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Re: Meet the football powerhouse of Australia!

Postby Paphitis » Fri Jun 27, 2014 6:52 pm

DT. wrote:After winning the euro they were offered a trip to Australia as a freebie to them. Last thing on their mind after beating France, Portugal, the Czech Republic etc was playing seriously against that Sunday pub team you call an Aussie national side.


Oh one more thing, Kewell was worth 30 million on the transfer market.

After the game with Australia, the Greek Goalkeeper (man of the match) was the only player worth more because he had such a good game! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Meet the football powerhouse of Australia!

Postby kurupetos » Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:16 pm

DT. wrote:After winning the euro they were offered a trip to Australia as a freebie to them. Last thing on their mind after beating France, Portugal, the Czech Republic etc was playing seriously against that Sunday pub team you call an Aussie national side.

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Re: Meet the football powerhouse of Australia!

Postby Cap » Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:51 pm

Paphitis wrote:
Cap wrote:Goosebumps...
I'm not sure how many clubs are in Europe, but to make it to the Quarter Finals of the Champions league...
Surely not a coincidence?




Yes it was a good achievement, but to rank them higher than Besiktas, Galatasaray, Werder Bremen, Lazio, Athletico Bilbao, and PSV Eindhoven is a huge farce.

I wouldn't do that even if they managed to beat any of those sides as a one of. It's like Australia beating Brazil or Germany. You can't claim that they are overall better than the Germans or Brazilians because that is not the case.

Further to this, just because England, Spain, and Italy failed to get beyond the group stage does not take away the fact that these teams still have a certain amount of pedigree to them, or claim that Greece is better because they managed to do so in the last minute. Likewise, if Australia beat Holland (which was on the cards) you still can't take away the fact that Holland is probably the best team in Europe along with the Germans.


From a national population of less than 800k, spanning the entire European continent.
QF of the Champions League......

world record holders for most consecutive wins in rugby.


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Either there's something in the water, or maybe it's something else.
Downplaying it just doesn't cut it.
We're not Malta.
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Re: Meet the football powerhouse of Australia!

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Re: Meet the football powerhouse of Australia!

Postby Get Real! » Fri Jun 27, 2014 11:50 pm

We used to be able to add litle images at the bottom of our messages as part of the signature... :(

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Re: Meet the football powerhouse of Australia!

Postby Paphitis » Sat Jun 28, 2014 7:37 am

Cap wrote:
Paphitis wrote:
Cap wrote:Goosebumps...
I'm not sure how many clubs are in Europe, but to make it to the Quarter Finals of the Champions league...
Surely not a coincidence?




Yes it was a good achievement, but to rank them higher than Besiktas, Galatasaray, Werder Bremen, Lazio, Athletico Bilbao, and PSV Eindhoven is a huge farce.

I wouldn't do that even if they managed to beat any of those sides as a one of. It's like Australia beating Brazil or Germany. You can't claim that they are overall better than the Germans or Brazilians because that is not the case.

Further to this, just because England, Spain, and Italy failed to get beyond the group stage does not take away the fact that these teams still have a certain amount of pedigree to them, or claim that Greece is better because they managed to do so in the last minute. Likewise, if Australia beat Holland (which was on the cards) you still can't take away the fact that Holland is probably the best team in Europe along with the Germans.


From a national population of less than 800k, spanning the entire European continent.
QF of the Champions League......

world record holders for most consecutive wins in rugby.


.......
.......
.......
Either there's something in the water, or maybe it's something else.
Downplaying it just doesn't cut it.
We're not Malta.


Yes it's not bad for a country of 800k!

But the issue being discussed is that a few here think or want to believe that Cypriot Teams and the cyprus First Division is of higher standard than the A League! :lol: :lol: :lol:

Fact is, pound for pound, per head of population, there is no country in the world more successful than Australia is and that is a fact! It is the number 1 in sports the world over. 8)

And the A League is probably the equivalent of Belgium, Austria, and Switzerland and probably higher because of the money the clubs are throwing around signing big starts such as Spanish, Italian, English and German Internationals.
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Re: Meet the football powerhouse of Australia!

Postby Paphitis » Sat Jun 28, 2014 7:44 am

zan wrote:http://youtu.be/YD0wjQ6fT5c


Maybe his lamb isn't as tender as Get Real's specially marinated lamb from Australia.

Get Real, please invite Suarez over for Dinner and give him some of your Aussie lamb with the special Aussie marinate! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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