19 Sep 2016

In the initial press conferences of Sam Allardyce as the head coach of England, he stated his desire to restore the credibility of England and the main way that Allardyce is expected to do this is by not only pushing England to the 2018 FIFA World Cup but also help them reach the advanced stages of the worldwide tournament as well.

Sam Allardyce said that he has desire to get England back on track but that this is also a fairly new experience and that there is also a level of nervousness that is coming along.
27 Aug 2016

James Milner has announced his international retirement with immediate effect after holding discussions with new manager Sam Allardyce.

The former Bolton manager was appointed as the replacement for Roy Hodgson, who has been praised immensely for infusing a lot of effort into the national team. Even though Hodgson did not achieve any of his tournament objectives, the national team saw the appearance of players like Ross Barkley, Raheem Sterling, John Stones, and several others on a consistent basis. At 30 years of age, Milner is at a stage where he has to concentrate on his club career.
26 Aug 2016

More than Just a Number

Submitted by isport

Many people are superstitious about numbers and sportsmen in particular seem to be wary about choosing just the right one when the seasonal squads are announced.

Those of us that can cast our memories further back will also recall how football clubs avoided using the number 13 on matchdays so clearly this is serious stuff.

25 Aug 2016

As we enter the final throes of the regular MLS season, many pieces of the Play Off jigsaw are falling into place, while elsewhere there is still plenty of time for those often overlooked to force their way into the frame.

With Portland Timbers struggling to secure a top six finish at present, we could well have a new name on the trophy. And the way things are shaping up, it is the two teams from New York who are tipped to be challenging for the big prize.

22 Jun 2016

Wayne Rooney claims that he is extremely confident that the current England squad will be able to make a major impact at the upcoming 2016 since it is one of the best he has seen since his debut more than a decade ago.

Rooney was one of the few young players in the squad at the Euro 2004 when England once again failed to get past the quarter-finals. For the Euro 2016, however, things are extremely different with a large contingent of young players like Harry Kane and Eric Dyer part of the team.
18 May 2016

Slaven Bilic is surprised at how West Ham midfielder Mark Noble continues to be omitted from the England national team squad despite his impeccable form in the 2015-16 campaign.

Noble has never featured for the national team despite his appearances at almost every youth team level for the national team. His last appearance for the England under 21 team was in 2009. Due to the availability of several options coupled with West Ham’s demise from the Premier League for a short period, Noble went out of contention for the national team.


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