Most of us have a club for whom we have a soft spot; that’s to say a team you don’t support but like so long as they’re playing someone else. … Continue Reading Bilic sacking sympthomatic of a club lost
Lets be honest the words Gareth Southgate and ruthless don’t fit comfortably in the same sentence. But that’s what the England manager became when he announced the squad he’s taking … Continue Reading England Squad Announcement: Southgate wields the axe
As England’s Under 17s touched down at Heathrow with World Cup in hand euphoria was in the air, Callum Hudson-Odoi’s parents talked to Sky Sports’ reporter of how positive Mr … Continue Reading What now for England’s next generation?
Wow! England have won the World Cup!! The under 17s Final was not only a huge triumph for England’s developing players it was a great watch. World Cup Final’s are … Continue Reading U-17 World Cup Final: England 5-2 Spain
For the second time in 6 months I get to say England are preparing for a World Cup Final! OK the Under 17s is not the same as the main … Continue Reading Under 17 World Cup Final Preview
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
England’s pool of Premier League players is currently a puddle- around 70 per week start for Premier League sides, so who amongst them has been discarded and what are the … Continue Reading England recall candidates 11
Imagine my annoyance on Tuesday afternoon when I was finishing off an article on the Premier League sack race and before publishing it Leicester City beat me to the punch, … Continue Reading Shakespeare sacking no surprise
I’d really love to be Gianni Infantino or at least I’d like his job. He gets to run a globally powerful organisation whose credibility is so low that literally anything … Continue Reading Russia 2018- global extravaganza or disaster waiting to happen?
England’s new riddle in the middle. Regardless of formation England need to improve in central midfield, England need a holding player (Dier) and a more attack minded partner. The problem … Continue Reading Ranking England’s midfield options?
Two sluggish 1 nil wins and England made it to the World Cup to a chorus of apathy and disapproval. In the media scrum that followed everyone had their say … Continue Reading England fans should get behind Southgate…for now
For most qualification is now over, joy for some and agony for many, when the World Cup expands to its bloated 48 team format for 2026 I’ll miss the drama … Continue Reading World Cup qualifying: Dutch Despair, American Angst and Messi Magic
So it’s official- England will be at the 2018 World Cup finals. The next question is who will make the squad. Using the tabloids favourite cliche of airport terminology to … Continue Reading Destination Russia
With World Cup qualification confirmed in Thursdays snoozeathon at Wembley this dead rudder was a friendly in all but make. Gareth Southgate’s pattern as manager has been to go low … Continue Reading Lithuania 0-1 England: Baby steps of progress
Qualifying is almost done bar the playoffs. By Wednesday at least 22 teams will have secured their passage to Russia with only 6 playoff matches and a final round of … Continue Reading World Cup qualifying- final round
I think it was Sir Alf Ramsey who stated you wear your boiler suit for the qualifiers and your dinner suit for the finals. Gareth Southgate has followed th first … Continue Reading England 1-0 Slovenia takeaways