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.
Yesterday saw Paul Heckingbottom confirmed as the new Head Coach of Leeds United. In doing so he became Leeds’ 18th manager since the summer of 2002 when David O’Leary’s departure … Continue Reading Leeds at the crossroads
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
Such is The Premier League merry-go-round that no sooner had a pair of ‘solid football men’ (media speak for uninspiring and limited) reappeared at Everton and West Brom another departed … Continue Reading Spark out in Stoke: Hughes has finally gone
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
It’s the year 2030 and pundits are still arguing whether or not England should recall Jack Wilshere; Never have so many words been typed by so many about someone who … Continue Reading Wilshere back in the fold?
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
Group E: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia Just like every little boy who grows up loving cars loves Ferrari, every kid who loves football loves Brazil. But it’s a love … Continue Reading World Cup Draw Review: Groups E & F
Part 2 of my look at the World Cup draw takes on Group’s C & D with contrasting fortunes for Argentina and France. Group C: France, Australia, Peru, Denmark Didier … Continue Reading World Cup Draw Review: Groups C & D
On Friday afternoon Footballs great and good gathered in Moscow for the World Cup draw. Gary Lineker hosted proceedings and got a few gentle digs in at Maradona ‘You’ve always … Continue Reading World Cup Draw Review: Groups A & B