Posts Tagged ‘Internationals’

England should pick Carberry in all forms of Cricket

Posted on: September 18th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

Hampshire’s televised one run victory over Lancashire in the FLT20 quarter final hammered home one significant point about England’s cricket team. Why on Earth does it not include Michael Carberry?   The openers demolition of Lancashire’s bowling on his way to achieving the rare feat of a T20 century was a joy to behold. Carberry [...]



Posted on: April 13th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

When Manchester United signed Nani in 2007 he was the bright young prospect from Portugal. He had all the skills, pace to burn and looked to be a man who would light up the world stage. Six summers on and reports are that Nani is heading for the Old Trafford exit door. Just what will [...]



Posted on: April 13th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

David Beckham made it quite clear this week that he is not finished with England. Despite being 38 years old, the former England captain declared publicly that he will never retire from International duty and still hopes that he may pull on an England shirt again. Is that a realistic ambition?   Well why not? [...]


Belgium: World Cup Contenders?

Posted on: April 13th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

It’s that time again, when the World Cup is starting to appear on the horizon, the qualification gets crucial and the predictions are inevitably made. It is to be assumed that those predictions will be predictably predictable. Who can look past all conquering Spain? Lets not rule out Argentina and Brazil, they’re always dangerous. I [...]


Roberto Mancini has no right to be angry with Vincent Kompany

Posted on: April 13th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

Roberto Mancini has gone on the attack this week over the fact that his captain Vincent Kompany played for Belgium having missed the last eight weeks for Manchester City.   Mancini first criticised Belgium manager Marc Wilmots for playing Kompany. BBC Sport quoted Mancini saying, “I think sometimes some managers of national teams should understand [...]