England's World Cup

England's World Cup

Germans fear Wayne Rooney and old foes England are set to ignite

JOACHIM LOW fears Wayne Rooney could "explode" into form when Germany meet England in the last 16 of the World Cup in South Africa.

All of a sudden Capello finds himself faced with several big dilemmas

FOR virtually the first time since succeeding Steve McClaren as England manager in December 2007, major questions are being asked of Fabio Capello. A smooth passage to the World Cup, with nine victories from ten games, has given way to what, to an outsider, seems like a mess.

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Gerrard takes armband as England captain's World Cup dream is over

TWO DAYS after his arrival in South Africa, England skipper Rio Ferdinand must prepare to fly home after he was ruled out of the World Cup with a knee injury.

Aidan Smith: Sven and now: how Capello went from Swede to sour

IT'S ALWAYS instructive to see the "full English" versions of the tartanised small funny papers we're flogged up here. You get a different take on politics and virtually no take on Scotland – but the compensation is the glimpse they offer of the build-'em-up-knock-'em-down, big, slavering, hysterical beastie that is the England team's hack-pack.

Rio ready to lead England should Terry fail to make it

ENGLAND captain John Terry is a major doubt for England's World Cup qualifier with Kazakhstan on Saturday – meaning Rio Ferdinand could get the chance to lead his country once again.

'England could have won World Cup' - Eriksson

SVEN-GORAN Eriksson has broken his silence on England's World Cup campaign and insisted that the side were good enough to win the competition.

Gemmill sees shades of 1978 in England's ill-fated campaign

THE former Scotland international Archie Gemmill, whose piece of individual brilliance set him apart from the remainder of the national side which under-performed at the 1978 World Cup, yesterday offered a comparison between Ally MacLeod's team and the England side of 28 years later.

English exit cost £200m in lost revenue

ENGLAND'S failure to reach the final stages of the World Cup could have cost the UK economy some £200 million, according to research released yesterday.

Final job for referee who gave Rooney red

FIFA has given its ultimate backing to Argentine referee Horacio Elizondo, the match official who sent off Wayne Rooney, by choosing him to take charge of the World Cup final on Sunday.

FIFA begins discussions on Rooney suspension

FIFA's disciplinary officials will begin to consider Wayne Rooney's suspension today.

Rooney pleads his innocence but does not blame Ronaldo

WAYNE Rooney has insisted he did not mean to stamp on Ricardo Carvalho - but must decide over the next 48 hours if he thinks he can persuade FIFA of his innocence.

Eriksson: Don't kill Wayne

SVEN GORAN ERIKSSON insists the next England management team will ruin Wayne Rooney if they try to quash his fiery temper.

Terry the favourite after Beckham calls it a day as captain

A TEARFUL David Beckham stood down as England captain following their World Cup exit after five-and-a-half years at the helm. The Real Madrid midfielder announced his decision barely 12 hours after England had been dumped out of the competition on penalties by Portugal.

Ronaldo plays down his role in Rooney sending-off

CRISTIANO Ronaldo is adamant he did not try to get Manchester United team-mate Wayne Rooney sent off in Saturday's World Cup quarter-final, and insisted yesterday that he "felt sorry" for the England striker.

Dejected England arrive home as Beckham quits the captaincy

THE English football team arrived back in Britain yesterday despondent at their failed World Cup campaign and facing the future with a new head coach and captain.

Eriksson still in denial, convinced England would be worthy winners

LOSERS more often than not take refuge in defiance and a rather one-eyed view of the causes of their downfall. Given the mind-numbing disappointment that besets the victims, the prejudice is understandable.

England defence comes of age as World Cup is lit up by backline heroes

ENGLAND can thank their back four and Owen Hargreaves for forcing yesterday's quarter-final into penalties.

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England fan puts best man role on eBay

A FOOTBALL fan tried selling his role as best man on eBay so he can watch today's England World Cup match against Portugal.

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