PubWatch: Dutch spring a surprise

June 10, 2008
By Joe Duggan
You would think, would you not, that following England's brave but doomed qualification campaign UEFA would have seen sense and called the whole thing off. A tournament shorn of Wayne Rooney's impish banter, minus Steve McClaren's pearly necklace of wisdom, and without the faithful legion of replica-shirted merry-makers from this island - well, surely that looks about as much use as a farm with no pigs. We're not used to being mere spectators at the feast. For a generation of England fans this is ...

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