Be careful what you wish for. Oh, the familiar summer sound of English footballing anguish. The only shocking thing is that the tabs, pundits and the public are reacting with surprise. This is England, business as usual. The phone-ins are alive with calls for this England team to ‘get stuck in’, ‘work harder’ have a [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Tactics'
June 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments · Features, Football
June 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Betting, Features, Football
The most critical game for England during the group stage could well be against Slovenia [The Dragons] in their last game on 23rd June. The bookies are offering 2-1 for an England win and only 3-1 for a draw in the opening game against USA. The outcome, I would wager, will be a lot closer [...]
May 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Armchair Fan, Features, Football
In the last few days I’ve been assaulted by ‘expert’ opinion on the tactical approach that England will use in the World Cup. I’ve read quotes from Capello saying his favorite formation is 4-4-2 but that he’s romantically attached to 3-5-1 which he used to great effect with Roma. Four Four Two magazine says his [...]