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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England took to the field for the first since the World Cup, and Tyrone Marshall looks at Fabio Capello’s latest system change.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Steven Gerrard has pulled out of England’s squad to play the Netherlands on Wednesday due to a groin injury. An FA official statement revealed the Liverpool midfielder will sit out the game along with Ben Foster who withdrew after suffering a knock in Sunday’s Community Shield. Steven Gerrard will not travel to Amsterdam this morning […]