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Tag Archives: Wayne Rooney

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

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

How Good Is Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez for Manchester United?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Rarely have I seen a player make such an impressive debut for a club than the one I saw Wednesday night when Javier Hernandez came on as a second half substitute for Manchester United against the MLS All Star team. … Continue reading

How Fabio Capello Blew it, and Why He Should Be Fired

Posted on by Patrick Dresslar

I am fully aware that I am late to the why-England-were-eliminated-party here, but as I’ve pored over the litany of explanations on the web, I’ve found that there is an unfair discrepancy of player blame vs. manager blame. Sure, the … Continue reading

England 1-4 Germany: England Eliminated and Left to Rue Disallowed Goal

Posted on by Jesse Chula

In the crucial last 16 clash v Germany, England boss Fabio Capello elected to stick with his winning eleven that saw off Slovenia in the last group stage match. Unchanged and with growing confidence, England took the field against one … Continue reading

5 Players to Watch During England v Germany Round of 16 Clash

Posted on by Jesse Chula

In this weekend’s tastiest World Cup fixture, long time rivals Germany and England will meet in a head on battle with dramatic implications and a quarter final birth on the line. Will the English get their chance to conquer their demons during … Continue reading

New Updated ESPN "Power of 10" TV Spot for World Cup

Posted on by Jake Islas

A couple months before the World Cup, ESPN released a series of 4 TV ads in their “One Game Changes Everything” campaign. If you don’t remember the ads, there was “Robben Island”, “United”, “Power of 10″ and “Passion”, and they … Continue reading

England 0-0 Algeria: Lego Highlights

Posted on by Christopher Harris

There’s something beautiful about watching soccer highlights played out by stop-motion Lego characters. It even makes a boring match such as England 0-0 Algeria look exciting. Watch the above video to see the highlights, which even includes Wayne Rooney’s rant … Continue reading

England’s Biggest Problem – They Are Just Not that Good

Posted on by Eric Altshule

  For a number of months there has been a debate on this site about how good the English team really is.  Most have claimed that this version of the Three Lions represented a golden generation of players finally coming … Continue reading

For Abject England, Expect More of the Same

Posted on by Eric Altshule

  England fans have traditionally been guilty of the sin of not really looking.  Reading the English press, there seems a general sense of shock about how their team performed in their first game yesterday.  But to a neutral observer, … Continue reading

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

England v USA: The Key Matchups

Posted on by Patrick Dresslar

Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, John Terry, Ashley Cole. An illustrious lot, these world footballing stars would make the starting XI of just about every squad on the planet and are known from the Midwest to the Midlands. Landon … Continue reading

Rio Ferdinand's Exit Doesn't Hinder England's Chances of Winning the World Cup (Welcome to the England Captaincy Steven Gerrard)

Posted on by Jesse Chula

On a day where two of the Premier League’s brightest and most popular stars succumbed to various knacks and knocks and subsequently exit the World Cup, another of the league’s most popular athletes ascends into the captaincy of the England National team … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney Stars In TV Ad With James Corden

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Manchester United and England legend Wayne Rooney stars in a new TV commercial which also features British actor and comedian James Corden. In the advert, Corden pretends to be a TV director shooting Rooney as he scores a winning goal … 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

Wayne's World: The Importance of Rooney

Posted on by Sameer Chopra

It seems every World Cup, England puts together a solid team, that somehow depends upon the brilliance of a single man, who can take the merely good players around him, and make them into world beaters. In years past it … Continue reading