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    The Confederation Cup kicks off today with the hosts Brazil against Japan. Should be interesting as well as the U-21 semis with Spain up against Norway.

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    I'll be rooting for Tahiti tonight!

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    Why is the soccer thread down the thread list? Come on football fans! Wohoo, 10-0!


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    I was sad Tahiti lost 10-0. I was so happy for them when they scored that goal against Nigeria. That goal and how happy they were made my day ^-^.

    On another note, lots of transfers are going on atm. What do you guys hope, what do you think, and what do you fear?

    I personally would like to see Bale go to Real Madrid. IMO, he should be player of the year, and he can really make Real a better team.

    Also, in my home country, a lot of transfers have been going on as well. The best player of my favorite club (van Ginkel) will probably leave for Chelsea, which I think is great (I'd rather have that than having him go to Ajax). And we got a new manager, of course! PSV is busy as well, as a lot of good players are leaving, so PSV needs to replace those.
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    For whatever reason the Segunda Division season is still going, tonight is the second leg of the playoff final between Almeria and Girona to determine who goes up to La Liga. I don't think Girona have ever been a top flight club and I always love rooting for an underdog, however Almeria hold a 1-0 lead from the first leg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by treeckotrainer View Post
    I was sad Tahiti lost 10-0. I was so happy for them when they scored that goal against Nigeria. That goal and how happy they were made my day ^-^.

    On another note, lots of transfers are going on atm. What do you guys hope, what do you think, and what do you fear?

    I personally would like to see Bale go to Real Madrid. IMO, he should be player of the year, and he can really make Real a better team.

    Also, in my home country, a lot of transfers have been going on as well. The best player of my favorite club (van Ginkel) will probably leave for Chelsea, which I think is great (I'd rather have that than having him go to Ajax). And we got a new manager, of course! PSV is busy as well, as a lot of good players are leaving, so PSV needs to replace those.
    Ah yes I have heard Mourinho wants him. And Adje wants to go back to Vitesse, club I support had them on loan last year. It is very excing being a supporter of Cambuur, and next season being our first in the Eredivisie in years, I hope we can stay in next year, and don't get relagated right away X_X.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 7 tyranitars View Post
    Ah yes I have heard Mourinho wants him. And Adje wants to go back to Vitesse, club I support had them on loan last year. It is very excing being a supporter of Cambuur, and next season being our first in the Eredivisie in years, I hope we can stay in next year, and don't get relagated right away X_X.
    Mourinho seems to want a lot of players for Chelsea. Hes definitely planning an overhaul. Theres rumour of Ba and Torres making way for Edison Cavani and Hulk. Im sure other players will be deported too, like David Luiz to Barca. As for trophies, Chelsea will probably win the premier league. As for the confederations cup, I would love to see Spain and Brazil meet. It would be a great game. Id say Spain could take the confederations cup, after they hammered Tahiti 10-0 and to be honest, Spain played badly.
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    So I hear that Brighton sacked Gus Poyet while he was live on Match Of The Day on BBC3.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ninjames View Post
    So I hear that Brighton sacked Gus Poyet while he was live on Match Of The Day on BBC3.
    Well if you do a break up in public they make less of a scene. But really that's a bad way to do it. He won't have any trouble getting another job.

    Also the conf cup has been pretty good. Spain done well considering how much they are changing their team and Brazil actually look a bit like the Brazil of old.

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    Well, Carlo Ancelotti finally had a deal with Real Madrid. He's a nice coach. He brought PSG to win the Ligue 1 title last year. He had a successful era on AC Milan. With Ancelotti on the manager seat, Arsenal can finally complete the deal with Gonzalo Higuain. Higuain is a hard-worker striker imo. He will give more attacking aura on Arsenal. Olivier Giroud, Lukas Podolski are just not enough to make Arsenal stronger. And I think Higuain can be the answer for the Gooner out there. I hope Arsenal can complete the deal with him.
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    Besiktas got another year of ban from European competitions for the second year in a row. What is this Turkophobia Europe has? It is utter ********. The former football player of Istanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor called Ibrahim Akın was accused of agreeing to fixing the match of the 2011 Turkish Cup between Besiktas and his team. This is a ridicoulous accusation! Ibrahim Akın scored, and did an assist in that match, not to mention that he made the match a living hell for us Besiktas fans. He even scored at the penalty shoot-out (it was a 2-2 draw with no goals on the extra time). Can a guy who almost won their team a cup single-handedly takep part in match-fixing?

