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Old 06-13-2018, 06:59 AM
 
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The current world cup in Russia which kicks off tomorrow, does have the potential for trouble, however this very much depends on the Russian Authorities and how the deal with the Russian Ultra Hooligan element.
Given the Russians are using Cossacks to help police these events I think a clear message has been sent about causing problems and embarrassing Russia on the global stage....but vodka is a powerful force as well.
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Old 06-13-2018, 07:05 AM
 
Location: Great Britain
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So the inhabitants of the Mexican and American host cities weren't inconvenienced by these events or forced to pay for them?
If the US doesn't want to host something then don't bid in the first place.
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Old 06-13-2018, 07:07 AM
 
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Cities hosting
I heard that the 17 potential US host cities would eventually be reduced to 10 at a future date. Having 16 host cities is plenty, less travel and keeps the cost down.

Basically it will be:

3 cities in Canada (Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto) hosting 10 matches
3 cities in Mexico (Monterrey, Mexico City, Guadalajara) hosting 10 matches
10 cities in the US hosting 60 matches including all the quarterfinals/semifinals and Met Life Stadium hosting the Final
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Old 06-13-2018, 07:07 AM
 
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If the US doesn't want to host something then don't bid in the first place.
The people dont bid, politicians do.
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Old 06-13-2018, 07:07 AM
 
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Given the Russians are using Cossacks to help police these events I think a clear message has been sent about causing problems and embarrassing Russia on the global stage....but vodka is a powerful force as well.
I suspect you are right, but we shall just have to wait and see, as some of these ultras are almost like a paramilitary trained force themselves.

World Cup: Russia facing battle to keep violent 'ultras' under control - Sky News
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Old 06-13-2018, 07:17 AM
 
Location: Great Britain
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The people dont bid, politicians do.
Then again you elect the politicians and city leaders, who have obviously worked with The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football in order to launch such a bid.

In terms of stadia, the US, Mexico and Canada will already have decent stadiums in place, just as the US had in 1994.

In terms of disruption the event is spread out over three countries so disruption will be minimal, and posssible no worse than a normal city sporting events.
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Old 06-13-2018, 08:44 AM
 
Location: SE UK
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They held it in 94! England (a football mad country hasn't had it since 66) and the Netherlands (another football mad country) have NEVER held the tournament!
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Old 06-13-2018, 08:50 AM
 
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Great news
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Old 06-13-2018, 08:51 AM
 
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Well, I guess this is one way for the U.S. team to finally qualify, lmao.
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Old 06-13-2018, 09:05 AM
 
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They held it in 94! England (a football mad country hasn't had it since 66) and the Netherlands (another football mad country) have NEVER held the tournament!
England already hosts the highest caliber and highest rated soccer league. The country breathes the sport already.
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