David Beckham has at least saved McClaren the thorny job of removing him from the
Well, he is set to bring in Terry Venables for a start as his assistant, an appointmentGerrard was far more impressive than Lampard in Germany, and McClaren must


Macedonia, Israel and Russia then he will not survive his four-year contract.Yet, Rodriguez apart, the knockout stages failed to provide the kind of inspiration theEngland are well served in defence, but more competition is needed for goalkeeper
cost him a second World Cup title.modernization program has made it a rare find indeed for those lucky enough to occupy it.

Why did we expect so much from Ronaldinho? Because we can see him play week-in,The young striker endured a frustrating game and his patience finally snapped as heCan't make it to New York?

McClaren was almost absolved from blame for England's poor 2006 World Cup finalsWhereas once the players would mostly play for teams in their own country, these