Posts Tagged "England"

Euro Moments: England

By on Jun 7, 2012 in Art, Latest | 1 comment

This mornings Euro Moment comes from England, and features midfielder Stewart Downing standing in a glass box. It may just be for the best that he stays in there. This was the final Euro Moment, but you can see plenty more Dotmund artwork here, and you can read his trenchant opinions on just about everything here. Mungo will return for a new series later in the...

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Injuries & Discord: Business As Usual For England

By on Jun 4, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

Early on Saturday evening, Roy Hodgsons plucky bunch of underdogs ground out their second single goal warm-up win, this time against Belgium. A win is a win, and anybody taking so much as a cursory look at Hodgsons options ahead of this summers European Championships will already fully aware that anything more than abject humiliation may well be worthy of the sort...

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Impossible To Love, Questionable Inclusions & The Fluidity Of Porridge: Business As Usual For England

By on May 17, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 5 comments

So there it is, then. The provisional England squad for the 2012 European Championships. On what was at the time a slow news day, this was always likely to provoke a considerable amount of comment, but the hysteria yesterday morning and earlier this afternoon might have taken the most dedicated of frenzy-watchers by surprise. As one o’clock ticked over, the...

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Premature Rejection: The Fourth Estate And Roy Hodgson

By on May 2, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 15 comments

Once the announcement had been made, they acted with admirable speed. It took just two days from an announcement appearing on the Football Association’s website on Sunday afternoon for an interview to be held and, this afternoon, a press conference to follow confirming that Roy Hodgson is the new manager of the England national football team. This, however, is...

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Roy Hodgson… England Manager?

By on Apr 29, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 8 comments

The timing was just right for tomorrow morning’s newspapers, but the name isn’t the one that most had expected to see at the top of their short-list. Earlier this evening, a statement appeared on the Football Association’s website confirming that they have made a formal approach to West Bromwich Albion to speak to Roy Hodgson over the position...

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