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Tag Archives: Fabio Capello

Will the Real England Please Stand Up?

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr

  Going into this World Cup many people are expecting big things from the England squad, and why not?  All play in what’s considered the best league in the world, they have one of the top three strikers in the … Continue reading

King Can Rise To The Challenge

Posted on by Paul Bestall

For some, the end of Rio Ferdinand’s World Cup also sent a blast across the bows of English hopes of winning the trophy. One of the squads truly great players being forced out simply weakens the side is the consensus, … Continue reading

England Name Final 23-Man World Cup Squad

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The Football Association (FA) has just announced the final England 23-man squad for the World Cup. They are: David James Joe Hart Robert Green John Terry Jamie Carragher Glen Johnson Rio Ferdinand Ashley Cole Stephen Warnock Matthew Upson Ledley King … Continue reading

The 7 Players Fabio Capello Should Drop From England's World Cup Squad

Posted on by Kristian Downer

Well the 30 players named in Fabio Capello’s England squad have had multiple trainng sessions and two games to earn their place on the plane to South Africa. Now is the time that this squad must be trimmed to 23 … Continue reading

Bob Bradley’s Theory on How to Beat England

Posted on by Eric Altshule

Bob Bradley is a strategic thinker.  He has to be.  He coaches a mid-level national soccer team whose first game is against one the top ranked teams in the world – England.   Bradley knows that the US does not have … Continue reading

Peter "No Slouch" Crouch: What Should Capello Do With This Guy?

Posted on by Patrick Dresslar

Another England match, another goal for Peter Crouch. Sure, the one against Mexico yesterday was hardly artful, in fact, it was illegal on two fronts: handball and offside. But to speak of that Mexican injustice misses the point. Peter Crouch … Continue reading

England vs USA, Is It Just Another Game?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Ever since the World Cup draw was made back in December, all eyes in the United States have been on the first game in Group C. The match against England is widely anticipated in America, but here it’s just another … Continue reading

England Fans Who Lack Faith in Fabio Capello are Unjustified and Premature

Posted on by Jesse Chula

I’ve grown tired of the naysayers, the detractors, the doubters and the downtrodden members of the English media and England fans over the last few days who have blindly and prematurely questioned Fabio Capello’s initial 30 man World Cup squad. … Continue reading

Why Paul Scholes Should Be In England's World Cup Squad

Posted on by John Nicholson

If Fabio Capello is in the mood to talk players out of international retirement as seems to be the case with Jamie Carragher, perhaps the Italian could go around to Paul Scholes house for a cappuccino and one of those … Continue reading

Should Fabio Capello Take a Risk or Two?

Posted on by Kishore Nair

Throughout the whole qualifying campaign, Capello always had an idea how his team were going to play and how the personnel he brought in suited his style and blueprint very well. Fast forward a few months later, he is facing … Continue reading

Fantasy Premier League Tips: Gameweek 36

Posted on by Josh Allen

It’s the final countdown duh duh duhhh duh etc. So now is your last chance to make a difference to that all important fantasy football position. The Premier League season may be effectively done and dusted but there’s still plenty … Continue reading

Daily Ticker: Championship Playoff Schedule Set, Chelsea Move On Torres, More

Posted on by John Boschini

Playoff Schedule For Premier League Promotion Set Newcastle United and West Bromwich Albion have already booked their tickets to the top flight next season but the EPL still has room for one more club. Teams that finished 3-6 will compete … Continue reading

The England Outsiders #5. The Strikers

Posted on by Paul Bestall

2006 was a disaster for England’s much vaunted strikers in so many ways it was depressing. It was clearly Sven Goran-Eriksson’s nadir as the England supremo as his eccentric choices left England woefully short of options. Michael Owen was so … Continue reading

The England Outsiders #4. The Midfielders

Posted on by Paul Bestall

It was often said through out much of the last ten years that England’s midfield was its strongest point. With Beckham in his pomp and Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard ably assisted by a constant rotation of players wedged in … Continue reading

Noon Ticker: City Attempt To Recall Hart, Solano Arrested On Rape Suspicion, More

Posted on by John Boschini

Manchester City Attempt To Recall Joe Hart From Birmingham City Manchester City’s lack of a proven goalkeeper is putting their Champion’s League hopes in serious doubt. City approached the Premier League yesterday to request special permission to execute an emergency … Continue reading

Fantasy Premier League Tips: Gameweek 34

Posted on by Josh Allen

It’s FA Cup semi-final weekend which means that for three teams the Premier League will cease to matter, at least for a few hours. Of course for Portsmouth the Premier League ceased to matter some time ago and as such, … Continue reading

The England Outsiders #3. The Centre Halves

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well it’s not been the best season for either of England’s first choice centre halves so far. Enough has been written about John Terry’s problems and Rio Ferdinand’s chronic back injury to have caused meltdown on Google through searching for … Continue reading

The England Outsiders#2 Full-Backs

Posted on by Paul Bestall

With less than 3 months to go until England’s first group game against the U.S.A on June 12th in the World Cup and one particular pair of positions are causing more problems than anyone envisaged. At full strength, the English … Continue reading