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?
Yesterday saw the draw for the inaugural UEFA Nations League takes place, the competition has yet to create much excitement amongst fans of any European national teams. The football press … Continue Reading UEFA Nations League: Why fans should care
Back in the summer I wrote what priorities Gareth Southgate had a year out from the World Cup, six months on what has been accomplished and what remains? New Season- … Continue Reading England Manager World Cup to do list- updated
It’s 4 months until England name a provisional squad for Russia 2018 and things have changed quite a bit since the November internationals, so here are the movers and shakers … Continue Reading World Cup Squad update: Who’s hot and who’s freezing over
On Friday and 4 months late Ross Barkley finally joined Chelsea. At his unveiling Chelsea Director Marina Granovskaia beamed a huge smile as Barkley put pen to paper and with … Continue Reading Barkley’s big chance
Tonight sees the third round of the worlds oldest cup competition get under way. Recent years have not been too kind to the FA Cup- the competition no longer represents … Continue Reading A Season in need of the FA Cup
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
Group G: Belgium, Panama, Tunisia, England So the nation whose golden generation have failed to live up to their immense individual talents have drawn a group with…England, the irony. Belgium … Continue Reading World Cup Draw Review: Groups G & H
It’s fair to say fate slipped Gareth Southgate an ace yesterday in The Kremlin. With the seeding system revised to reflect World Ranking rather than geographical location a repeat of … Continue Reading World Cup Draw Reaction (Part 1)- England Suddenly Expects
World Cup Draw Countdown: The Groups of Death. Japorea 2002: Ibra makes his bow, Pochettino pays the penalty and Beckham’s Revenge
Part 4 of my 5 part look back at tough groups from World Cup’s gone by, today we journey to the Far East for England’s grudge match with Argentina. Japan/ … Continue Reading World Cup Draw Countdown: The Groups of Death. Japorea 2002: Ibra makes his bow, Pochettino pays the penalty and Beckham’s Revenge
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
It was to no great surprise this week when West Brom called time on Tony Pulis’ 3 year reign at The Hawthorns. West Brom have been plummeting since they peaked … Continue Reading Pulis Sacking Unsurprising, Allardyce Rumours uninspiring.
It’s been a better than expected international break for England and their manager with draws against the world’s 2 top ranked teams, so what did we establish with only 2 … Continue Reading England Friendlies 11 Conclussions