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The Liverpool captain declared his desire to hang up his boots after 114 caps with the national side. With his retirement the FA will have an important decision to make as they look for a new man to lead the team.
Gerrard’s retirement puts the Three Lions in unchartered waters as they will be for the first time in a very long time put in a situation where they will have to choose a leader from a group of players who are not suitable to lead, an opinion which has been voiced by several former players.
Ex-England captain Bryan Robson who was capped 90 times between 1980 and 1991 has declared that... Read the rest of the article »
After England's disastrous World Cup campaign, Three Lions captain Steven Gerrard calls an end to 14 years of service to the national side
14 years after Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard made his England national team debut, the Whiston-born player decides to hang up his boots as he announced his retirement from international football.
The 34-year-old ace made this decision after the Three Lions went through a disappointing 2014 World Cup campaign, a tournament which saw a Gerrard error lead to the goal that sent England packing... Read the rest of the article »
After clinching the trophy in Brazil, Germany top Fifa's latest world rankings, followed by Argentina, whilst Spain drop to eighth
The latest Fifa world rankings are out, and they come shortly after the 2014 World Cup in Brazil came to an end, a tournament which saw European giants Germany win a fourth trophy, their first since 1990. Die Mannschaft, the first European nation to win football's greatest prize on South American soil, see themselves reach the summit of the Fifa rankings after beating Argentina 1-0 in the final, making... Read the rest of the article »
28.5 million Canadians have tuned in to CBC/Radio-Canada's coverage of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil through the opening round; Average audiences for live Group Round matches have increased by 44 per cent compared to 2010
The beautiful game is Canada’s game! Canadians have embraced soccer more than ever before with 28.5 million people (or 82 per cent of the population) tuning in to at least some of CBC/Radio-Canada’s coverage across all platforms through the Group Stage of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. This figure nearly matches the 28.7 million Canadians who tuned in to the entire 2010 tournament.
Live... Read the rest of the article »
Group D has complex scenarios. Check out how the story could unfold ahead of Italy vs Uruguay and Costa Rica vs England on June 24, 2014 at the World Cup.
Los Ticos have qualified and England are out already but there is still much to look forward to for spectators at the Estadio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte today. If the Costa Ricans make it three out of three, they will not only become the only side after the Netherlands to maintain a perfect record but they will also condemn England to an exit from Brazil with zero point like it happened for... Read the rest of the article »
Having already shocked the world twice on the big stage, Costa Rica is out to rub salt in the wounds of the Three Lions. Watch live as Costa Rica looks to claim top spot in the group.
When the groups for the World Cup were drawn, most football fans had a good idea of how the final standings would look. With three former World Cup champions to go up against, not many gave Costa Rica a chance.
After two matches on the big stage, Los Ticos have shocked the world, booking their place in the round of 16 for the first time since 1990.
They first came from behind to defeat... Read the rest of the article »
England boss is set to axe many experienced stars for the Three Lions' last World Cup game against Costa Rica
The English national football team exited the 2014 World Cup early on in the tournament, crashing out in the group stage.
After falling to 2-1 losses in their first two games against Italy and Uruguay, accompanied by Costa Rica's 1-0 win over the Azzurri, a round of 16 qualification escaped from the Three Lions with one game to spare.
And now, as Roy Hodgson's side get prepared for their... Read the rest of the article »
The three lions were embarrassingly knocked out of the World Cup after losing both their matches against Italy and Uruguay. Their exit will definitely have an impact on England’s top tier league.
It has been 48 years since England were crowned World Champions, since then the three lions despite of boasting numerous talented squads have failed to challenge for the top honor.
England’s golden generation of 2002 and 2006 managed to salvage some pride for the three lions after reaching the Quarter-Final stage of the competition on both occasions. However the squads which were to follow... Read the rest of the article »
Luis Suarez has been receiving rave reviews for his performance against England but one former Three Lions defender believes he is not quite there yet
Luis Suarez has upset many football fans back in England.
The Liverpool striker, who made his first 2014 World Cup appearance after sitting out Uruguay's 3-1 opening game loss to Costa Rica, entered his nation's starting eleven in their Three Lions clash.
English Premier League Golden Boot winner's return to fitness proved devastating for Roy Hodgson's side as the South American forward... Read the rest of the article »
FA chairman Greg Dyke breaks his silence over the future of Roy Hodgson after England crash out of the 2014 World Cup in the group stages
Much speculation surrounds the future of Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson.
The England national team manager has become the focus of media attention after failing to guide his European nation past the group stages into the World Cup round of 16.
The 1966 World Cup winners experienced a disappointing tournament, falling 2-1 losers to Italy before being beaten by the same scoreline in their... Read the rest of the article »
England's main men expressed their feelings about the early elimination from the 2014 World Cup.
