Articles Archive for November 2009
With the Fifa world cup fastly approaching, there’s one question on everybody’s mind-who will make the squad? So in this feature we look at all Fabio Capello’s possibilities and we start at looking at one of the most important positions- defence but more importantly CB.
John Terry, 28
Our first central defender, who is an all most certainty for South Africa, is John Terry. Captain for three years, Terry has been not only Fabio Capello’s first choice centre back but also Sven-Göran Eriksson and Steven McLaren. With two short of sixty caps …
With the Fifa world cup fastly approaching, there’s one question on everybody’s mind-who will make the squad? So in this feature we look at all Fabio Capello’s possibilities and we start at looking at one of the most important positions- Right Back.
Gary Neville, 34
As Gary Neville will be thirty five when the World Cup Finals kicks off, he is a very unlikely choice for Fabio Capello. With eighty five national caps to his name, Gary Neville is the ninth most capped player but with only eight league appearances this season …
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Wayne Rooney’s first performance as England skipper was unrewarded as a forty seven minute header from Villarreal striker Nilmar da Silva put the South American team in front.
The first half, which was very tight with many chances, ended in a goalless draw. The first chance of the night was when Shaun Wright Phillips guided the ball past stand in left back Bastos to cross it into skipper Wayne Rooney who was a fraction too late from putting it into …
After finishing a successful world cup qualifying campaign, England travel to Qatar to take on the world’s number one team Brazil in the first meeting since a 1-1 draw against the side in 2007. The last time the two sides met in a competitive game was the quarter final of the 2002 world cup where the South American side beat the three lions 2-1.
With England only losing one of their ten 2010 world cup qualifiers, the three lions are on excellent run of form by scoring thirty four goals this …
Fabio Capello has named his 24 man squad to face Brazil in six days time and here it is feel free to comment below
Ben Foster, Robert Green, Joe Hart.
Wayne Bridge, Wes Brown, Gary Cahill, Glen Johnson, Joleon Lescott, John Terry, Matthew Upson, Stephen Warnock.
Gareth Barry, David Beckham*, Michael Carrick, Tom Huddlestone, Jermaine Jenas, Frank Lampard, James Milner, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Ashley Young.
Darren Bent, Peter Crouch, Jermain Defoe, Wayne Rooney.
*If LA Galaxy win on Sunday evening then David Beckham will be unavailable for selection.
With the U21 European championship in Sweden soon to be under way, it’s time to concentrate on players for the future and with South Africa 2010 just around the corner we take a look at a few exceptional youngsters to see who could be the shock inclusion of the 2010 World Cup Squad.
Name: Danny Welbeck
Club: Manchester United
Height: 6ft 1
Alex Ferguson has already boldly predicted Welbeck will taken by Fabio Capello to South Africa. Netting 3 goals in 13 appearances so far in his United career, Welbeck has been …