You’d hope Roy Hodgson would learn from…

...his first World Cup qualifier. But you know he hasn't. You know what he thinks he saw isn't what he actually did, by he effusive praise of certain individuals and the knowledge they'll be there against Ukraine on Tuesday. ...read this Blog post →

Was anyone really interest in an England…

...friendly in Switzerland? A half full Wankdorf Stadium in Berne suggested no. Even if the Olympics hadn't just finished there still wouldn't be much interest in this game, seeing what England should have been like at the Euros. ...read this Blog post →

Meet Roy Hodgson, is he the same as…

...the old boss? As I've posted here before I wanted Roy Hodgson to be the England boss. I've wanted it for years, since Glenn Hoddle was sacked. You know when they say be careful what you wish for... ...read this Blog post →

When Alan Shearer said “did” instead of “done”…

…I though England would nick it. I never thought they would outplay Italy, I never thought they’d pass it about like they knew what they were doing, I never thought they’d look like a proper football team but I thought with the luck they had previously and if Shearer can actually figure out that it’s […] ...read this Blog post →

How could I have ever doubted the experts…

...when they said England would win the group? Oh that's right I've watch enough England games like this latest one the final group D game against Ukraine. It's amazing what a couple of very scrappy, lucky, wins can do for reality. ...read this Blog post →

With all due respect to Sweden, they are…

...almost England. Regardless of England's first competitive victory over Sweden, this was a match between pretty equally matched sides, turned on piece of good fortune - James Milner's yellow card. ...read this Blog post →

Another never mind the quality, feel the width…

...Fabio game. Against a team that wasn't even mediocre Fabio's side put in a performance that provides a win but won't excite anyone bar the delusional. ...read this Blog post →

Ahh, poor diddums are feeling a bit…

...tired. Yet again the tired old excuse is dug up by an England manager who has just witnessed another inept display by players he has picked as England struggle to draw with Switzerland in the Euro 2012 qualifier. ...read this Blog post →