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If we're promoted to League A we'll be second seeds.  So does that mean England, as they've been relegated to League B, will be third seeds? 🤔 Edit to say my question has been answered already in a different topic 😚

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3 hours ago, todd said:

If we're promoted to League A we'll be second seeds.  So does that mean England, as they've been relegated to League B, will be third seeds? 🤔 Edit to say my question has been answered already in a different topic 😚

Come the World Cup qualifiers potentially. Although I think world cups are seeded based on FIFA rankings and UEFA uses nations league rankings.

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I need to spend more time looking at how this years World Cup play offs went. We were seeded and drew Ukraine - a League A team bottom placed team. We wouldn't be seeded if it's the same as this year but a WC play off would appear to secured none the less 

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3 hours ago, Texas Pete said:

England are going to the World Cup and we’re not so I’m not sure we’re in a position to slag them at the moment. 

I would enjoy it if we get promoted to the league above them though. 

Football banter does not work like that though. You take any opportunity that comes your way for a piss-take and this is an opportunity. I'll bet Man United fans are revelling in Liverpool's below par start to the season even though Liverpool have been far more successful than them in recent seasons.

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On 9/24/2022 at 4:27 PM, Caledonian Craig said:

Football banter does not work like that though. You take any opportunity that comes your way for a piss-take and this is an opportunity. I'll bet Man United fans are revelling in Liverpool's below par start to the season even though Liverpool have been far more successful than them in recent seasons.

I find slagging a team that’s going to the World Cup when we are not for getting relegated in a tournament they don’t really give a toss about a bit of a brass neck. Just my opinion.

I don’t really give a shit about what England do to be honest but if it makes others happy then fair enough. 

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23 hours ago, ceudmilefailte said:

Just looked at the transfer market site. The Hungarian squad is valued at 80 million and 25 million of that is one guy. They must have one hell of a manager. 

Looks to me like a lot of the top teams/players don’t give a shit about the Nations League. Hungary are obviously taking it seriously. 

Would be interesting to see what we could do against the big teams if we could get there as we would obviously take it seriously as well. 

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You really have to laugh at the English reaction to being relegated in the Nations League, viewing it as a non event of a competition.

They usually stroll through qualifiers for World Cups and Euros scudding the minnows on way. 

Along comes the Nations League which gives them some competitive matches against perceived similar standard opposition and they can’t compete against them. 

Since the conception of the Nations League they have won 5 ( five ) out of 19 games they’ve played including the 2 draws when they fluked getting to the finals.

They are blind to accept how poor they really are.

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1 minute ago, Stockholm 1980 said:

You really have to laugh at the English reaction to being relegated in the Nations League, viewing it as a non event of a competition.

They usually stroll through qualifiers for World Cups and Euros scudding the minnows on way. 

Along comes the Nations League which gives them some competitive matches against perceived similar standard opposition and they can’t compete against them. 

Since the conception of the Nations League they have won 5 ( five ) out of 19 games they’ve played including the 2 draws when they fluked getting to the finals.

They are blind to accept how poor they really are.

They clearly don’t take it that seriously and they’re not the only ones. France and Germany are currently third in their groups and Spain may well finish 3rd. 

Belgium could possibly win their group but they’ll need to go to Amsterdam and win by at least 3 goals to have a chance. Kevin de Bruyne has stated recently he thinks the Nations League is a waste of time. If he thinks that I wonder what his feelings on friendlies are. 

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Long time since I have heard such open animosity towards "them" at Hampden park...

Was it because we were playing Ireland ?
With whom we share a common dislike of the morris dancers.

Or are people finally getting pissed off with brexit, johnson, no indy ref2 <etc> ?

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9 minutes ago, Haggis_trap said:

Long time since I have heard such open animosity towards "them" at Hampden park...

Was it because we were playing Ireland ?
With whom we share a common dislike of the morris dancers.

Or are people finally getting pissed off with brexit, johnson, no indy ref2 <etc> ?

I think it was simply that "they" got relegated and we haven't have many opportunities to laugh at them recently. 

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