Month: September 2017

Life after England

As Roy Hodgson prepares to re-enter the dugout with Crystal Palace how did his England predecessors get on when they left Wembley? Bobby Robson Unlike his successors Robson had already agreed to leave the England job before his last tournament at Italia 90. Leaving England on a high Robson headed to PSV Eindhoven where he

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World Cup memories- Italia ’90 part 1 England’s dark age

It was fitting in 2016 that Claudio Ranieri invited opera tenor Andrea Bocelli to sing Nessun Dorma at Leicester City’s title party, here was English footballs ultimate feel good story and for a moment Bocelli transported us back to the scene of English footballs renaissance at Italia 1990. Pavarotti’s version of the song had been

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Malta 0-4 England 3 points and not much else.

These are the least fun internationals to watch, it’s literally a Premier a league club playing a full strength aside away to Crawley Town. Gareth Southgate sought to even the odds by selecting Joe Hart in goal. Southgate made the point that this doesn’t mean Hart is guaranteed to start going forward and 3 Premier

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