By Myles Palmer England 4 Mexico 0 Did Owen/Fowler/Heskey work well? No, because Heskey played badly and conceded a dumb penalty, tripping Osorno. But Abundis knocked the penalty past the post. After three minutes Scholes scored a typical Scholes goal…

By Myles Palmer That’s my guess for tomorrow’s 1pm press conference at White Hart Lane. Arsene has always fancied Sol Campbell, who was offered £80,000 a week to stay at Spurs. But it’s about ambition. Sol wants to play in…

By Myles Palmer Sven-Goran Eriksson strikes me as a great reductionist. He looks at his problem long enough to understand it and then comes up with simple solutions. He decided three matches ago to rely on Seaman’s experience and the…

By Myles Palmer A football team is ten players and a goalkeeper. And the keeper is as important as the other ten put together. If the signing of Feyonoord keeper Jerzy Dudek is announced tomorrow, as I expect, it will…

By Myles Palmer Arsenal 1 Liverpool 2 ______________________ Ljungberg 73, Owen 83,88 Football is about players. If Michael Owen had been playing for Arsenal they would have won 4-0. Instead Thierry Henry, who missed two sitters, will remember being an…