Steve McClaren has signalled his intent to escape the shadow of Sven-Goran Erikkson by dropping former England captain David Beckham...
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John Terry has been named England captain by Steve McClaren. The Chelsea skipper replaces David Beckham who stepped down from..
Former Chelsea striker Pierluigi Casiraghi has been appointed as coach of the Italian Under 21 team, with Blues legend Gianfranco..
Three days after Fabio Cannavaro lifted Italy’s fourth World Cup in the Berlin Olympiastadion, the planet still chatters incessantly about..
When later tonight two men lead out their charges for the World Cup final showdown at Berlin Olympiastadion, football aficionados..
In every one of those countries that have just lost in the World Cup quarter-finals (apart from Ukraine), the mother..
Dortmund is a quiet, unremarkable town; middle Germany, if you like. The Park Hotel opposite the Westfalenstadion, home of Borussia..
Four years ago Guus Hiddink led South Korea to the semi-finals of the World Cup. On that fairytale run they..
Petr Cech has undergone a routine operation on his shoulder following the Czech Republic’s exit from the World Cup, according..
David Beckham became the first England player to score in three World Cups as his free kick guided Eriksson’s team..
The sparring is over; the business is on – Germany v Sweden, England v Ecuador, Argentina v Mexico, Holland v..
Australia and Ghana both reached the knockout phase on a day which saw the Czech Republic depart, Brazil and Italy..
Chelsea kick off their campaign for a third consecutive Premiership title at home on August 19 when Stuart Pearce’s Manchester..
Hernan Crespo and Arjen Robben watched from their respective benches as Argentina and Holland fought out an absorbing 0-0 draw..
England’s thirty-eight year drought against Sweden continued last night at the RheinEnergieStadion. Twice they took the lead but an increasingly..
Andriy Shevchenko scored his first World Cup goal yesterday as the Ukraine put their nightmare performance against Spain behind them..
William Gallas and Claude Makelele face the prospect of an early exit from the World Cup after South Korea snatched..
Ghana and the U.S.A. ripped up the form book and shocked the Czech Republic and Italy respectively as Group E..
Argentina made clear their intention to take the World Cup from neighbours Brazil as they destroyed Serbia and Montenegro 6-0..
The nation gnawed at its fingernails for eighty three minutes yesterday evening before Peter Crouch and Steven Gerrard finally broke..
Andriy Shevchenko had a disastrous start to the World Cup as his Ukraine side were thumped 4-0 by a rampant..
Despite good individual performances, William Gallas and Claude Makelele made a disappointing start to Germany 2006 as an out-of-sorts France..
It was a day of mixed fortunes for the Chelsea players in action at the World Cup yesterday. Petr Cech..
Arjen Robben and Ricardo Carvalho made successful starts to their World Cup campaigns yesterday. Robben put in a man-of-the-match performance..
England laboured to a 1-0 win over Paraguay in their first Group B game, the victory secured in the third..
England have no new injury worries as they start their World Cup campaign against Paraguay in Frankfurt this afternoon. Steven..
Andriy Shevchenko scored on his comeback from a knee injury last night as Ukraine beat Luxembourg 3-0 in their final..
On Friday afternoon months of hype will finally come to an end: Michael Ballack will lead the host nation out..
Behind their stiff upper lips and Dunkirk spirit, the English secretly like the odd moment of madness. The Finns have..
I’m not English, but I’m a huge fan of England. Like every fan of England, I’d looked forward to seeing..
Four Chelsea players have been selected in Sven-Goran Eriksson’s 23-man England World Cup squad: John Terry, Frank Lampard, Joe Cole,..
The spectacle and glamour of the World Cup draw in Leipzig last Friday wasn’t exactly low-key; any ceremony that involves..