We continue our series recalling England’s fortunes 30 years ago by focusing upon events during June 1990, as Italia ’90 began. It’s fair to say things got better as the … Continue Reading From Wooden Spoonists to World in Motion: Part 16 – June 1990
We continue our A-Z recollections of England’s history at the European Championship, including arguably the team’s most painful loss in the tournament as well as their most joyful display… France … Continue Reading An A-Z of England at the Euros (part two)
With England about to play matches against the Netherlands and Italy it seems an opportune time to look back at Italia ’90 and focus upon how Bobby Robson would depart … Continue Reading England’s Italia ’90 – Robson’s redemption
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?
On Tuesday England welcome the Netherlands to Wembley for a friendly. In June it will be 20 years since one of England’s greatest nights in recent decades, when they beat … Continue Reading England’s Euro ’96 demolition of the Dutch
This month in 1978 Wembley was packed as an England side featuring Trevor Francis and Malcolm Macdonald thrashed the Netherlands 5-1. Remember it? Well unless you read the comic Roy of … Continue Reading When Roy Race managed England
Having looked back at some of England’s best April days in the last blog post, it’s now time to be gluttons for punishment and recall six matches in the month … Continue Reading Six of the Worst – England in April
As England get ready to play their last World Cup match against Costa Rica already having suffered the humiliation of elimination after just two games, it is appropriate to look … Continue Reading Recalling England’s ultimate flop tournament (until now)…