BEING Jason Steele right now is a pretty busy business. Not only is he establishing himself as one of the best young goalkeepers in Britain, with Middlesbrough, the England Under-21 and Team GB in the Olympics, he is also now a manager in his own right at the ripe old age of 22.
IT is 16 years since England hosted the European Championships. Back then, comedians David Baddiel and Frank Skinner’s Three Lions anthem told of the “30 years of hurt” endured by England since Sir Alf Ramsey’s side lifted the World Cup in 1966.
FUNNY thing, belief. If it were possible to mine it, bottle it and put it on sale to the highest bidder even the eye-watering wealth of Manchester City's munificent benefactor Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan might be under threat
THERE may have been times this season when Ellis Short was wondering if he had been sold a pup, so it was a pity he was not at the Stadium of Light yesterday to witness just what Niall Quinn had promised him.