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Lack of experience at international leave was quite obvious in the end. Now my only hope is that the south african football association do not sack Carlos Alberto, but should let him carry on with his work and start preparing the team for the next Africa Nations and world cup, but knowing my native football associations it is highly unlikely that he will survive beyond the current campaign.

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posted Jun 17, 2010

SA have a dodgy brutal Rugby Union side, a bottling cricket team and cannot play football. End of.

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posted Jun 17, 2010

The second goal should not have been. Even the bbc commentator acknowledged they were clearly off side.
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No, they said the only question was about offside, then the replays proved that it was celarly onside and they aknowledged as such.

There was no way that Suarez could have stayed on his feet. He is a selfish little striker, if he was able to tap it in himself he would have done so.

The South African team were just not good enough, despite having the World Cup to look forward to they have gone backwards in recent years. Pienaar is their only good player.

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posted Jun 17, 2010

The linesman decides if it's offside. The ref made the right call.

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posted Jun 17, 2010

Uruguay was a superior team and deserved to win whatever the circumstances. South Africa displayed its best team ever and must focus on the development of talent. Unfortunately the leaders of football associations can’t strategize or lead and believe that good coaches can make for players’ shortcomings.

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posted Jun 17, 2010

Carlos Alberto Parreira obviously was watching a different match from the rest of the world ... SA were shockingly poor and in reality have shown the standard their football is currently at. However they should keep at it, work at nutruing talent and maybe in 4 or 5 world cups time they will have the necessary skill to compete against these teams.

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comment by Phil (U4827019)

posted Jun 17, 2010

Sorry guys but the red card was right, I can't find any real reason to complain about either yellow and Uruguay were clearly the far superior side.

Choildish sniping and name calling aren't going to change those facts, or the result.

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comment by Gary (U12693287)

posted Jun 17, 2010

The decision was correct, its the rule that should be changed as a pen and a yellow would have been enough. South Africa were poor, only there as hosts. It was though a blessing when the pen went in as the ruddy trumpets fell silent for a moment.

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comment by U14366475

posted Jun 17, 2010

SA are a poor side, they are only there because they are the hosts. People seem to think you're good, get real!

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comment by John (U14423769)

posted Jun 17, 2010

Blaming the ref? That's a new one. The South Africa coach has no idea.

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posted Jun 17, 2010

This is mild treatment from the SA hosts, witness the treatment the British Lions got there last year. SA would do anything to win then and will do now with little regard for the rulebook. Watch out France.

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