'England' Category

Euro 2012 In Pictures: It’s Torso Time

39 comments
Share

Image: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Europe.

Some mid-sections are never concerned with being caught unawares, Kickettes.

Here’s a “we came to get down” selection of them from all this weekend’s matches.

The Grudge Report: Apologies, Attacks & Intervention Attempts

9 comments
Share

Image: Claudio Villa/Getty Images.

We might spend our time pretending that the world consists only of hot footballers, their lovely partners, ridiculous cars and the odd llama, but sometimes, shit happens.

Let’s just get the latest crappy news out of the way now so we can press on with the pretty and/or woolly.

Yes?

READ MORE

Euro 2012 Not Yet In Pictures: France 1-1 England

6 comments
Share

Sailing cheerily over the waves of misery the rest of the press are drowning in, we only pretend to understand stuff like dodgy defensive play and wasted possession. Why should we bother to rehash the mechanics of a straightforward draw when we can wonder aloud whether Sami Nasri’s “ssshhh” gesture was aimed at us because we laughed at his pants?

A gallery featuring our POV of France’s 1-1 draw with En-ger-land is being prepared as we write, but don’t cut off oxygen to your brains anytime soon. The gallery software we’re grappling with still hates us y’see, and the feeling is rapidly becoming mututal.

 

Good Week/Bad Week: Political Pointers & Food Poisoning

14 comments
Share

Mesut offers his thoughts on the Euro crisis to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Images via facebook, Scott Heavey/Getty Images.

Grab a cream puff and settle down for a sightseeing tour of this week’s hits and misses, dear readers.

You needn’t be picky; any stale, calorific cream puff will do.

READ MORE

England NT: Music To Our Ears

9 comments
Share

Image: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images.

The first real test of England’s discipline came not on the pitch, but during last night’s Gala Reception at Krakow’s Polish Art Museum. In years gone by, there’s no way that trumpeter would’ve left the premises with his instrument and dignity in tact.

It’s good to see a glint in Stevie’s eye though, no?