England 3-3 Germany – The Mailbox reacts to Harry Maguire’s latest catastrophe

It isn’t just England, Gareth Southgate and Harry Maguire in the Mailbox. We have missives on the WSL weekend and more. Get your views in to [email protected]… Southgate’s reasoning made clearSo we went more attacking and conceded 3, 2 of which were individual errors. That’s probably why Gareth doesn’t want to throw the kitchen sink … Read more

Ranking England’s build-up to major tournaments since 2000. Never worse than now

England have not enjoyed a positive build-up for the World Cup. Actually, it’s been bloody awful. They haven’t won in five games, losing three along the way, including Friday’s defeat to Italy. So far, over seven games this year, they’ve earned an average of 1.14 points per game – the lowest number during the build-up … Read more

Every club’s youngest Premier League debutant and what happened to them…

Inspired by Arsenal playing a wee boy at Brentford, we’ve taken a look at every club’s youngest Premier League player, with plenty of cautionary tales for Ethan Nwaneri. Arsenal: Ethan Nwaneri15 years, 5 months, 28 daysDebut: Brentford 0-3 Arsenal, September 28, 2022The lad who prompted this feature made his Arsenal debut off the bench last … Read more

Barca star available for £43.7m, Man Utd eyed swap deal for Liverpool target

Chelsea target Ousmane Dembele could be available for £43.7million, while Manchester United lined up a swap deal for a Liverpool midfield target… DEMBELE DEAL INCLUDES BARCA EXIT OPTIONIf you thought that Ousmane Dembele signing a new Barcelona contract would quieten the speculation around the France winger, you’ll most probably be wrong… Dembele finally signed a … Read more

England hotel b*llocks and Arsenal locked in war ‘amid’ Abramovich takeover nonsense

It is tournament season and the England families have picked their hotel. Ivan Toney and Roman Abramovich are too busy with Arsenal to care. Diamond QatarMediawatch does not wish to accuse Ian Ladyman of phoning it in ever so slightly with regards to his SPECIAL REPORT in the Daily Mail on the hotel chosen by … Read more

The ridiculous stats after his half-decent start to Premier League life

Erling Haaland scored another goal in another Manchester City win this weekend, taking his total in his first seven Premier League games to 11 goals, which is a silly number of goals. He’s got three more in a couple of Champions League outings for the giggles as well, and has done all this despite famously … Read more

Will Toney be a Shaw or a Mawson? England’s World Cup bolters have a pretty grim record

Ivan Toney’s stellar start to the season for Brentford has earned him a call-up to Gareth Southgate’s England’s Nations League games next week. The next time Southgate names an England squad, it will be his World Cup squad. So what are the omens for Toney? which other uncapped players have come into England squads at … Read more

Ten Hag ‘likes Ajax star the most’ and Prem midfielder is ‘chosen one’ as Man Utd plan £70m spend

Man Utd are reportedly planning to spend £70m on new players in January and Erik ten Hag has two players in particular in mind. Ten Hag was backed during the summer transfer window as around £215m on new recruits in the summer. Significant fees were spent to sign Antony, Casemiro, Lisandro Martinez and Tyrell Malacia. … Read more

Scholes hints Ten Hag could make Man Utd deadlier with one simple change, as pundit weighs in on Sancho, England snub

Paul Scholes suggested a simple Jadon Sancho change that could make Man Utd more potent, while Owen Hargreaves weighed in on the forward’s England snub. After a stuttering first season, Sancho looks to be finding his feet at Man Utd at the second time of asking. He’s started all six of United’s league fixtures this … Read more

Every Premier League club’s highest-rated player of the season so far…

Liverpool’s highest-rating performer was almost sold in the summer and it’s an encouraging list for Gareth Southgate ahead of the World Cup… Here’s every side’s best player so far according to WhoScored’s ratings… Arsenal: Gabriel Jesus – 7.75Three goals and three assists in his first five games for the Gunners have made him a hero … Read more