England Expects


The World Cup may be beyond the reach of the current England football team but three records it holds are:

Team most consistently knocked out in the quarter finals – eight times

Most kicks missed in shootouts – 7

Oldest player to captain a country in a match – Peter Shilton, 40, in 1990.

Blueprint brief: 18th June 2014
Source: The Spectator, Barometer, 14 June 2014.