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Why has Jermain Defoe been consistently neglected by England?
14:30 Sunday 12th February 2017

Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe just seems to be getting better with age and with a rather youthful England squad needing a bit of experience, why has the 34-year-old been neglected by the Three Lions in recent years? After leaving Tottenham…

Youth Isn't Everything in Serie A As "Evergreen" Players Still Rule The Roost
10:00 Tuesday 24th September 2013

Every country's attitude is different when it comes to football. In England, there is a mixed sense of panic and jealousy about the lack of quality young players being produced compared to other, more successful nations. However, in Italy,…

Euro 2012 Match Report: Italy 2-0 Republic of Ireland
23:45 Monday 18th June 2012
By Rob

Italy progressed to the quarter finals of Euro 2012 with a composed 2-0 victory over Republic of Ireland, sending the Irish home pointless.A first half goal from outspoken striker Antonio Cassano put the Italians ahead, and a wonderful volley…

Euro 2012 Match Report: Croatia 1-1 Italy
22:49 Thursday 14th June 2012
By Rob

Croatia's Mario Mandzukic became joint top scorer of Euro 2012 with a second half equaliser that earned his country a 1-1 draw against Italy in Poznan.Mandzukic joined Germany's Mario Gomez and Russia's Alan Dzagoev on three goals for the competition.…

Euro 2012 Match Report: Italy 1-1 Spain
20:46 Sunday 10th June 2012
By Rob

The first clash between two of Europe's footballing heavyweights at Euro 2012 ended all square, as Italy and reigning champions Spain played out a 1-1 draw.Spain made the odd decision to start the match without a recognised striker, with Cesc…