Tag : roy hodgson

Sport | Will changed England line up bring Roy joy?

5 years ago / 0 comments

This final group encounter in Belo Horizonte for both England and Costa Rica should and could have assumed a different significance; the expected scenario was England needing a win in this match to progress with the group’s minnows Costa Rica hoping for one last hurrah to take back with them … Read More

Sport | Roy’s Boys Blown Away By the Suarez Show – England vs. Uruguay Review

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Being a Leeds United and England fan, Thursday 19th June doesn’t go down as one of my favourite days in football. First, I was notified that some bloke called Dave had been given the Head Coach’s job at Elland road, then I was later forced to endure an hour and … Read More

Sport | Roy exploring his options for World Cup

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With two weeks to go until the biggest tournament in world football gets under way, Roy Hodgson is preparing his England squad for three games in which he can try new combinations, check fitness levels, and ultimately get it right. England will play Peru tomorrow night (May 30), before flying … Read More

Sport | England vs Denmark | Young-guns to prove their worth

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England’s World Cup preparations begin on Wednesday night as Denmark return to Wembley for the first time in twenty years. The game marks the Three Lions’ first outing since the draw for the tournament was announced in December, and is England’s penultimate game on home soil before the squad jet off to Miami … Read More

Sport | Between the Lines – Four more years of boring Roy Hodgson

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Last Friday, the FA announced that the England team will continue to be coached by Roy Hodgson until at least 2016, regardless of how embarrassing the side are in Brazil this summer. Wow. Now BTL is not suggesting that Hodgson is the reason that England have almost zero chance of success in this … Read More

Sport | Sighs of relief for England following Euro 2016 draw

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There weren’t quite tears of joy, but Roy Hodgson must surely know that his England side have to do something very wrong if they aren’t to qualify for the 2016 European Championships in France. Sitting sixth in the Fifa world rankings, Switzerland pose the only real threat, while Slovenia, Estonia, Lithuania and … Read More

Sport | Between the Lines: One Direction to Brazil?

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Joe Bookbinder Between the Lines was beginning to fret, what to write about without the excitement and drama of the English Premier League? With just a boring international break to make do with, BTL was pleasantly surprised… As publicity stunts go, it was rather mundane – ‘professional footballer plays football … Read More

England meander to victory against hapless San Marino

6 years ago / 0 comments

How can it be possible to come out of an international football match knowing the exact same amount about your team? That is the question which Roy Hodgson must have asked himself last night. The answer is unfortunate and slightly depressing; when the opponents are San Marino. England won extremely … Read More