England’s World Cup openers: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

England open their campaign tonight but their record in opening games is mixed; here are the high and low lights from history. The Good England 2-0 Tunisia (1998) Let’s start with England’s only previous competitive fixture against Tunisia- their opening game of France ’98. Glenn Hoddle casused controversy before the match by dropping England poster […]

Toulon Three-peat keeps the Young Lions’ glory run going!

They’ve done it- England’s under 20s have won their third straight Toulon title after coming from behind to defeat a talented Mexico side 2-1. The Toulon isn’t the biggest tournament England will play this summer (apparently there’s something going on in Russia next week) but it another important milestone for England’s youngsters on the road […]

Top 5 Disastrous World Cup Campaigns (5)

All teams go to World Cup’s with hope in their hearts, many return disappointed  but some campaigns start with such belief and unravel so shockingly they become truly painful- we’ve already seen England stinking out South Africa, Spain & France hanging on too long to their world beaters and Argentina talking their way out of […]