England’s Centre Back options

Traditionally England’s great strength, recent years have seen England start Matthew Upson, Joleon Lescott, Phil Jagielka & Chris Smalling in key Finals matches, oh dear. Some cause for optimism has been provided by a good defensive record in World Cup qualifying and both the current title favourites sporting first choice English centre backs. But a […]

England’s fullback options

Probably the strongest unit England have at present there should be strong competition for places between now and the World Cup: Leftbacks– One player is nailed on, but there’s a lot of competition behind him. 1. Danny Rose– Developed beyond anyones expectations last season with Tottenham, looks the best left back in the Premier League and unassailable […]