A spate of injuries surely stopped the England striker from attaining even dizzier heights
The story behind one of modern soccer’s tragedies
Though England’s Premier League has long relied on new blood–and rising stars–from foreign nations, binge buying by English clubs in France’s modest Ligue 1 has made French players the top foreign contingent in Albion.
Kevin-Prince Boateng’s walk-off could change the game
He’s Britain’s most famous soccer export, but he won’t be a part of its Olympic team
Utterly outclassed by Italy, but hanging around to lose, again, on PKs.
In which the British tabloids play up every available opportunity to make a pun.
England’s pro league is far stronger than France’s, yet its national team is far weaker
How international tournaments remain an opportunity for nostalgic but usually harmless pantomime jingoism.
Why is one of England’s most famous players not on the roster?
The rosters of many Euro 2012 teams are a melting pot – one that modern-day Europe should start getting used to.
Previewing the Champions League Final
They call it the Impossible Job. If that wasn’t enough, it’s also been labelled the toughest gig in England, making the role of Prime Minister a veritable breeze. We can only be talking about the role of national football …