Andy Murray will be announced this Thursday as the first British tennis player to qualify for the Olympic Games team, a fait accompli for the world No4, who is a medal contender.
While John Cleese did not write this*, as the Internet would have you believe in 2012, it's pretty funny, and not entirely untrue.
Never change a winning team, they say. But how about if you have Manchester United's Wayne Rooney available, fit and ready for action ? But for Rooney to make the side, Liverpool's Andy Carroll will probably have to make way.
Never change a winning team, they say. But how about if you have Manchester United's Wayne Rooney available, fit and ready for action ?
Three great goals, a first competitive win against the Swedes and a massive step towards the quarter-finals, and all this without the suspended Wayne Rooney.
With Harry Redknapp gone, the question which Tottenham Hotspur fans, and may be even Daniel Levy will be asking is “who is next”?
Arsenal winger Theo Walcott was our star man after scoring and creating Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck's winner.
Theo Walcott pointed to England's comeback against Sweden as evidence the squad boast the necessary character, as well as bite, to progress and excel in the latter stages of the European Championship.
There are two images that endure. The first is of an airborne Andy Carroll, his eyes fixed on the ball as it careers over in a delicious arc from the right flank and the white flash of gritted teeth, his jaw fixed, an indication of the power he is straining to summon from heaving neck muscles.
A match that will be remembered for the extraordinary thunderstorm that led to the players leaving the pitch after little more than four minutes and play being suspended for the best part of an hour, ended with France cruising to a comfortable victory against a Ukraine side that never came close to reprising the impressive performance they produced against Sweden.