Monthly Archives: February 2013

Player News

West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster available for England

England manager Roy Hodgson made a stark point with the squad he selected for the visit of Brazil earlier this month. By selecting only two goalkeepers he enabled himself to keep an extra outfield player happy but he also inflicted a clear vote of no confidence in the collective strength in depth of England’s goalkeeping.

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England Podcast: Expectations, Rickie Lambert and a creative proposal

In this week’s TSC Podcast the panel – myself, Kyle Elliot ( and Laurence McKenna ( – discuss three more motions and pass or reject them with a helping hand. Yes, we’re joined by the one and only Marcus Speller – ‘im off The Football Ramble – for one week only.

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Premier League Recap

Premier League Recap: Leighton Baines and Leon Osman combine in vain for Everton

It’s as-you-were at the top of the Premier League, with both Manchester clubs winning their respective matches and maintaining a 12-point difference at the table’s summit.

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WC 2014 Qualifying

England’s World Cup 2014 qualification is far from guaranteed

Speak to overseas football enthusiasts or even fans of our more neighbourly rivals and you’ll find that we England supporters aren’t always held in the highest regard. There are many reasons for this, endlessly diagnosed and debated and sometimes justified, and one of them is a sense of entitlement, the perception that we assume semi-final appearances in major tournaments.

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FATV: England and West Ham United’s Bobby Moore remembered at Wembley

On the 20th Anniversary of his death, England’s World Cup winning captain Bobby Moore is remembered by FATV at Wembley Stadium.