This month 25 years ago one of the most memorable football fly-on-the-wall documentaries was screened as Channel 4 broadcast Graham Taylor: The Impossible Job, covering England’s failure to qualify for … Continue Reading THAT Graham Taylor documentary – 25 years on
In the latest of our occasional recollections of players who would miss out on a full England cap, we turn the spotlight on goalkeeper Tony Coton. He would have the … Continue Reading The Great Uncapped – Tony Coton
This summer marks 25 years since the 1992 European Championship. England went into the finals having lost just once in two years, but as with four years earlier it would … Continue Reading England’s Euro ’92 – 25 years on
We were extremely sorry to learn yesterday of the death of former England manager Graham Taylor at the age of 72. Graham Taylor enjoyed great success as a club manager … Continue Reading RIP Graham Taylor
December marked the 25th anniversary of the draw being made for the qualifying stages of the 1994 World Cup. The campaign would become infamous as England, semi-finalists at Italia ’90, … Continue Reading England’s qualifying campaigns: 1994 World Cup – did we not like that?
Lawrie McMenemy has recently turned 80 and penned his autobiography. While the book may primarily appeal to fans of Southampton, where he enjoyed great success as manager, one chapter will … Continue Reading Book Review – Lawrie McMenemy: A Lifetime’s Obsession
In the coming days, Wayne Rooney could become England’s record goalscorer. He needs just one goal to equal Bobby Charlton’s tally of 49 and two to claim the outright record. … Continue Reading When Gary Lineker became stranded on 48 England goals
This month marked Graham Taylor’s 70th birthday and also the anniversary of his first England match in September 1990. In the third in our series recalling past England qualifying campaigns … Continue Reading England Qualifying Campaigns: Euro 92 – Before Taylor was a ‘Turnip’