Josh McEachran: England U-21 Skill (video)

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Essien: The Case For Club Before Country


I was talking to someone after last night’s England v Ghana game about Michael Essien’s absence.

I’d read the other day how Ghana fans are pretty unhappy with Essien taking an international break although after two consecutive injuries playing for Ghana that meant he couldn’t play for Chelsea. The cruciate ligament injury he suffered on international duty in 2008 saw him miss 6 months of that season for us, followed by a knee injury the following January – when he’s only just come back from a spell out for us with his hamstring – meant he missed the remainder of that season as well.Read More