TweetSo to the old. Today, I have decided to revisit Dan Warren's England's Euro 2008 winning side
9 years after the piece was first written (find it here) Tactics: A 5-1-2-2 Do me a favour Warren!
GoalkeeperÂ Prediction's: "Chris Kirkland, 21 now, will be the world's finest goalkeeper by 2008â€³
in 2012: He's slumming it at [.
Votuporanguense beat Fernandopolis 2-1 in a Brazilian fourth division match that ended with a
brawl and 12 red cards. The unrest began when the winning side's striker was taken down by
Fernandopolis' goalkeeper on a one v one. The keeper was shown the first red, then the everyone got
The Montreal Impact came away from last week's expansion draft without a proven goalkeeper, but
that void was filled in a major way on Monday after the Impact acquired Jamaican national team
goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts from the Impact for allocation money.
Ricketts had been one of the best goalkeepers in the league before a broken arm sidelined him
and paved the way for Josh Saunders to take the starting job away from Ricketts.
We continue our series of historical videos of the clubs of the Football League Championship
League One and League Two are to follow this afternoon with Burnley FC, and six videos spanning the
years from 1960 to 1994. The greatest period in the history of this club was largely hidden from
the view of television cameras autocratic owner Bob Lord didn't allow Match Of The Day cameras into
Turf Moor until 1968 but we do kick off with a short film made for the BBC on the subject of their
league title-winning side of 1960, before skipping forward twelve years to follow the Clarets to
Craven Cottage for an away league match against Fulham from the start of the 1972/73 season
By the middle of the 1980s, the decline of English football was more than apparent.
Very rare footage from the Championship winning side of 1985. Apologies for poor quality in
parts but these have been taken from original club footage from the Main Stand camera and VHS
recordings. A lot of the goals have never been released before.
Arsenal may sign a Euro 2012 winner! Yesterday, @AFCAMDEN announced on Twitter that Arsenal were
looking to sign a player from the Euro 2012 winning side, Spain. Here is the exact tweet(s): Listen
with caution A Spanish European Cup winning player is "likely" to sign for Arsenal. Haven't got
anything else yet.
Arsene Wenger has revealed his excitement at adding France international striker Olivier Giroud
to his Arsenal (no pun intended), explaining that the acquisition adds an additional dimension to
his side's attack.
Given that the Gunners recently also signed German star Lukas Podolski, all eyes are now on
Wenger to see if he can convince prolific skipper Robin van Persie to commit long-term and form a
threatening trio up front.
Hot Prospects: 13 English young players to watch in 2012 is a post from: Just Football
Who says there's a dearth of English talent coming through at youth level? After
disappointment for England's youngsters at international level in 2011 here are 13
youngsters tipped for great things in 2012 and beyond courtesy of Aidan R, editor ofEngland Football Blog.
It appears as though there could be a major overhaul at Stamford Bridge with three strikers all out
of contract at the end of the season as Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka and Salomon Kalou are all
linked with moves away fro Chelsea.
One forward who could remain in the Premier League is Ivory Coast star Kalou who despite never
managing to become a first team regular for Chelsea is reportedly being linked with both Arsenal
Bridge practising his 'sitting on the bench' technique
More famous in recent seasons for the whole sorry John Terry shagging-his-ex palavar than his
performances on the pitch, ex-England full-back Wayne Bridge has left Manchester City in a loan
deal with bright young things of the Championship, Brighton & Hove Albion.
If you don't like John Terry, then prepare to root for Chelsea in the Champions League final.
The Chelsea captain was shown a straight red card after giving Alexis Sanchez a knee to the
backside in the 37th minute of their Champions League semifinal second leg match against Barcelona.
Though it pushed Chelsea towards certain doom, the rest of the team kept their focus and beat
Barcelona to earn a place in the final.
There are reports Juventus have shot down Liverpool's attempts to poach technical director Fabio
The Sun suggested this week that they were looking at Paratici as a replacement for director of
sport Damien Comolli.
According to the Italian media, there was some truth in this approach, but Juventus slammed the
door on any potential departure.
As a player, former Spurs and Newcastle winger Chris Waddle was on the winning side at Anfield only
once during his entire playing career. The winger - nicknamed 'Magic Chris' by Marseille fans
during his stint in France - hopes that Harry Redknapp's Spurs team can do the business in
tonight's hotly anticipated game at Anfield, but irrespective of the result, Waddle believes
Liverpool are moving
Former England captain Terry Butcher has already labelled it a farce, the rest of us, tired of the
false dawns, over-inflated egos and annuals disappointment of anything to do with the England team,
are waiting for it to descend into one.
More conflicting messages are leaking from out of the FA as they continue their hunt for Fabio
After his winning goal in Saturday's 3-1 win over West Brom, manager Harry Redknapp was quick to
heap praise on the striker. JD only broke into this winning side after an injury to Rafael van der
Vaart but he resumed his potent pairing with Emmanuel Adebayor and rounded off the performance with
the crucial goal on 81 minutes.
It's not a particularly new question but in the light of recent Spurs results it's one that's
worth asking once again.
Unless you're lucky enough to remember the great double winning side of 1960/61, you'll probably
recall the trophy winning teams of the last forty years: Four league cups, 3 FA Cups and 2 UEFA
wins with sadly no league triumphs mixed in.
Not content with being award the Olympic Stadium as their new ground, West Ham have now taken over the London 2012 rowing lake. The Hammers took to Dorney Lake for a team-building rowing session with Olympic silver medalist Mark Hunter. As you might expect with a Sam Allardyce team-building session, the water-based fun was not [.
I grew up in Scotland. The wee man was ubiquitous. And he could be dangerous. The big man was
wary. Don't annoy the wee man. His punch reached above his stature. You didn't see it coming. He
was down there. And you couldn't catch him. He was fast. It was the same on the soccer field.
One of Scotland's most famous clubs, Glasgow Celtic, fielded a player named Jimmy "Jinky"
This year's venue is at Clarke Quay The brilliance of the Brazilian futsal team ADC Florianopolis
at the Tiger Street Football 2012 should once again throw us the question how football should be
Never mind the fact that the Brazilian side was up against a makeshift squad in a friendly match
amid the intensity of the ongoing regional tournament that will see the winning side represent the
Republic in the Grand Finals in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam in late September.
A massive pitch invasion in Port Said, Egypt, following a match between defending champions Al
Ahly and fourth-place Al Masry has, according to state television, led to at least 74 deaths and
more than 1,000 injured in one of the most horrific and large-scale instances of football stadium
violence in recent memory.
Still no power, so here is a quick survey of how the local newsapers are covering their team's
win or loss in Sunday's compelling Conference Final matchup.Â We'll start in Utah, where RSL
continues to enjoy strong local coverage from both the Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News. The
Trib sports section includedÂ a hard news report on the 3-1 defeat as well as an array of stories
in the days leading up to the match.