3rd place play off

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3rd place play off

Postby jastons on Sat Jul 09, 2016 8:05 pm

Does anyone else thing a 3rd place play off would be a good idea? Would it gain much interest from neutrals ?
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Re: 3rd place play off

Postby vietnammer on Sat Jul 09, 2016 8:40 pm

Never interested me anyway. Only one I recall was losing 2-1 (?) to Italy in WC 1990.
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Re: 3rd place play off

Postby Denbighammer on Sat Jul 09, 2016 9:10 pm

Fuckjing hell no.
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Re: 3rd place play off

Postby Het-Field on Sat Jul 09, 2016 9:32 pm

Nah.

I think most teams are just anxious to head home after the deflation of losing a Semi Final.
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Re: 3rd place play off

Postby The Old Man of Storr on Sun Jul 10, 2016 9:13 am

Don't need one , Wales were the 3rd best team in the competition without any doubt .
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Re: 3rd place play off

Postby jastons on Sun Jul 10, 2016 12:15 pm

The Old Man of Storr wrote:Don't need one , Wales were the 3rd best team in the competition without any doubt .


I'm sure the Germans wouldn't agree. A play off would leave no doubt.

At the very worst it would be one more game of football. And that is never a bad thing.
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Re: 3rd place play off

Postby iLoveLasagne on Sun Jul 10, 2016 12:31 pm

Nobody really cares or remembers tbh. It may affect the rankings. But again, what sensible person takes any notice of that?
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Re: 3rd place play off

Postby Mattias on Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:21 pm

The last thing I (and I´m sure the players) need. It´s no Olympics where you fight for a bronze medal. Here in Germany real football fans don´t want it, the event fans, which appear every 2 years would like to have one more "party."
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Re: 3rd place play off

Postby sendô on Mon Jul 11, 2016 8:19 am

Most pointless match at any tournament. You're not even playing for best loser. 3rd place? Who cares.
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Re: 3rd place play off

Postby ageing hammer on Mon Jul 11, 2016 10:25 pm

sendô wrote:Most pointless match at any tournament. You're not even playing for best loser. 3rd place? Who cares.


^^^^^
This, it's totally pointless
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