More England News
July 4, 2006
- Rooney gets FA backing over red card
- Wayne Rooney's plea of innocence over his red card will be backed by the Football Association.
- Players too tired for penalties - Crouch
- Peter Crouch has blamed exhaustion - caused by Wayne Rooney's sending-off - for England's dismal performance in their World Cup penalty shoot-out with Portugal.
- Greece ban has England seeking alternatives
- England are looking at alternative opponents because next month's friendly against Greece is under threat.
July 3, 2006
- Eriksson savaged by unforgiving English media
- Departing coach Sven-Goran Eriksson was subjected to a torrent of abuse on Monday as media critics put the boot in after England's World Cup failure.
- Sven defends Defoe's omission
- Sven-Goran Eriksson has defended his World Cup squad selection and suggested Jermain Defoe was not good enough to make it.
- Neville backs Rooney to handle criticism
- Gary Neville is backing Wayne Rooney to deal with any flak which may come his way over his red card as England again finished as World Cup flops.
- Rooney claim: No intent and no ill will
- England striker Wayne Rooney insists he did not deliberately stamp on Portugal's Ricardo Carvalho in Saturday's World Cup quarter-final and insists he was 'gobsmacked' by the red card he received.
July 2, 2006
- Cole: FIFA must crack down on card wavers
- Joe Cole claims FIFA have a duty to drive the card-wavers out of football.
- FIFA to investigate Rooney red
- Wayne Rooney will be investigated for violent conduct following his 62nd-minute sending-off in England4s quarter-final defeat by Portugal.