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.
Part 2 of my look back at those fabled groups of death, this time in 1990. Italy 1990- Group F: England, Holland, Ireland, Egypt How did it go down? In … Continue Reading World Cup Draw Countdown: The Groups of Death. Italia ’90 England vs Ireland vs Holland Round 2
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
For me the summer of 1986 was about 2 things; finishing Primary School and watching my first World Cup. In the pre Premier League era live football on TV was … Continue Reading World Cup Memories- Mexico ’86