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C’est Fini: World Cup 2018 Review

And so here we are, the World Cup has ended-it was filled with moments that will be long-remembered. Croatia stood tall and then taller still, reaching the final via power of will. Germany went home after only three games, England won a shootout and home, football came. There were penalties, […]

Euro 2016: The ‘English Disease’

The truth is, we’ve gone so long without a tournament that’s been close enough to contract it that we forgot just how awful the English Disease can be when the symptoms manifest. Marseille 1998, Charleroi in 2000, Portugal 2004 and even the supposed bliss of Germany 2006. But in between […]

Early Doors

I didn’t want to go. I’d spent the last six weeks explaining why England have a great player problem, why England expect nothing and generally dismissing the tournament because it wasn’t available to me as a FanPass subscriber to Sky Sports. There was no good reason, no simple way, no […]