up here at the airport and the games, I can guarantee you that they won't remain confined to South Africa after this World Cup is over. I can just imagine vuvuzelas being trumpeted at the next FA Cup final at Wembley (!)
06/12/2010 06:11:35 PM · #24
damned Vuvuzela, uffff a nuisance. on the match, the score a surprise, england a bit disappointing(I don't think that is a really competitor for the best teams). USA an honest match, need 5 points for the surprise....
06/12/2010 06:11:39 PM · #25
Originally posted by Tygerr:

Originally posted by FourPoint7:

Originally posted by vawendy:

The buzzing... the noise... the buzzing...!! Argh!!


ok this is my first time watching soccer...what IS the buzzing noise?


As pointed out, that is the sound of the Vuvuzela. There are usually thousands of them blowing at any given moment during the match (even though one is enough to be heard through the stadium). But the ones they use nowadays aren't the 'traditional' war horns (those were made from actual antelope horns), they're simply cheap plastic imitations:
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Judging from the rate I've seen the tourists picking them up here at the airport and the games, I can guarantee you that they won't remain confined to South Africa after this World Cup is over. I can just imagine vuvuzelas being trumpeted at the next FA Cup final at Wembley (!)

doubtful, these things are hardly new, i used to play with one when i was a kid like 15 years ago. Just not the USA cheering style.
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