Posts Tagged ‘Steven Gerrard’

Hold The Back Page: Episode 17 33

Hold The Back Page: Episode 17

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17 – In number seventeen of Hold The Back Page, Ciarán and Chris talk about Ireland versus Norway, Steven Gerrard’s injury against France, Robert Pires, Michael Jackson look-a-likes, as well as how many people had a bet on Sunderland’s 3-0 win over Chelsea. Cathal Dervan of the Sunday Star is on the line to discuss Trapattoni’s future and the state of the Irish national team, while goalkeeping blogger Aidan Elder talks about Shay Given, Joe Hart and England’s ‘keeper situation. In ‘Tip/Off’ this week, we’ve selected Fulham v Manchester City.

Positions, Positions, Positions 1

Positions, Positions, Positions

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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.

Everything's Not Lost 0

Everything’s Not Lost

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As England go into their final group game against Slovenia needing a win to guarantee an extended stay in the tournament, Mark Jepson is optimistic about his side’s chances.

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 […]

Premier League Preview 2

Premier League Preview

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With two points separating the top three and another four teams doggedly battling for fourth place it is easy to understand how each of the remaining weeks in this year’s Premier League can be classified as important, but with two of the classic big four squaring up and ten sides playing twice, this week may […]

Messi scoops top FIFA award 1

Messi scoops top FIFA award

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Lionel Messi has capped a superb year by picking up the FIFA World Player of the Year award at a ceremony in Zurich last night. The Barcelona and Argentina star was selected from a shortlist which is also contained his club team mates Xavi Hernandez and Andres Iniesta, as well as Cristiano Ronaldo and Kaka. […]