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The Three Lions march on

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The group stages of the Women’s World Cup are over, and 16 teams remain. The tournament now enters the knockout stages, arguably the most exciting aspect of an international competition, and there are some intriguing fixtures to watch. Highlights include Germany vs Sweden and Japan vs Netherlands, but England’s own … Read More

The Women’s World Cup So Far

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With every team having played two games so far, the Women’s World Cup is now well underway. The tournament has been extremely entertaining, so much so that only two teams have definitely qualified to the knockout round.  Japan and Brazil are through, having won their first group games. Everything else … Read More

Women’s World Cup kicks off

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For any football fans suffering from withdrawal since the Premier League season ended last month, the wait for more football is nearly over. Tonight the Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada, with the hosts playing China in the opening match. The tournament is set to be the largest one … Read More

Six Nations Review: England and Ireland pull ahead of the rest

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This round of matches delivered the same results as the respective fixtures last year, yet the final day drama of last year was not quite matched in this years second round. Predictably after all the attention on the matter, the weekend began with another incident of concussion, after Mike brown … Read More

Stage set for Six Nations spectacle

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There are few arenas more intimidating or spectacular than Cardiff’s Millenium Stadium on a wintery Friday night, but such a colosseum of noise, passion and hostility is what awaits an injury-stricken England in the 2015 Six Nations opener. Stuart Lancasters men return to the scene of their greatest humiliation in … Read More

Do people really still care about England international games?

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This last week saw England continue their Euro 2016 qualification campaign with two expected victories over San Marino and Estonia. As a passionate football fan, I would love to tell you I watched both games with excitement and keen anticipation, but the fact is I couldn’t care less about watching … Read More

England make hard work of Tallinn test

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Despite securing 3 points, a clean sheet and a firm place at the top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group, England failed to quieten their critics with an uninspiring 1-0 win over international minnows Estonia. The Three Lions enjoyed the majority of possession for the entire game, even having an … Read More

England confident ahead of Estonia test

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So far for England, the road to Euro 2016 has been smooth. The Three Lions are currently sitting at the top of Group E after victories over Switzerland and San Marino, and success against international minnows Estonia on Sunday would cement this position further. Thursday’s victory against the joint-lowest ranked … Read More

Sensational Sidebottom steers Yorkshire to glory

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Yorkshire beat second-place Nottinghamshire by a commanding innings and 152 runs to seal their first County Championship title since 2001 with a game to spare. Veteran and former England seamer Ryan Sidebottom took a thrilling 6-30 to extinguish his former club’s title hopes; Notts were bowled out for a miserly … Read More

Sport | England young guns make positive start

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Alan Partridge once said: “To the untrained eye, this could look like it’s rubbish and I haven’t bounced back.” They may not have ‘bounced back’ with their victory in Basel but it was far from rubbish from Roy Hodgson’s men. With the nation’s regard for their football team supposedly at … Read More