1. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Steps Up World Cup Training

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 28 days ago 55 reads 0 comments

  2. David Cameron Wishes England Good Luck Ahead of World Cup Opener vs. Italy

    England are set to open their World Cup campaign Saturday night with a very difficult fixture against Italy, and Roy Hodgson's boys have received some support from none other than David Cameron...

    BR-UK Staff Written by BR-UK Staff about 29 days ago 689 reads 10 comments

  3. England Captain Steven Gerrard Issues Rallying Cry

    England captain tells his players nothing has been left to chance, but now they are on their own. His final message before they take on Italy will simply be 'let's have no regrets'...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 29 days ago 116 reads 0 comments

  4. Liverpool's Jordan Henderson Is Crucial for England as He Faces Italy Again

    Three years, three England vs. Italy fixtures and three very different Jordan Hendersons. The humidity of the Manaus rainforest will surely bear witness to the Liverpool midfielder ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 29 days ago 6,209 reads 14 comments

  5. Stop Pirlo, Stop Italy: It's That Simple

    Marcello Lippi recently turned to thermophysiology when discussing Andrea Pirlo. The 2006 World Cup-winning coach said the hipsters' favourite playmaker has “il sangue da coccodrillo” – crocodile blood...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 29 days ago 310 reads 0 comments

  6. How Will New Ball Technology Impact the 2014 FIFA World Cup?

    Cast your minds back to 2010 in South Africa when FIFA announced the fate of the World Cup would be decided with the very latest in ball technology...

    Ross  Edgley Written by Ross Edgley about 29 days ago 16,416 reads 23 comments

  7. Italy vs. England Betting Odds Preview, World Cup Prediction

    Italy had a terrible 2010 World Cup, but surprised many with a march to the semifinals of Euro 2012, where they defeated Saturday’s opening-round opponent...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 29 days ago 24,220 reads 0 comments

  8. Costa Rica's Bryan Ruiz Has England in His Sights

    Bryan Ruiz may have tasted disappointment at Craven Cottage but he doesn't expect Costa Rica to be the kind of whipping boys that Fulham became in the Premier League.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 29 days ago 72 reads 0 comments

  9. Wayne Rooney: My Goal Against Ecuador Can Be a Catalyst for More

    Wayne Rooney believes he is ready to launch another burst of goalscoring form when England begin their World Cup campaign against Italy here tomorrow night.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 29 days ago 137 reads 0 comments

  10. Raheem Sterling and England's Focus on Youth Will Breed Confidence vs. Italy

    Wayne Rooney has been beating the drum for England this week ahead of their World Cup opener with Italy...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 30 days ago 635 reads 1 comments

  11. Ian Wright Picks His Ideal England XI for 2014 World Cup

    Ian Wright has put together a World Cup 2014 England XI, and there are a few surprises in there. The former England striker plumps for a 4-3-3 formation, and that gives him a ...

    BR-UK Staff Written by BR-UK Staff about 30 days ago 1,516 reads 3 comments

  12. England vs. Italy: Key Selection Decisions for Roy Hodgson

    England's preparations are almost over. Their opening group game with Italy in Manaus is upon us. It's likely by now Roy Hodgson will have finalised his starting XI, but he will ...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 30 days ago 1,107 reads 4 comments

  13. Why Hodgson Should Listen to Scholes and Unleash Barkley

    The nation is crying out for a certain individual from Merseyside to start on June 14th for England as they open their World Cup with a mouthwatering clash against the Italians.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 30 days ago 179 reads 0 comments

  14. England World Cup 2014: Schedule, Roster and Starting XI Predictions

    They are young. They are in a difficult group that includes Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica. Their best finish since 1966 was a spot in the semifinals in 1990...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 30 days ago 26,063 reads 0 comments

  15. England and Italy Can Land Knock-out Blow in Manaus

    The heat and humidity will be a factor, and so will the poor playing surface, when the Amazonian jungle city of Manaus hosts England and Italy in its first World Cup match on Saturday...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 30 days ago 536 reads 0 comments

  16. Hodgson Shows England's World Cup Hopes No Longer Live and Die with Wayne Rooney

    It is perhaps an indictment of how Wayne Rooney hasn't quite lived up to his promise that, more than a decade after he made his debut for England, there is still some debate over what his best position is...

    Nick  Miller Written by Nick Miller about 30 days ago 13,877 reads 120 comments

  17. Stat Preview: England vs Italy

    Group D is seen as one of the tougher groups in this year's World Cup, and it is hard to know for certain who will progress. England take on Italy in Manaus on Saturday as both teams kick off their World Cup campaigns...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 30 days ago 454 reads 0 comments

  18. Amazônia Arena Groundsmen Are Spray Painting Pitch Green in Manaus

    The Amazonia Arean in Manaus, the heart of the Brazilian rain forest, has already gained infamy before a ball's even been kicked on its pitch at the World Cup...

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  19. Joe Hart Ready to Shine Against Italy After Emerging Stronger from City

    Welcome to the jungle. Joe Hart has fought his way along plenty of tangled paths in his career before, being the stoic, the survivor, overcoming difficulties with club and country...

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  20. Fans Go Wild as England Arrive in Manaus for World Cup Clash vs. Italy

    England's World Cup mission begins on Saturday, when they take on Italy at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus . Roy Hodgson and his squad arrived in the city on Thursday, whereupon they were greeted by an army of hysterical fans...

    Will Tidey Written by Will Tidey about 1 month ago 679 reads 0 comments

  21. Hart: I Take Nothing for Granted

    Joe Hart believes there are a host of goalkeepers capable of replacing him for both club and country, with that competition fuelling his determination to have a successful FIFA World Cup™...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 month ago 131 reads 0 comments

  22. Gary Cahill: 'England Have Had the Best Possible Preparation' for World Cup

    England defender Gary Cahill believes the Three Lions have had "the best possible preparation" for their Group D opener against Italy on Saturday...

    Will Tidey Written by Will Tidey about 1 month ago 377 reads 0 comments

  23. Why England Made a Mistake Taking Frank Lampard over Michael Carrick

    Among the many stories coming out of England's World Cup squad in the past week or so has been news that Frank Lampard 's Chelsea contract will not be renewed next season, leaving him a free agent...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 8,834 reads 26 comments

  24. Picking England's All-Time Greatest World Cup XI

    England face Italy in Manaus on Saturday, with much of the debate leading up to the big kick-off focused on who should make Roy Hodgson ’s first-choice XI...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 1,456 reads 5 comments

  25. Wayne Rooney Slams Paul Scholes, Gary Neville Attacks Media over England Notes

    Wayne Rooney 's bravado isn't going to diminish any time soon, even as the 2014 FIFA World Cup commences. Rooney has hit back at criticism of his performances from outspoken former teammate Paul Scholes...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 1 month ago 8,646 reads 18 comments