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.
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?
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
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. Brazil 2014- Spain crash, Van Gaal entertains and Cahill’s corker
A final look back at the infamous groups of death from tournaments gone by. Brazil 2014- Spain, Holland, Chile, Australia How did it go? Defending champions Spain flew into Brazil … Continue Reading World Cup Draw Countdown: The Groups of Death. Brazil 2014- Spain crash, Van Gaal entertains and Cahill’s corker
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
Another tale of tough World Cup groups this time it’s off to America for Jack Charlton’s last big adventure with Ireland. USA 1994- Italy, Ireland, Mexico, Norway How did it … Continue Reading World Cup Draw Countdown- The Groups of Death. USA ’94: Big Jack storms the Big Apple
World Cup Draw Countdown: The Groups of Death. Mexico 86- Fergie falls foul of Uruguay and the Dynamic Danes
The draw for the 2018 World Cup takes place this Friday with every nation anxious to avoid that great World Cup cliché ‘The Group of Death.’ So here’s a look … Continue Reading World Cup Draw Countdown: The Groups of Death. Mexico 86- Fergie falls foul of Uruguay and the Dynamic Danes
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