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England are the 4th best team in the World? We show you how.

Posted July 4, 2012 by GM

So the new FIFA rankings are out, and they show that England are in 4th place, yes, you heard that correctly, above Argentina, Brazil, Portugal, Italy and Holland. We have exclusive behind the scenes shots of how the FIFA rankings are devised. Yes, I know the ranking system is based on a points system, but […]

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Spain boring? Yeah, and matches don’t come any bigger than FA Cup quarter-finals

Posted June 27, 2012 by CG

You’d be forgiven for thinking your ears are playing tricks on you, but it is actually being suggested in some circles that Spain’s style of play is boring. Vicente del Bosque’s side came in for some criticism following La Roja’s 2-0 victory over France on Saturday. The Spanish were accused of strangling the life out […]

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To all young English footballers – please learn how to pass the ball

Posted June 25, 2012 by TO

Another tournament, another quarter final exit for England.  Beforehand, most fans and pundits agreed that this would represent a successful tournament.   Having seen how wide the gulf in class was last night, surviving to a penalty shoot out was a miraculous achievement! In the last two tournaments that England have played, in 2006 & 2010, you […]

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Avoiding Spain is not a bye to the semi-finals

Posted June 19, 2012 by CG

A solitary Wayne Rooney goal was enough for England to overcome tournament co-hosts Ukraine in Shakhtar Donetsk’s Donbass Arena this evening and top Group D in the process. Pipping France to first place in the group means that Roy Hodgson’s side has avoided Spain and will instead face Cesare Prandelli’s Italy in the quarter-finals on […]

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Yes, England can win it. Even with Downing in the squad

Posted June 12, 2012 by CG

Despite what some supporters will have you believe, England winning the European Championship is not beyond the realms of possibility. Since taking charge of the national team, Roy Hodgson has had anything but unwavering support and to be fair to the Sun, he has made one or two mistakes during his brief tenure as England […]

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