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5 Contenders for the England Job

This article looks at 5 managers who the F.A. should focus their attention on if they want England to be rebuilt as a fully functional and effective team. Roy Hodgson gave multiple promising players their debuts, so there is a lot of potential for the next manager to use, but it is obvious that a manager who is disciplined and …

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Jamie Vardy spotted fighting with French children

A shocking video has revealed the England and Leicester striker appearing to drop kick a child, reported to be seven years old. According to witnesses on the scene, the fight broke out after Vardy found out that France were members of the European Union. The striker reportedly attempted to burn a hanging flag of the EU, but couldn’t due to …

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Importance of Substitutions at Euro 2016

Substitutions are an important part of football in general because they represent a change in tactics and personnel in order to adapt to how the match is developing, but Euro 2016 has seen them become a major part of a lot of the matches. So far twelve goals have been scored after the 87th minute in the Euros with Czech Republic …

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Minimum Points Needed to Get Out of the Group Stages at Euro 2016

With England suffering a heartbreaking last minute equaliser at the hands of Russia, I wondered about the possible scenarios that could happen to England in the following matches against Wales and Slovakia. One of these scenarios was England finishing third which usually leads to a team getting knocked out, but this tournament has a unique structure due to there being …

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21 under 21 at Euro 2016

Olexandr Zinchenko – Ukraine (19) Zinchenko is a product of the Shaktar Donetsk Youth Sportive School system, but was let go by Shaktar in 2014 to join FC Ufa of the Russian Premier League. He made his international debut against Spain in a Euro 2016 qualifier and scored his first goal against Ukraine breaking a record previously held by Andriy …

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The 5 worst Premier League transfers

We pick 5 of the worst Premier League transfers!   1. Jo CSKA Moscow to Manchester City, Undisclosed fee.   Cast your mind back to 8 years ago where City didn’t have the likes of David Silva or Sergio Aguero, before they won the league and when Sven Goran Eriksson was their manager. He signed Jo on the back of …

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Roy Hodgson Defends Rooney’s Place at Euro 2016

Roy Hodgson insists Wayne Rooney’s position as captain is unaffected and is still a big part of his Euro 2016 plans in spite of the friendly 3-2 victory on Saturday against titleholder Germany without the striker. The Manchester United and England captain was sidelined as a result of his knee injury in mid-February, leaving the younger generation to flourish in …

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Why Boring Transfer Windows Are Good For England

Well that wasn’t very exciting was it? Another January window has passed us by without a real marquee signing coming into the Premier League. No new signings for Manchesters United or City while Chelsea and Arsenal had one player of any note each for fans to get excited about. It seems as if the Premier League is losing its appeal …

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Why England may never win a major tournament

Much like Liverpool fans, every world cup and euro’s the media hypes up our chances with the famous words “this could be our year”. Sadly we never seem to deliver and reality finally kicks in about where we sit on the world stage in comparison to our competition. However, since our ‘Golden generation’ flopped spectacularly in South Africa, the expectation …

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England vs France: When Football Came Second

I was lucky enough to get tickets with my brother for England’s friendly match against France this week and it was a very interesting and emotional game to attend. Following the horrific events of the 13th November there was increased security and a chance to pay respects to those who lost their lives and their families. On the approach to …

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