Is it the end of the road for Hope Powell ?

After the heroics of the Group stage, yesterday’s defeat and the lack of reaction from the manager at half time and in the second half, questions must be asked. There is absolutely no doubt the girls gave everything they had and were superb throughout the tournament. But the problem was obviously somewhere else. Let’s goContinue reading “Is it the end of the road for Hope Powell ?”

Team GB 3 players selected revealed…or not (article was incorrect)

This is an extract from article published in the Belfast Telegraph : “Northern Ireland will have three footballers at the London 2012 Olympic Games — despite the Irish FA’s opposition to a Great Britain team taking part. Northern Ireland women’s captain Ashley Hutton, goalkeeper Emma Higgins and Sarah McFadden, who plays her club football withContinue reading “Team GB 3 players selected revealed…or not (article was incorrect)”

Team GB 49 players shortlist, what’s the big secret ?

Players have come out saying the list has been shortened to 49 players. I have asked the FA if they would publish it because it is interesting to know who has a chance and who hasn’t made it. Well only the final 18+4 players will be announced. For some reasons, it is not in theContinue reading “Team GB 49 players shortlist, what’s the big secret ?”

Team GB : what about out of favors English players?

As team GB is not the same as England, I am thinking those who have retired or been left behind by Hope Powell deserve toget a chance. The question is as we have no idea of the parameters in the selection process, it is hard to know if some girls will be given a fairContinue reading “Team GB : what about out of favors English players?”

Team GB center backs

Casey  Stoney : Experience, reading of the game, intelligence. She has everyhting that you would want from a senior and seasoned international player. Gilly Flaherty : She would complement perflectly Stoney, excellent passer, can tackle as well and has vast experience at top level for 3 seasons including Champions League Kylie Davies :  A veryContinue reading “Team GB center backs”