Posts Tagged ‘Fabio Capello’

Fans Right to be Roo Boo Zealous 0

Fans Right to be Roo Boo Zealous

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Wayne Rooney sparked controversy as he hit back at booing fans after England’s game with Algeria, and Tyrone Marshall pulls no punches when criticising the actions of the underperforming superstar.

In Rob We Trust 0

In Rob We Trust

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The Robert Green howler which cost England a win over the USA on Saturday night has left Fabio Capello with a massive selection headache, but Tyrone Marshall believes that faith is needed in the West Ham man. Fabio Capello must make a firm decision on his first-choice goalkeeper in the coming days and stick to […]

England: thirsty for a water-carrier 1

England: thirsty for a water-carrier

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As Steven Gerrard looks forward, Frank Lampard is instructed to watch his back and vice versa. But, as David Bevan suggests, history is not on England’s side and Gareth Barry may not be the answer many are praying he is. The absence of Owen The question remains. How do England get the best out of […]

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Emile? 0

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Emile?

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Emile Heskey’s inclusion in the England setup has been the subject of much debate for the best part of a decade now, but Liam Stoker believes the striker has a massive role to play ahead of this weekend’s World Cup opener. When Capello agreed to take the poisoned-chalice of leading England into a World Cup, […]

Capello Names Final 23 2

Capello Names Final 23

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Fabio Capello has named his 23 man squad for the World Cup in South Africa with a number of interesting omissions. The internet was pushed to its limit today as bit by bit the names of those going and not going to South Africa filtered through the various social media networks in a frenzy never […]

Talking Points: England 3-1 Mexico 3

Talking Points: England 3-1 Mexico

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England kicked-off their World Cup preparation tonight in Wembley against an attack minded, adventurous Mexican team. Much debate centred around what line-up Fabio Capello would choose, with the Chelsea contingent (and David James) not available given their season had ended just a week ago. Capello decided to start  with a kind of 4-2-3-1/or 4-4-2 formation, […]

Terry axed as England skipper, replaced by Rio 0

Terry axed as England skipper, replaced by Rio

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John Terry has been stripped of the England captaincy following a meeting with manager Fabio Capello at FA headquarters this morning. In a statement released just after midday on the FA website, Capello explained his decision. “After much thought, I have made the decision that it will be best for me to take the captaincy […]

Plethora of wingers masks lack of England depth 6

Plethora of wingers masks lack of England depth

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Having analysed Fabio Capello’s options at full-back in his last piece Jamie Smith moves up the park to the wingers, where, he argues, there are lots of options, but little quality within them. A year ago, Joe Cole and Theo Walcott looked absolute certainties to be in the starting eleven for England at the World […]

Capello’s full-back conundrum 11

Capello’s full-back conundrum

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In his first article for BackPageFootball, Jamie Smith discusses England’s full back options as they go into their friendly against Brazil without Glen Johnson and Ashley Cole. You would think that having led England to their simplest qualification for a major tournament in decades that Fabio Capello would be having a nice sit down and […]