Let’s Not Muck About: New Handball Law is a Product of VAR

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At first, it all looked innocuous, as it initially always does. Crystal Palace had a chance to double their lead at Old Trafford, but Jordan Ayew’s shot was blocked by Victor Lindelof and Manchester United thought they had gotten away with it. Except they hadn’t, as VAR called back Martin Atkinson to check for handball, […] READ MORE


Roy Hodgson: Forty-Four Years a Football Manager

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Against the odds, Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace toppled Manchester United in their own backyard last weekend to make it two wins from two this campaign. Having been among the favourites to go down, it appears there is still plenty of life in 73-year-old Hodgson and his South London squad. His longevity certainly makes you wonder where […] READ MORE


What went wrong for Roy Hodgson?

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As Roy Hodgson looked over the burning ashes of England’s Euro 2016 campaign; the Stade de Nice resembled King’s Landing’s Sept of Baelor. Its smouldering wreck will affect and horrify English generations to come. He and King Tommen were one in their course of action, it was time to jump before being pushed. Unlike the […] READ MORE


Embarrassing England

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After Embarrassing England were knocked out the Euros 2016 by Iceland, LWOS tries to figure out just what went so horribly wrong for Roy's Boys. READ MORE


England Exit Euro 2016 With Two Unused Players

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As England slumped to a humiliating defeat to Iceland, just two outfield players remained unused for the Three Lions’ 17-day stay in Euro 2016: Everton’s John Stones and Ross Barkley. While out-going manager Roy Hodgson did not feature Toffee duo for even a second in France—unlike the majority of the England squad— they cannot be held to account in the […] READ MORE


The FA Must Get England’s Next Manager Right

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Managers of England's national team have not fared well in recent years. Big names and up-and-coming English managers have come and gone, with Roy Hodgson the latest to be condemned to the ignominy of history. As decisions go, therefore, the FA's next managerial appointment is pretty weight and it is crucial that England's next manager does not succumb to the same fate as his recent predecessors. READ MORE


Roy Hodgson Resigns As England Manager

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Roy Hodgson has resigned from his position as manager of the English National Team after a shocking 2-1 loss to Iceland in the Round of 16 in the European Championships. Hodgson had held the post since 14 May 2012, and now leaves the post after four years in charge. It has also been confirmed that […] READ MORE




Euro 2016: England vs Wales – Almost Time

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England vs Wales has been one of the most anticipated fixtures of Euro 2016. Whilst history shows the victory should be an easy one for Roy Hodgson’s men, Wales form and passion could see them beat their nearest rivals. Euro 2016: England vs Wales – Almost time After one match of the tournament, not many […] READ MORE