Jamie Carragher feels that the national team has been unable to translate the qualification form

Former England defender Jamie Carragher feels that the national team has been unable to translate the qualification form into the Euro 2016 largely because of the absence of a game changer.

England have one of the youngest squads at the Euro 2016 and it is full of exuberant talent like Raheem Sterling, Ross Barkley, and Dele Alli. There are also experienced a name like Wayne Rooney in the mix, but England seem to be largely relying on the aspect of surprise. They have done reasonably well to qualify into the last 16 round of the Euro 2016 without any issues.

Jamie Carragher on England elimination

Jamie Carragher stated that England perform poorly at the Euros, and this is probably the worst performance at an international tournament.

He said that this is the worst performance he has seen from England for a long time.

Jamie Carragher believes Tottenham Hotspur deserved the 2nd spot

According to the former Liverpool player Jamie Carragher, Tottenham Hotspur deserved to have finalized on a higher position than Arsenal in the Premier League standings as the team of Mauricio Pochettino had a better season but ultimately had to settle with the 3rd place of the top tier English League standings.

“I don’t think the big thing should be finishing behind Arsenal. If you ask me who had better season, I’d say Spurs. They were challenging for the title. At some stage, you thought they could win the league. With Arsenal that went away in February or March.


Former England international and well known Pundit, Jamie Carragher commended the choice of England manager Roy Hodgson for his final squad selection for the Euro 2016 tournament in France. Pundit Martin Keown also agreed with Carragher.

There are concerns that the manager is going into the tournament where England are among the favourites to win with very young players who have been long-term injured and/or shown no decent form in recent times.

The coach dropped known title winner Danny Drinkwater and in-form winger Andros Townsend from his initial 25. He went ahead with other young players and some players that are not in their best form.

Jimmy Carter has slammed midfielder Marouane Fellaini

Jimmy Carter has slammed Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini as someone who does not belong in the Premier league.

He also feels that the Belgian international is not worthy of wearing the Manchester United shirt. Fellaini was recently captured elbowing Leicester City defender Robert Huth on television in the recent 1-1 draw between the two teams at Old Trafford. This is not the first such incident involving the 27-year-old. The former Everton midfielder has been regarded as a player ever since he came to the league in 2008. Over the years, he has picked up numerous yellow cards and suspensions as a result of such incidents.

Jamie Carragher In The News For The Right Reasons

Jamie Carragher definitely has earned his place in the world of football to pass comments and opinions about the teams and the selection of players.

Recently he made a comment on Arsenal team’s mistake in not selecting Luis Suarez. His comment was directed towards Arsene Wenger, the manager of the team. As a fellow experienced manager in the world of football, he is definitely entitled to voice his opinion.

Carragher is known as a legendary player of Liverpool and today he is a hallmark for young players. The Gunners did not bid for the striker in the year 2013 and that definitely has made a difference in Arsenal’s performances till date. The fact that Arsenal has missed out on the Premier League might be a case in point. The last time they raised a trophy in this championship game was in 2004. Wenger is now under pressure to improve the team’s performances. That is understandable as Leicester as well as Tottenham is ahead of Arsenal in the campaign this year.

John obi Mikel may end career at Chelsea

Nigeria midfielder John obi Mikel has admitted that he could end up leaving Chelsea after nearly a decade at the club.

After coming to the club as a teenager, Mikel has gone on to become a trusted name at Stamford Bridge even through several managers. However, his importance the club has been fading in recent years. The 28-year-old made only 26 appearances in all competitions last season. The statistic does not seem to improve in the 2015-16 campaign. In the first half of the season, he rarely featured for the first-team under José Mourinho.


In the last decade or so, Rafael Benitez has been at the clubs which are the title challengers in their League, but, suddenly, he finds himself in the demotion battle with Newcastle United and that’s slightly tricky for him.

It can’t be said that the 55-year old is not used to it. He would have seen such situations a lot in his early years as manager when he was managing small clubs in Spanish Football, but, he has not worked with the same mindset in the recent times.

Benitez receives Carragher backing

Jamie Carragher believes the Rafa Benitez is the perfect man to lead Newcastle into a new era, after his appointment was confirmed last week following the dismissal of Steve McClaren from St James’ Park.

The former Liverpool defender feels that the Spaniard can even deliver trophies at the North East club, should they avoid the drop this season.

Jamie Carragher was extremely pleased with the way Leicester played

Jamie Carragher was extremely pleased with the way Leicester played in the recent 2-1 loss against Arsenal.

This was a huge setback for the table leaders, but they remain in charge of the Premier League with a two-point advantage over Tottenham. Leicester were least expected to be in this position, but they have been seen as real title contenders in recent weeks. The position has especially improved after they beat Manchester City 3-1 at the Etihad stadium, which is a formidable fortress for Manuel Pellegrini’s team. However, they were unable to achieve another away victory over one of their title rivals after losing to Arsenal.


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