In the autumn of 1993 as Graham Taylor’s World Cup bid turned to dust Sky Sports’ Richard Keys hosted a post-mortem as English football looked to the future. Then Leeds … Continue Reading Is the Winter Break finally going to happen?
International football is still hibernating but with only 1 international friendly window remaining before the greatest show on earth, who might be new blips on the England radar? 1.Nick Pope The … Continue Reading 10 Potential Surprise Call ups
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
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?
The most fitting adjective I can think of for Gareth Southgate’s squad is sensible, I’d have preferred scintillating but sensible will have to do for now. With such exciting prospects … Continue Reading 6 England Squad Takeaways
Imagine my surprise when the article I was writing about the merits of Wayne Rooney’s imminent England recall were torpedoed by the announcement Rooney was retiring from international football. … Continue Reading Farewell Wayne
It’s a World Cup season so which England hopefuls caught the eye this weekend and who wishes they hadn’t. Winners Jamie Vardy After a poor 2016/17 campaign Vardy looked to be … Continue Reading Scouting England’s winners & losers- Premier League Week 1
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
England’s biggest problem position going into a World Cup year is central midfield. Whether playing the default 4-2-3-1 or Plan B 3-4-3 the 2 in the middle remains a problem. … Continue Reading Ranking England’s centre midfield options
When Graham Taylor sadly passed away a year ago English football paid him a heartfelt tribute. It was well deserved for a man who by all accounts was honest, decent … Continue Reading Remembering the Managers- Graham Taylor
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.
Like most fans I find the transfer window a guilty pleasure. With little in the way of games to watch to scratch the football itch trying to work out who’ll … Continue Reading How Southgate’s change in policy is shaping the transfer window
It looks almost certain Wayne Rooney will be an Everton player next season. Rooney’ s decision to take a pay cut to return to his boyhood club rather than earn … Continue Reading Rooney- Lessons from Raul
The Annual Euro Under 19s are underway in Georgia. The Under 20s World Cup win has lead to increased interest in youth tournaments amongst England fans and given us all … Continue Reading Euro Under 19s- another youth tournament, another chance of a trophy
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