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Tag Archives: Fabio Capello

What Now For David Beckham?

Posted on by Eric Altshule

Fabio Capello was always going to have a challenging decision to make about David Beckham.  After an up and down season with the LA Galaxy and a more down than up loan stint with AC Milan, Beckham was hoping that … Continue reading

The Club v Country Debate

Posted on by Jesse Chula

He’s my hero of sorts, the integral piece of the attacking puzzle to my beloved Manchester United and my (adopted) country of England. He’s the bulldog who never gives up, the born leader with enough natural footballing talent to make … Continue reading

The England Outsiders#1 The Goalkeepers

Posted on by Paul Bestall

The halcyon days of the 60′s, 70′s and 80′s were apparently a boom time in England’s glorious history of great goalkeepers. From the benchmark that was the great Gordon Banks and his understudy, Peter Springett, to the rotation of Ray … Continue reading

The Outsiders Chasing A Place In The England World Cup Squad

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Tomorrow sees that magical mark of 100 days until the 19th World Cup begins and the chase for places outside of the main names is really beginning to hot up. Fabio Capello will probably have a definite idea of around … Continue reading

Chelsea Are Fast Becoming An Off Field Joke That Could Ruin England's Summer

Posted on by Paul Bestall

The Marquis De Sade was never short of a quote or two, but one that currently could be applied to certain members of Chelsea’s first team squad at the current time sprang to mind after today’s latest off field crisis … Continue reading

Can Joe Hart Become England's Number One?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

With just over 15 weeks left until the 19th World Cup begins in South Africa and one player is making a real case to force his way in to the starting line up. Joe Hart could have been put out … Continue reading

David Beckham Will Not Be Going to South Africa

Posted on by Eric Altshule

Hello.  My name is Fabio Capello.  Over the past 18 months, I have been hailed as the savior of English football.  Under my stewardship, England easily qualified for the World Cup Finals next year in South Africa.  Granted, our qualifying … Continue reading

Can Defoe Finally Realise His Full Potential

Posted on by Paul Bestall

One thing that has never been in question about Jermaine Defoe is his undoubted ability. Since West Ham United nicked him off of Charlton Athletic as a 15 year old, Defoe has scored goals. Be it for AFC Bournemouth on … Continue reading

Bullard’s Resurgence Can Lift Hull City

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Things are very rarely simple at the K.C. Stadium, not while Phil Brown is there. Back in January, he raised eyebrows when he paid £5 million for the effervescent Fulham midfielder Jimmy Bullard. Not that there is any doubting the … Continue reading

David James and Fabio Capello: The Biggest NFL Fans in England

Posted on by Dave Warner

Those of you living in America probably couldn’t stop hearing about last weekend’s big National Football League game in London, the third such contest in three years, in which the New England Patriots tonked Malcolm Glazer’s hapless Tampa Bay Buccaneers … Continue reading

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back For Owen

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So, the last two days Michael Owen was all over the British press making bold statements about his fitness, his England chances and the possibility of starting more games for Manchester United. 20 minutes in to the clash against Wolfsburg, … Continue reading

EPL Talk Meets Patrick Barclay

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Patrick Barclay is one of Britain’s best known and respected football journalists. With a career of over 30 years working for a variety of publications and numerous appearances on television talking about the game, Patrick is always worthy of attention.Currently … Continue reading

Arsenal Hit By Double Injury Blow Just As Walcott Returns

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Just when Arsene Wenger thought his injury problems were behind him, with Theo Walcott looking likely to return to first team action this week, Nicklas Bendtner decides to off road in his Aston Martin on the way to training on … Continue reading

Can Ledley King Keep Going?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

The sight of Ledley King pulling up when Didier Drogba was running towards the Tottenham goal in Sunday’s London derby left me with a resigned feeling of deja vu. Even on one leg, a training regime of swimming twice a … Continue reading

How Important Has Foreign Influence Been On The English Premiership?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

The influence of foreigners on football in England cannot be underestimated. While Coach Fabio Capello has guided England through the qualifiers and instilled a winning mentality amongst the players, the skills of English players such as Wayne Rooney and the presence … Continue reading

Defoe Continues To Shine For Club And Country

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Jermain Defoe has had a fantastic start to the new season, with goals for England and Spurs; including his 50th for the club in the 2-1 win at West Ham. His hat trick and all round performance against Hull City … Continue reading

Fabio Capello’s England FC

Posted on by Ethan Armstrong

“Capello was exactly what we needed!” —Frank Lampard “He is one of those managers in that handful around the world who are the best!” —Steven Gerrard “He’s given the players confidence and the team a huge amount of respect!” —David … Continue reading

Can Peter Crouch Deliver Against Top International Sides

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Well, there’s one thing you can’t hold against Fabio Capello and that’s that he keeps his cards close to his chest. Today he’s announced that Peter Crouch will lead the England attack against Ukraine tomorrow night and deservedly so. Crouch … Continue reading