Posts Tagged ‘ England ’

More questions than answers for Capello after Switzerland draw

June 5, 2011
More questions than answers for Capello after Switzerland draw

Two poor goals conceded and then a decent fightback, but it’s hard to draw many positive conclusions from England’s 2-2 draw with Switzerland.
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Wales 0-2 England: Lampard and Bent seal the victory early on

March 26, 2011
Wales 0-2 England: Lampard and Bent seal the victory early on

England recorded a comfortable victory over Wales at the Millennium Stadium.
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Cautious but promising full debut for Wilshere

February 9, 2011
Cautious but promising full debut for Wilshere

Before the World Cup, Fabio Capello used his friendlies to help England become more comfortable in a shape that was proving very successful in qualifiers. Since the failure in Bloemfontein, he’s used them to experiment slightly more. In the other post-South Africa non-competitive games, he’s used a 4-3-3 and then a 4-2-3-1, on both...
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The tall tale of Peter Crouch’s aerial abilities

October 15, 2010
The tall tale of Peter Crouch’s aerial abilities

Peter Crouch is a strange footballer in many ways.
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England 0-0 Montenegro: England outnumbered in the centre and too predictable on the flanks

October 12, 2010
England 0-0 Montenegro: England outnumbered in the centre and too predictable on the flanks

Roughly a 50:50 split between a lack of English creativity and some good Montenegrin defending produced a goalless game at Wembley.
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