Tag Archives: Portsmouth


England Podcast: Expectations, Rickie Lambert and a creative proposal

In this week’s TSC Podcast the panel – myself, Kyle Elliot (Footy-Boots.com) and Laurence McKenna (EPLTalk.com) – 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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One Cap

You’ve Only Got One Cap: David Nugent v Andorra, 2007

As far as modern day one-cap wonders go, David Nugent is more or less the benchmark. He played his one and only England match at the age of 21 in March 2007, coming on as a substitute in a UEFA Euro 2008 qualifying match against Andorra in Barcelona.

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Player Focus

Jermain Defoe’s Tottenham Hotspur goals pose a question for England

Eight points from his first five games isn’t what new Tottenham Hotspur boss Andre Villas-Boas had in mind. It’s the frustration of home draws against West Bromwich Albion and Norwich City that have really fuelled the doubts over the former Porto and Chelsea coach’s suitability for the White Hart Lane job so early on in his tenure.

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Player News

Sol Campbell retires from football

Former England defender Sol Campbell has officially retired from football. Now 37 years of age, Campbell ends his career with 73 England caps to his name.

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