What are England’s chances against Italy?

Italy and England are actually very similar, the Azzurri came out and looked like attacking against the Republic of Ireland, and absorbed all the pressure against both Croatia and Spain in Group B. Both sides are naturally cautious, however, England is less likely to be caught out on the break by the Italians as they would have been if it were Spain. Wayne Rooney has been off form, what … [Read more...]

England’s Chow Down in Kiev

Azzurri tackle Roy Hodgson’s England in Kiev with the winner getting the privilege of taking on the mighty Germany on Thursday. Wayne Rooney is well polished up having been a bit rusty mid-week. He marked his comeback recently in fine form with a superb goal on Tuesday against Ukraine, sending England through triumphantly as group winners. After eight years without a goal up until he tapped one … [Read more...]