Pick Your Team

Who should start for England against the USA?

Wazza – go it alone?

Wayne Rooney

Not long to go now, and still the debates are raging about who should line up for England in their first World Cup outing. As things stand, no one knows who will be in goal, it’s between Carragher and King [...]

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Goals!

England win, Rooney tells ref to make love to himself

Platinum Stars 0-3 England

Well, a win is a win, and it was only a warm up. England scored three, but on the downside Glen Johnson gave away a sloppy penalty, and Wazza rather hurt the ref’s feelings by making [...]

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World Cup Fever

Right, here it is – The Spoiler’s England World Cup 23!

Mr Cool Guy

Fabio Capello

A hunch suggests that Capello will spend the weekend’s match figuring out his World Cup starting XI, with last night’s outing acting predominantly as a squad audition for more than a few of the players involved.

Walcott pretty much played himself out of any [...]

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World Cup Fever

World Cup Profile: England

Might this be the starting XI?

England

Familiar ground now - the England team. They always promise so much, then deliver something frustrating. Can they go all the way this year? And, more importantly, who ARE these people? Read on to find out…

Form Guide

Well, the famous 30 years of hurt [...]

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England's 30

Ahh, okay, make that Joe Cole IN, Owen Hargreaves OUT…

Happy now?

Joe Cole

Well, after a thrilling morning of rumours, the eggs are now sliding down faces, as the provisional 30 has been announced. Joe Cole, cancel your holiday! And then perhaps rebook it! Owen Hargreaves, you can definitely go! Paul Scholes, just carrying on being Paul Scholes [...]

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World Cup Fever

Should England be worried about the players’ form?

Will THIS be you?

England fans

Quite probably the most startling thing about last night’s Liverpool match, as pointed out by Graham Taylor - who, by the way, sounded either drunk or on meds – was that Steven Gerrard had pretty much no say in proceedings. He’d totally disappeared.

It’s been a relatively appalling [...]

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World Cup Fever

Name your England World Cup team, based on NOW!

England’s front two… kind of

England

There is still much to play for in the Premier League, but pretty soon all eyes will switch to South Africa, and the various lessons learned from the current campaign might yet change the expected England line up. Way back in snowy December, The Spoiler had [...]

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World Cup Fever

Can you name your England World Cup squad yet?

Try your hand at being Capello…

Fabio Capello

Now that the season is entering its final stages, very soon a giant magnifying glass will turn onto the players who may or may not make the England squad for South Africa.

For some, it’s a race against time – [...]

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