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Archives: England

Euro 2012 News: Rio Ferdinand Criticizes Hodgson’s England Tactics and Selections

Posted on by Alex Muller

Rio Ferdinand is at it again. Before the tournament, he was opening his big mouth. And now after the tournament, he’s digging his own England grave by criticizing Roy Hodgson’s England tactics and selections. With Hodgson in charge for the … Continue reading

England vs Italy Hits 3 Million Viewers On ESPN To Break Euro Record

Posted on by Christopher Harris

ESPN’s live coverage of the Euro 2012 quarter-final match between England against Italy was seen by an average viewing audience of 2.968 million, beating ESPN’s previous record audiences during Euro 2008 and Euro 2012 tournaments. The only previous European Championship … Continue reading

England Must Focus On Their Central Midfield for Brazil 2014

Posted on by Michael Schwartz

As England’s run through the Euro ended in a painfully familiar fashion, all hope of an improbable run concluded bluntly on penalties. After the match, manager Roy Hodgson focused on the positive aspects of England’s four matches. He remained proud … Continue reading

Euro 2012 News: Hodgson’s Revolution Will See Several Youngsters Drafted Into England Camp

Posted on by Alex Muller

Roy Hodgson has given an insight into his revolution that he’ll be undertaking at England, now that he has more time to settle in to his position and to shape England’s future. Before we get to the news, be sure … Continue reading

Euro 2012 News: Paul Scholes is England’s Pirlo, says Michael Owen

Posted on by Alex Muller

The word for the day is depression. But life goes on. Here’s the latest Euro 2012 news headlines. Paul Scholes is England’s Pirlo, says Michael Owen — Manchester Evening News Spain won’t change despite ‘boring’ tag, says Xabi Alonso — … Continue reading

England: Over And Out

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s painful to realize that England was probably a penalty away from winning the semi-final against Italy. If Ashley Young’s penalty had gone under the crossbar, I have no doubt that England would have gone to win the shootout. The … Continue reading

England vs Italy, Euro 2012 Quarterfinal: Open Thread

Posted on by Michael Schwartz

England vs Italy 2:45pm ET TV schedule Buy England and Italy shirts England team: Hart, Johnson, Terry, Lescott, Cole, Milner, Parker, Gerrard, Young, Rooney and Welbeck. Two titans of international football will square off on Sunday as the redemptive Three Lions take on the experienced … Continue reading

Where to Find Italy vs England On TV

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Italy against England will be televised to millions around the world today, so don’t miss out. The Euro 2012 quarter-final match features Group D winners (England) against Group C runners-up (Italy). Whoever wins this game will play Germany in the … Continue reading

Euro 2012 News: 20 Million Expected to Watch England-Italy On UK TV

Posted on by Alex Muller

Okay England fans, take a deep breath. We’re almost there. For many of us, this will be the match of the tournament. The good news is that England is as best prepared for this match as they’ll ever be. They … Continue reading

Italy vs England Preview

Posted on by Matt Jones

The pressure and expectation that has burdened many an England side at major tournaments in the past seems to have been alleviated under Roy Hodgson. There weren’t many who had England as their tip to win these Championships. There were … Continue reading

England vs. Italy: Wayne Rooney’s Chance to Transcend Stardom, Embrace Legend

Posted on by Richard Farley

Wayne Rooney’s match-winner against Ukraine seemed to temper a meaningful critical review of his return. Rusty with his first touch and flashing a footballing mind working quicker than his out-of-practice reflexes, the tournament debit showed he wasn’t far from being … Continue reading

England vs Italy: Pick Your Starting Line-Up

Posted on by Christopher Harris

England will face Italy on Sunday in Kiev. The winner will book a semi-final place against Germany, but if you’re Roy Hodgson, who is going to be in your starting line-up? You could argue that Hodgson hasn’t made a wrong … Continue reading

England: We’ve Never Known Success

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I’ve supported England since 1980. In the 32 years since, England hasn’t won a major international trophy. I’ve never known what it’s like for The Three Lions to win silverware. But I have suffered the agony of defeat, watched plenty … Continue reading

Euro 2012 News: Germany Star Mats Hummels Describes England As ‘Machines’

Posted on by Alex Muller

England’s unbeaten run in Euro 2012 is one thing, but now German central defender Mats Hummels has described England as “Machines.” Let’s hope Germany and England can win their respective games this weekend, so we can see the man vs … Continue reading

Euro 2012 News: Joe Hart Volunteers To Take Penalties for England, If Needed

Posted on by Alex Muller

Plenty of Euro 2012 news headlines today! Here goes: Joe Hart throws hat in ring for England penalty duty — The Guardian Italy’s Mario Balotelli told to keep his cool against England — The Guardian Greece’s Katsouranis believes in miracles … Continue reading

England Faces an Identity Crisis at Home and Abroad During Euro 2012

Posted on by Christopher Harris

  Everybody hates us, but we don’t care should be the new motto for the England national team. It’s an apt one given the ridicule England has received from soccer snobs worldwide, particularly in England and the United States. Their … Continue reading

Taking A Closer Look at Steven Gerrard’s Performance For England Against Ukraine

Posted on by James Pennington

In the world of tweets and Facebook commentary, opinion and debate is not hard to come by in modern football. Throw a #hashtag on your thoughts, and they’re there for the world to see. After England scraped through against Ukraine … Continue reading

Quarterfinal Run Shows England Can Transcend Hodgson’s Flawed Approach

Posted on by Richard Farley

Nothing ruins joyous occasion like dour tactics. They can’t overshadow another call for goal line technology, but they obscure Wayne Rooney’s return. They can also put a rousing performance from John Terry on the backburner. Regressing to the approach he … Continue reading