Tag Archives: England

Diego Simeone: Atletico Madrid’s hero, who no matter what, will always be respected

When a hero returns to the scene of former glories, it can often be questioned whether or not it’s a smart move. You see, the hero is remembered for any number of reasons to any number of people. But all … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Seedings: England in Pot 2, Republic of Ireland amongst fourth seeds

Uefa have confirmed that England will be amongst the second seeds for next year’s European Championships in Poland and Ukraine, meaning that Fabio Capello’s men will avoid Euro 2008 runners-up Germany – fresh from a perfect qualifying campaign and a … Continue reading

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Wayne Rooney and Manchester United’s central midfield conundrum

So here’s the question. You’ve got England’s most talented, most creative and best goalscorer. He’s your best player. He’s started the season in imperious form, scoring and creating goals for the champions. You have a wealth of striking options whilst … Continue reading

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Why Fabio Capello should give Phil Jones his England head, not centrally, but at right-back

England manager Fabio Capello has revealed that he is willing to give Manchester United’s youngster Phil Jones his senior England bow in tomorrow evening’s match against Montenegro. Nevertheless, my feelings – for what they’re worth – are ones of joy … Continue reading

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Defensive United injuries will worry Ferguson despite West Brom win

Manchester United may have opened their Premier League season with a victory – a hard-fought encounter against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns saw the champions emerge with a 2-1 win courtesy of goals from Wayne Rooney and a Steven … Continue reading

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Kyle Walker offers his opinions of Tom Cleverley, learning from Glen Johnson and why he may go on-loan once more

Tottenham Hotspur’s highly-rated full-back Kyle Walker has put a host of Premier League clubs on alert by saying that he is willing to go out on-loan once more this season to secure first-team football if it isn’t forthcoming at White … Continue reading

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Ashley Young completes Manchester United move

Manchester United have completed the signing of Aston Villa and England winger Ashley Young, the player penning a five-year-deal at Old Trafford. Young, 25, underwent a medical in Manchester on Wednesday afternoon, and completed the formalities of the deal today, … Continue reading

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Liverpool set to tie up £20m move for Jordan Henderson

Liverpool are likely to tie up a deal for Sunderland midfielder Jordan Henderson prior to the start of the European Under-21 Championships in Denmark, at which he is expected to play a big part for Stuart Pearce’s young Lions. Liverpool … Continue reading

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Birmingham City stopper Ben Foster taking a break from international football

Birmingham City goalkeeper Ben Foster has announced that he is to take his leave from international football for an indefinite period. The 28-year-old Birmingham goalkeeper has been No2 to Manchester City stopper Joe Hart since last year’s World Cup, but … Continue reading

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Jack Wilshere says representing England in the 2012 Olympics would be a dream

“The Olympics are going to be massive in London,” said Jack Wilshere, the England international schemer. “It will be brilliant. It would be a dream to play in the Olympics.” The 19-year-old Arsenal midfielder has expressed his wish at partaking … Continue reading

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