Ireland collect close win to secure title in BOD’s last game

Brian O’Driscoll had a fitting tribute in his last international as Ireland collected a tense 22-20 win in Paris to beat England to the Six Nations trophy.

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My England World Cup Team

Which players will feature in the World Cup squad?

As I scroll through pages of sport news and gossip, I have realised that many of the posts are on the squad that England should take to the World Cup. Luke Shaw or Ashley Cole? Adam Lallana or Frank Lampard? James Milner or Raheem Sterling?

Here, I want to show you who I think should be in that 23-man squad on the plane to Brazil, and furthermore what Roy Hodgson should pick as his main line up.

Mr. Hodgson, I hope that you are reading! Continue reading “My England World Cup Team”

Euro 2016: The qualifying groups and my predictions

The qualifying groups for European Championships in 2016 in France have taken place and, with the number of teams being raised to 24, all Home Nations could have a chance of qualifying.

It is a first-ever international tournament for British territory of Gibraltar, who were recognised as a footballing nation by UEFA last year.

Here are the groups, and my predictions of the final rankings coming 2016: Continue reading “Euro 2016: The qualifying groups and my predictions”