Monday 28 June 2010

Finally the FA has got something right

872 words. Estimated reading time: Three minutes 50 seconds.

Keeping Fabio Capello as England manager is the right thing to do, if only because the FA's failure to properly tackle the national team's problems means there is no alternative.

Wednesday 16 June 2010

Cesc interview screams of PR dark arts

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My optimism about Cesc remaining with us this summer has taken a dent after a BBC interview that looks suspiciously like an exercise to pull public favour in his direction.

Thursday 10 June 2010

Who I'll be scouting at the World Cup

858 words. Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 25 seconds.

Arsene may not fancy making judgements on the basis of one tournament but that isn’t going to stop me.

Wednesday 2 June 2010

Theo omission is possibly a mistake, definitely a bitter blow

591 words. Estimated reading time 2 minutes 10 seconds.

We are all aware of the frustrating inconsistencies that riddle Theo’s game but that doesn’t make it any less surprising that he won’t be going to the World Cup – and that Arsenal won’t contribute an England player at a major tournament for the first time in 20 years.