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    *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    1 day away, who else is excited???

    Just as a little pro tip, if you google "World Cup Schedule" there is a nice little thing at the top where you can look at results, upcoming matches and group standings.




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    Re: *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    I'm excited, but the start (tomorrow!) is sneaking up on me so I haven't thought about it a ton.



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    Re: *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    Maybe it will change as the games get closer, but why are none of the US games marked as being on TV? I see several games marked as on ABC...



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    Re: *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    I'm looking forward to watching our 3 games.



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    Re: *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    NVM, this site has them listed, not sure why they aren't in the google widget

    http://nesn.com/2014/06/2014-fifa-wo...for-all-games/



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    Re: *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKing View Post
    Maybe it will change as the games get closer, but why are none of the US games marked as being on TV? I see several games marked as on ABC...
    Here's what I assume to be an up to date tv schedule.

    http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/2014-fi...ry?id=23748377

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    Re: *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    Quote Originally Posted by pulse View Post
    I'm looking forward to watching our 3 games.
    I'm part of the sunshine optimist club for all sports, but I actually think we can get out of the group. If we don't I understand why, but I'm going in with a bit of optimism.



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    Quote Originally Posted by pulse View Post
    I'm looking forward to watching our 3 games.
    I'm excited for our matches just because it's the US, but there's going to be some really fun matchups outside of that, just the first weekend I'm looking forward to Spain v. Netherlands, England v. Italy, Ivory Coast v. Japan.




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    Re: *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    It's awesome this is in the right time zone. That Netherlands-Spain matchup should be interesting.



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    Re: *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    Quote Originally Posted by WooClone15 View Post
    I'm part of the sunshine optimist club for all sports, but I actually think we can get out of the group. If we don't I understand why, but I'm going in with a bit of optimism.
    Portugal is battling some injuries by the sounds of it which will help.



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    Re: *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    Im more nervous than anything. I would love for us to advance from the group stage but for the 2nd time in 3 world cups we are in the group of death.



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    Re: *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    Quote Originally Posted by StratCY View Post
    Im more nervous than anything. I would love for us to advance from the group stage but for the 2nd time in 3 world cups we are in the group of death.
    Don't be nervous, just go into it knowing that we're not winning (like our U.S. coach) and you'll be a lot better off.


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    Re: *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    Quote Originally Posted by wonkadog View Post
    Don't be nervous, just go into it knowing that we're not winning (like our U.S. coach) and you'll be a lot better off.
    Anyone that thinks we're winning is a special kind of delusional, I'd say we have a fighting chance of getting out of the group though and after that who knows.




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    Re: *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    I'm the least excited about this cup of any since... '94 I guess. I didn't really follow international soccer much then, although that one was in the US (right?) and I watched a bunch.

    I think it's because this is the first time I can't rearrange my schedule to watch as much as possible. Stupid job and kid.



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    Re: *** Official FIFA World Cup 2014 Thread ***

    I'm excited but I miss the days when I was in college or high school and I could watch all the games live.


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