There are a select few instances where the non-football actions of players on the football pitch garnered as much attention as this did back in the early 2000’s. Having said that, should you ask any England fan about Cristiano Ronaldo’s wink at the European Championships… Read More »The Innocent Truth Behind Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘Wink’ at Euro 2004
England National Team
As things stand, people think the England National Team are really onto something. So let’s see what happens, ey? …
Usually, an incident like this would be tagged as ‘infamous’ or some other largely negative term, but after the summer we’ve just had, let’s go with it. Forever immortalised in the annuls of English Football history outside of this ‘ghost goal’, Sir Geoff Hurst will… Read More »Geoff Hurst’s Infamous ‘Ghost Goal’ in the 1966 World Cup Final
The life of a Three Lions supporter hasn’t been the easiest since the famous World Cup triumph of 1966, but certain things need to be said following this summer’s European Championship campaign. Ever since a somewhat surprising World Cup semi-final outing in 2018, England fans… Read More »An Open, Honest Letter to England Fans …
The life of a football player is one that many of us would love to have, yet there’s an unwelcome presence in that lifestyle which many of us would despise … the media. In case you’re unaware of what I mean by the ‘dentist chair’,… Read More »The ‘Dentist Chair’ Revenge for England at Euro ’96
After years of suffering and disappointment, the Brexiteers have something rather genuine to be happy about this summer! Coming into this England v Germany fixture, you needn’t look very far by the time you’re greeted by the generally optimistic, yet cautious media coverage of what… Read More »Breaking: A Landmark England v Germany Triumph at Euro 2020!
It seems quite apt that, this Father’s Day, we remember one of the game’s most familial figures from the hot seat. There are very few people I get wistful and misty-eyed about, but Sir Bobby Robson is definitely one of them. Not just for his… Read More »An Ultra United Tribute to the Great Sir Bobby Robson
Gareth Southgate’s Euro 2021 squad is looking extremely stacked, all over the pitch, and that centre forward spot is no exception. Although Harry Kane has had that role locked down for England this tournament, as he has done for a number of years now, and… Read More »Solving England’s Euro 2021 ‘Second Striker’ Problem
It might have been an almighty error to make at this particular time, but here’s a more well-rounded look at the now-infamous Rob Green 2010 World Cup Mistake against the U-S-of-A. Life as a goalkeeper is one of the most cynical and precarious in any… Read More »*Fresh Eyes* on that Rob Green 2010 World Cup Mistake
As we’ve stated earlier on in this series … his name is Paul Gascoigne – one of England’s most naturally gifted footballers. And here are two other players who show signs of potentially carrying on his example … The third son is … Mason Mount. Whilst… Read More »The Modern Reincarnations of Paul Gascoigne (Part 2)
You can usually look back at a player’s career and pinpoint some key areas of progression, and Euro 2004 clearly appears to be extremely important for the impending career of Wayne Rooney … The 2002 World Cup exit to Brazil was a tough pill to… Read More »How Euro 2004 was Essential for Wayne Rooney’s Development!