Forget what you saw England are again world beaters…

...under the messiah Roy. A rather standard response that every is great and we can forget the past after another poor performance sees England beat a hopeless Swiss side in what should be their toughest Euro qualifier. ...read this Blog post →

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England’s great new future has that same stale whiff of…

...impending failure. There's new faces, exciting prospects, but it's the same old dried up leader and the same old inadequacies that saw them scrape past an even younger and even worse Norwegian side in front of one man and his dog. ...read this Blog post →

Talk it up lads, take the positives from…

...it. Italy did what Italy do, that is just enough to win, in beating England 2-1 in their opening World Cup group game but the pundits just turn a blind eye. ...read this Blog post →

For better or for worse, England are Brazil…

...bound. Be careful what you wish for. This could get embarrassing in the jungle. As England beat Poland to go to the World Cup and mask what has gone before and optimism raises it's ugly head again. ...read this Blog post →

It’s ‘Arry wot won it for…

...England. As they finally beat some country that isn't called Moldova or San Marino in their World Cup qualifying group. Hang your heads in shame Montenegro. ...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 →

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 →

There's two ways of doing something, the right way and…

...the F.A. way. As we are drip fed the names of the seven players that journos have found out Fabio has phoned to tell them they won't be going to the World Cup, there's no great surprise bar one, thankfully, named Theo Walcott. ...read this Blog post →

Still third favourites are we…

...does anyone actually believe it? Yes it was just a friendly against Mexico but the score was immensely flattering and it wasn't exactly a one off poor performance it had such hallmarks of previous regimes. ...read this Blog post →

Toxic's index rating the players…

...before unlike Fabio not well after the World Cup finals. Fabio Capello has named his provisional 30 squad for the World Cup it includes the usual suspects alongside some stupid choices and 6 players from Spurs. ...read this Blog post →

Does that fill anyone with any confidence apart…

...from England's opposition. After a shocking first half against Egypt at Wembley, England managed to scrape a win but that team put out by Capello and led by Gerrard should fill no one with hopes of World Cup glory. ...read this Blog post →