It’s all gone gloomy in Israel. Stuart Pearce has been bemoaning his lack of resources as England prepare for their next group game in the Under-21 European championships. Imagine if he could call on a front six of Danny Welbeck, Wilfried Zaha, Raheem Sterling, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jack Wilshere and Tom Ince. Now that is a prospect, he says, to put the fear of God even into the Spaniards.
We are never going to find out if Pearce is right. We will never discover if such a combination would have the Spanish team shaking in their maracas. An unholy mix of injury, suspension and fullRead More »from Why England’s U21 failure doesn’t matter