England One. Russia One. Zero talking points.

Last night England played pretty well. Roy Hodgson picked a fairly balanced team. He made some very unremarkable yet understandable substitutions. ITV’s punditry team didn’t have too much to say afterwards. Yet, today there has been an abundance of analysis and scrutiny that just feels unwarranted. I turned on Sky Sports News for fifteen minutes…

Roy Hodgson could be a career politician.

Roy Hodgson seems to be the exception to rule when it comes to the managerial merry-go-round. He somehow manages to hurdle some very dubious decision making in a way that would undoubtedly make him a very successful career politician. Here’s the Thoughtful Football case… 2012. An underwhelming tournament, not entirely the fault of dear old…