Posts Tagged "England"

Valour! Honour! Scott Parker! The Wing Commander Writes On England vs Sweden

Valour! Honour! Scott Parker! The Wing Commander Writes On England vs Sweden

By on Jun 17, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

Regular – or indeed occasional – readers of the When Saturday Comes magazine forum will probably already be aware of the writings of the Wing Commander, the last living remnant of the British Empire and a man who holds a very particular type of Englishman very close to his bosom. Having already had one book of his reports published (and details of how  to purchase...

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Euro 2012: England 3-2 Sweden

By on Jun 16, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 1 comment

There was a point yesterday when it seemed as if history was deemed to repeat itself yet again. As Olof Mellbergs second goal-ward shot on goal made Joe Harts net swell for the second time in ten minutes, the feeling that England were deflating to expectation was inescapable. We had been here before, of course. In the cauldron of noise that was the Rasunda in...

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For The King, The Empire And John Terry: The Wing Commander Writes On England Vs France

For The King, The Empire And John Terry: The Wing Commander Writes On England Vs France

By on Jun 12, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 5 comments

Regular – or indeed occasional – readers of the When Saturday Comes magazine forum will probably already be aware of the writings of the Wing Commander, the last living remnant of the British Empire and a man who holds a very particular type of Englishman very close to his bosom. Having already had one book of his reports published, we are delighted to...

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The Calm Before The England Storm

By on Jun 11, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

If this summers European Championships have felt a little unusual so far, with the rain and the old school hooliganism and all – Fighting stewards inside a ground! How quaint! – then perhaps the most uncharacteristic aspect of it all has been the lack of hype surrounding the England team. As time has passed, there has come to be a quiet mist of...

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Euro 2012: The Runners & Riders – England

By on Jun 8, 2012 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

Perfidious Albion. The pantomime villains of international football. The team that everybody loves to hate. This year, however, it had been starting to look as if England might have had a quieter time of things. Thrashed out of sight by Germany at the World Cup finals two years ago, a few weeks of navel-gazing was followed by not a great deal changing as...

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