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Manchester United defender made Chelsea legend retire

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has revealed that a conversation with Manchester United’s Luke Shaw at this summer’s World Cup lead him to believe he was probably too old to still be playing for England. “I was having a chat with Luke Shaw and I mentioned Tony Adams and he didn’t seem to know who I [...]

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VIDEO: Hodgson explains why Manchester United man is named captain

Hodgson yesterday announced Wayne Rooney as the new England Captain. The England manager explains why the Manchester United Captain was the perfect choice, including the fact he had previously captained England, his wealth of experience with England and the Red Devils and more.

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How do you solve a Problem like Euro 2016 Qualification?

England headed to the 2014 World Cup on the back of a decent qualification campaign, and while expectations were at an all-time low, they were at least supposed to put up a fight and spring a surprise or two on Brazilian soil. However, the Three Lions ultimately endured a torrid tournament as they bowed out [...]

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Nike Hypervenom and the Mercurial on show in Brazil

Nike’s HyperVenom boots have had a starring role at this summer’s World Cup, being worn by the likes of Neymar, Mario Balotelli, Eden Hazard and Wayne Rooney. The boots have a 3-D textured knit, Flyknit as it is referred to at Nike, for ultimate friction on the ball and total control. They also have laser-cut [...]

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VIDEO: Liverpool striker bites someone… AGAIN

For the third time in his career, Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has bitten an opponent. In Uruguay’s final group game against Italy, Giorgio Chiellini was the latest victim of Suarez’s bite. Suarez has been very vocal in interviews over the past week about how he has been treated by the English media. You would imagine [...]

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Experts Blame FA For Poor Hydration Leading To England Failure

England’s World Cup dreams are hanging by a thread after defeat to Uruguay last night, and according to experts at SOS Rehydrate, The FA only have themselves to blame for not properly preparing their players for the conditions in Brazil. Dr Blanca Liazola, founder of SOS Rehydrate, said: “It’s clear that The FA has their [...]

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INFOGRAPHIC: What can we expect from this World Cup?

INFOGRAPHIC: What can we expect from this World Cup?

Predictions from the team at Sportingindex.com Forget psychic pandas or cliche-spouting ex-pros – for a more considered opinion on how the World Cup is going to play out, read on. World leaders in sports spread betting, Sporting Index, have created an infographic outlining their predictions for Brazil 2014, which are rather more specific than some [...]

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If Twitter followers were goals… who would win the World Cup?

England comes 4th; this would be a brilliant result! Unfortunately not all footballers had an official Twitter- notably Messi was without a page, either as a response to online abuse, or because he simply doesn’t use it. There are also some young players who, despite not having a large Twitter following, may make a massive [...]

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Caribbean clubs learn fate in CCL group draw

The draw for the next edition of the CONCACAF Champions League (CCL) took place on Wednesday night at the association’s headquarters. 24 teams were filtered into eight groups of three, including three Caribbean clubs: Bayamon, Waterhouse and Alpha United. Puerto Rican side Bayamon has probably benefited the most from the draw, named in Group 8 [...]

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England expects – but from where?

It’s here – the biggest football carnival of them all. Billions round the world will be watching the drama unfold during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. But here in England which place is proudest about the role they’ve played in England’s adventure? Which part of the country has created the strike power in the [...]

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How much will it cost England fans to see team progress?

If you asked most patriotic England fans how much they would pay to see the Three Lions lift the World Cup this summer, the answer would probably be “anything”. However, with this year’s tournament being held in Brazil, the actual monetary value placed on this “anything” would stretch even the most avid fan’s dedication to [...]

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The supreme leader sails on; but where did it all go wrong for FIFA?

FIFA claims to stand for the four ‘core values’ of authenticity, unity, performance, and integrity. But in recent years the leaders of world football have encountered waves of allegations concerning unaccountable and often corrupt administrative practices. Drawing upon exclusive interviews and oral evidence, a University of Brighton academic, Professor Alan Tomlinson, argues that those ‘core [...]

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VIDEO: England training ahead of Italy game

Ahead of England’s opening World Cup game against Italy on Saturday, the media were allowed in to watch their training session.

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VIDEO: Rooney reveals latest on Manchester United man’s injury

Danny Welbeck sat out of training on Wednesday following an injury, but Wayne Rooney insists that his Manchester United team mate will be available for Saturday’s game against Italy.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Complete Guide To Brazil 2014

Infographic provided by Bar Sport.

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Excellent Draw should see Messi Lead Argentina through to Latter Stages of the World Cup

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil is now just a couple of weeks away and the attention of football fans is starting to turn towards the tournament in South America. All of the qualified nations are eyeing up a successful event and one of those is certainly Argentina who have been well backed for World [...]

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Five players to watch at the World Cup

Every international tournament springs surprises. We’ve seen it all from the Czech pair of Patrick Berger and Karel Poborsky lighting up Euro 96 before earning moves to English giants Liverpool and Manchester United respectively, El Hadji Diouf’s exciting displays in the 2002 World Cup earning him a move to Liverpool and even Mesut Ozil’s creative [...]

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VIDEO: Liverpool and Manchester United players star in advert

Starring: The World’s Top Footballers Including Neymar Jr., Mario Goetze, Daniel Sturridge, Cesc Fabregas, Luis Suarez, Chicharito and Robin Van Persie among others There is a game that starts before the kick-off, before the tip-off, before the face off; a mental game. It awaits every top athlete in the dressing room. It is a game [...]

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