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John Terry: I hope to regain England captaincy

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by YAHOO Sport101 hits

LONDON (AP)—John Terry says he hopes to regain the England captaincy after having lost it in February following newspaper allegations about his private life. Terry had expected to go to this year’s World Cup in South Africa as captain. But England coach Fabio Capello gave the armband to Rio Ferdinand after reports the Chelsea defender had an affair with the former partner of then En...Full Story »

Don´t expect England to win WC, says John Barnes

Posted Thursday, April 22, 2010 by Soccerway.com27 hits

Former England football star John Barnes (pictured in 2009) insists it is unrealistic to expect England to win the 2010 World Cup. The ex-Liverpool left winger said Spain and Brazil are the undisputed favourites to lift the trophy in South Africa this July - and England have no divine right to be considered likely champions. LONDON (AFP) - Former England football star John Barnes insists it is ...Full Story »

Below-par Terry is a liability for England

Posted Thursday, April 22, 2010 by theguardian.com28 hits

Any match, any team, at this time of year it's all about England As the World Cup finals approaches, any intrigue gets the same response: 'Yes, but what does Fabio Capello think?' The obligatory photograph of Fabio Capello in the stands, on this occasion at last weekend's Manchester derby. It is that time of year when Capello watch becomes an integral part of any Premier League football ma...Full Story »

England Are The Second Best Team In The Tournament - Liverpool Star Fernando Torres

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by Goal.com62 hits

Spain against Three Lions would be perfect final... Liverpool and Spain striker Fernando Torres believes that England are likely to be contenders at this summer's World Cup in South Africa. The Reds star feels that Fabio Capello has the second best squad at the tournament available to him, but also thinks that there are still some psychological hang-ups to be overcome for the Three Lions. "...Full Story »

England World Cup base nearly ready, insists king

Posted Monday, April 19, 2010 by The Independent202 hits

South African tribal leader attempts to allay concerns about team's facilities King Leruo Molotlegi is in contact with Fabio Capello about the England HQ for the World Cup, which is still being built A tribal leader whose territory will host England during the football World Cup this summer has insisted that the team's hotel and training facilities will be ready in time for their arrival. ...Full Story »

San Jose Earthquakes Vs New England Revolution

Posted Saturday, April 17, 2010 by YAHOO Sport48 hits

On Form San Jose: The Earthquakes kicked off the season with an embarrassing 0-3 spanking in their home opener at the hands of Real Salt Lake. Last week, the Quakes rebounded with an impressive 2-1 win on the road in Chicago. Earlier this week, San Jose showed some fire in taking RSL to penalty kicks before losing in a US Open clash. They haven’t been great, but they’ve been opportu...Full Story »

England fans upset by decision to switch Euro 2012 games to a Friday

Posted Friday, March 26, 2010 by theguardian.com136 hits

England to play three Euro 2012 qualifying games on a FridaySwitch made by Fifa to allow players to return to their clubs earlier England fans will be watching Fabio Capello's England attempt to qualify for Euro 2012 on a Firday rather than the traditional Saturday. Fans have reacted angrily to Fifa's changing of the international calendar to allow clubs the return of their players a day early...Full Story »

Aston Villa to offer new deal to England midfielder James Milner

Posted Saturday, March 20, 2010 by theguardian.com239 hits

James Milner's form in central midfield this season has earned him a World Cup place. Aston Villa will reward James Milner with an improved contract in the summer in recognition of his outstanding performances in central midfield this season that, according to Martin O'Neill, have elevated the England international to the same level as Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard. The Villa manager, who ...Full Story »

Landon Donovan: In England, I Would Only Want To Play For Everton

Posted Friday, March 19, 2010 by Goal.com362 hits

Landon Donovan, back on American soil, discussed his loan move at Everton. CARSON, Calif. -- Following a 10-week loan at Everton, Landon Donovan is back in southern California. But the 28-year-old won't be forgetting his stint in Liverpool any time soon. "If I ever went back to England I would only want to play for Everton," Donovan asserted in a press conference today, seemingly squashing a...Full Story »

David Beckham: England legend – or a vain failure?

