So, Rio Ferdinand opted out of playing and representing his country in the recent World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Montenegro. A lot has been made of Ferdinand’s refusal to play, after his reinstatement to the England squad after two years in the international wilderness. Ferdinand’s last England appearance [...]Read more ›
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England are out of Euro 2012, yet again beaten before a semi final stage and yet again beaten on penalties after being outplayed for the majority of the match. At first glance it seems same old England but there were many positives to take from the game, particularly in the opening [...]Read more ›
If there was anyone voicing doubts over Spain’s ability to retain their title as European Champions after La Roja stuttered to a one all draw with Italy, they were silenced in overwhelming fashion on Thursday night. Spain skillfully brushed the Irish aside to record a result which leaves them with [...]Read more ›
On Wednesday a parliamentary bill to introduce a mainly elected House of Lords will be published. Inside the so-called ‘Westminster bubble’, MPs are jostling for position while trying to work out who will support the Government’s plans and who will vote against the proposed legislation. The bill has strong support [...]Read more ›
With little over a week until the start of the 2012 European Championships, the nation should be gripped with football fever. We should be placing the flags of St George strategically and carefully on our cars and bikes, our lucky red replica 1966 shirt should be being dug out again from the very [...]Read more ›