Comments posted organically Homepage
Display Order:

The Bobulinski Transcript: a lot of smoke but no fire.
Politics by Curt_Anderson     February 17, 2024 12:31 pm (Rating: 5.0) Last comment by: Curt_Anderson (19 comments) [399 views]

Ryan Girdusky on Clay and Buck today...
Politics by HatetheSwamp     February 20, 2024 9:23 am (Rating: 0.0) Last comment by: HatetheSwamp (1 comments) [35 views]

James Comer Admits He Might Have to Throw in the Towel on Biden Impeachment Quest Because ‘The Math Keeps Getting Worse’
Politics by Curt_Anderson     February 20, 2024 11:35 am (Rating: 0.0) Last comment by: HatetheSwamp (1 comments) [12 views]

Will Donald Trump’s legal penalties and legal expenses impact campaign spending?
Politics by Curt_Anderson     February 20, 2024 10:51 am (Rating: 0.0) Last comment by: HatetheSwamp (3 comments) [24 views]

John Oliver offers Justice Thomas a $2.4 Million Motorcoach and $1 Million a year for life to leave the Supreme Court
Business by Ponderer     February 19, 2024 3:44 pm (Rating: 0.0) Last comment by: Ponderer (14 comments) [145 views]

GUTFELD! on the nearly $half Billion judgment against Trump
Law by HatetheSwamp     February 20, 2024 7:08 am (Rating: 0.0) Last comment by: HatetheSwamp (2 comments) [25 views]

538's Nate Silver urges Biden: "Reassure voters or ‘stand down’"
Politics by HatetheSwamp     February 20, 2024 7:43 am (Rating: 0.0) Last comment by: (0 comments) [20 views]

Presidential experts rank Biden 14th among presidents in survey, Trump comes in last
President by Curt_Anderson     February 18, 2024 6:57 pm (Rating: 5.0) Last comment by: HatetheSwamp (12 comments) [183 views]

Awkward: Putin And Zelenskyy Both Show Up At Same Biden Rally
President by HatetheSwamp     February 19, 2024 12:27 pm (Rating: 0.0) Last comment by: Indy! (3 comments) [67 views]

Trump compares himself to Alexei Navalny
Politics by Curt_Anderson     February 19, 2024 9:47 am (Rating: 0.0) Last comment by: HatetheSwamp (3 comments) [28 views]

Sports selectors, pages, etc.
USA ties England at nil in World Cup!!!!!
By HatetheSwamp
November 25, 2022 12:59 pm
Category: Sports

(0.0 from 0 votes)
Rules of the Post

Rate this article
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star
0 Stars
(5=best, 0=poor)

To quote Michael Jackson, THRILLER. In spite of the opinion of the uninitiated, there's nuthin in sport like a tense, well played, soccer match!


Comments Start Below

The views and claims expressed by contributors are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views and beliefs of Not every statement made here can be assumed to be a fact.
Comments on "USA ties England at nil in World Cup!!!!!":

  1. by Donna on November 26, 2022 9:55 am

    I can see why soccer is the world's most popular sport. It couldn't be less complex, and to play it, all you need is a ball and something to serve as goals, which could be a couple of sticks hammered into the ground.

    When I was a kid, I played organized soccer and loved it, as I did baseball and basketball. But for me, watching it was always a bore. I never understood the allure.

  2. by Curt_Anderson on November 26, 2022 10:20 am
    I suspect that the appeal of, a spectator sport internationally, has to do with nationalism and regional prejudices. We have sport fanatics here in this country for our major sports, but we don't have the same sort of hooliganism that you see in England and elsewhere overseas.

    Maybe that sort of football is a proxy for war. In that case, it's a good thing and better outlet for them.

  3. by HatetheSwamp on November 26, 2022 11:21 am

    Nationalism, Curt? The English Premier League is a way of life for tens of thousands...within England!!!!! It engages the passions of millions across the world.

    Admittedly, the World Cup is a perfect athletic competition but, during the rest of those four years, on most of the world on most continents, it's THE sport.

    I grew up in a small town with a small liberal arts college which, in the 50s and 60s was nationally ranked. It was the biggest show in town. I grew up on soccer. It's a totally engaging sport.

  4. by Curt_Anderson on November 26, 2022 11:45 am
    I said "nationalism and regional prejudices."

    As the BBC article "What lies beneath England's allegiances and rivalries?" explores, the people of the UK hold some historic grudges.

    Political reasons may also play in part in hooliganism, especially if there is a political undertone to such a match. Other deep division undertones in a match such as religion, ethnic, and class play a part as well in hooliganism.

  5. by HatetheSwamp on November 27, 2022 3:52 am

    C'mon, Curt! That's not the game itself. How's that different from PAC 12 v. SEC football?

  6. by HatetheSwamp on November 27, 2022 4:29 am

    BTW, go Ducks! FYI I'm a Clemson bubba. Long story. They lost similarly yesterday.

  7. by oldedude on November 27, 2022 6:02 am
    I saw the British fans wore Crusader costumes in Qatar. Not a big hit... But the Irish, AUS, and Kiwi's do the same thing. It's normal for the Irish to sing their national anthem at away games in Britian (The British call it the IRA Song), Kiwi's have their Haka. And in the US, our players take a knee for our anthem.

  8. by Donna on November 28, 2022 7:49 am

    I don't soccer riots. We almost never see that kind of riot in the US.

    Riots break out in Brussels after Belgium’s surprising loss to Morocco.

    The violence erupted after Morocco upset Belgium, 2-0, at the World Cup.

    Riots erupted in the heart of Brussels and several other Belgian cities on Sunday after Belgium was upset by Morocco, 2-0, at the World Cup.

    Video footage shared online showed crowds overturning and setting ablaze a car in Brussels, the Belgian capital. Local reports said rioters also set fire to electric scooters and threw bricks at other vehicles. A Brussels police spokeswoman, Ilse Van de Keere, told reporters that one person had suffered injuries.

    In response, the police in Brussels deployed water cannons and fired tear gas to disperse the crowds, videos showed. It was unclear if anyone was arrested.

    The city of Antwerp also saw an eruption of violence after the match.

    The police in the neighboring Netherlands said that riots had also broken out in Rotterdam, a port city; the Dutch capital, Amsterdam; and The Hague. Footage shared online showed charred vehicles in the middle of one street.

    Riot police officers in Rotterdam tried to break up a group of about 500 soccer supporters who had tossed fireworks and glass at officers, according to the authorities. The police later said they had made two arrests so far.

Go To Top

Comment on: "USA ties England at nil in World Cup!!!!!"

* Anonymous comments are subject to approval before they appear. Cookies Consent Policy & Privacy Statement. All Rights Reserved. SelectSmart® is a registered trademark. | Contact | Advertise on | This site is for sale!

Find old posts & articles

Articles by category:
Report spam & abuse home page