England's Euro 2020 half-term report card: Work to be done for last 16 but one big success

2 mins read


SUBJECT: History. TASK: Ending 55 years of hurt. MARK: 6/10

With their youngest ever tournament squad, perhaps the past weighs less heavily on the shoulders of the Southgate’s players. Certainly the future looks promising. But with every step, pressure will increase and the experience gained through those club achievements will be tested to the full.

MORE ENGLAND EURO 2020 NEWS…
Gareth Southgate pinpoints area England must improve on for next tie

England’s Jack Grealish sets himself Gascoigne and Rooney target
England have four players in danger after Czech Republic Euro 2020 win

SUBJECT: Homeschooling. TASK: Schooling teams at home like in lockdown. MARK: 4/10

Ultimately, the Wembley factor is going to have to be massive to get England over the line. Provided they can win in Rome, every other game in this campaign will be under the giant arch. Three times in the first four halves they were booed off the pitch. The fans – an increased number of them, it turns out – have their part to play.

OVERALL ASSESSMENT: A solid if unspectacular start. Will need to work harder to attain the levels expected of them. As always. But fans can play a part…



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Previous Story

The Greatest Showman tops Bohemian Rhapsody and Avengers Endgame in incredible milestone

Next Story

Josh Hawley on 'America's Newsroom': We need more cops on the street as violent crime skyrockets

Latest from Blog

withemes on instagram