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World Cup: 10 questions

ESPN staff | March, 4 2014

Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D | Group E | Group F | Group G | Group H Following the World Cup draw in December, a panel of ESPN FC writers asked -- and answered -- 10 big questions six months out from the tournament. Now, with 100 da...

Rooney eyes United, England captaincy

ESPN staff | March, 12 2014

Wayne Rooney has revealed his ambition to captain not just Manchester United but also England on a permanent basis. • United unveil state-of-the-art medical facility • Okwonga: Please excuse Tom Cleverley • Mitten: Manchester Uni...

Gerrard: Sturridge can star at World Cup

ESPN staff | March, 11 2014

Steven Gerrard has tipped Liverpool and England teammate Daniel Sturridge to be one of the stars of the 2014 World Cup. • Usher: Memories of Molby Gerrard has been impressed by the form that has seen Sturridge score 12 goals in his...

Statue to honour first black professional

ESPN staff | March, 11 2014

The Football Association are to honour the world’s first black professional footballer with a bronze statue at St George’s Park. Vivien Mallock has been commissioned to sculpt a 16 ft statue of Arthur Wharton, 125 years after he si...

Hodgson: World Cup spots for merit over loyalty Video

Press Association | March, 8 2014

England manager Roy Hodgson has warned there will be no gimmes when it comes to World Cup squad places. Hodgson looked at his players at close quarters for the final time this week before he selects his squad. Although England laboured through ...

Smalling, Jones backed for England partnership

Richard Jolly | March, 10 2014

Manchester United manager David Moyes has tipped Chris Smalling and Phil Jones to form England’s future centre-back partnership, while he feels Roy Hodgson could even pair them in the middle of his defence for the World Cup. • Okwonga:...

Shaw thanks England rival Cole for support

PA Sport | March, 10 2014

Luke Shaw has revealed the support Ashley Cole gave him ahead of his England debut despite the pair now competing with each other for a place at the World Cup this summer. • Usher: Shaw would look good in red Chelsea left-back Cole and Sou...

Hodgson keen to see out contract

PA Sport | March, 9 2014

Roy Hodgson has said he is determined to fulfil his four-year contract as England manager. Hodgson was appointed as England boss in 2012 and agreed a deal with the Football Association that ties him to the role until 2016. The 66-year-old is cu...

Wenger: Wilshere out for eight weeks

Kevin Palmer | March, 7 2014

LONDON -- Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted midfielder Jack Wilshere will play for the club again this season, but says he will be out for eight weeks with the fractured foot he suffered in England’s game against Denmark on Wedn...

Hodgson: Tackle on Wilshere 'honest'

ESPN staff, Mike Whalley | March, 7 2014

Roy Hodgson has described the Daniel Agger tackle that led to Jack Wilshere's broken foot as "an honest challenge" but will understand if Arsenal publicly express their frustration. • Mangan: Lessons to be learned Wilshere was hu...

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