    You want more proof of this? Besiktas received the ban, yet UEFA have asked for extra documents for the people of Besiktas they accused of doing a fix. So, they couldn't decide if they have done a fix yet the club still gets the ban? What if they deem those people innocent (they are innocent, but I doubt they will anyway) who did the fix? The water guy? The cleaning guy? Pffftt......

    I hope Besiktas gets what it wants at CAS and at that thing they have to resort to prior to that.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hilda View Post
    Besiktas got another year of ban from European competitions for the second year in a row. What is this Turkophobia Europe has? It is utter ********. The former football player of Istanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor called Ibrahim Akın was accused of agreeing to fixing the match of the 2011 Turkish Cup between Besiktas and his team. This is a ridicoulous accusation! Ibrahim Akın scored, and did an assist in that match, not to mention that he made the match a living hell for us Besiktas fans. He even scored at the penalty shoot-out (it was a 2-2 draw with no goals on the extra time). Can a guy who almost won their team a cup single-handedly takep part in match-fixing?

    You want more proof of this? Besiktas received the ban, yet UEFA have asked for extra documents for the people of Besiktas they accused of doing a fix. So, they couldn't decide if they have done a fix yet the club still gets the ban? What if they deem those people innocent (they are innocent, but I doubt they will anyway) who did the fix? The water guy? The cleaning guy? Pffftt......

    I hope Besiktas gets what it wants at CAS and at that thing they have to resort to prior to that.
    Well that's really something else. I heard about this match fixing in Turkey didn't Fenerbahce also get banned from europe? I have little idea what its about but f they are guilty they got to be punished problem is though its uefa that are dishing out the problems and they aren't very reliable at all (unless your french or Barcelona to an extent).

    It's gonna be interesting how this all goes down there is a lot of match fixing at the minute I heard Juve are also meant to be in the act again.

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    So what's all this about Lionel Messi and tax evasion?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zorocario View Post
    So what's all this about Lionel Messi and tax evasion?
    It supposed to be for a few years he hasn't paid all his taxes. He's meant to owe the Spanish government 3.4 million ( i think its for each year or in total not sure). He says he has paid all tax
    though it hard to know if he's at fault or his father for he was meant to be in charge of them. If he's found guilty he will have to serve six years in prison.

    I heard though Messi said he's innocent but is gonna pay the charge anyway (which could be over 30 million and can avoid jail if he does so)so really the question is he innocent or not.

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    Wish they'd just get on and decide what's going on with Fenerbahce. Guilty or not the fact that it's taking several years to reach a conclusion is very strange.

    The realisation that match fixing in football is probably more common than we know saddens me. There's still that massive European investigation as far as I know.

    EDIT: I'm also saddened by the realisation that I can't spell realisation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmareisalive View Post
    It supposed to be for a few years he hasn't paid all his taxes. He's meant to owe the Spanish government 3.4 million ( i think its for each year or in total not sure). He says he has paid all tax
    though it hard to know if he's at fault or his father for he was meant to be in charge of them. If he's found guilty he will have to serve six years in prison.

