Tag Archives: England

Premier League Links Of The Day: January 7, 2010

Posted on by Footie Phantom

Let’s gear up for tomorrows FA Cup matches with a video. Take a look at the highlights from last years final. Here’s the links: Aston Villa shaken up [Caught Offside] Buy Beckham’s 2008 Porsche [Ebay] Manchester City played for the … Continue reading

England Lose, But More Injury Woe For Gerrard

Posted on by James Beckett

England’s poor 2010 concluded as they slid to a disappointing 2-1 home defeat to France, but the night may be remembered for the “Club v Country” debate returning once again. Steven Gerrard, Gareth Barry and captain Rio Ferdinand all picked … Continue reading

Some Shock Names In The England Squad For France Friendly

Posted on by James Beckett

Fabio Capello has announced his squad for Wednesday’s friendly with France and one name in the squad will certainly cause England fans to raise an eyebrow. Cardiff striker Jay Bothroyd has received a surprise call-up and while it is a … Continue reading

Carroll Should be Given England Chance

Posted on by James Beckett

Newcastle United may have slipped to a disappointing home defeat at the hands of Blackburn Rovers, but their star striker Andy Carroll did manage to enhance is ever-growing reputation with another goal. Carroll’s equaliser was his seventh goal of the … Continue reading

Gerrard Gives Liverpool And Rooney A Welcome Boost

Posted on by James Beckett

Steven Gerrard gave us all a timely reminder of his quality with a stunning hat-trick to help Liverpool overcome a stubborn Napoli side. Will this performance mark the general return to form of midfielder and could he be the inspiration … Continue reading

Will FIFA Bribery Scandal Endanger US Bid?

Posted on by Robert Hay

When the United States dropped its bid for the 2018 World Cup, it was seen as a move to placate FIFA’s desire to have the World Cup held that year in soccer’s birthplace (literally, if England wins the bid).  By … Continue reading

English Football Fan Journal: Post Match Observations from Wembley

Posted on by Jesse Chula

It wasn’t the result I broke the bank and traveled across the Atlantic Ocean for, but Tuesday’s 0-0 between England and Montenegro was the experience I so desired as months of planning and patience finally paid off. Beautiful Wembley stadium, … Continue reading

England 0-0 Montenegro… Should England Take A Vintage Approach?

Posted on by James Beckett

After a disappointing draw to Montenegro, do England need to look at football from the olden days to gain success? On a serious note the draw was a very poor result for England, but I think there must be a … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney Asks For Winter Break As He Searches For Form

Posted on by James Beckett

Wayne Rooney will continue his bid to find form when he lines up for England against Montenegro Tuesday. In normal circumstances I have no doubt that Rooney would have pulled out of Fabio Capello’s squad for the game at Wembley, … Continue reading

Could Steve McClaren Really Return As England Manager?

Posted on by James Beckett

Trevor Brooking has today claimed that Steve McClaren could one day return as the manger of the England side. With Fabio Capello already stating that he will leave his position with the FA after the 2012 European Championships, and the … Continue reading

Darren Bent For England…Again?

Posted on by James Beckett

It’s not often a regular 20 goal a season Premier League striker isn’t seen as a regular for the England side, but Darren Bent has bucked the trend with his continued failure to break through on to the international scene. … Continue reading

West Brom Fans Make A Stand

Posted on by James Beckett

West Brom fans will today display a banner in support of Osaze Odemwingie after the striker received a sick racist taunt from ‘supporters’ at his former club Lokomotiv Moscow.  Baggies fans will have a created a banner which will read … Continue reading

Injuries Increase Ever Growing Pressure On International Football

Posted on by James Beckett

For years on end managers across the country have sent their players away  to represent their country and spent the whole time of their absence praying they all return fit and well.  But after a week that saw several big … Continue reading

Idiotic Promise May Cause Future Trouble

Posted on by James Beckett

With Fabio Capello insisting that he won’t manage England past the 2012 European Championships, names are already been branded about as a possible successor to the Italian. But with the FA proudly boasting that their next manager will be English … Continue reading

Frustrations Continue For Wright Phillips

Posted on by James Beckett

When Shaun Wright Phillips appeared as second half substitute against Switzerland, he was probably hoping that an impressive display could kick-start his club season. But things didn’t go according to plan for the Manchester City winger and a below par … Continue reading

Hart Set For A Long Spell as England's Number One

Posted on by James Beckett

While Jermain Defoe took the goal-scoring honours on Friday night at the other end of the pitch Joe Hart was going a long way to establishing himself as England’s goalkeeper for the foreseeable future with another fine display. Fabio Capello’s decision … Continue reading

Switzerland Game A Welcome Distraction For Rooney

Posted on by James Beckett

Wayne Rooney will represent England against Switzerland in the midst of a media storm that is threatening to overshadow England’s 4-0 demolition of Bulgaria. While most would expect Rooney to struggle under the pressure, it would be just like him … Continue reading

Should Fabio Capello Still Be England Manager? Of Course.

Posted on by Michael Scallon

After a successful, if occassionally indifferent 4-0 win over Bulgaria on Friday, England have won 11 successive home games. Before this game, the British tabloids were ready, knives sharpened, to cut England’s manager to pieces. In his England-Bulgaria preview last … Continue reading