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
After England Under 17 Jadon Sancho made his Bundesliga debut here’s a countdown of the 10 most successful English players to head for continental Europe…and one absolute disaster. 10. Ray … Continue Reading Top 10 English players abroad
There are calls from Glasgow for Celtic’s Scott Sinclair to be called up for England. Over the years plenty of Scots have made it by playing in England from Dennis Law … Continue Reading Heading north of the border
As Roy Hodgson prepares to re-enter the dugout with Crystal Palace how did his England predecessors get on when they left Wembley? Bobby Robson Unlike his successors Robson had already … Continue Reading Life after England
As Gareth Southgate moves on from Wayne Rooney I’ve delved into the archives to look back at how other managers handled fading stars either easing them towards the door or … Continue Reading Managing a fading star
The impossible job? Managers always say they don’t want to manage England but many have been called and very few turn it down. So which big names almost got the … Continue Reading Almost England Manager
For all England’s tournament woes they remain Europe’s leading qualification experts- 1 defeat in their last 46 (and that was a dead rubber) is an enviable qualification record. I’m counting … Continue Reading England’s 10 greatest qualifiers
It’s hard to believe it now but in 1999 Kevin Keegan’s appointment as England manager was a cause for national jubilation (not just in Newcastle). English Football had finally appointed … Continue Reading Remembering the England managers: Kevin Keegan
A look back at the players who were sensations for their clubs but somehow never quite worked for the National Side, in no particular order here are the players who … Continue Reading Top 10 English players who didn’t make it with England.