So they did it! England got their World Cup campaign off to a winning start thanks to Harry Kane’s late header. With the possible exception of hosts Russia no country … Continue Reading England 2:1 Tunisia- Kane is able.
With the club season winding down and the World Cup upon us who’s hot and who’s not? Winners Harry Kane It’s been a tough few weeks for Kane and this … Continue Reading England’s weekly winners and losers
That’s it the next time England get together their 23 man World Cup squad will have been announced. Gareth Southgate has opted to make his final squad early rather than … Continue Reading Who makes the plane?
The press and public reaction to the latest England squad underlined what we already knew; expectations are at a low point for the England team heading into the World Cup. Of course … Continue Reading What represents a successful World Cup for England?
After a 4 month absence International football is back and places for the World Cup are up for grabs, here’s a breakdown of Gareth Southgate’s latest squad… The squad is … Continue Reading England Squad Announcement: 10 takeaways
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
This was supposed to be a party- the moment Gareth Southgate’s England would play some flowing football and storm to Russia. But England qualifying games are rarely that simple. For … Continue Reading England 1-0 Slovenia: Kane sends England stumbling to St Petersburg.
So here we are England will seal their 6th successive World Cup appearance and 9th in the last 10 with a win at Wembley against Slovenia. With a 5 point … Continue Reading England v Slovenia preview
These are the least fun internationals to watch, it’s literally a Premier a league club playing a full strength aside away to Crawley Town. Gareth Southgate sought to even the … Continue Reading Malta 0-4 England 3 points and not much else.
With a season to go until the World Cup Gareth Southgate has plenty to do. Here’s the key things he chronologically needs to sort out before the World Cup.
Looking forward to next season- here’s the current England pecking order (as I see it) Harry Kane– Surely England’s new captain and talisman he’s paramount to England’s hopes and will … Continue Reading Ranking England’s striker options
Away day blues- no wins from 4 away matches is a worrying trend- true not many would emerge unscathed from away trips to Paris & Dortmund but England were negative … Continue Reading Gareth Southgate- reasons to be fearful
A debut season done and what have Southgate’s England accomplished, in truth it’s been a mixed bag of a year but somethings do give cause for optimism; The Rooney dilemma … Continue Reading Gareth Southgate- reasons to be cheerful
Whilst I’m blogging about hope for England’s future we should remember how that concept was lost in the first place. For me and I suspect many other fans optimism around … Continue Reading A year ago…
One year on from the the debacle against Iceland and one year away from Russia 2018 I’ve decided to blog about the England football team. I’m not an ex-player or … Continue Reading England and English Football, From Despair to (something approaching) hope