Archives: England National Team

Roy Hodgson: We Agonized And Argued Over Whether to Pick Andros Townsend Against Montenegro: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris

England manager Roy Hodgson is looking like a master tactician today after his decision to add Andros Townsend as a surprise call up to the England squad for the games against Montenegro and Poland, which was crowned by Townsend’s goal … Continue reading

Andros Townsend Scores Long-Range Goal On His England Debut to Help Defeat Montenegro [GIF]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend scored on his England debut tonight in the 4-1 win against Montenegro, which edges England one step closer to qualification for FIFA World Cup 2014. With England fans sitting on the edge of their seat when … Continue reading

England Need to Naturalize Players Or Forget About World Cup Glory

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The debate this week about the potential use of naturalized players of non-English descent in the England national team has flared up once again. For me, it is partly an ugly debate that has elements of xenophobia in it but … Continue reading

The Top 5 Must-See Soccer Matches On Television This Weekend

Posted on by Matt Jones

International weekends are often a bit of a downer. But at least this weekend we’ve got some pretty decent, competitive fixtures to look forward to, rather than the pointless friendly games that regularly punctuate the domestic calendar. It helps too … Continue reading

Why It’s Time For England To Accept Change And Begin Naturalizing Footballers

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter

Adnan Januzaj is the latest youth sensation to sweep the Premier League, and his two goals against Sunderland made everyone take notice, even the English FA. They have been in contact with David Moyes about Januzaj’s potential eligibility when he … Continue reading

United States Are In Talks With England About Pre-World Cup 2014 Friendly: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris

USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann says that the USSF is in talks with England regarding a potential friendly to be played before the 2014 World Cup, according to an interview in Sports Illustrated. Earlier this week, World Soccer Talk revealed that … Continue reading

Leighton Baines Must Take His Chance And Show Why He’s England’s Best Left-Back

Posted on by Matt Jones

When the news broke that Ashley Cole was out of England’s crucial game against Montenegro and possibly the team’s next fixture against Poland, the hyperbole that usually accompanies the withdrawal of a key England player was unnervingly absent. It wasn’t … Continue reading

Redknapp Launches Attack On FA; Says Brendan Rodgers Was Lined Up As England Asst. Manager: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris

QPR manager Harry Redknapp, who missed out on becoming manager of the England national team after The FA appointed Roy Hodgson, has launched a stinging attack on The FA. Redknapp had a lot to say, and certainly didn’t hold back. … Continue reading

FA Want Adnan Januzaj to Play for England Says Manchester United Manager David Moyes: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
Adnan Januzaj

Adnan Januzaj, take a bow. The 18-year-old Belgium born left winger scored two goals Saturday on his Premier League debut, to rescue Manchester United from an embarrassing defeat at the Stadium of Light against Sunderland. But the big news tonight … Continue reading

The FA Announces England National Team Squad for Games Against Montenegro and Poland

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The FA has announced Roy Hodgson’s England squad for the important World Cup qualifiers against Montenegro and Poland. The Three Lions need to win both matches to guarantee qualification for the 2014 World Cup. The squad is as follows: Goalkeepers … Continue reading

Left Back: The One Position Where the England National Team Has So Much Talent

Posted on by Andrew Jones

There has been much ballyhoo throughout the entire soccer world about England having trouble developing its talent, especially compared to rivals Spain and Germany at the moment. Many have snickered at the Three Lions’ international performances throughout the last several … Continue reading

Watch ‘The Football Special’: England Examined, Joe Kinnear Builds and the Stoke Bus Song [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

In this week’s episode of ‘The Football Special,’ Malcolm Best is joined by Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini as England’s lacklustre draw in Kiev is examined. Plus we get a glimpse into Stoke City manager Mark Hughes’ personal thoughts. Also, … Continue reading

England: A Footballing Nation in Decline

Posted on by Kain Watson

It is an unequivocal fact that the English Premier League sits atop the throne as the most popular sports league in the world. Whether it be in terms of viewing figures, TV revenue or sponsorship deals, the likes of La … Continue reading

Roy Hodgson Must Establish A Common Identity If England Are To Become A Major Force Again

Posted on by Matt Jones

It wasn’t quite Rome 1997 or Istanbul 2003, but England emerged with what looks like a decent draw in their crunch tie with Ukraine on Tuesday evening. Despite a rallying call from captain Steven Gerrard that the Three Lions would … Continue reading

World Cup Qualifiers Including Ukraine vs England: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s another hectic afternoon of World Cup qualifiers with Ukraine against England just one of many important matches to keep track of today. If you live in the United States, here’s the TV and Internet schedule for this afternoon: ESPN … Continue reading

100 Caps and Counting: Frank Lampard Deserves One Last Crack At Major Tournament With England

Posted on by Matt Jones

England were 3-0 up against Estonia at Wembley on 12th May 2007; cruising to victory and playing well under a new manager. But suddenly, midway through the second half, boos rang out around the home of English football. The reason? … Continue reading

England’s Line-Up That Could Win The 2022 FIFA World Cup

Posted on by Matt Jones
England U21 v Scotland U21

So, England should be looking to win the World Cup in 2022? In case you missed it, this was the view of new FA Chairman Greg Dyke last week. And it might not be quite as ridiculous a notion as it sounds. … Continue reading

England Fans Injured In Ukraine After 30 Fans Attack Them With Knives [VIDEO]: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris

England fans were injured in Kiev, Ukraine last night after 30 hooded Ukrainians attacked them with knives ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier between the two countries. After the attack happened, the 30 Ukrainians fled, but no one has been … Continue reading