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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The Big Question

Capello keen to play King in midfield – is this a good idea?

Meet the candidates…

Holding Midfielders 

The whisper from today’s Daily Mail is that England are still sweating over Gareth Barry’s botched up ankle, so are desperately attempting to come up with a holding midfielder solution – word being that Ledley King might just be the man to play the [...]

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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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The Big Question

Should Dawson and King start for England at the World Cup?

England’s two at the back?

Dawson and King 

When it comes to big football tournaments, it’s all about peaking at the right time. Hence, there are still a few positions up for grabs in the England starting XI. In fact, take away Ashley Cole, Wayne Rooney, and Lampsie, [...]

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Politics!

9 pictures of Gordon Brown with famous footballers

Including this one, with the hilarious Brazilian, Socrates

Brown and Socrates

Face it, it’s over for Gordon Brown. It was probably even over before he confronted that yapping “bigot” thanks to some pretty shoddy campaign work from his colleague, Sue. His biggest problem is that he doesn’t ever [...]

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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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