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Capello blunder could cost him his job

February 8, 2012

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Fabio Capello’s public criticism of the FA’s decision to take the England captaincy from John Terry may have won him the support of Sir Alex Ferguson, but it just might cost him his job as England manager. Should the FA decide that Capello is in breach of his contract, as ex-FA Chief Executive David Davies […]

The smokescreen of ‘Poppygate’

November 10, 2011

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Hurrah! Silly season is over! The combined might of Prince William and David Cameron have defeated the evil forces of Sepp Blatter and FIFA. England is once again victorious! Land of Hope and Glory etc. No, we haven’t overturned the ridiculousness of the decision to award successive World Cups to Russia and Qatar. Frank Lampard’s […]

‘Confident’ England threaten to raise expectations again

September 8, 2010

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The press today are full of platitudes for Fabio Capello’s England side, who last night comfortably saw off Switzerland in their second qualifier for the 2012 European Championships. Paul Hayward saw plenty to admire in England’s attacking play, while Phil McNulty called for Capello to think long and hard before recalling the likes of Rio Ferdinand […]

RIP Sir Bobby

August 1, 2009

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Football has lost one of its true gentleman. The death of Sir Bobby Robson, former manager of Ipswich, Newcastle and England amongst others, has lost his long battle with cancer at the age of 76. Bobby Robson was a massively successful manager and, let us not forget, player. But he combined this success with such […]