Elevenses - England can win the npower Championship

26 November 2010 10:40
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.

Source: DSG


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