Posted Wednesday, March 17, 2010 by The Independent78 hits

On the England front, Beckham was fully expected to be selected by Capello and would have become the first England player to appear to four World Cups. He will now miss the tournament. His international career may be at an end but the debate over the football icon's impact for his country will rage on and on, writes Sam Wallace In his last of his 115 caps for England in October, David Beckh...Full Story »

England v Italy: Chelsea-Inter Best Combined XI

Posted Monday, March 15, 2010 by Goal.com317 hits

Ahead of Tuesday’s big Champions League return clash at Stamford Bridge, Carlo Garganese selects his best combined XI from the Chelsea and Inter teams… Please note that injured players are not considered… Goalkeeper Julio Cesar: With Petr Cech and Hilario both injured, Julio Cesar comfortably defeats rookie Chelsea shot-stopper Ross Turnbull. The Brazilian has developed into...Full Story »

Tottenham boss Redknapp: Last chance for England to win World Cup

Posted Friday, March 12, 2010 by Tribalfootball.com306 hits

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp reckons this year could be England's last chance of winning the World Cup. Redknapp believes England, under Fabio Capello, have a great squad capable of winning the World Cup for the first time since 1966. But he worries for England's chances for 2014. "We've got a great chance of winning the World Cup but after this group of players I'm not so sure that the f...Full Story »

Reina the best in England - Benitez

Posted Saturday, March 06, 2010 by PA49 hits

Liverpool goalkeeper Jose Reina is the best in the Barclays Premier League, according to manager Rafael Benitez, which is why he is delighted the Spaniard has agreed to a contract extension at Anfield. The 27-year Spain international has committed to a new deal to ward off interest from a number of Europe's top clubs. Reina has been Liverpool's player of the season and, with 12 clean sheets,...Full Story »

Capello committed to England

Posted Friday, March 05, 2010 by PA33 hits

Fabio Capello has no interest in succeeding Guus Hiddink as Russia coach. With Hiddink in line to take over the Turkish national side after the World Cup, the Russian Federation are said to have put Capello at the top of their wish list. But a source close to Capello told Press Association Sport: "Fabio is committed to England. He loves the job and life here." The source continued: "He has ...Full Story »

Russia offer England's Fabio Capello a lucrative deal to move to Moscow

Posted Friday, March 05, 2010 by BBC.com257 hits

Fabio Capello pictured at Stamford Bridge before Chelsea played Manchester City, on the day he met the head of the Russian FA. The Russian Football Union has made an approach to Fabio Capello about leaving England after the World Cup in South Africa and taking up a new and highly lucrative position as coach of their national team. The new head of Russia's Football Union, Sergei Fursenko, flew...Full Story »

England 3-1 Egypt

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by theguardian.com436 hits

Peter Crouch substitutes goals for England's first-half sloppiness Peter Crouch of England celebrates after scoring England's third goal. England had a friendly that suited them, even if it was not always to the taste of a Wembley audience that saw the team fall behind. That setback contained real worth since it staved off any torpor that might have taken a grip on players who, in some cases,...Full Story »

Substitutes give England 3-1 win against Egypt

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport24 hits

WEMBLEY, England (AP)—England needed second-half goals by substitutes Peter Crouch and Shaun Wright-Phillips to beat African champion Egypt 3-1 at Wembley on Wednesday. Mohamed Zidan put the visitors ahead in the 23rd minute following a mistake by defender Matthew Upson and England was jeered off at halftime. But the home side improved with the introduction of Crouch and Michael Carrick ...Full Story »

England 3-1 Egypt: Peter Crouch Double Saves Three Lions Blushes

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport37 hits

England came from behind to beat Egypt 3-1 at Wembley stadium this evening. Peter Crouch came off the bench to score twice after Mohamed Zidan had given the Pharaohs the lead in the first half. Shaun Wright-Phillips also scored for the Three Lions. England had an early chance to take the lead, Wayne Rooney played in Theo Walcott and he burst beyond Ahmed Fathy to latch onto the ball in the righ...Full Story »

Crouch at the double in England win

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by PA21 hits

Peter Crouch stepped up his claims for a World Cup starting spot with two goals as England came from behind to defeat Egypt 3-1 at Wembley. The Tottenham striker took his goal tally for his country to 20 in 37 games after replacing club-mate Jermaine Defoe at half-time when England trailed to Mohamed Zidan's opener. Shaun Wright-Phillips also hit the target as England recovered from a poor...Full Story »

Jermain Defoe Hopeful Fabio Capello Trusts He Can Partner Wayne Rooney For England

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport26 hits

Tottenham Hotspur hotshot Jermain Defoe is praying that Fabio Capello's recent declaration that Wayne Rooney cannot lead the line on his own will pave the way for his own inclusion in the Italian's England XI. Defoe has been in exemplary form for both Spurs and the Three Lions this season, returning 25 goals for both teams. "I want to get everything right in a World Cup year and Wazza [Roone...Full Story »

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