So, after a month of Russia 2018, one of the best World Cups in memory, England matched their Italia 90 performance (just about) with Harry Kane's Golden Boot and losing the consolation play-off match to a stronger Belgium. We outperformed and the connection between people and the team is stronger than it has been for... Continue Reading →
Wow! England overcame Sweden comfortably and are now in the World Cup semi-finals for only the third time (1966 and 1990 being the others). We play Crotia on Wednesday and then next stop (!!!) the final. Croatia seemed inhibited in their game against Russia, but that's no reason to assume they won't rise to the... Continue Reading →
Even though I thought getting past the round of 16 was very much a possibility, that's not the same as actually being there! What's more we managed it through extra time and penalties, the first time we've ever won a penalty shoot out at the World Cup! What's more, not only are Germany out, but... Continue Reading →
So, it's a reality check for England in to 2018 World Cup in Russia, and even the BBC are getting in on the act: World Cup 2018: Was the loss to Belgium a reality check for England? I thought we looked nervous from the start and not as capable as the Belgiums. Yes momentum, so-called easy... Continue Reading →
Well, World Cup 2018 in Russia has really started now, and last night's Spain v Portugal was epic in all regards. I'm not a Christiano Ronaldo fan, but he was sensational as his 51st ever hat-trick was also the tournament's 51st ever. I did feel Spain edged it, bit 3:3 was a superb reward for... Continue Reading →
To help with the memory here are a few selected tweets re: Reading return to the Premier League! It's a good time to be a fan!