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Fabio Capello has declared that he knows the team he wants to take to South Africa...

 

 

...it's Spain!

 

 

Incidentally, when John Terry was injured during England's match against Japan, the commentator said that he wasn't 'someone who went down easily.' Could Vanessa Perroncel confirm that?

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Could equally apply to Scots/Welsh/Manxies…

 

 

 

30 degrees - Californians shiver uncontrollably.

People in Ireland melt.

 

25 degrees - Italian cars won't start.

People in Ireland live in the fridge.

 

20 degrees - Floridians wear coats, gloves, and wool hats.

People in Ireland slap on the factor 50 and sunbathe.

 

15 degrees - Californians begin to evacuate the state.

People in Ireland go swimming in the sea.

 

0 degrees - New York landlords turn the heat on.

People in Ireland throw on a T-shirt.

 

-10 degrees - People in Miami are extinct.

People in Ireland drive with the windows down.

 

-15 degrees - Californians all now live in Mexico.

People in Ireland wear a vest and maybe put on a hat.

 

-50 degrees - Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.

People in Ireland throw on a light jacket.

 

-173 degrees - Ethyl alcohol freezes.

People in Ireland are angry 'cos they can't thaw their whisky kegs.

 

-297 degrees - Microbial life starts to grind to a halt.

Cows in Ireland complain of farmers with cold hands.

 

-460 degrees - ALL atomic motion stops.

People in Ireland start saying "Soft day thank God..."

 

-1200 degrees - Hell freezes over.

People in Ireland support England in the World Cup

 

 

 

 

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Great link Integer, thanks.

 

Looking at the groups and the draws for the second round onwards, there could be some pretty tasty games as early as Round 2. Potential for Argentina v France, England v Germany, maybe Holland v Italy.

 

The the group of death, group G (Brazil, North Korea, Ivory Coast and Portugal), the two thorugh from that will play the two from H, with Spain in that group. So it highyl likely that we'll have Spain v Portugal / Brazil in the second round.

 

I've worked out my winners / runners up and I end up with and England v Holland and Argentina v Spain semis. Spain winning the final against Holland, with England winning the 3/4 play off.

 

Off to the bookies......lol

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