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Tag Archives: England

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

Gary Cahill's Feel Good Senior Debut Proves Passion Still Exists for England

Posted on by Jesse Chula

It wasn’t the most opportune of debuts as England center back Michael Dawson lay writhing in pain in the 56th minute of England’s eventual 4-0 win over Bulgaria. But when Bolton defender Gary Cahill’s name was called by Fabio Capello … Continue reading

A Welcome Result For Capello

Posted on by James Beckett

With the pressure on Fabio Capello,  England finally delivered a performance to make the country proud. But was this result and the performance the start of a change in fortunes for Capello or another result that get’s our hopes up … Continue reading

Walcott Finally Set To Reach His Potential?

Posted on by James Beckett

It’s almost two years since Theo Walcott’s finest hour in an England shirt. The Arsenal’s man smashed his way in to Fabio Capello’s thoughts with a sublime hat-trick in England’s 4-1 demolition of Croatia. After slowly falling from grace since … Continue reading

Euro 2012 Qualification Preview: England v Bulgaria

Posted on by Jesse Chula

The Three Lions resume meaningful international competition this Friday v Bulgaria at Wembley stadium as weary and untrusting eyes focus on equal parts Fabio Capello’s management and various members of the new look England squad. Bulgaria is the opponent and … Continue reading

Make Or Break Time For Capello

Posted on by James Beckett

After a hectic start to the Premier League season attentions now turn to England who face two crucial games in five days that will set a trend for Fabio Capello’s next two years in charge of England. Before the World … Continue reading

Will The 25 Man Squad Rule Help England??

Posted on by James Beckett

  So all of the squads are in and Premier League clubs have managed to cope with the new rules on their squads. On the face of things after much debate it seems as if most sides have dealt with … Continue reading

Fabio Capello Names New Look England Squad

Posted on by Jesse Chula

England boss Fabio Capello has named his 23 man squad that will face Hungary on Wednesday at Wembley, England’s first match since their defeat at the hands of Germany in the World Cup. In the squad, Capello has shuffled fourteen … Continue reading

Why James Milner and Other Footballers Are Overpriced

Posted on by John Nicholson

After the World Cup, being an English footballer is hardly something to brag about. For many critics the term ‘English footballer’ is a by-word for over-paid and over-rated. However, those critics will be dismayed by the new UEFA home-grown rule … Continue reading

The FA Fiddles as the Three Lions Burn

Posted on by Eric Altshule

With a few weeks perspective after another predictable and disappointing quad-annual collapse by the latest version of England’s best-team-in-a-generation, the FA is starting to weigh in.  In article published yesterday in the Mirror, the FA revealed its new strategy – … Continue reading

How Fabio Capello Rated His England Team According to Capello Index

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s a bizarre story. First, in May, before the World Cup kicked off, Fabio Capello along with a man named Chicco Merighi launched the Capello Index, an objective system that measures and evaluates the performances of players. But after the … Continue reading