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Archives: England National Team

Southampton’s Refreshing Crop of Young, Talented English Footballers

Posted on by Ross Taylor
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Wayne Rooney Recovers From Shoulder Injury to Train With England

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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So much for Wayne Rooney’s mysterious shoulder injury that he supposedly picked up eight days ago in a closed-door friendly against Real Betis, the same injury that ruled Rooney out of friendlies against AIK and Sevilla as well as the … Continue reading

Watch ‘An Impossible Job,’ The Fly-On-Wall Documentary About England Manager Graham Taylor: Do I Not Like That

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Everything about the new England team looks classy. The world-class stadium, the picture-perfect England kits and the footballers, or should we say millionaires, who grace the pitch and who are managed by a suave manager in the finest suit. But … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey’s Equalizer (With Some Help From Butterfingers Green) Gives The USA A Point

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Yes it was the re-match sixty years in the making. So much anticipation from both sides and from the supporters at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg and of course in all of the pubs in England and across the … Continue reading

Is Owen Hargreaves World Cup Fit, or an England Misfit?

Posted on by Ben Ruskin
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As reports continue to surface that Gareth Barry may not be fully fit in time for the World Cup, Owen Hargreaves chances of boarding the plane with the rest of the England squad for South Africa have apparently increased. Despite … Continue reading

Sir Bobby Robson Documentary: 1933-2009

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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One of the misfortunes of living outside the United Kingdom and supporting English football is that when a legend dies, there are incredible heartwarming documentaries and news programs shown in the UK profiling that hero but they’re unavailable due to … Continue reading

Give me the MLS & USL, or Give Me Death!

Posted on by Brian Zygo

In the comments made to my last post on this site, an individual stated that they were sick of hearing about ways to grow the MLS and suggested it should be shut down, put out of its misery. Well as … Continue reading

Euro 2008: American Experience Lacking without England

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

World Class Footballer Frank Lampard is missed at the Euros, especially here in North America From the vantage point of a seasoned football fan Euro 2008 has been great for no other reason than that we can see every match … Continue reading

The Wembley Experience: Lessons About Hooliginism

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

My experience at Wembley Stadium the other night for the US-England game was outstanding. Not only because of the atmosphere and enthusiasm around international football at England’s National Stadium and throughout London (Although I will point out that this visit … Continue reading

Greetings From London

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The only US related team news you’ll get in London regard Beasley and his club Rangers / Photo from Setanta Sports Later today here in the capital of the world (well at least the English speaking world) the United States … Continue reading

Will the US Embarrass itself against England?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Rob Green: More battle tested than any likely U.S. keeper for the May 28th friendly at Wembley/Daily Mirror Sunil Gulati responding to critics in this country has scheduled a group of extremely tough friendlies beginning this month against Poland, and … Continue reading

American Soccer Show #4: Eurosnob Discussion

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Those of you who tuned into the American Soccer Show this afternoon or morning depending on where you reside were probably entertained by the passionate conversation my co-host Dave Denholm and I had on the subject of Euro snobbery. We … Continue reading