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All Aboard Train England

March 23, 2011 by


I hate this time of the season, International week. I just don’t have the same enthusiasm for England as I do for my club side. England games just get in the way of the Premier League season. Even a qualification game against Wales doesn’t inspire me. In fact, I found myself more excited by the […]

The Dust Has Settled.. BUT

December 4, 2010 by


Im still at a loss as to how England are not hosting the World Cup in 2018? Of course, its all down to FIFA and how they operate and naturally being English im biased on this matter. Yet, all logical reasons pointed to England winning the 2018 bid, we have the stadiums, we have the history and […]

A Week is a Long Time in Football

August 15, 2010 by


Well, its been over a week since my last offering as I have been on a weeks break in Bulgaria, trying to cope with the ridiculous heat of over 100 degrees! So without wireless and just the back pages of the sports section to scan on the way to the beach my sports knowledge has been limited, […]

You know things are bad when…

July 20, 2010 by


Joey Barton has thrown his hat into the ring for another chance with England, the Newcastle midfielder has boasted “He is as good as anyone in this country”. It appears that our friend Joey is having a dig at England midfielders Lampard, Gerrard and Barry for their performances in South Africa. The Newcastle midfielder will […]

The Capello Index – are you sure?

July 17, 2010 by


Fabio Capello caused uproar in South Africa when it emerged he wanted to publish his ratings of the England team after each game, thankfully the FA managed to persuade him to wait until after the tournament has finished. So, the time has come for Fabio to release his ratings on the England team South Africa, […]

Expectation and Hope

July 2, 2010 by


Andy Murray steps out onto centre court today facing Rafa Nadal for a place in the final at Wimbledon, the whole of Britain hopes that Murray can produce a performance worthy of reaching the final at SW19. The majority of the pressure Murray faces is from himself and not the nation, the rest of us just […]

FIFA to cross the line…

June 30, 2010 by


The argument about video technology hit catastrophic heights this week following Lampards deft shot which was clearly over the line, even Sepp Blatter has backtracked and admitted it would be foolish not to re-open the debate about introducing video technology. Infact, Blatter even went as far as apologizing to the English FA over the incident, […]