It only took 42 games, but we finally know our quarter-finalists.
Actually, if Cowers makes it sound like drudgery, that's unfair. The group stages have been more exciting than the 2003 World Cup multiplied by the 2007 World Cup.
And that's not just because England wobbled from bewilderingly bad to bafflingly brilliant as sure as tick follows tock.
Everyone has been beaten at some stage (though, if you like that kind of omen, you might be heartened to know that England are the only team left in the competition yet to lose to another of the quarter-finalists), and we're absolutely none theRead More »from Cow’s team of the group stage