Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Community > General Chit Chat > The [Horribly Unpopular] Soccer Thread
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-01-2012, 02:41 AM   #1011
Punity
ECS 4 LIFE!
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Punity's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Cosi, Warshington
Posts: 3,085
Liked 271 Times on 233 Posts
Likes Given: 51

Default

Beautiful Beckham FK goal

__________________
Bog Water Brewing Co. est 2012
Punity is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-01-2012, 04:31 AM   #1012
Reno_eNVy
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Reno_eNVy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Reno, Nevada
Posts: 6,219
Liked 195 Times on 164 Posts
Likes Given: 62

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Punity View Post
Beautiful Beckham FK goal
It was friggin gorgeous.... like a "f**k you for not picking me to the GB Olympic squad."

The result was quite disappointing but damn that was a helluva match. Definitely lived up to the hype and hopefully won over the hearts of the extra thousands who showed up either to see what soccer is about or Euro fans giving MLS a chance.
__________________
Primary: air and sadness =(

Kegged: Cascadian Dark Ale

Bottled: English Barleywine (brewed 9/26/09 -- bottled 5/5/10)


LET'S GO LA!
LA CAMPEONES!
PLAY FOR GLORY, THE GLORY LA!
Reno_eNVy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-01-2012, 04:41 AM   #1013
Punity
ECS 4 LIFE!
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Punity's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Cosi, Warshington
Posts: 3,085
Liked 271 Times on 233 Posts
Likes Given: 51

Default

Agreed SJ put up a much better fight then against Seattle. But man he just layed that ball right where he wanted it

__________________
Bog Water Brewing Co. est 2012
Punity is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-01-2012, 03:25 PM   #1014
Reno_eNVy
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Reno_eNVy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Reno, Nevada
Posts: 6,219
Liked 195 Times on 164 Posts
Likes Given: 62

Default

Yeah he is amazing at getting the ball over a wall and making it drop quick enough to be on-target. Plus, Busch's face was all busted up so Becks didn't have to worry too much about beating him.

__________________
Primary: air and sadness =(

Kegged: Cascadian Dark Ale

Bottled: English Barleywine (brewed 9/26/09 -- bottled 5/5/10)


LET'S GO LA!
LA CAMPEONES!
PLAY FOR GLORY, THE GLORY LA!
Reno_eNVy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-01-2012, 03:45 PM   #1015
Punity
ECS 4 LIFE!
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Punity's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Cosi, Warshington
Posts: 3,085
Liked 271 Times on 233 Posts
Likes Given: 51

Default

The winning goal was pretty skilled as well. And wtf was up with beckham at the end of the game?

__________________
Bog Water Brewing Co. est 2012
Punity is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-01-2012, 04:19 PM   #1016
Reno_eNVy
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Reno_eNVy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Reno, Nevada
Posts: 6,219
Liked 195 Times on 164 Posts
Likes Given: 62

Default

Yeah Wondos flick was pretty damn impressive. I had a really hard time being mad... I mean, I was steaming but not as much as I should have been. That was pure quality and the only way any defender would have had a chance to block that would have been pure luck of being in the right place at the right time.

As far as Becks goes... well, it's a rivalry match that was very back-and-forth with rough play and a feverish atmosphere. Couple that with his snub from the Great Britain Olympic squad and his tendency to be drawn to conflict....

__________________
Primary: air and sadness =(

Kegged: Cascadian Dark Ale

Bottled: English Barleywine (brewed 9/26/09 -- bottled 5/5/10)


LET'S GO LA!
LA CAMPEONES!
PLAY FOR GLORY, THE GLORY LA!
Reno_eNVy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-01-2012, 04:24 PM   #1017
Reno_eNVy
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Reno_eNVy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Reno, Nevada
Posts: 6,219
Liked 195 Times on 164 Posts
Likes Given: 62

Default

There was also some stellar keeper work. Bingham made an impressive stop against a wicked Magee shot that was curling hard to the far-post, and Saunders at least kept LA in the match with his three-in-a-row save (two of which he started on the ground!!!)

__________________
Primary: air and sadness =(

Kegged: Cascadian Dark Ale

Bottled: English Barleywine (brewed 9/26/09 -- bottled 5/5/10)


LET'S GO LA!
LA CAMPEONES!
PLAY FOR GLORY, THE GLORY LA!
Reno_eNVy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-01-2012, 05:59 PM   #1018
Laughing_Gnome_Invisible
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 12,090
Liked 513 Times on 394 Posts
Likes Given: 76

Default

I think it's a shame they didn't pick Beckham for the GB squad. To me, at least, the Olympics should still more about fun and playing the game rather than winning. Preferably they would be playing amateur players that love the game rather than all this professional crap that has dominated since they allowed professionals. Since that basketball "Dream team" thing, and how the sportsmen in the high profile sports are now more or less professional, I find myself watching more and more minority sports in the Olympics. The people who are in it because their chosen sport is their life, not their pay check.

Sorry, I guess this was the wrong thread for that rant!

__________________
Laughing_Gnome_Invisible is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-01-2012, 06:29 PM   #1019
Reno_eNVy
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Reno_eNVy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Reno, Nevada
Posts: 6,219
Liked 195 Times on 164 Posts
Likes Given: 62

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Laughing_Gnome_Invisible
I think it's a shame they didn't pick Beckham for the GB squad. To me, at least, the Olympics should still more about fun and playing the game rather than winning. Preferably they would be playing amateur players that love the game rather than all this professional crap that has dominated since they allowed professionals. Since that basketball "Dream team" thing, and how the sportsmen in the high profile sports are now more or less professional, I find myself watching more and more minority sports in the Olympics. The people who are in it because their chosen sport is their life, not their pay check.

Sorry, I guess this was the wrong thread for that rant!
Not the wrong thread... I completely agree. Last summer games I found myself rooting for the lone Trinidadian athlete who was competing in kayaking because that's what the olympics are really about: everybody gets a chance to shine in front of the entire world, even the little guys. He won bronze, IIRC.
__________________
Primary: air and sadness =(

Kegged: Cascadian Dark Ale

Bottled: English Barleywine (brewed 9/26/09 -- bottled 5/5/10)


LET'S GO LA!
LA CAMPEONES!
PLAY FOR GLORY, THE GLORY LA!
Reno_eNVy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-01-2012, 07:40 PM   #1020
BainbridgeBrewer
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Bainbridge Island, WA
Posts: 229
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

Anybody watching the Euro final on XBOX ESPN? I'm watching it supposedly live, and all of the sudden a score alert flashes showing a goal supposedly a minute in the future!

Switching topics, Seattle Defense is really starting to frustrate me. We made New England look great yesterday. I know we've pulled out quite a few games in stoppage time for our own befenfit, but man it stings when it happens to you. I went from being so happy that we had most likely broken our longest no win slump to wanting to pull my hair out when I started seeing the defense and midfield pull back to bunker up when they should have been attacking the ball. I'm curious to see if Schmidt makes any big changes. We need help back there. It was nice to see Johnson get some headers in though.

__________________
http://bainbridgebrewer.blogspot.com/
BainbridgeBrewer is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
If nothing else, be a USA soccer fan today... Matt Up North General Chit Chat 20 06-29-2009 04:14 AM
Soccer video on you tube hcarter General Chit Chat 7 04-20-2009 12:19 PM
Soccer/Football Fans... stevenryals General Chit Chat 6 03-10-2009 07:04 PM
Soccer ? Chris_Dog General Chit Chat 7 06-26-2008 12:49 PM
Soccer Fans Unite Cool Hand General Chit Chat 16 01-21-2007 05:18 PM