Trevor Steven is a former England footballer who played in both the 1986 and 1990 World Cups and the 1988 European Championships. A tricky winger who helped Everton capture the league, FA Cup and European Cup Winners' Cup in the mid-80s, Steven went onto win top-flight titles in France, with Marseille, and Scotland, with Rangers. He now works as a talent scout and media commentator.
Monday 14 July 2014
THEY were he best team on the night and deserving winners over the whole tournament - this was Germany's occasion and it might just be the dawning of a new era.
Friday 11 July 2014
DISCUSSING the World Cup with Liam Brady this week, he remarked that one of the notable things about the tournament had been a dearth of great central midfielders.
Friday 27 June 2014
DEBATE will rage on over whether Luis Suarez’s four-month ban from all football, plus nine international games, is a fitting punishment for his latest biting incident, but amid all the madness the biggest losers from this sorry episode are Liverpo
Friday 20 June 2014
IF ENGLAND don’t make it past the World Cup group stage now they can’t have any complaints. You get what you deserve in football and last night they deserved to lose.
Thursday 19 June 2014
IT SHOULD be a case of more of the same, with a subtle adjustment when Roy Hodgson issues instructions to his England team for tonight’s match against Uruguay.
Monday 16 June 2014
ENGLAND and Roy Hodgson deserve nothing but praise for their display against Italy on Saturday night. Despite losing, there was so much to cheer.
Friday 13 June 2014
WHILE it’s hugely important that England do not lose their opening World Cup fixture against Italy, I don’t want them to go into it feeling fearful or for Roy Hodgson to pick a negative line-up. England should be aiming for a win in Manaus.
Wednesday 11 June 2014
Every minute you are at a World Cup is the most special experience you can have as a professional footballer. You wake up in the morning and instantly appreciate it. It’s an absolute adrenaline rush.
Friday 06 June 2014
IF THERE is any chance of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain playing at this World Cup then Roy Hodgson has to keep him in the England squad and resist calls to summon a replacement.
Thursday 29 May 2014
IT’S become difficult to know who is the right man for Tottenham, but Mauricio Pochettino certainly ticks a lot of boxes.
Friday 09 May 2014
THEY are the two teams who have played the best football and been the most entertaining to watch, so it only seems right that Manchester City and Liverpool have been neck and neck at the top of the Premier League as the season’s final weekend loom
Tuesday 22 April 2014
IT WAS a trip back to the club where David Moyes made his name that showed him in the least flattering light.
Friday 28 March 2014
BOOS rang out at West Ham and Leyton Orient this week, despite the former ending a three-match losing streak with a precious victory and the latter being third in League One.
Friday 21 March 2014
ARSENE Wenger couldn’t have wished for a much tougher or more momentous fixture than tomorrow’s trip to Premier League leaders Chelsea for the occasion of his 1,000th match as Arsenal manager.
Thursday 06 March 2014
I’D WAGER that Ashley Cole, Frank Lampard, James Milner and Rickie Lambert didn’t sleep well last night.
Thursday 20 February 2014
WHEN Arsene Wenger woke up this morning I hope he was thinking about the Premier League rather than the Champions League. Because it’s time for him to change his priorities this season. Arsenal are not going to come back and win in Munich.
Thursday 06 February 2014
Allardyce and Pulis can make the difference
Friday 24 January 2014
LIKE the desperate Manchester United fan who dialled emergency services following Wednesday’s Capital One Cup elimination, signing Juan Mata feels like David Moyes’s 999 moment.
Friday 20 December 2013
MAN OF THE YEAR
Friday 13 December 2013
MISSING out on top spot in their Champions League groups is no disaster for Arsenal and Manchester City, though there’s no doubt they were distracted in Europe by the prospect of tomorrow’s meeting.
Friday 06 December 2013
ONE week you’re beating one of the Bundesliga’s finest 5-0, the next you’re losing at home to your old club. David Moyes must be as frustrated as anyone with Manchester United’s violent inconsistency.
Thursday 21 November 2013
FORMER England captain Alan Shearer is right when he says England have no chance of winning the World Cup because they have no world class players – and events on Tuesday night illustrated why perfectly.
Tuesday 12 November 2013
ONLY since the final whistle blew at Old Trafford on Sunday have we seen just how important their win over Arsenal was to Manchester United.
Tuesday 05 November 2013
FOR TWO managers of London clubs the moment of truth is drawing near, and this week could have a decisive impact on their fortunes.
Tuesday 29 October 2013
WHEN I tipped Chelsea for the Premier League back in August, I did not for one moment think that the man to make the difference in the title race would be Fernando Torres.