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Are The FA Right To Let England Under 21 Boss Stuart Pearce Go?

The English FA have confirmed that they will not be renewing the contract of Under 21 boss Stuart Pearce. But are they right to let him go? Rolly Pelovangu asks the tough questions. It’s been six long years, I don’t deserve it! So cried a desperate Stan in his final emotion-fueled rant to Marshall Mathers before launching his car over the bridge. If Stuart Pearce’s last plea was or is to be as dramatic as Stan’s then news of his imminent departure from all duties concerning ... Continue Reading →

England 2-3 Holland: Video Highlights

Stuart Pearce’s first game in charge as caretaker boss ended in defeat as England were beaten 3-2 by the Netherlands at Wembley. Goals by Klaas Jan Huntelaar and a brace from the superb Arjen Robben sealed victory for the visitors who, incidentally, started the match with nine players who featured in the 2010 World Cup final. England’s goalscorers were defender Gary Cahill and winger Ashley Young who must have thought that he had sealed a 2-2 draw for the Three Lions before Robben curled ... Continue Reading →

After 3-2 Defeat to Holland Who Should Lead The England Forward Line?

England lost 3-2 to the Netherlands at Wembley in Stuart Pearce’s first game as caretaker boss with questions being asked as to who should lead the Three Lions forward line? The obvious answer to that question is Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney alongside Aston Villa forward Darren Bent, however, due to his petulant red-card against Montenegro in October, ‘Wazza’ is suspended for England’s opening two group games, the first of which is on June 11 against France. It was thus widely ... Continue Reading →

“England U21 Were Good Enough to Make the Final” Claims Pearce

England U21 boss Stuart Pearce has reiterated his belief that his England U21 side were good enough to at least reach the Euro U21 finals despite their elimination in the group stages. The Three Lions were beaten 2-1 by a spirited Czech Republic side who fought from 1-0 down to win 2-1 after Danny Welbeck had given England the led. The defeat, coupled with a poor 0-0 draw on Matchday 2 against Ukraine condemned Pearce’s men to an early plane home for the 2009 runners-up and drew much criticism ... Continue Reading →