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If Rooney’s Our Pele, I Want My Money Back!

The deadly combination of over arousal and under regulation reared its head again yesterday. This combined with excessive level of hope and expectation led to the sad display we witnessed on the pitch in Ukraine. Both the England team and … Continue reading

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COULD ROONEY’S RETURN WRECK OUR CHANCES?

We BEAT Sweden! The defence was ropey and we conceded the very headed goals we planned (and did) score against Sweden. At 1-2 down we were all groaning: “Same old England, here we go again”. Then – incredibly – on … Continue reading

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WITH LOWER EXPECTATIONS ENGLAND CAN WIN

Today I read that Anders Svensson of Sweden believes that English arrogance explains their past poor record against Sweden. It is true that in past tournaments England have been under huge pressure of expectation. Year after year the national team … Continue reading

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