LIST: 8 great England players opposition loved to hate…
7. Mike Brown
Whereas Healey always appeared to be ‘hamming it up’ a bit in his role as the cheeky chappie pantomime villain, Brown gives off entirely different vibes. His passion sometimes leads to him getting involved where he shouldn’t and more often than not winding up opposition fans. Actually one of the nicest blokes away from the pitch.
8. Owen Farrell
Farrell fits the label “our guy” better than most, meaning you love to hate him unless he’s in your squad. Then you’d go to the end’s of the earth to defend him. High shoulders become textbook tackles, so on, and so forth.