Gareth Southgate must be one hell of a salesman. He is currently trying to persuade Steve Holland that a good career move would be to jack it in with Antonio Conte and the Premier League leaders and come and be found guilty by association the next time England crash out of a major tournament.
England vs. Spain, Wembley, 20.00 kick off (ITV) It’s the final game of Gareth Southgate’s interim reign. Assuming he doesn’t make a complete hash of this game, he will probably be England’s next permanent manager. Here’s everything you need to know about tonight’s game. History England first faced Spain in 1929, which the Spaniards
I tell you what, you’ve got to be a good side to wear pink haven’t you? The nation of Scotland would have been pumped full of national pride, ready to head over the border and teach those English a thing or two about football, just like they did in the good old days.
WOW! WOW! WOW! Wonders will never cease! England played Malta – and won the match with ease! The players ran round the pitch – and dazzled with the ball, They ran circles round Malta – they felt like ten foot tall! Wayne Rooney was in mid- field – he has to prove him- self. Or
Premier League action returns this weekend after a grueling week-and-a-half of international fixtures- as Chelsea play host to champions Leicester City in the first showdown of the day. Although Manchester City hosting Everton and the Gunners trip to Swansea all carry a mouth watering prospect, Manchester United’s visit to Anfield will be the biggest encounter
The just-concluded international break was quite uneventful with nothing out of the ordinary, characterized by the usual ranting and overriding negativity towards the Three Lions, most of all directed to Wayne Rooney: the golden boy of English football. The England and Manchester United captain was booed for his performances as he skippered his side against
There was nothing significant about the result of Spain’s World Cup qualifying win in Albania and the 0-2 victory in Shkoder was routine, but the sight of Gerard Pique strolling through his evening in a cut-off short sleeve shirt set the wheels in motion for a decision that will hit La Roja in the near
Watching from the side-lines of Gareth Southgate’s first, moribund audition to become England’s manager was Michael Keane, enjoying his first international call-up. It is a deserved reward for Keane, having been subjected to a bid from champions Leicester City in the summer, such was his form in Burnley’s promotion campaign, and having made an impressive
When the FA chairman Greg Clarke appears in front of MPs later this month amid accusations of failure in football governance, it may be worth exploring just how we got to this point. From the disaster of Roy Hodgson and Euro 2016 to left-back Danny Rose accepting Alan Shearer’s assessment England are now a laughing
The scandal just carries on for the English FA, They appointed a new manager – who caused them such dismay. The scandal broke just recently – in a posh hotel, The meeting between reporters – and was it kiss and tell? Some would call it entrapment – lured by a trap. By a gang of
I watched the England football game with eager anticipation, Knowing if they WON the game – it would cause a great sensation. Their opponents were Slovakia – who were the better team, They really should have won it – do you know what I mean?! Big Sam Allardyce – he looked so stressed out, Maybe
Although much derided, Sam Allardyce’s use of comedians Bradley Walsh and Paddy McGuiness to host a quiz night for his England’s players as they prepare for the manager’s first game in charge against Slovakia could be welcome. It is a marked departure from the cheerless atmosphere that hung over England at Euro 2016 when the
This article highlights the greatest national football teams of all time that have left an indelible mark on the beautiful game. It is more than just difficult to pick out greatest national teams of all time — actually, it is almost impossible. Only subjective parameters were the difference in deciding on the list of teams.
India is slowly emerging as a rather profitable market for football, with the Indian Super League attracting names like Robert Pires and top Premier League clubs attempting to woo their Indian fans during festivities such as Diwali and Holi through the social media. The subcontinent’s new crowning achievement comes in the form of Premier Futsal,
The Football Association has officially confirmed that Sam Allardyce is the newly appointed England manager, effective immediately. In a way the appointment couldn’t have come at a worse time as the players are currently away on pre-season with their various clubs awaiting the commencement of the 2016/17 Premier League season. Furthermore, his first competitive