Thank you Italy and Costa Rica for putting England out of…

...our misery. After Italy's lacklustre defeat to Costa Rica, England's miserable World Cup is over before the postcards have been bought never mind sent home. ...read this Blog post →

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Should just cut & paste the last two games for England’s…

...final warm up game. England's final warm up match before they headed to Brazil was an amalgamation of the previous two outings the bad from the first and good from the second in a game of three halves. ...read this Blog post →

The psychology of Roy…

...Hodgson. Much has been made of Roy Hodgson taking noted sports psychologist Dr Steve Peters with the England team to Brazil but maybe it's the manager he needs a look at not the players. ...read this Blog post →

And the winner for best comedy goes to…

...England. Apparently the international friendly between England and Peru at Wembley was shown live on TV in Brazil. I hope they had a suitably good laugh. ...read this Blog post →

It’s not the youngster that’ll let England…

...down. The media haven't half got their knickers in a knot about Roy Hodgson picking some youngsters in his World Cup squad, when they should be focusing on the old failures instead. ...read this Blog post →

I know Brazil haven’t played anyone and that’s why…

...they're 18th in the FIFA rankings. But losing to this England side, even in a friendly in which they didn't look bothered, surely indicates that ranking is close to being right. ...read this Blog post →

And that’s the England we know and…

...love. Hapless, hopeless, outplayed and technically exposed when up against a half decent side, as Ukraine are - it does take a major side to embarrass them - and ultimately lucky. Very lucky. ...read this Blog post →