Date:Thursday November 15 2007
England will not be able to make it to the finals of Euro 2008 and Spineless Steve must be sacked! Not my vote, yours - although these findings from pompeyrug's poll are thoughts that I do share, particularly the Spineless Steve to go bit, but still hold out hope that we can make it.
We are not confident, only a combined 16% believe that 'yes' England will make it, but even 11% of that was a yes, but more in hope than expectation!
It is going to be increasingly hard for England to qualify for Euro 2008, even if Russia do slip up to Israel we still might not make it, although I am still hopeful that we can. I might dislike Spineless Steve, but I do not dislike him enough to be content with England not qualifying for him to be given the boot.
Things might not be looking good, but you never know...
Either way England desperately need to make a change as things are not going to get much better under Spineless Steve really are they, so it is time the FA grew a pair and did the right thing - which is sack him regardless of what happens.
Harry Redknapp has called for the FA - should they, as they ought to, replace Spineless Steve - to get 'real football people' such as himself, Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger involved in selecting the next man and he is spot on, these fellas know what they are doing the FA clearly do not...
This is what Redknapp told the Sun: 'I really hope the FA are not looking for a new England manager this time next week. But, if that should be the case then please let us have some real football people making the decision.
'I do not have too much faith in the FA's international committee getting it right.
'We all know there will be a huge backlash if England miss out, and history suggests that when the team fails, the manager goes.
'Then we are all in the hands of Brian Barwick and his chums to find the right man.
'With the greatest of respect, the likes of Phil Gartside, Dave Richards and David Sheepshanks have not always got it right when selecting a new manager for their clubs. So why should we trust them to appoint the new England boss?'
What the poll asked - Will England qualify for Euro 2008?
How you voted - No - and spineless must go 54%, I do not care 26%, Yes - but I say this more in hope 11%, Yes - just... but spineless must go anyway 5%, Not sure to be honest 4%
Current Poll - The international break is a pain, but lets turn our attention to happier thoughts now, Pompey thoughts and goalscoring Pompey thoughts at that.
Benjani currently not only leads the way for Pompey in the goalscoring stakes, but also leads the way in the premier league charts, but will this remain the same come January - possibly on both counts - this is want tozopompey wants to know with this - 'who will be the clubs highest goal scorer before the January transfer window?' Let the poll do the talking before we do when it finishes.
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Date:Thursday November 15 2007
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