The back pass and why AVB should…

...ban it. Brendan Rodgers can go on about how his side got the “deserved 3 points” and the media can talk up their favourite team but for two stupid moments it would never have happened. ...read this Blog post →

Roy really should have had a brolly in…

…Poland on Tuesday night. After all if he’s going to act the part of McClown he might as well dress the part. Just get the overwhelming sense of deja-vu and that this World Cup qualifying campaign is going the way of Steve McClaren’s doomed single campaign in charge. Uninspiring and lucky with that luck running […] ...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 →

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 →

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 →

That’s England won the group then…

...according to the 'experts'. The reaction from certain quarters to England hanging on for a draw in their Euro 2012 opener against a poor French team was quite predictable. ...read this Blog post →

It’s a good job for Roy that Liverpool had a great…

...season. In the couldn't make it up department it goes to rival the UN choice of Robert Mugabe as their International Tourism Ambassador, Roy has half of Liverpool's under performers in the England squad. ...read this Blog post →