Tagged: England

Football May Or May Not Be Coming Home 2

Football May Or May Not Be Coming Home

In arguably the least surprising piece of sports news of the week, the Football Association has finally confirmed that yes, England will be bidding to host the World Cup. Well, we’d never have guessed,...

England: The Wing Commander writes 1

England: The Wing Commander writes

Arrived this morning, looking tattered but proud, came the carrier pigeon bringing forth The Wing Commander’s insightful preview of England’s crucial international fixtures versus Israel and Russia. I asked on your behalf as to...

England vs Israel 2

England vs Israel

I would like to start by pointing out that it was my birthday yesterday and that, as a result of this, I am massively hungover, so I would like to apologise for any spelling...

Wretched & Gutless 2

Wretched & Gutless

I don’t know how long these “honeymoon periods” are supposed to last, but I think it’s safe to say that Steve McClaren’s is over. The last four days have seen two utterly spineless England...

Andorra And Out 1

Andorra And Out

To those of you that say that there are no competitive matches at international level anymore… God. Although it was a terrible performance from Andorra, I suppose you could argue that it was a...

Over & Out 4

Over & Out

England 0-0 Portugal (1-3 on penalties) As you have may have noticed, it has taken me quite a long time to consider my thoughts in a rational manner over this match. A suspension that...

Can They? Well… Can They? 2

Can They? Well… Can They?

There’s an hour and forty minutes, and I hope it’s not as hot in Gelsenkirchen as it is in Brighton. It’s absolutely sweltering here. I know the heat is no excuse, but if it’s...

England’s Dreaming? 8

England’s Dreaming?

That St George has fot a lot to answer for. As one or two of you may already be aware, I’ve spent the last couple of days trying to fight the corner for those...

Climb Every Mountain 4

Climb Every Mountain

England 1-0 Ecuador Today, England were… okay. Nothing more, nothing less. Apart from one fairly horrific error in the first ten minutes from John Terry, England kept them at bay, Beckham’s free-kick was excellent...

A Mixed Bag 4

A Mixed Bag

England 2-2 Sweden / Trinidad & Tobago 0-2 Paraguay A mixed bag indeed, but at least the Sven-bashers haven’t got quite as much of a leg to stand on as they had previously. His...

Who Do We Want? 6

Who Do We Want?

I’ve been reading a right load of old guff this morning on the subject of who England would prefer in the second round of the World Cup. Would we rather it was Ecuador, because...

England Doesn’t Expect 7

England Doesn’t Expect

England 2-0 Trinidad & Tobago Well, they made hard work of it, again. For over eighty minutes, it looked as if the wheels had well and truly fallen off Sven’s wagon. England couldn’t blame...

The Heat Of The Moment 3

The Heat Of The Moment

England 1-0 Paraguay Keep repeating the mantra: “it’s the result that counts, it’s the result that counts”. Time, I think, for a little perspective. Reading a few various blogs, messageboards and sites this morning,...