skip to content

Elevenses - England can win the npower Championship

Published: 26 Nov 2010 - 10:40:23

Stuart Pearce has come upon a novel idea to improve England's chances of actually winning something. The England Under-21 boss wants his youngsters to play friendlies against npower Championship sides.

Here's what he told Life's a Pitch website. "Can we put an England Under-21 team in the Championship to play games every other week?

"Don't play home games, just play away games, so there's an odd number of teams in the Championship."

Elevenses loves a novel idea, but why stop at playing every other week? Why stop at friendlies? And why stop at the Under-21s?

How about we put a full England side in the mix. We can't see Arsene Wenger or Sir Alex having a problem with that. Can you?

And what's more - England might even win automatic promotion, and in the process develop that much talked about winning mentality. Then again, they could end up in mid-table obscurity - getting beaten at Wembley by the likes of Doncaster, Preston and Reading.

One thing's for sure, England v Millwall would be an absolute belter.DSG

Add Your Comment

Return to top

*All fields required, your email address will be kept private


Elevenses is a high-energy performer who bites at the ankles of football and is not afraid to put a boot in. If it’s in the game, it’s fair game. Unsurprisingly Elevenses is served at 11am every weekday morning. So come and join us for a cup full of opinion and hilarity, and don’t be shy if you’ve got a story you think we should cover.

Previous Blog Posts