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.
Below is the ninth installment of a Euro 2016 column titled “Footé in France” by O-Posts mainstay and top football writer, Adam Gray. The final whistle sounded in Nice and that was it. Roy Hodgson’s four years in charge of England had come to an end leaving a legacy of, well, very little. Hodgson had
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
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
As of just three years ago, it would have been unthinkable that Ashley Cole’s status as England’s number one left-back could have been under threat. The Chelsea man travelled to South Africa with Stephen Warnock as his deputy, whilst Leighton Baines stayed at home after making the initial 30 man squad. Baines did make it