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Tag Archives: Fabio Capello

Russian Captain Roman Shirokov Ruled Out of World Cup

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Russia will be without its captain in Brazil for the World Cup as Roman Shirokov was ruled out of the tournament Friday with a lingering back injury. The midfielder who stars at Zenit St. Petersburg was absent for all three … Continue reading

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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

Wayne Rooney Belongs At Inter Milan

Posted on by Robert

The soccer press has been buzzing about the latest Wayne Rooney press conferences, statements, and rumors.  The usual suspects have been named as possible destinations: the ATMs that are Manchester City and Real Madrid, EPL rival Chelsea, and Bundesliga giant … 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Should Fabio Capello Drop John Terry From the England Team?

Posted on by Jesse Chula

In a quite odd turn of events, former Italy captain and World Cup 2006 winner Fabio Cannavaro believes John Terry is soon likely to face the ax when next Fabio Capello calls upon players for Euro 2012 qualifiers. In a … Continue reading