Tag Archives: Fabio Capello

Who is to blame for England’s exit?

England's failure to progress in South Africa has left fans feeling dejected, but what does the future hold? Photo: Mark Bridge

England’s embarassing defeat to Germany in the World Cup left fans wanting someone to blame. We look at what can be improved upon in the future.

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‘Jermain Defoe confident winning in a shootout against Germans’

Whenever England play Germany on the highest stage in football, there’s only ever one talking point: the chance of a penalty shootout.

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‘FA expects Capello to quit if England make early exit’

Fabio Capello is expected to resign as England manager if England fail to beat Slovenia and crash out of the World Cup on Wednesday.

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Dull and lifeless: it’s time to ditch the 4-4-2

England's hopes of World Cup glory have been well and truly deflated. Could Joe Cole hold the key to an improvement? Photo: doug88888 via Flickr

England were devoid of any invention and adventure against Algeria. Bradley King argues for a change of system and a recall to a familiar face.

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‘David James set to play against Algeria’

Fabio Capello will drop Robert Green in favour of playing David James in goal in Friday’s World Cup crunch match against Algeria.

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You can only select one goalkeeper, Fabio

Fabio Capello's England team face Algeria in Cape Town this evening let's just hope that he doesn't leave his teamsheet at the top of table mountain. Photo: Paul Thurlby

Tom Farmery asks after a week of long discussion with his advisers, is Fabio Capello really ready to make his selection for tonight’s game?

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Weak Algeria should be beaten easily

It is likely that England will be joined by the like of Italy and the Netherlands in pot two. Photo: The Laird of Oldham via Flickr

England are expected to dispatch the Algerians without too many problems. But could the threat come down the African team’s left hand side? Bradley King explains.

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Stick or twist? England’s keeper conundrum

Robert Green speaking to reporters before heading to South Africa. There are more questions he needs to answer now. Photo: City College Norwich

It’s not easy being Rob Green at the moment, but should Capello keep faith in the England stopper or drop him? Bradley King gives his view.

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World Cup blog: the pre-tournament jitters

Xavi and his Spanish team mates edged to a 3-2 victory over Saudi Arabia at the weekend. Photo: Alfonso Jimenez

With the World Cup only days away, teams are suffering from pre-tournament anxiety. Bradley King wonders whether we should worry about England.

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World Cup blog: Win flatters unconvincing England

Fabio Capello still has plenty of decisions to make before heading to South Africa. Photo: Paul Blank

Fabio Capello’s England laboured to a 3-1 win over Mexico at Wembley on May 24th. An anxious Bradley King listened to the game.

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