France v Republic of Ireland

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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby thejackhammer on Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:22 pm

Ah that's a shame.
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby Essex bill on Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:22 pm

Been coming to be fair, it was there for the taking for them as long as they put their shooting boots on.
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby wolf359 on Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:27 pm

Irish down to 10, the ref didn't have a choice really.
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby vietnammer on Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:29 pm

Think Duffy was at least trying to get the ball. His toes were stretched like a ballet-dancer.
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby nickkarkie on Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:31 pm

Awful defending. Long ball which is simple to defend and then the silly error on the half way line, they deserve to be behind as they have barely tried to come out of their half since half time. You can't play that way
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby Morocco Mole on Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:40 pm

Didn't really do Ireland any favours the early goal. Wes Hoolahan on the bench again.... :?
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby Westbourne Bill on Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:46 pm

Too much midfield quality in this French side for Ireland...and England I suspect.
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby Lee_WHU on Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:56 pm

Randolph distraught out there, wanted Payet to go to him and give him a cuddle.
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby Paddy O'Hammer on Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:00 pm

Lee_WHU wrote:Randolph distraught out there, wanted Payet to go to him and give him a cuddle.


Exactly what I was thinking

Randolph was amazing and awesome. He's now my favourite
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby WorcesterWHU on Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:01 pm

Great game for Randolph; if for any reason Adrian went elsewhere I'd have no qualms about Randy being our number one.
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby Toulouse_Iron on Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:07 pm

Was hoping for Dimi to go over and comfort him but hey. BBC say he made 9 saves and I reckon one of them was truly great. A top drawer performance from what seems to be a decent lad. Will somebody come along and offer 1st team football next season on the back of that?

France have shown real guts to go with their attacking flair. They will have too much for Iceland.... ;-)
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby Aztec Hammer on Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:11 pm

Lads

Dimi went over to Randolph and cuddled him. Quality
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby Lee_WHU on Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:11 pm

Just saw the picture on ITV, Payet did go to him and gave him a kiss and a cuddle during the break :D
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby Simply Moore on Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:13 pm

Just saw as we went to break Payet going to give Randolph a big kiss and cuddle #westhamfamily
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby Lee_WHU on Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:13 pm

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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby artlin on Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:13 pm

Cracking game. First one that I have really enjoyed.

Randolph was excellent again. Sign him up, Slav. Is he on a free?

And that little French bloke, Pavet or something, he is very good.
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby Lee_WHU on Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:14 pm

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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby vietnammer on Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:29 pm

Lee_WHU wrote:https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cl4tj85WAAAaKeX.jpg


There's something 'Banksy' about that
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby Het-Field on Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:32 pm

The Randolph Payet hug brought the first smile to my face since the final whistle.

Gallant effort, which encompassed Ireland's best and worst aspects at the tournament. The red card finished the game, but the alternative would have been an almost certain goal, which would have made it certain.

After Euro 2012 it was hard to enjoy international football, and it took three years to do so. But there is pride restored, and our fans have done us proud again. Bring on the World Cup!!
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Re: France v Republic of Ireland

Postby Paddy O'Hammer on Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:35 pm

Lee_WHU wrote:https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cl4tj85WAAAaKeX.jpg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; :cry:



Now my most favourite picture ever!

Allez les Bleus!
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