    I heard though Messi said he's innocent but is gonna pay the charge anyway (which could be over 30 million and can avoid jail if he does so)so really the question is he innocent or not.
    Do you think this will tarnish his reputation if it hasn't already?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zorocario View Post
    Do you think this will tarnish his reputation if it hasn't already?
    Who knows it's still on going though I think it will be very hard for him to keep his perfect image after all this if he's found guilty or he does pay the 30 million and still claim to be innocent. Though he's a footballer he will be remembered for his reputation on the pitch not off it so as long as his form doesn't drop he should be fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmareisalive View Post
    Who knows it's still on going though I think it will be very hard for him to keep his perfect image after all this if he's found guilty or he does pay the 30 million and still claim to be innocent. Though he's a footballer he will be remembered for his reputation on the pitch not off it so as long as his form doesn't drop he should be fine.
    Yeah, Like with Diego. He was involved with the mafia yet people turned the other cheek. I think it might affect his form if only slightly, like with Tiger Woods.

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    So, Isco agreed terms with Real Madrid. Don Carlo first signing though. He's a quality player I think. He has proven his skills in U21 Euro a week ago. That would be a great combination of Ozil and Isco at Madrid.

    Spain trough into the final of Confederations Cup after won against Italy. 7-6 after penalty. They will face Brazil in final. That would be an interesting match to see how Dani Alves faces his teammates from Barca, like Xavi, Iniesta, Cesc and others. I think it will be a great match to see.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmareisalive View Post
    It supposed to be for a few years he hasn't paid all his taxes. He's meant to owe the Spanish government 3.4 million ( i think its for each year or in total not sure). He says he has paid all tax
    though it hard to know if he's at fault or his father for he was meant to be in charge of them. If he's found guilty he will have to serve six years in prison.

    I heard though Messi said he's innocent but is gonna pay the charge anyway (which could be over 30 million and can avoid jail if he does so)so really the question is he innocent or not.
    "Lionel Messi, you are charged with tax evasion."
    "Wait I'm innocent!"
    "Oh. So you paid your taxes then?"
    "...No."

    On a serious note, what reason might there be for him to be innocent? If he didn't pay his taxes then wouldn't he be guilty of tax evasion?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ninjames View Post
    "Lionel Messi, you are charged with tax evasion."
    "Wait I'm innocent!"
    "Oh. So you paid your taxes then?"
    "...No."

    On a serious note, what reason might there be for him to be innocent? If he didn't pay his taxes then wouldn't he be guilty of tax evasion?
    It's hard to know. Word is he has money paid into over sea accounts go that's how he's meant to off avoided paying most of it I think and that may where the problem might come from. It's confusing really all I read is that he says he has paid his taxes the government said he hasn't.

    Also while not my country England under 20's where eliminated from the world cup.

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    So Brazil won 3-0. Real good game it looked like Spain were going to get nothing after Luis cleared that ball and have Naymer score right after it. Missed pen says it all really it was meant to be Brazil' s night and Spain weren't going to ruin that.

    Interesting how people are now saying Spain are finished a bit to early for that especially the people saying that are the ones who said Brazil would do poorly in this tournament.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmareisalive View Post
    So Brazil won 3-0. Real good game it looked like Spain were going to get nothing after Luis cleared that ball and have Naymer score right after it. Missed pen says it all really it was meant to be Brazil' s night and Spain weren't going to ruin that.

    Interesting how people are now saying Spain are finished a bit to early for that especially the people saying that are the ones who said Brazil would do poorly in this tournament.
    Neymar is the biggest flopper I have ever seen. So do you guys really think he will be the next Brazilian superstar or will he share the same fate as Robinho? Also I'm pretty sure Shakira made Piqué sleep on the couch after that red card, lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zorocario View Post
    Neymar is the biggest flopper I have ever seen. So do you guys really think he will be the next Brazilian superstar or will he share the same fate as Robinho? Also I'm pretty sure Shakira made Piqué sleep on the couch after that red card, lol.
    Neymar is good enough IMHO but he is a natural born diver and his level of success is hard to determine at the moment. I dont think that his fate is that of robinho's but still i dont think he'll rule the world like ronaldinho or pele. He'll be a good player at Barca for a while, but i dont think world domination is on the cards for him. But he was good vs. Spain and Fred. Fred. What a guy! Well done Brazil!
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