New England manager Sam Allardyce wants to have a bit of fun in motivating his squad but he has to prove he is no fool. Photos: Reuters
Peter Simpson
Opinion

Opinion

Home and Away by Peter Simpson

England are that desperate – maybe comedy is the answer to their woes

New manager Sam Allardyce wants to put the fun back into football – some would say it’s worth a try after the horror show at Euro 2016

TOP PICKS

New England manager Sam Allardyce wants to have a bit of fun in motivating his squad but he has to prove he is no fool. Photos: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE
Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.