From: Bruce D. Scott on
anders t (anthu_001(a)no_-_spam_.hotmail.com) wrote:
: Now including 82-90 (that is, including all expanded WCs), and a
: coefficient of 8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 for additional relevance in time.

: NATION CONFED POINTS
: ====================================

: 14 USA Concacaf 84,0
: 15 Sweden UEFA 81,0

Thank you Anders :-)

--
ciao,
Bruce

drift wave turbulence: http://www.rzg.mpg.de/~bds/
From: Bruce D. Scott on
anders t (anthu_001(a)no_-_spam_.hotmail.com) wrote:
: Quoting Bruce D. Scott in rec.sport.soccer:
: >anders t (anthu_001(a)no_-_spam_.hotmail.com) wrote:
: >: Now including 82-90 (that is, including all expanded WCs), and a
: >: coefficient of 8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 for additional relevance in time.
: >
: >: NATION CONFED POINTS
: >: ====================================
: >
: >: 14 USA Concacaf 84,0
: >: 15 Sweden UEFA 81,0
: >
: >Thank you Anders :-)

: I knew I that had to come when I saw the result. :)

: The scientistic part of me and the Swedish part of me battled for a short
: time, whether to post or not!

Well that makes you a good researcher!

As for Sweden I would say the main mistake of recent years would have
been holding onto that trainer duo too long. It all got too
complacent. What's the situation with younger players? Is another
Patrick Andersson on the radar screen?

--
ciao,
Bruce

drift wave turbulence: http://www.rzg.mpg.de/~bds/
From: Clément on
"anders t" escreveu:
> I suppose Lagerb�ck was quite cheap, and he did get some results, though
> not top notch ones. I don't believe we were any worse than Senegal,
> Turkey,
> and consequently S Korea, so we weren't THAT far really from a medal in
> 2002.

Sweden-S�n�gal is to this day my favorite match from that World Cup. Epic
stuff.

Abra�o,

Luiz Mello

From: Jesper Lauridsen on
On 2010-07-05, Bruce D. Scott <bds(a)ipp-garching.mpg.de> wrote:
> anders t (anthu_001(a)no_-_spam_.hotmail.com) wrote:
>: Now including 82-90 (that is, including all expanded WCs), and a
>: coefficient of 8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 for additional relevance in time.
>
>: NATION CONFED POINTS
>: ====================================
>
>: 14 USA Concacaf 84,0
>: 15 Sweden UEFA 81,0
>
> Thank you Anders :-)

The point scheme rewards qualifying (or hosting), which is an advantage
for teams from weaker confeds.