HARROGATE’S RISE TO FAME

A few months ago no one had even heard of Harrogate town; even in England. The club’s gradual rise is often overlooked by football fanatics but Harrogate’s recent performances in EFL League 2 have made them impossible to ignore. The […]

THE ENGLISH REVOLUTION

England is the birthplace of football. The country that gifted the beautiful sport to the world is often not the master of it. This is proved by the fact they have only one World Cup to their name to date. […]

THE NEVER ENDING CYCLE

The clash between Hungary and England last night saw the rearing of the ugly head that is racist and homophobic chants directed at the Three Lions. The away team ran out 4-0 winners but the result has long been overshadowed […]

THE INSIDE SCOOP

  When Octagon started back in 1983, there were three companies who were globally representing professional sports players. Now the company count runs in the hundreds but Octagon has remained at the top of the pyramid with clients transcending continents […]

AN EQUAL REPRESENTATION!

Gareth Southgate, manager of England’s national squad, featured in the first two instalments of a video series produced by the FA ahead of South Asian Heritage Month.   Gareth Southgate said England needs to adapt its approach to scouting in […]

RASHY’S PENNING HIS THOUGHTS

England’s defeat in the final of Euro 2020 has elicited a wide range of emotions. While most of it has been around how well the team has played and how uniting their performances have been for a fractured country, a […]

THE ELEVEN LIONS FOR QATAR

The European throne finally has a king cemented on it, the revamped Azzurri defeated the Three Lions in their backyard to lift the prestigious piece of silverware on Sunday. England’s chronicle had a disastrous ending with Southgate’s army bowing out […]

SOUTHGATE DISASTERCLASS

England almost did it. They almost won a major international trophy after 55 painful years and their first European crown. They almost avenged the heartbreak at Euro 1996, the agony of the 2010 World Cup, the humiliation at Euro 2016 […]

NOT HIM, HIM OR HIM!

The postmortem is fully underway in England, after their penalty shootout loss to Italy in the final of Euro 2020. This one hurts for all the right reasons, for it was the chance to end so many long-held notions. England’s […]

WHAT WENT WRONG?

England lost the final of Euro 2020 against Italy on penalties. Losing a game of such importance in front of their own fans at Wembley is surely a massive blow to their camp’s morale. England were the favourite to win […]

MISTAKES FROM THE THREE LIONS

It was coming home for a while, but it did not at the end. It took a diversion to Rome at the end of a penalty shootout. Such was the final between Italy and England that it finished 1-1 after […]

REDEFINING ENGLAND, ONE STEP AT A TIME

England are going to be playing in their first ever major tournament final in 55 years when Gareth Southgate’s charges descend on the hallowed pitch of the Wembley Stadium on Sunday night.     The Three Lions’ run to the […]

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