Fabio Capello

Who Dares Cross the Bridge?

March 7, 2012

With Andre Villas-Boas becoming the seventh manager to lose his job since the Roman Abramovich regime commenced in 2003, speculation surrounds who is being lined up to cross the bridge that has seen so many stumble and fall. The following candidates top the Chelsea wish list: JOSE MOURINHO – 49, Real Madrid ‘The Special One’ […] […]

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Redknapp Cannot Rescue English Expectations

March 7, 2012

Last Wednesday, England conceded three goals at Wembley for the first time since 2007, heaping more misery on the national team’s build-up to Euro 2012. Still void of a manager and with the tournament under 14 weeks away, the outlook for the England football team is grim at best. Stuart Peace was employed in a […] […]

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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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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for England?

January 25, 2012

With both Euro 2012 and the Olympics getting underway this summer, it is perhaps no surprise that speculation has been rife over who will make it into Fabio Capello’s final squad for Poland and Ukraine, and who is in line for a call up for Stuart Pearce’s Olympic Team GB squad – and the Euro […] […]

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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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FA search party!

October 11, 2011

Fabio Capello won’t be kept on past the European Championships in Poland and Ukraine. So, the search is on to find the next England boss. The FA’s David Bernstein has announced that Capello is to stand down from his position of England manager after the tournament. This is not exactly a shock to everyone, as […] […]

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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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Road to Poland and Ukraine

September 7, 2011

Germany, Italy, Spain and Netherlands (plus hosts Poland and Ukraine) are the first nations to be qualified to Euro 2012 with still two more rounds of matches to play in October. In this moment Germany and Spain seemed the best European national teams.  Last saturday  Joachim Loew’s team has won 4-0 for the 4th time […] […]

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Time For England To Ditch Terry For Euro Qualifier

September 2, 2011

There comes a point in every player’s career when they must be sacrificed in favour of a younger man. The natural order of football means there will always be a new model, keen to take your place in the side. This is even more pertinent in international football, with players increasingly wanting to extend their […] […]

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Lethargic Lions struggle to draw against useful Swiss

June 5, 2011

England   2   –   2   Switzerland Lampard (pen) 37     Barnetta 32, 35 Young 51 Even the most ardent of England fans could have been forgiven for forgetting this England international was even on the calendar. The Premier League climax, Champions League final and corruption allegations within FIFA have dominated the headlines in recen […]

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Keeper catastrophe not down to Capello cock-ups

May 26, 2011

Fabio Capello’s fall from grace in the eyes of the English public since the 2010 world cup has been almost as hyped as his team’s chances for the same tournament. One of the main problems journalists have cunningly picked up is his lack of communication skills due to his sub-standard grasp of the language. He […] […]

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With Golden Generation on the decline, finally England friendlies mean something

March 28, 2011

Friendlies like the one England will play against Ghana on Tuesday used to be dismal affairs, with little impact on the overall direction of the national side. While a first-choice core was given time off to placate club managers, players on the periphery got a chance at a run out that would have had to […] […]

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