Match Of The Midweek: Switzerland 1-3 England


Ian began writing Twohundredpercent in May 2006. He lives in Brighton. He has also written for, amongst others, Pitch Invasion, FC Business Magazine, The Score, When Saturday Comes, Stand Against Modern Football and The Football Supporter. Ian was the first winner of the Socrates Award For Not Being Dead Yet at the 2010 NOPA awards for football bloggers.

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  1. Michael Wood says:

    and, similarly, we can only speculate over the timing of the release of the Rooney story – a cynic could be tempted to the conclusion that releasing the story in the middle of five days of international matches could have been done deliberately in order to destabilise the team ahead of a potentially tricky away match

    Or perhaps – if one were to look beyond football – one might note the fact that The paper which broke this “story” is itself subject of investigations into illegally listening in on phone messages of private people.

    To distract from this NotW has decided that it is time to take a swing at the England team putting its own attempts to avoid being called to task over the phone tapping allegations above the progress of the England team.

    Why anyone would buy it – and people do – is a mystery to me.

  1. September 8, 2010

    […] Match Of The Midweek: Switzerland 1-3 England “Two games, six points and seven goals. On the pitch, at least, it is starting to feel worryingly as if this summer’s meltdown in South Africa never happened for England. Off it, meanwhile, it has been a busy week in very different ways for England’s players and their PR people, and the suspicion remains that the team are hanging on by their fingernails with their opening two results from the qualifying campaign for Euro 2012.” (twohundredpercent) […]

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