Archives: England

Wayne Rooney: I Would Love Full-Time England Captaincy: The Daily EPL

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Don’t worry Steven Gerrard. Wayne Rooney respects your position as captain of the England team. But if the opportunity ever did come along, Mr. Rooney would love to captain England again. In the meantime, Rooney says that he plans on … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney Proves Worthy of Honor as England’s Latest Captain: The Nightly EPL

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While San Marino was hardly tough opposition, Wayne Rooney played an exceptional role in England’s 5-0 win against the minnows on Friday night with a wonderful performance as captain and attacking midfielder at Wembley. Here are tonight’s Premier League news … Continue reading

6 Statues Celebrate Most Infamous Moments in English Football [PHOTOS]

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“It is an ode to defeat” is how the organizer of an art exhibit at Paris’ Pompidou Center describes a recently-unveiled statue of Zinedine Zidane. The 16-foot work, by artist Adel Abdessemed, is unusual in that it doesn’t show Zizou … Continue reading

England vs San Marino, World Cup Qualifying Match: Open Thread

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England’s starting line-up for today: Joe Hart, Kyle Walker, Gary Cahill, Phil Jagielka, Leighton Baines, Michael Carrick, Tom Cleverley, Theo Walcott, Wayne Rooney, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Danny Welbeck. England kicks off its World Cup qualification match against San Marino today … Continue reading

What UEFA Needs To Do To Change Its World Cup Qualification Process

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England versus San Marino

When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, there were 32 countries in UEFA, up only seven from the 25 that founded Europe’s governing body for football in 1954. The winds of change that would spur the Scorpions to lay down their … Continue reading

Ryan Shawcross is an Example to Youngsters, Says Gary Neville: The Nightly EPL

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Gary Neville has hailed Stoke City defender Ryan Shawcross as an example to youngsters after Stoke’s captain has been called up to Englabd’s squad. “Any kid who has a dream should look at Ryan Shawcross maybe more than people at … Continue reading

Ashley Cole to be Fined by Chelsea and Will Miss England Game Against San Marino: The Daily EPL

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Ashley Cole, in a moment of immaturity, posted his tweet on Friday morning, calling the FA a bunch of twats. And now he’s set to pay the price with fines from Chelsea and possibly England, as well as exclusion from … Continue reading

John Terry’s International Retirement: Terrible Or Terrific?

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Few footballers in the English game today polarise opinion as much as John George Terry.  To his supporters he’s a warrior with the heart of a lion and to many Chelsea fans he’s simply their “Captain, Leader, Legend”.  To his … Continue reading

Hodgson Reportedly Tells Tube Passengers That Rio Ferdinand’s England Career Is Over: The Daily EPL

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Imagine the surprise of Tube passengers Wednesday night when not only did Roy Hodgson join them on a ride through London, but the England manager reportedly told them that Rio Ferdinand’s England career is over. Hodgson instead has called up … Continue reading

John Terry Retires from International Soccer With Angry Attack on FA: The Nightly EPL

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Less than one day before the start of the FA’s hearing into the Anton Ferdinand saga, John Terry has announced that he’s retiring from international soccer and will no longer play for England. Reading between the lines, Terry is probably … Continue reading

Understanding English Footballers: Is James Milner the Key?

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James Milner is a player who I have admired and been confused by in equal measures for some time now.  How could he leave Aston Villa where he was highly regarded, played brilliantly and led the team, and then go … Continue reading

Can Leighton Baines Take Over From Ashley Cole for England?

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With Ashley Cole being recognized as the best left back on the planet for much of the past decade, chances have been at a minimum for Leighton Baines in the England side. It is easy to see why the Everton … Continue reading

England vs Ukraine, 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Open Thread

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For viewers in the United States, England kicks off its second match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification journey with a home match against Ukraine at 3pm ET. It’s a match where, if England can get a win, it’ll … Continue reading

Roy Hodgson Concerned Over Lack of English Talent in Premier League: The Daily EPL

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Roy Hodgson is concerned over the lack of English talent in the Premier League. While this shouldn’t be a surprise to Hodgson, it’s a bit of a cop-out in my opinion. There is plenty of English talent in the Premier … Continue reading

FA Talks Could Lead to Renaming of Wembley Stadium: The Nightly EPL

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Lots of news about England tonight in the build-up to Tuesday’s match against Ukraine at Wembley. Speaking of Wembley, the Football Association of England is in talks that could lead to renaming the stadium according to The Telegraph. While I … Continue reading

England Worried After Walcott and Sturridge Sit Out Training Session: The Daily EPL

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When it was reported that John Terry would miss England’s match against Ukraine yesterday, he was the eleventh player to be absent from England’s squad. And now Theo Walcott and Daniel Sturridge have both complained that they felt unwell last … Continue reading

John Terry Out of Ukraine Match And Could Miss QPR Return: The Nightly EPL

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John Terry picked up an injury in England’s match against Moldova on Friday night, and will miss Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier against Ukraine at Wembley. While England will be able to cope without Terry, it also means that the Chelsea … Continue reading

Roy Hodgson Believes Tom Cleverley Can Play Fábregas Role for England: The Daily EPL

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If you watched England’s impressive 5-0 win against Moldova on Friday, you will have noticed how Tom Cleverley played a key role in midfield for the Three Lions. While he did miss a few glorious chances in front of goal … Continue reading