10 Potential Surprise Call ups

International football is still hibernating but with only 1 international friendly window remaining before the greatest show on earth, who might be new blips on the England radar? 1.Nick Pope The Premier League’s most surprising star of the season had previously been number 1 for York City, but an early season injury to England goalkeeper Tom Heaton has given Pope […]

1958- How tragedy in Munich shaped England’s Swedish World Cup.

Last Tuesday marked the 60th anniversary of the Munich Air Disaster. A Commemorative service was held at Old Trafford whilst many made the pilgrimage to where the fateful spot  near Munich Reim Airport where one of club footballs greatest sides met their end. 23 people including 8 footballers lost their lives on that fateful day. […]

UEFA Nations League: Why fans should care

Tomorrow night sees the inaugural match of the UEFA Nations League takes place with, with Germany facing new World Champions France in Munich. The competition has yet to create much excitement amongst fans of any European national teams. The football press in Britain has been particularly scathing ‘Stay as far away from this as possible,’ […]

World Cup Managers enter nail biting season

On Friday Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson confirmed Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s ankle injury is worse than originally reported and may require surgery. Asked if Loftus-Cheek would be fit for the World Cup, Hodgson responded with the unscientific answer ‘I don’t know.’ With the World Cup 4 months away every weekend between now and mid May will […]

World Cup Squad update: Who’s hot and who’s freezing over

It’s 4 months until England name a provisional squad for Russia 2018 and things have changed quite a bit since the November internationals, so here are the movers and shakers amongst those not yet guaranteed a World Cup spot. Jesse Lingard Who’d have thought this- Jesse Lingard: lethal number 10! At the start of December […]