Tag Archives: Italia ’90

England and Germany: the next chapter of the rivalry

For 1966 to be repeated England need to beat Germany at Bloemfontein, will it need to penalties? Photo: Germán Aczel

When England and Germany meet on the pitch sparks always fly. Tom Farmery discovers where the rivalry began and asks will it end at Bloemfontein?

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England expects, what exactly?

Every four years the population of England gets behind the national team with the hope of bring World Cup glory home. Photo: G Lloyd

England’s hope of World Cup glory hangs in the balance, but the issue that Tom Farmery can’t get away from is our naive expectations of the team.

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