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Englands World Cup misfortunes where due to...........................

  1. Ben Peck profile image54
    Ben Peckposted 7 years ago

    The black cabbie's rumour about England's poor showing in the world cup are pointing their finger's at Steven Gerrard. The rumour is that during the run up to the world cup, a gag order was imposed stopping any one mentioning the following Story.

    The alleged story is that Steven Gerrard did willing, get a sixteen year old girl pregnant, just before the world cup. Naturally the England camp was spilt.

    John Terry the former England captain, had just lost the captains arm band for of field activity, and would have been incensed if given to someone just as guilty as he, yet was not allowed to mention it.

    Which all leads to a England camp, that would be far from happy to play football at the weekend together.

    Someone please tell me this is just an empty rumour, and not the reason that we exited the world cup so early. How stupid would we look if we could not even take a team to the world cup that could get along with each other.

  2. jondav profile image75
    jondavposted 7 years ago

    The 16 yr old girl is also his wifes sister.(apparently)

    But no, England lost because the players simply aren't as good as they think they are.

    1. Ben Peck profile image54
      Ben Peckposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Well said,  through the young girl thing is a shocking story that I am struggling to believe. I have not looked at a newspaper since the England exit, I must be a bit behind the times. Anyone,Tell me more.

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    Precious Williamsposted 7 years ago

    I believe they didn't do well because they didn't want it enough. There was no real fire in them, just some stroppy behaviour and some very poor play.

    1. Ben Peck profile image54
      Ben Peckposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, England diffidently was poor, but ,was there a larger problem at the heart of the England camp. Any excuse will do. LOL

      1. Ben Peck profile image54
        Ben Peckposted 7 years agoin reply to this



        spell checker mugging me off.

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    Kathryn LJposted 7 years ago

    England's world cup misfortunes were due to a team of individuals who were more worried about their day job and who did not appear to care enough to play heroically.  In short, they were crap.  Sorry guys, but our international days are over, football is all about the money.  And scandal.  Obviously.

    1. Ben Peck profile image54
      Ben Peckposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      LOL. 'they were crap" LMAO

      1. Ben Peck profile image54
        Ben Peckposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Keep going, I have to go to bed, But I cant wait to read your witty insights in the morning. You guys are cracking me up. SO do not hold back. LET IT OUT!

        1. Ben Peck profile image54
          Ben Peckposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I was as drunk as ten men when I posted this question

          so apologies.

          I have a banging hangover,  that'll teach me. lol, quietly.

  5. Pearldiver profile image77
    Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

    Don't Worry Mate... Even a Drunk can be Relevant if he doesn't act obnoxiously! hmm

    Crying about England's dismay display is as relevant as a Drunk's Hangover! smile

    The Germans were always going to beat ya.. As Sure as the Kiwis didn't loose a game big_smile

    1. Ben Peck profile image54
      Ben Peckposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks mate   :-)

  6. Pearldiver profile image77
    Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

    Oh You're quite welcome smile

    Argentina get their beans in 3 hours as well (if that's any consolation)

    An amazing set of results all round mate! sad

    1. Ben Peck profile image54
      Ben Peckposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I 'll take any consolation I can get at the moment,

      Four long years of world cup embarrassment in front of me.

  7. animal-backpacks profile image60
    animal-backpacksposted 7 years ago

    Whilst the internet rumours are great fun I don't believe them (the fact Steven Gerrards wife doesn't have a sister is a bit of a problem for starts). 

    Overall we had too many individuals for sure and no team ethic.  It's sad but we've turned into the Dutch in that element although without the excellent technical ability and brains to run in diaganol lines and make space.

    The answer is to finally build the national youth coaching centre and once and for all solve our never ending problem of having a half working conveyer belt of talent.  2 semi finals in all those tournaments speaks for itself.  We should be better as a nation than we are but unlike other countries never sort the root problem out.

    1. Sunny_S profile image60
      Sunny_Sposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Enlgand unfortunately lost to a better team. Rumours may exist but id prefer to be blind and just understand that England lost but we werent thrashed lol.