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Nerves Will Destroy Stewart Downings England Career

Why can’t Stewart Downing show us the form that makes him such a sought after player when he pulls on the England shirt? There is no doubting that at Premier League level, Downing is one of the most dangerous and creative players in the country but after Saturdays performance against […]

Capello Owns Critics on Owen Decision

Fabio Capello’s quiet demeanor and considered words give him an aura of deep intelligence and authority, so much so it can sometimes seems he’s foreseen everything through 2010 and beyond. But this week the aura’s faded a bit under over doubts about his decision last week to call-up perma knee-knacked […]

Time For Aaron Lennon To Show Consistency

Anyone who’s caught Tottenham in action recently will not fail to have been impressed by Aaron Lennon’s recent form on the right hand side of Spurs’ midfield. For me, it’ll be a major surprise if he’s not in Fabio Capello’s next England squad for the Friendly against Slovakia and the […]

Stewart Downing: The Enigma

I’ve wondered for a long time what it is that managers see in Stewart Downing, particularly England managers. Since his first call up in February 2005, Downing has been pretty much been a regular in the England squad, but why? I don’t understand how one player can have gained 22 […]

Sir Alex Ferguson Adds to Chelsea Misery

I wonder why Sir Alex Ferguson waited until tonight to say what he said, when he had every opportunity to do so last week. Then again, he always has had a knack for waiting until the points were in the bag before opening his mouth (see Kevin Keegan and Rafa […]

Is Michael Owen Past It?

The question is simple. Can Michael Owen still perform at the highest level? While many would say no, he’s past it, he’s too injury prone and when he is on the pitch he doesn’t do anything anyway, I tend to disagree. Yes Michael Owen is injury prone, it’s been well […]

What Now For Joe Hart?

  When Manchester City signed Shay Given from Newcastle on Sunday, most at Eastlands will have been pleased by this capture. But not quite everyone.  Given will instantly become City’s first choice goalkeeper, displacing Joe Hart. This in turn will leave the young goalkeeper as nothing more than a bench […]

I'm On Setanta Sports: Latest 2 Episodes

Here are the two latest episodes of the cult hit, I’m On Setanta Sports. The first episode features Wayne Rooney as Ruud Gullit and his sexy, sexy football — as well as The Boy and Rio talking about eating chips and sauce. The second episode features Fabio Capello and Jose […]

Is Capello Leading Beckham To Milan?

Beckham’s international future is in doubt after England manager Fabio Capello confirmed his lack of competitive action was of primary concern and reasoning behind Beck’s omission against Germany on Wednesday. One cap short of Bobby Moore’s total of 108 the English midfielder hopes to prolong his international career until the 2010 […]

I'm On Setanta Sports: The Great Debate

In the latest episode of I’m On Setanta Sports, watch Wayne Rooney host the special debate between Jose Mourinho and Fabio Capello. The show includes cameos by Dave from Newcastle, Didier Drogba, Roy Keane and others. Be champions. [display_podcast]

Fabio Capello Restores Faith In England National Team

When Fabio Capello was appointed England manager, people asked me what my thoughts were on the matter. My viewpoint at the time was that it would bring clarity to whether the England national team was still a football power or not. After all, if Capello couldn’t turn England into a […]

Croatia 1-4 England: Walcott Grabs Hat-Trick In Zagreb

England achieved a massive three points tonight with an emphatic 4-1 away win against Croatia in their second match of 2010 World Cup qualifying. It was far from an ordinary night for England in Zagreb. Wayne Rooney scored his first goal for England since October 2007. Theo Walcott, who started […]

When Wayne Rooney Met Fabio Capello: Part One

The masterminds from I’m On Setanta Sports are back with a one-on-one interview between Wayne Rooney, like, and Fabio Capello. Enjoy part one of the interview. Part two will be released after the Croatia against England game on Wednesday. If you’re not sure, learn more about what a chip butty […]

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R.I.P Besian Idrizaj

The agent of Swansea striker Besian Idrizaj has unfortunately told the media of the players death due to a heart attack on May 15th in his family home in Linz, Austria. Although not a regular in the Swansea side, it is so unfortunate to see a player (or indeed anyone) […]

USA to Host 2016 Copa America, Says Report

The next Copa America will be in Chile in 2015, but when the Confederation of CONMEBOL celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2016 they want to hold a special tournament and it won’t be on the South American Continent. Reports coming from Mexico and Goal are that there will be a […]

Manchester City Raise Kaka Bid To £243 Million

Manchester City has reportedly raised their bid for Kaka to £243 million in the hopes of securing the Brazilian attacking midfielder from AC Milan, according to The Sun newspaper. The £243 million deal breaks down to: £108 million for AC Milan. £108 million for the superstar’s wages including taxes. Kaka […]

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