Wednesday, 23 June 2010

Go On England!!!

Thought I ought to show willing, even though I am on a blogging break.... and I don't really like football...



Is it going to be tears before teatime? Is this a silly question?

48 comments:

Pat said...

Yeah I'm probably going to sidle on the sofa and possibly drop off whilst it's on.
Cheers:)

fairyhedgehog said...

My Beloved doesn't get to watch till he gets home from work tonight. By then, we'll have all lost interest (including him!)

eroswings said...

I'm switching between a Spanish station (which is showing the US vs Algeria game) and a sports station (which is showing the England vs Slovenia game).

I'm not normally a soccer fanatic, but the lure of world competition is too much to ignore. I can't resist the excitement!

Oh! Yellow card on that Algerian cheater! I hope he gets his a$$ kicked!

xl said...

I hope England has replaced that goalie from the US game!

French Fancy said...

Do you know I've even got the game on in the other room - just to show willing and all that. Atm it's cheers not tears - on verra.

Scarlet Blue said...

Indeed! At the moment it's 1-0 to England!!!
Sx

EmmaK said...

I'm gonna blow my vuvuzela until our boys do the business. We're coming home we're coming home footballs coming home

Scarlet Blue said...

Better not blow the vuvuzelas too hard cos Pat is snoozing...
*Tiptoes out*
Sx

kyknoord said...

Willing, as in "willing suspension of disbelief"?

Dave said...

England won by 4 wickets. That's the Aussies beaten in all 3 versions of the great game this year.

Pat said...

I slept through the goal but was awake all during the second half screaming like a banshee.
The lady vanishes:)

Lulu LaBonne said...

It's brilliant out shopping when the footie's on

Zig said...

phew!

Macy said...

I'm scared to watch - and I live a couple of hundred miles north of the border....

The Unbearable Banishment said...

Go UK! Go U.S.! Woo hoo! All the results I was hoping for. Who know soccer could be this interesting?

Roadshow said...

Nothing could go wrong, your fat bearded chum is wearing his no.10 shirt, like a magnificent Pavarooney.

Not enjoying the beautiful game though should worry you, for if you artistic types fail to appreciate the majesty of the spectacle, the intense drama, the primordial tribe dynamic, it's a pretty poor show.

As things turned out, the England game was one of high spirits, followed by that growing sense of tension and dread which has become our signature.

The America game though was a classic, bad refereeing decisions and the USA going home feeling cheated, until that is, in extra time, that moment of euphoria oft repeated in movies, victory snatched from the jaws of defeat. Fantastic.

And because we qualified, we'll get to go through it all again.

Eryl Shields said...

So who do we play next then?

Chairman Bill said...

I believe they're goinf to change the name from 3 Lions to 3 Tampons, 'cos they've never been through such a bad period before.

nick said...

I see the Premier Inn chain has banned guests from using vuvuzelas because they stop the staff from sleeping.

Kerrie said...

The shops were lovely and empty this afternoon. I don't like football or footballers or vuvuzelas but I do like the little knickers they are selling with the England flag on the bum.

63mago said...

Isn't it over yet?

Julia said...

I'm still watching THAT tennis match...

63mago said...

Just learned that the next game could be fairly interesting.

Kevin Musgrove said...

I made myself scarce for the football, though had to make my way through the heaving masses of Ingerland supporters on the way home. You'd have thought we'd already won the bloody thing (we didn't make that sort of brouhaha in 1966, I can tell you!)

But the good news, as Dave says, is that we're upsetting the Aussies in the game that counts.

Scarlet Blue said...

Ha ha ha!!! Yes Mr Mags - we are playing Germany next!
Roadshow, you make a very good point.... and Mr Chairman, I will spend the rest of the day groaning...
I am also praying that ITV 3 don't run out of episodes of Lewis before the end of the summer...
and Julia... where is your profile...???

I am away today.

Sxxx

dangerouswriter said...

Dear Scarlet, since the South Sandwich Islands couldn't qualify for the championship, I'm supporting Spain (The Reds). They're not doing very well for the moment, so if they lose their next match, I doubt between Germany and the UK... what would you recommend?

Leni Q.

dangerouswriter said...

Sorry, England.

Leni Q.

Heff said...

You people are a noisy bunch, aren't you ?

EmmaK said...

kin hell i have jaw ache from blowing my vuvuzela but luckily it did the trick
I am exhausted will have a nap

the eternal worrier is: said...

I think I would rather lose the next game against Germany than win and then lose the next to Argentina... It would break my heart to see that little horrible drug crazed dwarf cheat Maradona beat England.

At least we are used to losing to the Germans.

LL Cool Joe said...

I don't know what's worse the footie or Big Brother.

tony said...

Tears By [Sunday]Teatime?

Scarlet Blue said...

Definitely tears before sunday tea time Tony.
Now then Mr Cool, I'll have you know that Big Brother is the highlight of my evening entertainment.
My next post could quite possibly be about Big Brother.
Watch this space.
Sx

Clyde said...

Isn't this tennis season ?
Or golf at a royal and ancient course with no vuvublooddynoisythingamyjigs

moreidlethoughts said...

In about an hour, the Rugby will be on telly...

Roses said...

*slinks off because she's not following the World Cup, or any other ball game*

eroswings said...

I usually sleep in til noon on Sundays, but I'm up early to watch the England vs Germany game going on right now!

Whoooo! Hooooo!

If I had a vuvuzela, I'd blow on it now! Mind if I blow on yours?

Scarlet Blue said...

Shhhhh....
There might well be a few grumpy men walking the streets later...
Sx

BEAST said...

It's all gone horribly wrong Miss Scarlet :-(

Scarlet Blue said...

Kinda!
Sx

nick said...

The only ball game I enjoy is pinball.

xl said...

[brings box of chocolates]

I think it was all Wayne Rooney's fault.

63mago said...

I wait for the half final ...

Pat said...

Well there it is.
Trying to look like Ingrid,'We still have Wimbledon.'

Dave said...

Well we've won the series, with yesterday's victory by one wicket.

Scarlet Blue said...

I can think of a few ball games Nick... and thankfully they don't include pins...
Anyhow... stop being smug, Mr Mags... Thank you for the chocs, Mr XL...
Pat, I didn't have you down as a fantasist....
...and which series are we talking about, Dave? Are you referring to some obscure sit-com on radio 4?

Sx

Roses said...

My favourite World Cup text joke: The Met Office have issued a flood warning for Scotland. Apparently 6 million scots pissed themselves Sunday afternoon.

My second favourite: what's the difference between England Football Team and a tea-bag?

A tea bag stays in the cup longer/

Dave said...

Cricket, my flower, cricket. We've just won a one-day series agains Australia. Good thing it's our national sport, isn't it?

*Saunters away, singing: In the jungle, South African jungle, Three lions sleep tonight, Cos in the morning, the early morning, They have to catch a flight, A win no way, A win no way, A win no way, A win no way....*