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    All-purpose 2014 World Cup Brazil Thread

    Official thread for World Cup 2014

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    bahahahahahahahahaha

    bad luck if anybody was hanging out in the delayed thread and accidentally clicked into this thread!

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    Oh s**t

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    games in brazil on at 1pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm and 9pm.

    which in australia is 2am, 4am, 5am, 6am, 7am, 8am and 10am.

    gonna have to talk to my boss tomorrow morning about getting june/july off next year. actually, i'm a professional, they can give me flexible working conditions for that month. i'll work 3pm till 11pm.

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    I was wondering about the times and how it would fit for Europe.

    Cheers for that.

    Who have booked their spot so far?

    Brazil
    Japan
    Australia
    Iran
    South Korea
    ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeterpool View Post
    I was wondering about the times and how it would fit for Europe.

    Cheers for that.

    Who have booked their spot so far?

    Brazil
    Japan
    Australia
    Iran
    South Korea
    ??
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_FI...ualified_teams

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    wow, Iran topped the other pool. did not expect that.

    draw is December 7 at 2am our time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by belchardo View Post
    wow, Iran topped the other pool. did not expect that.

    draw is December 7 at 2am our time.
    Right, so qualification is knocked over pretty soon then...I really hope we get England, should they qualify.

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    Quote Originally Posted by belchardo View Post
    games in brazil on at 1pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm and 9pm.

    which in australia is 2am, 4am, 5am, 6am, 7am, 8am and 10am.

    gonna have to talk to my boss tomorrow morning about getting june/july off next year. actually, i'm a professional, they can give me flexible working conditions for that month. i'll work 3pm till 11pm.
    I'll just go to school late

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    Just our luck we'll get Brazil, Spain and Germany

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    Quote Originally Posted by Imyourhero View Post
    Just our luck we'll get Brazil, Spain and Germany
    apart from that not being possible

    We can basically write off any chance of getting a point against whichever top-seed team we draw. 4 points and favourable other results seems to be the only chance we're going to get out of group stage - so a win and a draw against whoever else we draw. I can't see us going any good at all tbh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pv4 View Post
    apart from that not being possible

    We can basically write off any chance of getting a point against whichever top-seed team we draw. 4 points and favourable other results seems to be the only chance we're going to get out of group stage - so a win and a draw against whoever else we draw. I can't see us going any good at all tbh.
    NZ might be in our group if they get past concacaf

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    I wish NZ had to play the 5th placed South American side like we had to. 4th in CONCACAF is much easier IMO
    Last edited by Giges; 19-06-2013 at 03:24 PM.

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    Much can happen in 12 months - in 2005 Griff and Ljubo were in the Uruguay squad and neither have been seen since !!

    Timmy wasn't in the starting 11 back then either and nobody had heard of Kennedy.

    Really think we need to work on Rogic every game possible, and Oar. Defensively, who can challenge the guys there now ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Giges View Post
    I wish NZ had to play the 5th placed South American side like we had to. 4th in CONCACAF is much easier IMO
    I don't think it's always Oceania play CONCACAF.

    From what I'm led to believe there are 4 confederations that get 0.5 spots: Oceania (0.5), CONCACAF (3.5), CONMEBOL (5.5 inc Brazil), AFC (4.5). I am under the impression that FIFA put the four federations in a hat and draw out who plays who. I think it used to be pre-determined, but for this WC they drew out of a hat.

    FWIW 4th place in CONCACAF could go to anyone still. If I were NZ I'd be particularly scared of drawing Mexico

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    I'm confident we should get a point against NZ
    I hope he likes prison food.......and penis

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    Quote Originally Posted by pv4 View Post
    apart from that not being possible

    We can basically write off any chance of getting a point against whichever top-seed team we draw. 4 points and favourable other results seems to be the only chance we're going to get out of group stage - so a win and a draw against whoever else we draw. I can't see us going any good at all tbh.
    As much as you can find fault in our current team I wouldn't right them off.

    Sure the likes of Spain Germany Brazil Argentina will thump us

    England are beatable Italy can be average in group stages (ask NZ) the Dutch we match up well against and the French with their ethnic diverse side are likely to be split on racial lines and disharmony as they have been in recent tournys


    Any of these 4 teams we could get points out of if we play well.

    Never forget Aussies aim up when not expected to achieve
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    Double-eff-aye should introduce a 3rd division and dump these ice addict welfare living scumbags straight there. dont even let them get their stink anywhere near 2nd division.

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    Thought I would do a bit of research about making the trek to brasil

    Come across this little Aussie tour. Blown away by it.

    I wonder how many they will get for it??

    http://www.sporttours.com.au/soccer/fifa-world-cup.html

    THE SAMBA, RHUMBA AND LA BAMBA TOUR
    HOSTED BY THE FOUR DIEGOS
    After a fantastic tour of South Africa for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, now is your chance to get in early and book your place on The Samba, Rhumba and La Bumba Tour to Brazil.

    Brazil is a country of contrasts, from the Amazon forest, spectacular beaches, great soccer players and Carnival time but not only that, Brazil is full of warm people, great cities with everything from slums to high technology, and a wide range of cultures and races.

