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Euro draw

Postby UPTHEPORT » November 30th, 2019, 5:57 pm

Turkey Italy Switzerland not a bad draw but a long way to travel
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Re: Euro draw

Postby rncfc » November 30th, 2019, 6:08 pm

The format is terrible. Almost as if Wales getting to the semi finals last time convinced them they they need to weight the draw in favour of the big nations.
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Re: Euro draw

Postby UPTHEPORT » November 30th, 2019, 6:28 pm

13th June Switzerland - Baku
17th June Turkey - Baku
21st June Italy - Rome
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Re: Euro draw

Postby rncfc » November 30th, 2019, 6:31 pm

Italy in Rome will be tasty if we stop them qualifying or something similar.
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Re: Euro draw

Postby George Street-Bridge » December 1st, 2019, 8:50 am

Turkey playing in Azerbaijan will be interesting, I don't think they get on.
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Re: Euro draw

Postby rncfc » December 1st, 2019, 9:04 am

George Street-Bridge wrote:Turkey playing in Azerbaijan will be interesting, I don't think they get on.


Do turkey get on with anybody?
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Re: Euro draw

Postby pembsexile » December 1st, 2019, 9:30 am

rncfc wrote:
George Street-Bridge wrote:Turkey playing in Azerbaijan will be interesting, I don't think they get on.


Do turkey get on with anybody?


Northern Cyprus. Big, big mates with them. Alliances with Israel as well. I think they could be drawn against each other if Israel win the play offs.
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Re: Euro draw

Postby rncfc » December 1st, 2019, 9:47 am

pembsexile wrote:
rncfc wrote:
George Street-Bridge wrote:Turkey playing in Azerbaijan will be interesting, I don't think they get on.


Do turkey get on with anybody?


Northern Cyprus. Big, big mates with them. Alliances with Israel as well. I think they could be drawn against each other if Israel win the play offs.


Haha!!!
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Re: Euro draw

Postby Marky » December 1st, 2019, 10:47 am

George Street-Bridge wrote:Turkey playing in Azerbaijan will be interesting, I don't think they get on.


Are you confusing Azerbaijan with Armenia? :shock:
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Re: Euro draw

Postby Corpaboy » December 1st, 2019, 11:21 am

I don't get the format at all ??
How come Italy get to play in Rome ???
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Re: Euro draw

Postby excessbee » December 1st, 2019, 11:42 am

Corpaboy wrote:I don't get the format at all ??
How come Italy get to play in Rome ???


Twelve host cities were chosen, rather than the normal one/two host countries. The corresponding countries then had the task of qualifying. Italy did, Azerbaijan didn't therefore Italy had three home games (in Rome). In group B, both Denmark and Russia qualified. There was then an extra draw which gave Denmark (Copenhagen) three home matches and Russia two home games in St Petersburg. The draw was a bit of a circus because a lot of it was drawing out a ball/country in order to place them in a predetermined group. There was no need to allocate a number to that team, as it could have been Pot1 becomes team 1 etc. Still, at least it didn't result in Wales playing the second game in Rome and having to return to Baku, that would have been a disaster for the fans. Think I'll give Baku a miss, although tickets will be cheaper and presumably more plentiful. No doubt the touts in Azerbaijan will have snaffled up thousands in the knowledge that their team wouldn't qualify.
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Re: Euro draw

Postby George Street-Bridge » December 1st, 2019, 4:45 pm

Marky wrote:
George Street-Bridge wrote:Turkey playing in Azerbaijan will be interesting, I don't think they get on.


Are you confusing Azerbaijan with Armenia? :shock:


No. That would be far worse, but not relevant to the Euros.
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Re: Euro draw

Postby wattsville_boy » December 1st, 2019, 6:28 pm

From a logistical standpoint having the first two games in Baku will be of some help to Wales. It would make sense to base themselves somewhere like Georgia for the first two games before going to Italy prior to the final game...
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Re: Euro draw

Postby Corpaboy » December 1st, 2019, 11:21 pm

excessbee wrote:
Corpaboy wrote:I don't get the format at all ??
How come Italy get to play in Rome ???


Twelve host cities were chosen, rather than the normal one/two host countries. The corresponding countries then had the task of qualifying. Italy did, Azerbaijan didn't therefore Italy had three home games (in Rome). In group B, both Denmark and Russia qualified. There was then an extra draw which gave Denmark (Copenhagen) three home matches and Russia two home games in St Petersburg. The draw was a bit of a circus because a lot of it was drawing out a ball/country in order to place them in a predetermined group. There was no need to allocate a number to that team, as it could have been Pot1 becomes team 1 etc. Still, at least it didn't result in Wales playing the second game in Rome and having to return to Baku, that would have been a disaster for the fans. Think I'll give Baku a miss, although tickets will be cheaper and presumably more plentiful. No doubt the touts in Azerbaijan will have snaffled up thousands in the knowledge that their team wouldn't qualify.


Clear as MUD !!
Championship finals such as this should have a host country ? Not spread out here there and everywhere !! Will cost fans from all countries an absolute FORTUNE , and also not very environmental considering the current climate .
Crazy if you ask me .....

This could all happen "post-Brexit" as well . World's gone MAD .
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Re: Euro draw

Postby Triangle » December 2nd, 2019, 2:04 am

Italy amassed 30 points in qualifying won 10/10 scored 37 goals and conceded only 4.
Tough challenge, but not impossible with the squad we have.

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