Gareth Southgate’s England selection policy continues to cause controversy…

Managerial credentials are something that Gareth Southgate lacked when he was given the England job. That being said, the positive vibes that he has installed in and around this squad cannot be overlooked whatsoever. For the first time in years, us as fans are enamoured by these players and that works both ways. We seeContinue reading “Gareth Southgate’s England selection policy continues to cause controversy…”

A breakdown of Sarina Wiegman’s Lionesses squad for October

In her first two games in charge, Sarina Wiegman led the Lionesses to comfortable victories over inferior opposition. They put eight past North Macedonia at St Marys before scoring a further eight over in Luxembourg. This time around, Northern Ireland and Latvia are the teams in question as England seek qualification for the 2023 WorldContinue reading “A breakdown of Sarina Wiegman’s Lionesses squad for October”

Southgate’s decision to exclude Bellingham and Greenwood from the England squad…

Gareth Southgate has announced his England squad for the upcoming international break and as is always the case, there is plenty to talk about. Some players have made the cut despite not playing regular football recently or even with bad form whereas others, who are on form, will not be featuring. Here is a breakdownContinue reading “Southgate’s decision to exclude Bellingham and Greenwood from the England squad…”

Kieran Trippier and the other English players in Champions League action tonight!

Europe’s elite competition is welcome back with open arms by us fans and opening night provided plenty of drama. From Barcelona flailing hopelessly against Bayern to USMNT striker Jordy Pefok coming off the bench and scoring a last-gasp winner for Young Boys against Manchester United. On our focus of English players and it was aContinue reading “Kieran Trippier and the other English players in Champions League action tonight!”

Archball’s dream England starting XI going forward!

The summer of 2021 brought highs and lows like no other for football fans in this country. In hindsight we can be proud of Southgate’s men, we can have optimism for what is to come in the future but we must also condemn the mindless idiots who plagued a festival of football. It doesn’t feelContinue reading “Archball’s dream England starting XI going forward!”

Six English players plying their trade abroad this season!

The Premier League returns tonight with Brentford and Arsenal kicking it off. Both sides have a number of Englishmen in their ranks and our players going abroad has become more common in recent years. A while ago it was the crème de la crème venturing to different shores, the likes of Paul Gascoigne, Gary LinekerContinue reading “Six English players plying their trade abroad this season!”

Roberto Mancini’s era; Italy’s players to watch!

When Mikkel Damsgaard netted that free-kick against England earlier this week, everyone awaited a reaction with baited breath. It was the first time Jordan Pickford had been beaten and so it was a foreign situation, but the players clearly weren’t phased. Southgate’s men will face an even tougher proposition at the final hurdle as theyContinue reading “Roberto Mancini’s era; Italy’s players to watch!”

Opposition preview: Ukraine’s players to watch

England put two past the Germans in the round of sixteen in historic circumstances at Wembley whilst, after extra time, Ukraine saw off Sweden. Southgate’s tactical execution was second-to-none and he overwhelmed the opponents, but can he do it again? England are now heavily favourited to reach the final but it would be remiss ofContinue reading “Opposition preview: Ukraine’s players to watch”

What German players should England look out for?

England topped group D at Euro without losing a game and their reward for his feat is a clash with the Germans. The two countries have competed in some major fixtures over the years and now that Joachim Low’s men will take a trip to Wembley, here are some of their best performers so far.Continue reading “What German players should England look out for?”

England vs Scotland- a history of the fixture!

Today is the day that will see England and Scotland clash at Wembley Stadium in the European Championships. The former certainly had a better start to the campaign than their bitter rivals but all could change after ninety plus minutes of nail-biting tension in the English capital. From the very first official international game toContinue reading “England vs Scotland- a history of the fixture!”