England were so close, just 45 minutes from taking the European Championships title. Unfortunately, it wasn't to be this year, and there will now inevitably be questions about what went wrong, and why they couldn't get over the line and end their wait for a major international title. In this article, we will dissect some … Continue reading So close yet so far: where it went wrong for England
We have our two finallists, but which country will be the happier on Sunday night? England have been steady throughout the tournament, always getting the job done without playing a specific brand of football, whilst Italy have been up and down, but have ultimately reached one of the highest-profile games in international football through the … Continue reading Who will emerge top of the pile at Euro 2020?
We are now at the quarter-final stage of Euro 2020, and things are really heating up!! The last round gave us plenty of surprises, with France, Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal and Croatia all exiting, and that has opened the draw right up. Let's have a look at each of the four ties and predict who … Continue reading Who makes it to the Euro 2020 semi-finals?
With the group stages now complete, attention has turned to the knockout stages, where things get really interesting!! Teams can no longer play for a draw, so we will get to see their true quality, and which don't have enough to advance into the latter stages of the tournament. Which teams will advance? Here, I … Continue reading Who advances to the Euro 2020 quarter-finals?
This game had nothing hanging on it, with both sides long out of the title race, but both still wanted to end a disappointing tournament on a high. Ireland wanted to give themselves something to build on under head coach Andy Farrell, whilst England needed a result to renew their confidence after conceding the title … Continue reading Six Nations 2021: Ireland v England
This year's edition of Le Crunch saw a resurgent France who many tipped for the title before the tournament began face an England side hurting after seeing their title defence crumble, with a poor return after three games. However, France have had their rhythm interrupted after positive COVID-19 tests saw many of their key players … Continue reading Six Nations 2021: England v France
The rivalry between Wales and England always makes their annual clash one to watch. Both teams are in opposite form to how they were last year, with Wales flying high and playing much better, whilst England haven't really looked at the best so far this tournament, to put it mildly. Both sides needed the win, … Continue reading Six Nations 2021: Wales v England
This game was a must-win for England, and they needed to win well after their disappointing performance against Scotland last weekend. However, whilst Italy, all respect to them, were the perfect opponents for this, they would also not be an easy opponent, having shown moments of quality in their match in Paris last weekend. In … Continue reading Six Nations 2021: England v Italy
We can all be honest, England did not play well last weekend against Scotland, and deserved to lose. There were questions asked about Eddie Jones’ selections, naming several Saracens players in the team, despite Sarries having only played one game since their relegation last year from the Premiership. He also made the bold decision to … Continue reading How does England’s squad look ahead of Italy game?
There wasn't much to get excited about in the first half of the 150th edition of the Calcutta Cup, with neither side taking complete control of the half. Scotland will have been happy with their attacking play, whereas England had a few opportunities in the closing stages, but it was very even, with each team … Continue reading Six Nations 2021: England v Scotland