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Archives: England

Will the British Media Finally Recognize Roy Hodgson’s Achievements?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The self-loathing elements of the British press have had the short and long knives out for England manager Roy Hodgson for well over a year now. It is obvious that large elements of the media did not want Hodgson to … Continue reading

Leighton Baines Must Take His Chance And Show Why He’s England’s Best Left-Back

Posted on by Matt Jones
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When the news broke that Ashley Cole was out of England’s crucial game against Montenegro and possibly the team’s next fixture against Poland, the hyperbole that usually accompanies the withdrawal of a key England player was unnervingly absent. It wasn’t … Continue reading

Scudamore: Premier League is Not to Blame For England’s Failures: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has gone on the attack against the Football Association, and has expressed frustration that the league is being blamed for England’s failures at European Championships and World Cup tournaments. According to The Guardian newspaper, Scudamore said: … Continue reading

Topps Launch New Virtual Sticker Album Featuring Legendary England Footballers

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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When you hear the name Topps, the first thing that most people will think of is baseball cards. But they produce far more than that. In England, they’ve been producing soccer cards for years, but they recently launched a new … Continue reading

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What’s Going Wrong With The England Football Set-Up?

Posted on by Matt Jones
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The writing has been on the wall for Stuart Pearce for some time now. But having already lost the opening two matches of the European U21 tournament, a third defeat led the England manager to blame his players for the … Continue reading

Despite Imminent Sacking, Stuart Pearce’s Entire England U-21 Tenure Wasn’t A Failure

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Stuart Pearce’s England Under-21 side has crashed out of the European Championships with a whimper. But it would be unfair to label Pearce’s tenure a failure. Sometimes managers stay too long at the international level. It’s a four year job … Continue reading

England vs Italy, u-21 European Championship, Group Stage: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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England kick off their first match in the under-21 European Championship today at 2:30pm ET (on ESPNU, ESPN Deportes and ESPN3.com for viewers in the United States) against Italy. The Group Stage match in Group A pits an England team … Continue reading

Nike Already Planning to Launch New Kits for England Next Spring: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Nike only just unveiled the new England home shirt less than two weeks ago, but they’re already planning on launching a new England home kit in the Spring for World Cup 2014 if/when England qualify. In Nike’s defense, they want … Continue reading

USA vs Germany and Brazil vs England, International Friendlies: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Both Roy Hodgson and Jurgen Klinsmann are under pressure to make sure that their respective team produces a better performance than the one we saw mid-week against weaker opposition compared to what England and the United States will face today. … Continue reading

Brazil vs England Friendly Back On After Judge Reverses Decision

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Ah, you’ve got to love politics. After a judge suspended the Brazil against England friendly yesterday due to concerns about public safety, the same judge overruled her decision today and said that the game must go on. The state government … Continue reading

England Friendly Against Brazil At Maracana Suspended, Says Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The mess that is Brazil 2014 and FIFA continues as a newspaper report in Brazil claims that this Sunday’s friendly between Brazil and England at the redeveloped Maracana Stadium has been suspended due to public safety issues. According to reliable … Continue reading

England vs Ireland, International Friendly: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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England plays the Republic of Ireland today in an international friendly at Wembley, the first time these countries have played each other since 1995. Here are the starting lineups: England starting XI: Joe Hart, Johnson, Cahill, Jagielka, Cole, Lampard, Carrick, … Continue reading

Ashley Cole to Captain England for Friendly Against Republic Of Ireland

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Chelsea defender Ashley Cole will captain England for tomorrow’s friendly against the Republic of Ireland. England manager Roy Hodgson announced the news today alongside England midfielder Frank Lampard. Hodgson explained that he spoke to Lampard and that the both of … Continue reading

England Away Shirt By Nike For 2013 Unveiled [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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England’s new away by Nike for 2013 has been unveiled. After last week’s disappointing launch of England’s new home shirt for 2013, the England away shirt looks better even though it’s underwhelming. As we revealed in March, England’s away shirt … Continue reading

Rejected Concepts for England’s New Home Shirt [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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E pluribus unum. It’s not only the inspiration behind a totally cool country, it’s also Nike’s design process ethos. Many designs were crafted and considered before being culled down to the one chosen to be England’s new 150th anniversary kit. … Continue reading

Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole and Gary Cahill to Miss Chelsea Game Against City in New York: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Christopher Harris
England manager Fabio Capello talks to his players during a team training session in London Colney

Chelsea and England footballers Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole and Gary Cahill will miss this Saturday’s exhibition game between Chelsea and Manchester City at Yankee Stadium in order to return to London to meet up with the England squad for their … Continue reading

New Close-Up Photos of England’s Home Shirt for 2013: Plus [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The English Football Association and Nike have released more photos of the new England home shirt for 2013, to commemorate 150 years of the FA. The new photos and accompanying video show more detail regarding the England shirt, and it’s … Continue reading

Nike’s England Home Shirt for 2013 Revealed; Looks Like USMNT Jersey From 2010

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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England’s new shirt for the FA’s 150th Anniversary Year has been revealed. It’s the first England shirt from Nike after taking over from Umbro. And in typical Nike style when it comes to soccer shirts, it’s underwhelming to say the … Continue reading