And sent them homeward tae think…

…again. The Jocks felt hard done by after leaving Wembley on the wrong end of the three, nil scoreline, but they should be happy as they’ve probably done England more harm than good. Oh but didn’t they get misty eyed in the build up to the England vs Scotland World Cup qualifier. The country that […] ...read this Blog post →

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England, new manager, wash, rinse,

...repeat... The first game for England's new manager, Gareth Southgate, saw a struggle to get a 2-0 victory over Malta, with a performance that was indistinguishable from his predecessor's teams. ...read this Blog post →

It really was just like deja vu all…

…over again. One kick in the dying seconds couldn’t hide the fact that the same team that struggled at the Euros, struggled exactly the same way in Sam Allardyce’s first game as England manager. I had originally thought that Adam Lallana’s last ditch goal had moved Allardyce from being the new Hodgson to him being […] ...read this Blog post →

Fourteen years after Shearer embarrassed Germany…

...they get the last laugh. In Euro 2000 Germany finished bottom of the their group after defeat by England, they took that as an insult and while we're still stuck with Shearer they are holding aloft the ultimate trophy ...read this Blog post →

The British sporting summer has been just…

...great. England football team at the World Cup, the cricket team against Sri Lanka and now India, the rugby teams against the southern hemisphere - some say that Murray berk at Wimbledon. Now the cycling is imploding. ...read this Blog post →

That nil nil prediction against Costa Rica not so far off…

...the mark then. Highlight of England's tournament. Figured they'd lose by one goal to Italy, one or two to Uruguay and draw with Costa Rica before flying home before the postcards and Roy's boys didn't disappoin ...read this Blog post →

Quick fixes for England in the short…

...term. The deep rooted problems with the England national football team can't be fixed overnight but there a number of small things that can be done straight away to make things somewhat better in the near future. ...read this Blog post →

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 →