Thursday, March 01, 2012

Rewind to 2001: The Iceman Cometh

On February 28, 2001 the first foreign coach of England, Sven-Goran Eriksson, took charge of his first game. It had been an appointment that saw widespread criticism from fans and the media, but the Three Lions took on Spain at Villa Park and emerged victorious with a 3-0 win coming courtesy of an unlikely goalscoring trio of Nick Barmby, Emile Heskey and Ugo Ehiogu.

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