Monthly Archives: December 2011

England Links

England Links: Bobby Robson honoured, England’s hot prospects and Pardew backs Carroll

Arriving as it has between Christmas and New Year, this week has been a quiet one. Ask any PR person, this time is traditionally so slow news-wise that the poor sods have to sell in the most appalling nonsense to national newspaper journalists who just won’t adjust their expectations accordingly.

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England

Merry Christmas from The Stiles Council

Season’s greetings to all TSC readers, whether you’ve found the site by accident or migrated over from twofootedtackle.com.

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England

England hold fifth in FIFA World Rankings

England remain in fifth place in the latest FIFA World Rankings, released earlier this week, theoretically making them the fifth best team in the world at the end of 2011.

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England Links

England Links: Euro 2008 posturing, Kiev Olympic Stadium guide, Rooney Charades and England fan jailed

Friday afternoon means a quick roundup of England national football team coverage from around the web. Here’s some stuff to click on from this week.

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England Greats

England Greats: Peter Shilton

Why the end of a 62-year-old man’s marriage is in the public interest is anyone’s guess, but the newspapers nonetheless brought us the details of one such divorce this week. The man involved was Peter Shilton, who has played more competitive matches than any other professional footballer in the world and England’s most capped player. The legendary goalkeeper is a worthy addition to the England Greats series and his career is far more memorable than gossip about his private life will ever be.

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