a side with Joe Hart, Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard, Ashley Cole, Jack Wilshere etc etc would be a mid-table Championship team?
Ok granted they don't play together as well at international level as they do for their clubs and they don't have the technique of Spain, Germany etc, but then again: a) who does have that level of technique in club football besides Barcelona, Real Madrid etc, and b) why would not playing not quite as well at international level therefore make them the equivalent of Barnsley?
Cup football is completely different to league football. Throwing together a manager and 23 players at short notice and expecting them to perform to the heights of a club side is unrealistic, not to... more
under the name Wycombe. A defence that sits too deep. A midfield that sits three yards in front of that defence. Two wingers who go missing for much of the game and a front two we occasionally pump a ... more
The starting 11 are made up of 3 from MC, three from MU, 2 from Che, 1 from Tot, 2 from Liv - i.e. all from what would normally be top 6 clubs. Each of those with the exception of Milner is a first... more
Are you seriously suggesting dan,Tue Jun 26 14:34