Italy’s loss to Costa Rica for 1-0 condemned England to an embarrassingly early exit from the 2014 World Cup. The English were hanging by a thread, and the Italians could not save them from elimination.
Despite playing well, Hodgson's team will leave the World Cup early
The players commented the elimination, with some standing by Roy Hodgson, and others visibly annoyed with... Read the rest of the article »
Italy will look to beat Costa Rica and advance following their win over England. Costa Rica might put a dent in their hopes though.
Italy takes on Costa Rica with one eye on the Round of 16 today. While both teams will care little about this fact, they do hold England's fate in their hands. If they draw against Italy or beat the 2006 champions, they will eliminate England from the tournament. If Italy win, England will hold on with their fingertips. In the light of the England-Uruguay result, the build up to this match has... Read the rest of the article »
After England's loss to Uruguay 2-1, the English team is no longer in charge of its own destiny.
Today, England and Uruguay played for a chance to remain in charge of their own destiny. Luis Suarez smashed the English squad with two impressive goals, and now Hodgson has to do some math and a few prayers.
Jagielka and Cahill seemed lost against Cavani and Suarez
In fact, in order to pass, England must hope for Italy to beat both Costa Rica and Uruguay, while the English team has to... Read the rest of the article »
The lineups for Uruguay vs England are out and Luis Suarez is starting.
After losing both their opening matches, England and Uruguay will face each other in the clash that may condemn the losing side to an early exit of the 2014 World Cup. A lot will depend on the result of tomorrow’s game between Italy and Costa Rica, but it is clear that should England or Uruguay lose today, they will be out.
Both teams stick with very similar formations to the ones... Read the rest of the article »
The world waits for Uruguay to take on England at the World Cup but the South American side's boss tells fans not to expect too much from Liverpool striker Luis Suarez
English Premier League's top two goal-scorers from last season get geared up to go head-to-head when Uruguay take on England at the World Cup in Brazil on Thursday.
Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez will both look to help their respective nations get back to winning ways as the Three Lions ran out 2-1 losers to Italy whilst La Celeste fell to a shock 3-1 loss at the hands of Costa Rica on their... Read the rest of the article »
Wayne Rooney was on the end of a lot of criticism after England's defeat against Italy. Facing elimination, Roy Hodgson has some decisions to make.
England are staring elimination in the eyes on Thursday, as are their opponents. After their narrow defeat in their opening match against Italy, Roy Hodgson now has some decisions to make.
Football analysts have questioned Hodgson’s decision to play Daniel Sturridge and Wayne Rooney together. But what may have come as more of a surprise was why the Manchester United striker wasn’t... Read the rest of the article »
England and Uruguay lost their opening match, which makes Thursday's meeting extremely important. Watch live on TV and online as they both look to keep their World Cup hopes alive.
Defeat in their opening match has Uruguay and England desperate for a victory on Thursday in Sao Paulo. Both managers could be facing elimination, but who will manage to come out on top?
Uruguay came into the tournament as a squad that could potentially cause a lot of problems for their opposition. In their opening match against Costa Rica, they actually took the lead from the penalty-spot... Read the rest of the article »
Saturday's England vs Italy game is now CBC's highest rated FIFA World Cup group stage match ever. More than 21 million Canadians tuned into CBC’s 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ coverage
June 16, 2014 – The England vs. Italy game on Saturday June 14, 2014 brought in a record 2+ audience of 2.8 million viewers, making it CBC’s highest rated FIFA World Cup group stage match since England vs. USA in 2010, which drew 2.2 million Canadians. The second highest rated game to date (for 2014 FIFA World Cup™ coverage) was between Argentina and Bosnia-Herzegovina on Sunday June... Read the rest of the article »
Univision Deportes 2014 World Cup Audience is +25% larger than 2010 World Cup through 8 Matches, Besting ESPN/ABC
Univision Deportes’ presentation of FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014™ matches delivered the most-watched Saturday of group play in Univision Deportes World Cup history. The matches aired on the Univision Network, which was simulcast on Univision Deportes Network (UDN), from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET for Colombia-Greece, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET for Uruguay-Costa Rica, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET... Read the rest of the article »
England might have tried to lure FIFA using their wealth in order to earn the rights to host the 2018 World Cup.
England will not be hosting the World Cup in 2018. While many thought England would be winning the rights to host football's biggest tournament, they were knocked out in the first round of voting, receiving only two votes, one being from Geoff Thompson, the English representative on the FIFA voting panel. Russia won the rights to host the tournament instead. However, Michael... Read the rest of the article »