Category: Football

Euro 2020: Day 1

A year later than originally planned, Euro 2020 finally got underway last night in Italy, one of 11 host countries for this most special and unusual of tournaments. The pandemic, of course, could still...

England: The Attackers

Another area where the national squad is blessed is with the current crop of attacking talent that Southgate has to pick from. Just like midfield, there has been a great deal of debate about...

England: The Midfielders

Growing up, there is no doubt Paul Gascoigne was the greatest England player of his generation, and it is in midfield again, perhaps more so than any other area, where the national team seem...

England: The Defenders

On to the defenders, and perhaps the biggest surprise is the number of right-backs selected for the squad. There was little surprise that the uncapped Ben White and Ben Godfrey would make way from...

England: The Keepers

With Nick Pope out injured, the three first choice keepers pretty much picked themselves, with only Aaron Ramsdale missing out of those originally called up for the provisional 33 man squad, although he has...

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World Cup 2014: Day 33 (Final report)

Germany lifted the World Cup for the fourth time on Sunday night as they overcame Argentina 1-0 in Brazil to claim the win. Over 74,000 packed into the Maracanã to watch the showpiece event,...

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World Cup 2014: Day 32

The Netherlands heaped further misery on Brazil last night as they claimed third spot with a convincing 3-0 win. The host nation were still reeling from the 7-1 mauling by Germany in the semi-finals,...

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World Cup 2014: Day 31

Germany head into the World Cup final against Argentina tomorrow as firm favourites. The Germans were rampant in the semi-finals, destroying hosts Brazil 7-1, with a performance that has led many to already accept...

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World Cup 2014: Day 30

Brazil will be keen to salvage some pride as they take on the Netherlands in the third place play-off in Brasília on Saturday night. There is still no logical explanation to the manner in...

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