Why Joe Hart's Torino Move Is Good For England

I have a theory as to one reason (of many) the England National Team tends to underperform in major tournaments: the players all play in the same league. Every England international plays in the Premier League. One might argue this breeds familiarity and is therefore good for the national team, but I think it leads to a lack of stylistic variety in the team and makes the payer pool stagnant. It's basically like inbreeding, is what I'm saying.

5 Young Euro 2020 Standouts Who Deserve Big Transfers This Summer

International tournaments often seem like a red carpet event for the biggest names in world football, yet often the most intriguing players on the pitch are the up-and-coming stars, the b-listers of the footballing world, if you will.

Euro 2020 introduced us to a wide range of talented young players. Some were familiar by name and statistical output, but this was the first chance for them to prove themselves on such a large stage. Others were relative unknowns, ony entering the public footballing consciousness within the last month.

World Tells England To Stop Lecturing On Diving After Soft As Charmin Penalty

LONDON - While England exulted at reaching a first major final since 1966, there was increasing outcry abroad over the penalty awarded for a foul on Raheem Sterling in extra time to give them a 2-1 win over Denmark in their Euro 2020 semifinal.

An array of media and football figures joined Danish fans in condemning the penalty as too cheap for such a big game, some saying England's haughty views on diving looked hypocritical in view of Sterling's tumble at the lightest of touches.

Piscinazo De Raheem Sterling Acabó Con El Sueño Danés Y Mandó A Inglaterra A La Final De La Euro

¡Splash! Todavía nos estamos secando el agua que Raheem Sterling salpicó después del piscinazo que terminó con el sueño europeo de Dinamarca.

Inglaterra se impuso a los escandinavos por 2-1 y logró su paso a la final de la Euro, en un juego donde no se cuestiona su superioridad, sino que la validez del penal que significó su clasificación. 

Raheem Sterling Channels Arjen Robben Against Mexico To Send England To Euro 2020 Final

England fans have grown accustomed to seeing their team fall at the final hurdle. The last four times the Three Lions have reached the semifinals of a major international tournaments, including the World Cup three years ago. 

But not this time.

UEFA Invites Christian Eriksen, His Partner And Six Medics Who Saved Him To Final

COPENHAGEN - European football governing body UEFA has invited Denmark international Christian Eriksen and the paramedics who helped save his life during an on-field cardiac arrest to attend the Euro 2020 final at Wembley on Sunday.

The brilliant Danish midfielder was resuscitated in front of shocked fans and a massive global TV audience during his nation's first match of the tournament.

Euro 2020 Shows There’s No Clear Tactical Model For Success

MANCHESTER, England - Four teams head to London for the final week of Euro 2020 and as well as promising close battles, the two semifinals present a fascinating clash of football styles and tactical approaches.

While football has its ideologues, who insist that a particular approach is the right way to play the game, the “final four” are proof that there really is no single formula to success.

England Dreams Of First Major Final In 55 Years, But Denmark Stands Determined

MANCHESTER - England have the chance to reach a first major final since their 1966 World Cup triumph when they take on Denmark at Wembley in Wednesday's Euro 2020 semifinal, but they will need to banish a history of stumbling at this stage.

Gareth Southgate's side were impressive in their 4-0 dismantling of Ukraine in Rome on Saturday, heralding a wave of euphoria in the country as media showered the team in praise.

Inglaterra A Puro Beautiful Game (Jogo Bonito) Le Hizo Cuatro A Ucrania Y Avanzó A Semis

Hasta ayer, Inglaterra había convertido cuatro goles en sus cuatro partidos en esta Euro 2020: uno a Croacia, cero a Escocia, uno a República Checa y dos a Alemania. Para muchos una cifra mezquina para un plantel lleno de talento ofensivo y candidato al título. Ante Ucrania, sin embargo, esa austeridad frente al arco rival se olvidó por completo. Inglaterra ganó 4-0 y terminó jugando con un estilo avasallador.

El jogo bonito o beautiful game de los ingleses se propició en gran parte por la tempranera apertura de la cuenta.

England Continues Waltz Through Its Cupcake Euro 2020 Schedule

England is lucky there’s no selection committee for the Euro 2020 knockout rounds. If there were, the Three Lions would never make the final four based on strength of schedule. But England won’t mind after crushing Ukraine 4-0 to advance to the semifinals on Saturday in Rome.