European championships

Joey Barton – Spot on or just bitter?

June 27, 2015

Like him or loathe him, Joey Barton is a rare breed in the football media. An intelligent out spoken, passionate, football fan with an honest opinion. The former QPR midfielder tells 5 live Sport that the culture in English football is “rotten from top to bottom” following the team’s exit from European Championships. The culture […]

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Should the Anfield Cat be the next England manager?

February 9, 2012

Bookies are slashing odds on the Anfield Cat to become the next England boss. After his fearless display on Monday night, the Cat has been attracting attention from all over the globe. The 4 legged cutie showed more bottle in one night than in 5 years under the atrocious Sven McClaren. ‘With England’s woeful displays […] […]

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The Capello experiment works at last

November 14, 2011

England’s narrow 1-0 victory over Spain proved that Fabio Capello’s Italian influence can force England to play without the cavalier tendencies that cause them to be knocked out of every major tournament. Rather than arrogantly attacking the World and European champions at Wembley, England played with rare discipline and composure. The result w […]

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Ashley Young must replace idiotic Rooney as England’s number ten

October 11, 2011

England fans are used to their star players letting them down at major tournaments, but this time it has happened seven months before a ball has even been kicked in Poland or Ukraine. Wayne Rooney’s sending off against Montenegro on Friday proves he still has the fiery temper that could be fatal to England’s already […] […]

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The English Model vs. the Continental Model

June 16, 2011

The recent successes of the Spanish National team in the last two international tournaments, 2008 European Championships and the 2010 World Cup has highlighted a wind of change in world football. Couple Spain’s international glory with the emergence of Barcelona combining winning football with fantasy, flair and creativity and you have a recipe f […]

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Lampard shouldn’t play for England, never mind captain them

February 9, 2011

Of the players in the current England squad, it makes sense that he should be captain for tonight’s game against Denmark. But why is he playing in this match in the first place? Why is he even in the squad? We know what Lampard offers for England: a pale imitation of the player he is […] […]

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Wembley begins search for super fan – is this you?

January 14, 2011

Wembley Stadium is offering one lucky Londoner the chance to get unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the world famous stadium for the whole of 2011. The groundbreaking Super Fan competition is offering a pair of tickets to every Wembley event over the next 12 months and with incredible internationals, thrilling finals and epic music events co […]

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Can Balotelli turn his dream into reality?

November 11, 2010

Last week Mario Balotelli revealed to the media that his ambition is to become the best player in the world; certainly a big statement from a talented striker that has struggled with his professionalism and temperament before arriving at Man City. So can he become the best player in the world? or is that ambition […] […]

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Best penalty ever taken?

July 26, 2010

If you haven’t seen this amazing penalty by now then you’ve probably been on the moon.

Real Betis forward Calvente, invents a new technique never seen before (ok, ok, Pele did it way back before TV was invented). […]

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Euro 2012 qualifiers – Are you happy with England’s draw?

February 7, 2010

England will take on Wales in the Euro 2012 qualifiers.

They will also come up against Switzerland, Bulgaria and Montenegro. […]

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The Ultimate 11’s – England’s Pony 11

August 3, 2009

he week’s Ultimate 11’s is Bobby Richards’ England Pony 11. Bobby once scored 2 goals in Hastings as a 20 year old playing for an under 12’s side, and was ever present when his Sunday League side took a 12-0, 8-0, and 14-0 battering. So who better quailified to give us his Ultimate England Pony 11! […]

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