England fluffed their lines so spectacularly in Cape Town, fans were so
confident of victory they were even claiming Algeria was not a proper country.
draw puts England in a precarious position in Group C, but journalist Paul
Hayward reckons things could get a lot worse.
Observer's chief sports writer slammed Friday's performance as the worst he or
any of the other writers had seen form England at a finals, and then issued a
grave warning as to how the very future of the England team now hangs in the
almost more pessimism than Early Boers can take. If you're made of sterner
stuff, then here's the latest video blog.