Blog first published on September 12 2008...
Theo Walcott rightly grabbed the headlines for his superb performance against Croatia, and I thought it was a great all-round performance from England, but for me Emile Heskey put in a great shift and was the evening's unsung hero.
That's the thing about Heskey. He's not spectacular, but he can be so effective, especially in a system that plays to his strengths - just like Fabio Capello's preference for playing one up front.
In Zagreb, Heskey put in a typically honest and unselfish performance. He was full of running in the channels and he wasn'tRead More »from Hail the England heroes!