Rio Ferdinand, former England’s national team captain, defender of Manchester United, wasn’t nominated to the European football championships in Poland and Ukraine roster. On Wednesday, the head coach Roy Hodgson announced the names of 23 squad players. According to British Isles media speculations, Hodgson should have selected for Euro 2012 roster only one player from the pair John Terry (Chelsea London) – Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United). The reason should have been a conflict between both players, an aftermath of events from October 23, 2011. During a league match, defender of […]
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This week, we will visit England’s Championship, where Blackburn Rovers are going to host Wigan Athletic on 23 December in Blackburn. Blackburn Rovers are in an exceptional run at the moment. Winning 5 times and drawing once, they haven’t lost a single game in the last 6 rounds. Thanks to all the points they gathered in this streak, they have climbed up the ladder in Championship. They are at the 9th spot with 34 points, trailing Fulham, who are at the 6th spot, only by one point. If they can […]
Let’s analyse the match between Wolves and West Ham United counting for the 30th round of the English Premier League. Both teams have dropped points in the last round and they will be looking to get back to winning ways. The home team, Wolves, occupy the 13th position with 35 points, 28 goals scored and 38 conceded; with a record of 9W – 8D – 12L. They have played 14 home games this season, and registered 5W – 4D – 5L, scoring 15 goals and conceding 15 in the process. […]
Leicester v Arsenal – Saturday 26th September Yet another great display in midweek for Claudio and his Foxes as they saw off West Ham in the League Cup. West Ham’s. Adrian denied both Schlupp and Riyad Mahrez to cap another brilliant performance, or else the scoreline could have been higher. Wenger rested the trio of Walcott, Ozil, and Sanchez for their victory over Spurs which’ll mean they’re raring to go on Saturday. Ranieri however made ten changes of his own, and to win with such style against an in form […]
Skipper Andrew Strauss is confident that his England team will learn the lessons of their defeat by South Africa at The Oval and hit back in the second Test at Headingley.
The hosts were swept away by an innings and 12 runs by the Proteas in the firs…
Those who had expected a hit, must be disappointed. After a weak game in Donetsk the French achieved a draw against England scoring 1:1 and it is difficult to believe, that those teams will be able to reach the European championships semifinal. If somebody considered the French medal candidates, after the yesterday’s match he knows that he was wrong. The coach Laurent Blanc was right while asking after eliminations not to expect wonders from him. There were moments when his players didn’t seem to be a football team at all. […]
In Group D the fans will be watching a classical match between France and England. Les Bleus, the 16th team in FIFA ranking will measure their strength with Sons of Albion who in that ranking are on position seven. It is very difficult to foresee in what shape players of both teams will arrive at the tournament. At some of the previous events of this kind they accustomed their fans to very unstable play. Both French and English have won their elimination groups. The expectations of both teams’ fans are […]
France playmaker Samir Nasri fears defeat to England in their opening group game could be a disaster for their Euro 2012 campaign.
Nasri, who is 9/1 with bookmaker to score first when the two teams meet on Monday, is well aware of the threat Roy Hodgson…
Goalkeeper Joe Hart will need to be at his best if England are to progress at Euro 2012, according to manager Roy Hodgson, with the Three Lions 9/4 with bookmaker to reach the semi-finals.
Expectations of a lengthy run in the tournament are more lowly t…
Kevin Pietersen believes England have the more dangerous bowling attack ahead of the summer series with South Africa, singling out Graeme Swann as the difference between the two sides.
Andrew Strauss’ team, who are 1/1 with bookmaker to win the three-ma…