Tag Archive | England

RIP Terry Venables – the most brilliant football intellect

I know this is a West Ham site, but I feel we have to talk about Terry Venables.
There are distinct facets to Terry Venables. One of them stands out as arguably the most brilliant football intellect ever produced

What on earth can Southgate tell Bowen

What on earth can Southgate tell Bowen

We wrote earlier that it was something of a disgrace that Jarrod Bowen didn’t see any action whatsoever in last night’s international against Malta. And in this piece Claret and Hugh Facebook follower Andrew Sawyer wonders what on earth can Southgate  tell Bowen if he knocks on his door and asks why he gets  so little action. 

What on earth can Southgate  tell Bowen

International Hammers is a real problem

International Hammers is a real problem

West Ham make absolutely no secret of the fact that they would probably sooner have no international players in their squad! I agree.  It’s surely an understandable position with the Hammers and every club  becoming the victims of crowded football calendars the like of which we have never seen before. More and more managers are up in arms and the injuries they are carrying as a result of a ludicrous situation within the game. So far the Hammers have been lucky in that respect but you have to believe it can only be a matter of time before things turn the other way. We need less interational competitions and could probably live quite comfortably without then Carabao Cup come to that. The Leagues will forever come first.

West Ham to decide on defender

West Ham to decide on defender

West Ham will decide soon whether defender Nayef Aguerd has suffered a concussion which will keep him out of the Morocco squad during the international break. We understand the central defender could miss the match against Tanzania next week as a result of the knock to the head he took in the match against Nottingham Forest and has remained at the club until the decision is made.

Bowen gets another chance

Bowen gets another chance

Bowen to remain England understudy

Bowen to remain England understudy: England 3-1 Italy

It wasn’t rocket science – no England starting place for Bowen

No chance for five goal Bowen v no goals Grealish

By Hughie Southon

Hammer Bowen has no chance

Hammer Bowen has no chance

by Hughie Southon

Jarrod Bowen looks to have absolutely no chance of making it into the England team for the Euro  qualifier against Italy this week.

Bowen makes England starting line-up