England finally kick-started their slow start to the World Cup with an improved performance and a 1-0 win over Slovenia, progressing to the last sixteen on top of Group C as they await one of any of the teams on Group D.
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As the nation crashes and burns at the World Cup, non-French Ligue 1 players might be France’s best chance to shine.
After a bit of an off-season hiatus, Off The Cuff’s Ed Diggins is back and leaves no stone unturned with an indepth look at Fabio Capello’s England.
As England go into their final group game against Slovenia needing a win to guarantee an extended stay in the tournament, Mark Jepson is optimistic about his side’s chances.
1. The Curse That Won’t Go Away Another game, another English goalkeeping horror. Poor Rob Green. He was given the ultimate vote of confidence starting ahead of David James and Joe Hart, and he goes and….does that. Can we blame the Jubilani football? Not at all, just a silly error and lapse of concentration from Rob […]
Another day closer to the big kick off, and we’re back with the second part of our World Cup predictions. Who will be the biggest let down (country)? Kevin Coleman: Italy. I think they’ll struggle hugely for a side who only four years ago were on top of the world. Neil Sherwin: Portugal. They limped […]
With the World Cup just over a week away, there are reputations on the line as some of the BackPageFootball regulars give their predictions. Who will win the World Cup? Kevin Coleman: I’m going to go predictably here and pick Spain. They’ve had the same squad for a couple of years now, and are as […]
In the second part of our World Cup O2W series, Chris Mann off The Equaliser blog looks at American midfielder Alejandro Bedoya. Alejandro Bedoya | Midfielder | 22 | USA Alejandro Bedoya, the American midfielder of Colombian origin, has come from nowhere in recent months to stake a serious claim to be included in Bob […]
BPF contributor Michael Donnelly is back and takes a look at one of England’s group opponents at the 2010 World Cup in South Afrcia. It doesn’t take an expert to work out that Everton’s recent rise in form has coincided with the arrival in January of American soccer star, Landon Donovan. The Californian native has […]
Major League Soccer’s MVP for 2009 Landon Donovan has agreed in principle to move to Everton in January on a two and a half month loan deal. The 27 year old LA Galaxy star is looking to keep his match fitness ahead of next summer’s World Cup and a move to the Premiership would be […]