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England out, Wolves back. Bothered?

Monday, June 28th, 2010

As Wolves players old and new turn out for the first day of pre-season training today, England’s last great hope of a World Cup win (we’re told) trail home after an abject world cup.  Thankfully, and somewhat surprisingly, I feel much more positive about the former than I do negative about the latter. Never in [...]

On the nonsense talked about ‘choice’

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

The majority of the country will not be watching England’s world cup qualifier against the Ukraine today. Following the collapse of Setanta, and this being something on a non-game now England have qualified, this is to be an internet-only broadcast. At £5 for the game, I for one will find something better to do with [...]

On Club and Country

Friday, September 12th, 2008

I’m off to Charlton tomorrow and thoroughly looking forward to it. While I don’t expect a repeat of the excitement of last year’s classic encounter, which Wolves won in such dramatic style, in honesty a point would be a decent result. I’m just pleased to see Wolves in action after the international break. Even after [...]

The Wolfie World Cup Round up

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

I wouldn’t want you to think that I only watch England games.  In the spaces between lying around in bed and my cultural activities, I have caught some of the other teams in the competition.  I was very impressed with the Czech Republic (although equally unimpressed by their opponents, the USA).  I very much enjoyed [...]