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 →

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The ‘Arry Redknapp what if derby…

...was a fitting game. 'Arry could have managed either of these teams in a parallel universe. He could have quite easily overseen a game as utterly devoid of skill and talent as was put on by and England side as they failed yet again to win against a team that's not San Marino or Moldova. ...read this Blog post →

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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 →

Post Olympic syndrome…

...or is it a disorder? What are we left with after these last two weeks of the best Olympics ever but memories and the realisation that all there is now doesn't match up. ...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 →

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 →

Can Roy dampen expectation any…

...more? From the squad he chose to the first starting lineup he put out to the formation they lined up in to the changes he made and the performance they put on in beating Norway one nil he's doing his best to shout 'this is all I've got'. ...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 →

Spurs player survives England game…

...shocker. Well as of writing this that is, so far I haven't heard that Michael Dawson is suffering any career threatening injury due to his 67 minute outing as England beat Denmark, last night. ...read this Blog post →

France, I wouldn't get too excited…

...it was only England after all. Not only that it's still a Fabio led England, with much of the same dead wood hanging onto their places as competed with France during the World Cup for the worst team on show. ...read this Blog post →

The rest of Europe will be quaking in their…

...boots, after that. England actually manage to beat a fourth rate side at home in their opening qualification game for Euro 2012. Meet the new qualification campaign, same as the old qualification campaign. ...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 →

Does anyone want to play for England…

...at the World Cup? After the two final warm up games against Mexico and Japan that England luckily won it looked like most of the side don't want a place in the final 23 man squad. But it brought two main problems with Fabio and the way he does things. ...read this Blog post →