Archive for September, 2010

Positions, Positions, Positions 1

Positions, Positions, Positions


As the Spanish and Dutch academies continue to churn out top drawer players, Ashley Escobar looks at the how the positional versitility taught in those countries could be the key for England to succeed at international level.

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Hold The Back Page: Episode 7


It’s another huge week on Hold The Back Page as Julien Laurens, Le Parisien’s London correspondent, is on the line to discuss the recent Wayne Rooney and Franck Ribery fiascos, while Ireland under 17 ladies and mens under 21 boss Noel King also chats to the lads about the current World Cup in Trindad & Tobago.

To Russia, With Love 1

To Russia, With Love


Peter Odemwingie’s move from Lokomotiv Moscow to West Brom reignited the topic of racism in football, and his new set of supporters are ready to hit back at their Russian counterparts.

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U17 Women’s World Cup: Brazil 2 – 1 Ireland


While most of the nation focuses on the men’s senior side’s European Championship qualifier with Andorra on Tuesday, the Republic of Ireland under 17 women’s team have gotten their World Cup campaign underway in Trinidad and Tobago. Noel King’s side put in a good showing in their opening group game against Brazil, but went down […]

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In The Firing Line


Fabio Capello’s performance as England manager has been the subject of much scrutiny since the World Cup, and Barry Landy looks at the Italian’s situation.