The Americans have a saying: "You're better off being lucky than good... and you'd better be lucky, because you're no damn good."
Over the past 10 days the exploits of Roy Hodgson's England have given this a whole new meaning. In the first match the side saw dozens of shots on goal by France fizz just wide of the goal, while a solitary attempt on target at the other end found the back of the net. Then, against Sweden, Theo Walcott's speculative punt goalwards somehow got lost behind a sea of defenders, wrongfooting the goalkeeper on its way in. And on Tuesday night, Ukraine were denied anRead More »from Top 10: The luckiest teams and sports stars of all time