Posts Tagged ‘ England ’

France 1-1 England: France dominate possession but creativity stifled by England sitting deep

June 11, 2012
France 1-1 England: France dominate possession but creativity stifled by England sitting deep

A match with little invention, played at a very slow pace. Laurent Blanc chose his expected side in a 4-3-3, with Florent Malouda shuttling forward from the midfield. Roy Hodgson’s side contained one surprise name – Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who started on the left. James Milner started on the other flank, and Danny Welbeck got the nod...
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Euro 2012 preview: England

June 6, 2012
Euro 2012 preview: England

Roy Hodgson was the right choice as England coach – at least in the short-term – but realistically, you can’t expect a side to play good football when their coach is appointed a month before the tournament. Besides, even without considering the managerial situation or England’s terrible record of injuries in the last couple of...
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England appoint Roy Hodgson

May 1, 2012
England appoint Roy Hodgson

If the decision was between Harry Redknapp and Roy Hodgson, England were choosing between two very different coaches.
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Nationalities of managers in European leagues

February 17, 2012
Nationalities of managers in European leagues

England are without a manager, and the FA are known to favour an English candidate for the job.
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An advantage to be in Group A or B for Euro 2012 – especially when it comes to the semis

December 2, 2011
An advantage to be in Group A or B for Euro 2012 – especially when it comes to the semis

It remains to be seen how the process of today’s Euro 2012 draw will be structured, although we can assume it will be convoluted and drawn-out – certainly with long speeches and explanations, and possibly cultural dances from the two host countries.
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