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Who are the Favourites to win Euro 2016

Who are the Favourites to win Euro 2016

With the Euro 2016 competition in France due to kick off in approximately 370 days (Friday, 10th June 2016) is the official start date, we felt that now the big seasons over (apart from the Champions League final tomorrow!) it would be a good time to take a look at which teams are the favourites to win the Euro 2016 ... Read More »

Who are the next crop of English talent?

Who are the next crop of English talent?

There is always a lot of pressure put on the next crop of young English talent, with the public having what is probably an unrealistic expectation of World Cup/European Championship glory. However in recent international tournaments the public has started to realise that there is a lot of work to be done for the three lions to challenge the best ... Read More »

Berra strikes late to earn scrappy Scotland win

Berra strikes late to earn scrappy Scotland win

Christophe Berra’s late header earned Scotland victory in a drab affair against Northern Ireland at Hampden Park. The game appeared to be drifting towards a goalless conclusion with chances at a premium for both sides but the hosts, who were on the front foot throughout, earned the win through Ipswich defender Berra on 85 minutes as he connected with debutant ... Read More »

Why it is Vital England now look to Youth for World Cup 2018

Why it is Vital England now look to Youth for World Cup 2018

It has been evident for some time that England are lagging behind in terms of the production of young stars, many feel that England do not seem to produce the same caliber of young players as their European rivals such as Spain and Germany to name but two. This realisation has been hammered home repeatedly as fans have watched the ... Read More »

Germany head coach, Joachim Löw, will regret dropping volland for brazil

Germany head coach, Joachim Löw, will regret dropping volland for brazil

Whenever you pick a squad for the world cup the first thing people always see is the amount of strike force they have and the amount of well known top class players are there in the attacking department. And people would have surely noticed the strike force literally missing in the Germany national squad. Their only out and out striker ... Read More »

Will the USA Advance Past Group G?

Will the USA Advance Past Group G?

We’ve had a couple of months to absorb the crushing blow of a group draw with Ghana, Germany, and Portugal, so it’s time to pose the question: can the US advance? Yes, they can. Let’s be honest about it. United States fans are filled with optimism for this World Cup, and that is because of the magical Jurgen Klinsmann. The ... Read More »

Has Aron Johannsson Overtaken Jozy Altidore for a Starting Spot in Brazil?

Has Aron Johannsson Overtaken Jozy Altidore for a Starting Spot in Brazil?

The United States Mens National Team has a deep striker pool. Jozy Altidore, Aron Johannsson, Eddie Johnson, and Terrence Boyd are all virtual locks for Brazil. However, the real question should be who would start. Let’s with Jozy Altidore. The 24 year old Sunderland striker has had a nightmarish season for the Black Cats so far, scoring only 2 goals ... Read More »

Live 2014 World Cup Draw

Live 2014 World Cup Draw

The Final Draw for Brazil 2014 is set to get underway in mere minutes in Rio, please join Footyblog for the live feed Groups Group A 1  BRABrazil 2  CroatiaCROA2 3  MexicoMEXA3 4  CameroonCMRA4 Group B 1  ESPSpain 2  NetherlandsNEDB2 3  ChileCHIB3 4  AustraliaAUSB4 Group C 1  COLColombia 2  GreeceGREC2 3  Ivory CoastCIVC3 4  JapanJPNC4 Group D 1  UruguayURUD1 2  Costa RicaCRCD2 3  EnglandENGD3 4  ItalyITAD4 Group E 1  SwitzerlandSUIE1 2  EcuadorECUE2 3  FranceFRAE3 4  HondurasHONE4 Group F 1  ArgentinaARGF1 2  Bosnia-HerzegovinaBIHF2 3  IranIRNF3 ... Read More »

If the World Cup was tomorrow, who would Hodgson pick now?

If the World Cup was tomorrow, who would Hodgson pick now?

Roy Hodgson’s England squad announcement is not for another six months but if the World Cup squad has to be announced today, who would you pick? Footyblog.net takes a look at the potential candidates and who it would select. Goalkeepers The goalkeeper places look to be a clear decision of making four into three. Joe Hart is almost, despite his ... Read More »

England crash to 2nd defeat in 4 days against Germany

England crash to 2nd defeat in 4 days against Germany

Roy Hodgson’s England suffered their second defeat in the space of a week against Germany last night at Wembley. The Germans, fielding an experimental side without the likes of Neuer, Lahm and Ozil, came away with a 1-0 victory thanks to a header from Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker, Germany’s skipper for the night, last in the first half. The 1-0 ... Read More »