1. Fear of Failure. We sparkled against Italy with a liberty and fearlessness unknown in England teams. No worries – Gerrard and Lampard’s little speech to the team after that game reminded them how dreadful it would be to go out of the world cup at the group stages. Traditional fear of failure was restored.…
Pietersen – a classic failure of leadership.
Where do you stand on Scottish Independence? Are you for or against? Dredging the Somerset Levels – yes or no? These dilemmas pale into insignificance against the big question of the week –Kevin Pietersen – sack or stay?