World Cup Paper Review: "England's Shame" as World Cup Hopes Officially Die

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVJune 20, 2014


England's World Cup chances were officially ended on Friday after Costa Rica beat Italy 1-0 to remove any mathematical hopes the Three Lions might have had of squeezing through the group on the final day.

Unsurprisingly, England's newspapers did not take the news well, even if it was not a huge surprise. Cast your eyes over Saturday's back pages:

And finally The Times, who ignored the football entirely (probably a wise move, all told) to focus on news of an England hat-trick in an entirely different sport...