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 

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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 

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The big bosses of the England FA, have made their final decision, They’ve found a new boss for the England team position. They sat round a boardroom, table scratching all their heads, Wondering who to appoint – when they’d rather be home in their comfy beds! Behold! Sam Allardyce, is now in the hot seat, 

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Sam Allardyce is expected to be announced as the newly appointed England manager anytime from now, according to a report by The Mirror. Allardyce- who is still by contract the Sunderland- is to take over the mantle from Roy Hodgson who resigned immediately after England’s humiliating round of 16 elimination from the European Championship by 

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Maybe England are just not good enough! A contentious topic, but one that cannot go unnoticed given England’s perennial disappointment at major tournaments. The Three Lions were once again eliminated from the European Championship, but this time round by Iceland – a small country with a big heart. This is not the first time England 

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Let’s hear it for the Iceland team – they played with flair and skill. But the mighty “skills” of England – I had to pop a pill! The millionaires of the England squad, couldn’t match Iceland, They should have called on Accrington Stanley I’m sure they’d lend a hand! The mighty egos of the England 

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England were unequivocally knocked out of the European Championship by Iceland, one of the biggest underdogs in the tournament. The fans were left distraught as this was yet another underwhelming performance in a major tournament, which was in stark contrast of their qualifying round in which they impressively won all 10 of their qualifying matches. 

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When you look at the majority of these national sides, all have that one player a class above the rest… Do England really have that? Portugal have Ronaldo Wales have Gareth Bale Pogba for France Eden Hazard or Kevin De Bruyne for Belgium Robert Lewandowski for Poland Spain have the luxury of a multitude of 

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The first installment of a new Euro 2016 column titled “The Europhile” by O-Posts football writer, James Clark. England are a massive footballing nation in their own right. The likes of David Beckham, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, Paul Scholes and Wayne Rooney have all donned the shirt in the last 20 years. All players of 

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A name that was missing from England’s provisional Euro 2016 squad on Monday morning will give a stark warning to a name that was included. Theo Walcott used Twitter to express his “disappointment” over being left out but it is that emotion that is becoming synonymous with a career that began with his surprise call 

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I am a magic genie – and I am an England fan, Please don’t ask me why, I’m told this by my Gran! I do live in a lamp – and I watch my large TV, But I am so dissolutionned, with the England football team – I’ll create some magic for free! But if 

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England are the underdogs, that is plain to see, They’re in the Euro 2016 – and Rooney’s hurt his knee! We never seem to do well – and we never win a trophy, Will we win this competition – and revel in the glory? We all stick together, and play our very best, But, sadly, 

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England have gone eight for eight in qualifying and have comfortably qualified for the 2016 Euros. So Roy Hodgson is now faced with a choice: Pick his first eleven and stick with them, build momentum and get a rhythm or experiment with players, change systems, give debuts to young England prospects and decide the team 

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When Rickie Lambert scored the winner in England’s friendly with Scotland back in August 2013, much was made of the striker’s meteoric rise from the humble beginnings of non-league Marine, Blackpool and Macclesfield via a short stint in a beetroot factory. Lambert had to wait until he was 31 for his first England cap and 

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For most of us, the last time England won the World Cup is firmly consigned to nostalgia and the memory of our parents and grandparents. It’s been a whopping 47 years since England triumphed at the World Cup and, despite our fans faithfully whipping themselves into a frenzy ever World Cup since, we haven’t even 

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