UAFA Nations League and England get ‘outplayed’ against a top side (Spain), followed by being ‘dismal’ in a friendly (Switzerland) – all preceded AGAIN with a ‘head-in-the sand’ view of the team’s abilities?

          Well, only the football focused will have known, seemingly out of the blue but actually four years ago, that a ‘third’ men’s national-team full international tournament for the 55 members of UEFA (the sport’s European governing body) had been put in place [the other two being the existing World Cup and the […]

England Football Team played Slovakia again – another shambles?

England football players Well, well, well, the Football Association precipitously appointed a new manager to take over a failed team, so what did Sam Allardyce do in his first game in charge, eh? He played the same bunch of losers with exactly the same captain that disgraced this Country’s major sport at Euro 2016 France […]

The disgraceful state of Association Football in England – the incompetent Football Association’s name in the frame?

Some month ago a post here identified where the FA had to go to resuscitate English football and questioned if it would actually happen this time. Well the answer is that it won’t. [see ‘WHERE THE FA HAVE TO GO TO RESUSCITATE ENGLISH FOOTBALL – BUT WILL IT HAPPEN THIS TIME?’] Now, the Football Association […]

WHERE THE FA HAVE TO GO TO RESUSCITATE ENGLISH FOOTBALL – BUT WILL IT HAPPEN THIS TIME?

This is a follow-on blog from the previously published “The Football Association now admits that the England International team is at crisis point – how comes they have only just noticed?] The Football Association, the governing body of football, are running about like headless chickens now to find a manager to head up the England […]

The Football Association now admits that the England International team is at crisis point – how comes they have only just noticed?

     England flag Anyone who knows anything ‘whatsoever’ about English football appreciates that it has been in the cacky for not one or two, but numerous decades, wouldn’t you say? England’s team at this summer’s Euro Finals in France were a bloody shameful shower, and ALL their performances were dire. Their appearance at this tournament […]

England play in the knockout stage in France at Euro’s – was it a big disappointment?

  euro mascot        England flag [Quarter Finals (8 teams): Poland v Portugal, Wales v Belgium, Germany v Italy, France, v Iceland]. The stuttering Holders Spain are OUT – defeated by reinvigorated Italy earlier today   England Starting team : Hart, Cahill, Smalling, Walker, Dier, Rose, Rooney, Alli, Sturridge, Kane, Sterling Subs: [3 allowed]         Forster, Clyne, […]

England march on in France at Euro’s and into the knockout stage – surely they must reach the quarter finals at least now?

  euro mascot        England flag Final 16 teams: Germany, France, Italy, Hungry, Wales, Croatia; Belgium, Spain, England, Switzerland, Poland, Iceland; Portugal, Slovakia, Northern I, Rep Ireland There can be no doubt that England manager Roy Hodgson was riding his luck with his bizarre team selection this last week against Slovakia which included unfathomable wholesale changes – […]

England at Euro 2016 Finals France and had a simple task against Slovakia – did they perform at last then?

  euro mascot        England flag England Starting team : Hart, Clyne, Cahill, Smalling, Bertrand, Henderson, Dier, Wilshire, Sturridge, Vardy, Lallana Subs:   [3 allowed]         Forster, Walker, Rose, Milner, Sterling, Kane, Rooney, Stones, Barkley, Alli, Rashford, Heaton Subs used : : Rooney for Wilshire (58 min), Alli for Lallana (60 min) , Kane for Sturridge (75min) Well, […]

England v Wales faced-off in their Euro 2016 finals joust – who took the spoils then?

  euro mascot        England flag England Starting team : Hart, Walker, Cahill, Smalling, Rose, Dier, Rooney, Alli, Lallana,  Kane, Sterling Subs used : :   Vardy for Kane,  Sturridge for Sterling, Rashford for Lallana, Well you have to hand it to Roy Hodgson in sticking to his guns in fielding the ‘same’ England dubious starting line-up against […]

England kicks-off its Euro 2016 finals quest – how did it go against Russia then?

  euro mascot        England flag England Starting team : Hart, Walker, Cahill, Smalling, Rose, Dier, Rooney, Alli, Lallana,  Kane, Sterling Subs used : :   Wilshere for Rooney,  Milner for Sterling,   As soon as Roy Hodgson announced his team for this first match yesterday in France, we either feared or knew we were in trouble, didn’t […]