Posts Tagged "England"

The 2011 Womens World Cup: England 2-0 Japan

By on Jul 5, 2011 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

Coming into form at the right time is a critical aspect of tournament football, but it is one that occasionally feels as if it is overlooked. This evening, against a team that played some sublime football in their previous match, England put in a performance which suggested that they might just be doing exactly this and, while it would be premature to suggest that...

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England Start To Find Their Feet At The Womens World Cup

By on Jul 2, 2011 in International Football, Latest | 0 comments

With thirty minutes left to play in Dresden last night, it looked as if the England team was heading out of the 2011 Womens World Cup. A goal down against New Zealand, having picked up a draw against Mexico in their opening match, they looked all but out of the competition, but two goals from Jill Scott and Jess Clarke managed to pull an iron from the fire, and they...

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It’s Official: England Are The Fourth Best National Team In The World

By on Jun 29, 2011 in International Football, Latest | 5 comments

The middle of the summer always brings about the “silly season”, that time of year when, with parliament sunning itself on beaches or relaxing on their country estates, news editors find themselves having to resort to a different angle in their reporting of the news. This extends to the sports pages as well, particularly in years with an odd number when...

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Autonomy, Misrepresentation & That Most Peculiar Beast: Team GB

By on Jun 21, 2011 in International Football, Latest | 4 comments

Rumbling along quietly along in the background, the ongoing argument over whether a Great Britain team should take part in the 2012 London Olympics has been one of the slow-burning debates within British football over the last half-decade or so, but this debate ignited this afternoon after a series of statements, made in turn by the British Olympic Association, the...

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