Bad luck or history repeating itself, something’s clearly not right with English football in that seemingly everytime a major tournament squad is selected, there always seems to be an injury crisis which rules at least a couple of first-team regulars out much to the disappointment of the nation.
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Euro 2012 is almost upon us and despite Manchester United only having four players selected by Roy Hodgson for the tournament; it represents a massive opportunity for them to prove themselves on the International stage.
This is a good one. A Manchester team combining the best of both United and City. I am going to go with a 4-1-3-2 combination. Let’s look at the various positions:
Unsurprisingly today the FA decided to strip John Terry of the England captaincy. Some may say that decision has been made several months too late, some may say it didn’t need to made it all.
So after the latest week of the Premier League season, here’s what we learnt this weekend:
It had been hyped up as the biggest Manchester derby in 81 years but it only proved to be the setting for Manchester United’s biggest defeat in 81 years as incredibly Manchester City romped to a 6-1 win at Old Trafford to move five points clear at the top of the table.
A stunning second-half comeback by Manchester United saw them clinch the Community Shield at the expense of Manchester City in one of the most entertaining curtain-raisers to a football season in the fixture’s history.