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


The FA Back Capello – Do We?

July 4, 2010 2

So despite saying they would take a couple of weeks to decide what was going to happen, the FA have made a quick decisive decision. Whatever you may think ABOUT their decision, you have to say it is good to know what is happening and prevent loads of speculation. Is Read More



February 17, 2010 3

Picture the scene. Two managers stand nose to nose on the touchline having a disagreement about a decision the ref has given. Things get personal, the voices raised, the TV cameras zoom in to capture the facial expressions – eventually the referee comes across and sends them both to the Read More

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