1. France Set for Second Place But Show Their Spirit in Serbia

    France’s hopes of topping their qualifying group appear to have passed after they were held to a 1-1 by Serbia in Belgrade last night...

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  2. England vs. Croatia: The History

    England will look to secure their place at the World Cup when they take on Croatia at Wembley on Wednesday night. Fabio Capello’s side currently have a perfect record in World Cup Qualification ...

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  3. England v. Slovenia: Match Preview

    England face Slovenia for the first time in their history at Wembley Stadium on Saturday in a friendly international...

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  4. FIFA World Rankings, September '09: Brazil Still No. 1

    The summer lull for football was reflected in the latest World Rankings as published today by FIFA with there being no great movement of note...

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  5. Fabio Capello Recalls Peter Crouch and Aaron Lennon for Wembley Double

    Fabio Capello named a 24-man England squad on Sunday night as England prepare to welcome Slovenia and Croatia to Wembley, the latter for a World Cup Qualifier...

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  6. England Squad Preview: Slovenia and Croatia Up Next at Wembley

    Fabio Capello will name his England squad on Sunday evening for the two upcoming fixtures in September. The Three Lions play Slovenia at Wembley next Saturday in a friendly match before entertaining ...

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  7. Jermain Defoe Double Earns England Draw After Defensive Sins in Amsterdam

    Jermain Defoe stepped off the bench to score twice to secure England's draw against Holland in its first match of the new season...

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  8. Capello Calls Almunia Too Spanish, But Finds Young Perfecto For Friendly Start

    England manager Fabio Capello yesterday confirmed that Ashley Young would replace the injured Steven Gerrard in his starting lineup for tonight’s friendly against Holland...

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  9. Holland v. England: The History

    England will kick-off their new season on Wednesday night when they travel to Amsterdam to take on Holland in a friendly...

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  10. Capello's Squad for Holland Has No Room for Peter Crouch or David James

    Fabio Capello has named his first squad of the new season this weekend for the upcoming friendly against Holland in Amsterdam and there were a few surprises with David James and Peter Crouch missing the cut...

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  11. FIFA World Rankings, August 2009: Er…Not Much Has Changed

    There has been little change in the World Rankings for August as announced yesterday by FIFA. Brazil remain top, leading the way from Spain in second...

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  12. Ribéry Called-Up for World Cup Qualifier But No Place for Patrick Vieira

    Raymond Domenech has named a 22-man squad for France’s upcoming World Cup Qualifying match against the Faroe Islands next Wednesday. Franck Ribéry has been included in the squad despite severe doubts as to his fitness...

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  13. England Squad Preview: Fabio Capello's Side Start New Season

    England manager Fabio Capello will name his squad this weekend for the upcoming friendly against Holland in Amsterdam next Wednesday...

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  14. Portugal Hopes Cristiano Ronaldo Is the Fix at World Cup Make-Or-Break Matches

    Portugal enter the new 2009-2010 with it all to do if they are to book their place at the World Cup in South Africa next year...

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  15. France in 2009-10: A Season Preview

    France will kick-off their new season in just less than three weeks' time with their qualification for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa still hanging very much in the balance...

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  16. England's 2009-10 Season Preview: Fabio Capello's Year Ahead

    Fresh from an impressive season last time out, Fabio Capello will soon be back in action with his England side as they start off with what they hope to be a long and successful year, culminating in South Africa at the World Cup...

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  17. FIFA World Rankings, July 2009: Brazil Back on Top of the World

    Fresh from their third Confederations Cup success in South Africa at the weekend Brazil have now regained the top spot in the FIFA World Rankings for the first time since August 2007...

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  18. England's Young Lions Defeat Spain to Book Semifinal Spot in Sweden

    England qualified for the semi-finals of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship with a 2-0 victory over competition favourites Spain last night in Gothenburg...

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  19. 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup Preview

    The 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup takes place in South Africa this month in preparation for next year’s FIFA World Cup...

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  20. England Hit Minnows for Six in Wembley Mismatch

    England finished their season with a routine 6-0 victory over Andorra, their seventh consecutive win in qualifying, to leave them on the verge of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in South Africa...

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  21. England v. Andorra: The History

    England host Andorra on Wednesday 10 June in their final match of the 2008-09 season. The World Cup Qualifying match is England’s seventh of the campaign, the remaining three fixtures to be played in September and October next season...

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  22. England Closer to South Africa as Rivals Slip in Group Six

    England claimed their sixth consecutive win in Group 6 on Saturday with a 4-0 win in Kazakhstan as they edged ever closer to World Cup Qualification...

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  23. England Maintain Perfect Record with Victory in Kazakhstan

    Fabio Capello’s Three Lions extended their one hundred percent record in World Cup Qualifying with their sixth consecutive win after running out comfortable 4-0 winners against Kazakhstan...

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  24. Denmark Conquer Sweden As Last-Minute Portugal Keep 2010 Hopes Alive

    Portugal needed a goal deep into injury time to eventually defeat Albania and keep them in contention in their World Cup Qualifying group...

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  25. France 1-0 Turkey: Benzema Ensures Winning End To French Season

    France finished their 2008-2009 season with a deserved win over Turkey in Lyon on Friday night. Whilst the 1-0 scoreline was not the end of year flourish that under-pressure coach Raymond Domenech ...

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