England vs USA Preview: Rooney’s last rodeo

When Wayne Rooney departed English football this summer is was a strangely muted affair. A year on from rejoining boyhood club Everton, England and Manchester United’s record goalscorer slipped out of Finch Farm and headed to Washington DC. But his one-off return tomorrow night, makes England’s encounter with the USA their most talked about friendly […]

World Cup Draw Countdown- The Groups of Death. USA ’94: Big Jack storms the Big Apple

Another tale of tough World Cup groups this time it’s off to America for Jack Charlton’s last big adventure with Ireland. USA 1994- Italy, Ireland, Mexico, Norway How did it go down? After the phrase ‘Do I not like that’ entered English folklore the only Home Nation (sort of) heading to the 1994 World Cup […]

World Cup Qualifying Part 2: All Around The World

Away from Europe qualifying is reaching its climax across the globe, so in brief who’s on their way to Russia? Whose made it? Brazil, Mexico, Japan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia & Iran South America update: With Brazil home and hosed Uruguay are the only other team who can guarantee a place this round with an […]