The Americans call it “The Big Mo”.
It’s a political term to describe which candidate is suddenly picking up the force in an election race.
And I believe that Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo deserves some of the credit for England’s inspiring run in the Euro-Championships because he introduced “Big Mo” into football last season.
And I’m certain that Roy Hodgson will have taken managerial inspiration from the achievements of the Stamford Bridge boss.
The Italian coach was the shock super-success story of the domestic season and all the circumstances he had to cope with are exactly ...
You might find this hard to believe but I’ve spent the hours after England’s fabulous victory in Kiev battling against the doom-mongers who can only find negativity in our thrilling performance.
What is wrong with these people. Texts, tweets and e-mails have been hitting my machine with the most ridiculous messages. The “ne’er do-gooders” seem to have three principle complaints.
1. The Swedish team was the weakest we have seen for 30 years.
2. Theo Walcott’s performance was just a freak of nature.
3. Wayne Rooney won’t be worth his place against the Ukraine.