THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

England have no manager, their best player is suspended and they will be commuting to Ukraine to play their group games in Euro 2012. The team have no captain, they were humiliated by Germany at the last World Cup and will have to beat a Spain team that is one of the greatest of all time. But they have at least one thing in their favour. Their new goalkeeper jersey is red. It might not sound like much, but according to research carried out at Chichester University, red goalkeeper jerseys tend to put strikers off in penalty shoot-outs more than any other colour. Click here to read the good news.

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