...ends. Roy Hodgson's England completed their 100% run through Euro 2016 qualifying with a three nil victory over the might of Lithuania.
...all his fault. He did a pretty good job for a tactically limited manager who was extremely restricted by the limited way English football, footballers and top flight managers look down at the Under-21 set up.
…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 […]
...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.
...this old excuse. It's not cutting it as an excuse Fabio, after all teh German's played more games than our superstars and their best player was in action last summer while our lot had a nice break.
...Germany. Keggy reacted with humility after that defeat, Fabio reacted like England's biggest defeat in a World Cup finals came as a great shock to him, well it didn't come as a great shock here.
...a tear. It was with a loud cheer I greeted the news that David Beckham suffered a torn Achilles tendon playing for AC Milan, which should keep him out of England's World Cup squad for the summer.
...servant of the game. Former England player and manager Sir Bobby Robson lost his final battle against cancer and died today aged 76, a excellent club manager he wasn't quite there with the top job.
England players practiced taking penalties for the Under 21 European Championship and it showed as the scored 12 in the shoot out against the Dutch who won by scoring 13.