The Under Capped England Squad (i)- The First 11 For part 2 of our under-capped squad we have the bench, made up of mavericks, playboys and controversy, but none of … Continue Reading The Under Capped England Squad (ii)- The bench
We’ve done the Uncapped Squad, The One Cap squad and now for the conclussion of the trilogy with a look back at those players who England picked but not often enough. In part … Continue Reading The Under Capped England Squad (i)- The First 11
When it comes to becoming an England regular many are called and few chosen but what of the players who never got their chance, who got close but never got … Continue Reading Uncapped England Squad
England take on Croatia in the World Cup Semi Final tonight in the biggest game in which they’ve ever faced each other. England have only faced Croatia on 7 occasions … Continue Reading A History of England vs Croatia: 4 wins and a brolly
England vs Sweden (i) 1968- 1999: Blood, Turnips & Tears England 1-1 Sweden (World Cup 2002 Group Game)- 2nd June 2002 In January 2001 England shocked the world by appointing … Continue Reading England v Sweden(ii): 2002- 2012: Cole scores a blinder, Zlatan scores 4 and Sven just scores…
Tomorrow afternoon England and Sweden will play the biggest game either nation has known since the mid 1990’s. These two teams have history and plenty of it points in Sweden’s favour. … Continue Reading England vs Sweden (i) 1968- 1999: Blood, Turnips & Tears
That’s the good news! England usually need a result from their last game and they generally get it. This time it’s a dead rubber against Belgium but as we’ll see England … Continue Reading England’s Group Finale Record: They rarely lose!
As Manchester United’s Scott McTominay chooses Scotland over England and Bayer Leverkusen’s Leon Bailey ponders his international future here’s a look back at other cases of dual nationality and what … Continue Reading Curious cases of dual nationality
With Nike revealing England’s kits for this summer’s World Cup here’s a light-hearted look back at the best and worst kits adorned with the Three Lions over the years. Best- … Continue Reading Best and Worst England kits
Last Tuesday marked the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster. A Commemorative service was held at Old Trafford whilst many made the pilgrimage to where the fateful spot near … Continue Reading 1958- How tragedy in Munich shaped England’s Swedish World Cup.
Here they are in all their ‘glory’- that rare breed of English footballer good enough to get a call up but weren’t given a second chance. And what a mixed … Continue Reading The One Cap Wonder Squad
Prior to last summer’s triumph England’s best run in the Under 20 World Cup came 24 years ago when David Burnside lead the Three Lions to third place in Australia. … Continue Reading What happened to the boys of ‘93?
On Friday Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson confirmed Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s ankle injury is worse than originally reported and may require surgery. Asked if Loftus-Cheek would be fit for the World … Continue Reading World Cup Managers enter nail biting season
There’s 5 months left until England (and indeed all 32 World qualifiers) pick their final 23 man squad. This is possibly the worst time to suffer a drop in form … Continue Reading Missing the Plane
With England currently flush with youth team trophies I’m writing a series of articles on successful England youth teams of the past and how far they went at senior level, … Continue Reading Remembering England’s Euro Under 21s of 2009
With the transfer window now open and rumours suggesting Jordan Pickford is on Bayern Munich’s radar whilst Jadon Sancho is set for his first full season at Dortmund here’s a … Continue Reading Top 10 English players abroad