    The FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil is definately going to be a once in a lifetime opportunity; not only will you get to watch the best football teams in the World compete for the ultimate football title, you can also visit some of Brazil's most recognised places. FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil

    TOUR INCLUSIONS

    - International airfares from Australia to Venue 1
    - International airfares from Venue 3 to Australia
    - Domestic airfares from Venue 1 to Venue 2
    - Domestic airfares from Venue 2 to Venue 3
    - 16 Nights 4 star accommodation in Venue cities
    - Breakfasts daily
    - Return airport transfers in all 3 venue cities
    - Return stadium transfers to all 3 Australian matches
    - Bilingual assistance with all transfers
    - Four Diegos sombrero, shirt & scarf
    - Opening ceremony on arrival hosted by four Diegos
    - Regular football panels hosted by Four Diegos
    - Hosted by the Four Diegos
    - Managed by Premium Sport Tours staff


    TOUR EXCLUSIONS

    - Airline Taxes and Charges (Aprox 800.00)
    - Match Tickets - Purchase individually on FIFA website (20 August) - Click Here to vist FIFA website
    - All items of a personal nature
    - All meals and drinks unless specified
    - Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
    - Visa required for Brazil (currently $ 55.00) - Click Here for VISA information


    FURTHER INFORMATION

    - Venue cities will not be known until the final draw (6 December)
    - Exact nights in each city will be determined after the draw
    - Flight availability and schedules may require an additional stopover in Santiago (additional cost)
    - No visa required for Chile, but a reciprocity fee is applicable for a stopover (Currently USD 95.00)
    - If Australia is drawn to play in Rio, then the additional surcharge will apply
    - All payments are completely non-refundable


    TOUR PRICES - prices per person
    Tour

    Twin

    Single
    16 Day Group Tour

    $10,990

    $16,990
    Rio Surcharge

    $700

    $1,400

    PAYMENT DETAILS
    Deposit - $2,000 per person due upon booking
    Interim Payment 1 - $3,000.00 per person due on Monday 30th September, 2013
    Interim Payment 2 - $3,000.00 per person due on Monday 30th December, 2013
    Balance - Final Balance is due on Monday 31st March, 2014
    Airline Taxes and Charges - Due on ticketing approximately a month prior to departure
    For a single person to $17k for a 16 day trip??

    Don't include tickets to games
    Don't include spending money


    Whats the money going to???
    Do you get lap dances from Mel Mclauglin 3 times a day or something.

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    Double-eff-aye should introduce a 3rd division and dump these ice addict welfare living scumbags straight there. dont even let them get their stink anywhere near 2nd division.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MFKS View Post
    Thought I would do a bit of research about making the trek to brasil

    Come across this little Aussie tour. Blown away by it.

    I wonder how many they will get for it??

    http://www.sporttours.com.au/soccer/fifa-world-cup.html



    For a single person to $17k for a 16 day trip??

    Don't include tickets to games
    Don't include spending money


    Whats the money going to???
    Do you get lap dances from Mel Mclauglin 3 times a day or something.

    FMD
    Captain Obvious seems to be asleep at the wheel so let me answer this.
    Travel is expensive.

    Spoke to the bloke from Newy who organised our trip to Germany 06 with and hes got 60 going over in 2014. From memory his prices are about $15k but included match tickets. He was saying how frigging difficult it is to get from point a to point b in Brazil (its a pretty big place) and that just to secure rooms/transfers etc its a bomb of money. Knowing how quickly he sold it out and how many people are on his waiting list (even before Aust qualified) he could probably have jacked up his prices a lot more and still filled his quota. Simple supply and demand.
    Also unless you get official ballot tickets from FFA you need to pay black market rates. for Germany it meant about $800-$1000 per ticket.

    Having said that in 06 I got to see all 4 Aust games and had a month in germany that was priceless. Some things are worth the money to some people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plague View Post
    Captain Obvious seems to be asleep at the wheel so let me answer this.
    Travel is expensive.

    Spoke to the bloke from Newy who organised our trip to Germany 06 with and hes got 60 going over in 2014. From memory his prices are about $15k but included match tickets. He was saying how frigging difficult it is to get from point a to point b in Brazil (its a pretty big place) and that just to secure rooms/transfers etc its a bomb of money. Knowing how quickly he sold it out and how many people are on his waiting list (even before Aust qualified) he could probably have jacked up his prices a lot more and still filled his quota. Simple supply and demand.
    Also unless you get official ballot tickets from FFA you need to pay black market rates. for Germany it meant about $800-$1000 per ticket.

    Having said that in 06 I got to see all 4 Aust games and had a month in germany that was priceless. Some things are worth the money to some people.
    Yeah been doing a bit of research on it.

    Hotels seem to be ****ing insane and ripping people off better than you would expect they could honestly achieve. I know its a big place with poor infrastructure so plane flights would be dear.

    Honestly for what is a 3rd world country I am blown away by the extortion going on here. 2 weeks in a 3rd world country and you are coughing up that figure?? FMD. I know FIFA are involved here but FFS
    Quote Originally Posted by plague View Post

    Double-eff-aye should introduce a 3rd division and dump these ice addict welfare living scumbags straight there. dont even let them get their stink anywhere near 2nd division.

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