Month: September 2017

England Squad Takeaways

Gareth Southgate has confirmed his 26 man squad he expects to secure World Cup qualification next week. So what does this squad tell us; The field is narrowing– Nobody was dropped from the September England squad with Vardy, Welbeck, Chalobah and Heaton missing out through injury and Forster & Delph coming in. The current injury

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The blocked pathway- How the Premier League is failing young players, England and its own Champions League ambitions

This week in the Premier League only 65 English players started games that’s 29.5% last week it was 64. It’s a shocking yet predictable statistic. It gets worse- those numbers include retired England players Milner & Rooney and veterans Jagielka, Barry & Ashley Young. Since it’s formation 25 years ago when the elite clubs gained

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Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal: Wenger proves a point

So far this Arsenal have won all their home games and lost both their away matches without scoring and given their record at Stamford Bridge this looked a home banker, but we were about to see a very different Arsenal. Antonio Conte went with tried and tested with the recovering Hazard kept on the bench,

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