The problem with England: Euro 2012 Group D

Alan Shearer, the former England striker, has predicted a semi-final place for Roy Hodgson’s side, because he is patriotic and wants them to do well. That doesn’t sound like an “expert” opinion but more a case of wishful thinking. He also knows that the reason expectations are low is because people realize that England have no chance. And they are right, because England’s squad, depleted and inadequate, will struggle to get out of Group D. Euro 2012 may be a massive “wake-up call” for the Football Association. Years of erosion and two decades of over-indulgence by the big clubs, who … Continue reading The problem with England: Euro 2012 Group D