England Manager – Here We Go Again!

July 21, 2016 5

After England’s exit to Iceland in the Euros, I posted this blog partly about the team’s inept performance at a major championship AGAIN, but also partly at the FA’s apparent failure in getting the right man. Yesterday the press reported that Steve Bruce was interviewed along with Sam Allardyce. I Read More

England’s Gone Out To Iceland

June 28, 2016 2

Yeah ok, not quite the same as the snappy strapline in their ads – but hey ho. I know people may not believe me, but when I realised we had Iceland I was convinced we were going out. We have struggled recently against teams that are committed and strong and Read More

Andy Walker Talks to Joys and Sorrows

November 11, 2014 4

As you are aware, Andy is leaving Blues to take up a new position working with the national team.  Andy has always been a great support to us here at J&S, so when Russ approached him to do an interview, it was a surprise that he said no – so Read More

Euro 2012 – England v Ukraine – Brief post match thoughts

June 20, 2012 5

After going into the competition being described as “no-hopers,” England have qualified for the quarter-finals relatively easily! Despite allowing the opposition a lot of the ball last night, they never really looked in danger of conceding. Ukraines best two chances, a close range header and one that Terry cleared “ahem” Read More

Euro 2012 – England v Sweden – Brief post match thoughts

June 16, 2012 0

I was transported into a timewarp last night. Remember black and white television?  Remember Muffin the Mule (before the RSPCA said that act was illegal!)?  Remember when Birmingham City beat Aston Villa on a regular basis? Last night, it was interesting to see Sebastian Larsson once more pit his wits Read More

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