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    Coincidences?

    Just got this in an email...

    1966 France lost 2 and drew 1 game, went home after 1st round
    1966 Korea (North) eliminated Italy
    1966 The defending champions (Brazil) failed to qualify for the 2nd
    phase.
    1966 England captain was a fair-haired lad from Essex
    1966 England drew first game (0-0 with Uruguay)
    1966 England defeated Argentina 1-0
    1966 The England manager sat calmly on the bench when all around were
    jumping and celebrating
    1966 Germany recorded the biggest win in the group stages, 5-0 v
    Switzerland
    1966 England's goal difference going into the quarter finals was plus
    four
    1966 3 West Ham players in England squad (Moore, Peters, Hurst)
    1966 A Beatle married a blonde model (George Harrison and Patti Boyd)
    1966 The final was played on the 30th of the month with a non-white ball
    1966 Real Madrid were European champions
    1966 Manchester City were promoted to the top division as champions
    1966 The host country drove on the left
    1966 Elvis was in the charts (Love Letters)
    1966 England won !!!!



    2002 France lost 2 and drew 1 game, went home after 1st round
    2002 Korea (South) eliminated Italy
    2002 The defending champions (France) failed to qualify for the 2nd phase
    2002 England captain is a fair-haired lad from Essex
    2002 England drew first game (1-1 with Sweden)
    2002 England defeated Argentina 1-0
    2002 The England manager sat calmly on the bench when all around were
    jumping and celebrating
    2002 Germany recorded the biggest win in the group stages, 8-0 v Saudi
    Arabia
    2002 England's goal difference going into the quarter finals is plus four
    2002 3 West Ham players in England squad (Sinclair, James, Cole)
    2002 A Beatle married a blonde model (Paul McCartney and Heather Mills)
    2002 The final will be played on the 30th of the month with a non-white
    ball
    2002 Real Madrid are European champions
    2002 Manchester City were promoted to the top division as champions
    2002 The host country drives on the left
    2002 Elvis is in the charts (A Little Less Conversation)
    2002 England win ????
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    Spooky Fingers crossed !!!
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    Thats a little spooky, IF all the points are true...

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    Oh yeah forgot, c'mon Brazil!!



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    Never discount Germany - funny how none of the pundits have been paying them any attention but I can definitely see them making the final at least.
    Against England - that might just be too spooky.
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    I was born on the same day as my Birthday! Now thats a coincidence!!

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    Originally posted by qamar
    I was born on the same day as my Birthday! Now thats a coincidence!!

    Qamar
    No way! My brother and I have the same parents! How weird is that!

    (N.B. any comments/jokes about this in connection with milkman/postman/fact that I am cornish will not be taken lightly! You have been warned! )
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    USA's gonna wipe the field with Germany

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    Re: Coincidences?

    Originally posted by weirdbeardmt

    COME ON ENGLAND!
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    Heard some of those on Sky News.

    They were in hindsight just coincidences.
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    well they just lost!!!!!!!
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    England is going back home to England. Poor second half

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    Originally posted by Forlorn
    England is going back home to England. Poor second half
    Very poor indeed...this is why i hate teams that try to sit on a 1 goal lead.


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