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Archives: England

Steven Gerrard Misses England Training

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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England Captain Steven Gerrard who played just 45 minutes on Saturday in England’s 0-0 draw with Honduras in Miami missed the Three Lions training session today. Gerrard has been suffering from a groin injury for about a week now. “I had a … Continue reading

England and Young Players: About Time or Too Soon?

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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During Fabio Capello’s tenure as England boss, the press derided him for a number of reasons. His crimes included not speaking the language well, so-called rigid tactics and not giving youth a chance. A tabloid once went far enough so … Continue reading

England’s Proud World Cup History From 1966 Onwards

Posted on by Aaron Mateer
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The summer of 1966, soccer-mania gripped the world as it usually does for the World Cup, the difference this year: the beautiful game had returned home. The host nation, enjoying their best cup run in the tournament’s history, made it … Continue reading

England Arrive in Brazil After Week Full of Questions in Miami

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Roy Hodgson’s Three Lions side arrived in Brazil earlier today to begin final preparations for the opening match against Brazil. The England Manager addressed reporters in an upbeat mood ahead of the nation’s opening match of the competition against Italy. … Continue reading

Photos From England vs Honduras Friendly In Miami: World Cup Warmup Match

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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England drew Honduras 0-0 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Saturday night in a performance that can be best summarized as pathetic. England manager Roy Hodgson didn’t seem too bemused by the lack of effort or precision shown by … Continue reading

After Dull 0-0 Draw With Honduras, Roy Hodgson Says Oxlade-Chamberlain Will Be Ready For Brazil

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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England manager Roy Hodgson says that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is recovering quickly from his knee ligament injury and will be available to play for The Three Lions in the World Cup. Before heading to Miami International Airport for England’s overnight flight … Continue reading

England vs Honduras, World Cup Warmup Match: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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England plays its final game of the warm-up matches before the World Cup starts with today’s friendly against Honduras, to be played at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium. The game kicks off at 4:45pm ET and will be shown live on … Continue reading

England’s Central Midfield Dilemma

Posted on by Richard Sunley
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For years England’s central midfield zone was consumed with one conundrum summed up by two names: Steven Gerrard and  Frank Lampard. Both were great players for their clubs. Powerful, charismatic,adept in front of goal, and decent passers. Both had won … Continue reading

England Prepare for World Cup With Warmup Matches in Miami [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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On a hot and humid day in South Florida, England and Ecuador battled in a lively friendly at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. In addition to the promising performance by Ross Barkley as well as the unfortunate injury … Continue reading

Roy Hodgson Should Be Embracing Ross Barkley’s Raw Talent, Not Stifling It

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Ten years ago, a young lad from Liverpool made a name for himself at a major international tournament. Nonplussed by the reputation of supposedly more illustrious opponents and unfazed by the pressure of the European Championships, Wayne Rooney dazzled at … Continue reading

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s Injury Rules Him Out For 10 Days to 3 Weeks

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be out of action for between 10 days and three weeks. If he can recover in time for 10 days, he may be ready for England’s second game of the 2014 World Cup. If he’ll … Continue reading

England 2-2 Ecuador: Match Report and Goal Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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The offensively charged face-off between England and Ecuador ended in a 2-2 draw in rainy Miami at Sun Life Stadium on Wednesday. Both squads started well, and despite two corner kicks early on, England fell behind when Enner Valencia scored … Continue reading

England’s Experimental Squad and Tactics Against Ecuador Give Hodgson Plenty to Ponder

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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England’s friendly with Ecuador at Sun Life Stadium in Florida on Wednesday saw Roy Hodgson experiment with squad selection and tactics. James Milner got a surprising start at right back, while Wayne Rooney played on the left side of midfield in … Continue reading

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s World Cup Hopes Hang in the Balance After Injury

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, England’s most dangerous, speedy and unpredictable footballer who can cut through defenses, suffered a knee ligament injury on Wednesday during a friendly against Ecuador in Miami, and may be out of the World Cup depending on the severity … Continue reading

England vs Ecuador, World Cup Warmup Match: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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England plays Ecuador in a friendly at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium today, in a vital warm-up match for The Three Lions. Wayne Rooney starts, while Luke Shaw and James Milner will play as full backs. World Soccer Talk are at … Continue reading

Why a Diamond Formation Could Make England a Cut Above the Rest

Posted on by Shaun Harrison
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Ever since Bobby Charlton and his men led England to victory in the 1966 World Cup, the English national team has never quite been able to return to successes achieved on that day. Year upon year and tournament upon tournament, … Continue reading

Fluid England Show Plenty Of Promise As Peru Are Swept Aside

Posted on by Matt Jones
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England ran out comfortable 3-0 winners against Peru in their final game on home soil ahead of the 2014 World Cup on Friday night. A sumptuous finish from Daniel Sturridge gave the Three Lions the lead before half time, before … Continue reading

England 3-0 Peru: Goal Highlights From England’s World Cup Warmup Match

Posted on by Alex Muller
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England cruised to a comfortable 3-0 victory against Peru on Friday night, in their final send-off match at Wembley before The Three Lions head to the United States for training and two additional World Cup matches. While England started off … Continue reading