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A sad Scottish buffet

Oh dear Scotland… and to think things started so well when a penis was seen before the tournament had even started. Today, Pete, Luke and Vish are here to sympathise with the Scottish fans, despite a pretty woeful performance of the players on the pitch. Positive Peter is still giving the Scots one more chance, however. 


Elsewhere, the lads ponder how good Germany actually are and Luke and Vish honour some excellent dad behaviour from Ian Maatsen’s father.


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