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The FA Announces England National Team Squad for Games Against Montenegro and Poland

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The FA has announced Roy Hodgson’s England squad for the important World Cup qualifiers against Montenegro and Poland. The Three Lions need to win both matches to guarantee qualification for the 2014 World Cup. The squad is as follows: Goalkeepers … Continue reading

Left Back: The One Position Where the England National Team Has So Much Talent

Posted on by Andrew Jones

There has been much ballyhoo throughout the entire soccer world about England having trouble developing its talent, especially compared to rivals Spain and Germany at the moment. Many have snickered at the Three Lions’ international performances throughout the last several … Continue reading

Watch ‘The Football Special’: England Examined, Joe Kinnear Builds and the Stoke Bus Song [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

In this week’s episode of ‘The Football Special,’ Malcolm Best is joined by Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini as England’s lacklustre draw in Kiev is examined. Plus we get a glimpse into Stoke City manager Mark Hughes’ personal thoughts. Also, … Continue reading

England: A Footballing Nation in Decline

Posted on by Kain Watson

It is an unequivocal fact that the English Premier League sits atop the throne as the most popular sports league in the world. Whether it be in terms of viewing figures, TV revenue or sponsorship deals, the likes of La … Continue reading

Roy Hodgson Must Establish A Common Identity If England Are To Become A Major Force Again

Posted on by Matt Jones

It wasn’t quite Rome 1997 or Istanbul 2003, but England emerged with what looks like a decent draw in their crunch tie with Ukraine on Tuesday evening. Despite a rallying call from captain Steven Gerrard that the Three Lions would … Continue reading

World Cup Qualifiers Including Ukraine vs England: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s another hectic afternoon of World Cup qualifiers with Ukraine against England just one of many important matches to keep track of today. If you live in the United States, here’s the TV and Internet schedule for this afternoon: ESPN … Continue reading

100 Caps and Counting: Frank Lampard Deserves One Last Crack At Major Tournament With England

Posted on by Matt Jones

England were 3-0 up against Estonia at Wembley on 12th May 2007; cruising to victory and playing well under a new manager. But suddenly, midway through the second half, boos rang out around the home of English football. The reason? … Continue reading

England’s Line-Up That Could Win The 2022 FIFA World Cup

Posted on by Matt Jones
England U21 v Scotland U21

So, England should be looking to win the World Cup in 2022? In case you missed it, this was the view of new FA Chairman Greg Dyke last week. And it might not be quite as ridiculous a notion as it sounds. … Continue reading

England Fans Injured In Ukraine After 30 Fans Attack Them With Knives [VIDEO]: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris

England fans were injured in Kiev, Ukraine last night after 30 hooded Ukrainians attacked them with knives ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup qualifier between the two countries. After the attack happened, the 30 Ukrainians fled, but no one has been … Continue reading

England’s Daniel Sturridge Ruled Out of Ukraine Match With Thigh Injury: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris

England’s attacking options for Tuesday night’s World Cup qualifying match are dwindling. With Danny Welbeck out due to an accumulation of yellow cards, and Wayne Rooney still injured with a gash in his head, Roy Hodgson found out today that … Continue reading

England vs Moldova Match Highlights, World Cup Qualifier [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris

England climbed back to the top of their World Cup qualifying group Friday night after a comfortable 4-0 win against Moldova at Wembley Stadium. Southanpton striker Rickie Lambert grabbed his second goal of his England career, as well as playing … Continue reading

Southampton’s Refreshing Crop of Young, Talented English Footballers

Posted on by Ross Taylor

This past week, FA chairman Greg Dyke expressed his fears about the future of England’s young footballing talent. Premier League teams such as Manchester City, Chelsea and Tottenham have all spent tens of millions of pounds this summer. Yet they … Continue reading

Percentage of English Players in the Premier League Drops to 32%

Posted on by Jamie Ireland

The pool of English players in the Premier League has dropped by 16% since the 1998/99 season, according to Sky Sports. This decrease backs up the claim of current England manager Roy Hodgson that he is having to pick from … Continue reading

FA Chairman Sets England Performance Goal of Winning 2022 World Cup: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris

FA Chairman Greg Dyke has set a performance goal for the England national team of winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Dyke, who publicly shared his vision today, wants England to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016 and win the … Continue reading

Huge Season Ahead for England World Cup Hopefuls

Posted on by Sam Holmes
Soccer - 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa - Group C - England v Algeria - Green Point Stadium

Domestic success for English footballers in the Premier League won’t be the only thing resting on the minds of players this season. In less than a year, English footballers up and down the country will be desperate to book their … Continue reading

Gareth Southgate Named England Under-21 Boss to Replace Stuart Pearce

Posted on by Richard Wilkins

Former Middlesbrough manager and England centre back Gareth Southgate has been handed the tempting but challenging role of putting faith back into the England youth set-up as Under-21 coach. The FA confirmed Southgate will take over from Stuart Pearce immediately … Continue reading

Rickie Lambert Describes England Debut as Beyond His ‘Wildest Dreams’: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris

After coming on as a substitute on his debut appearance for the England national team, Southampton striker Rickie Lambert scored a brilliant header with his first touch of the ball to defeat Scotland 3-2 at Wembley Stadium today. It was … Continue reading

England vs Scotland and Bosnia-Herzegovina vs USA: International Friendlies: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Wayne Rooney and Theo Walcott are set to start for England today in the nation’s “friendly” against Scotland that’s being played at Wembley Stadium in London. For viewers in the United States, the broadcast of the match begins at 2:55pm … Continue reading