Luis Suarez, the top player in England’s top league last season, will probably be the cause of the country’s World Cup exit.
Luis Suarez scored twice as Uruguay’s 2-1 win left England on the brink of elimination at soccer’s World Cup. Colombia defeated Ivory Coast 2-1 and 10-man Greece held on for a scoreless tie against Japan.
Traveling in everything from battered camper vans to luxury cruise ships, Latin American soccer fans have converged on a World Cup like never before. They’re lifting up their teams in the process.
Last night England’s World Cup nightmare came true in the Brazilian jungle.
World Cup soccer players must be granted water breaks when temperatures soar in compliance with FIFA’s regulations, a Brazilian judge said today.
Roy Hodgson will hold talks with the Football Association about becoming the next England soccer coach after his Premier League club gave its consent.
Only one person outside English soccer’s governing body knew Roy Hodgson would be asked to coach the national team, and it wasn’t the 64-year-old West Bromwich Albion manager.
It wouldn’t be a major soccer tournament without a Group of Death. This time it features former champions Italy, Uruguay and England -- at least one of which won’t get into the knockout rounds.
Roy Hodgson was appointed England soccer manager today, six weeks before the team opens its European Championship campaign against France.
"While I'm disappointed in the decision, I can entirely understand Steven's situation and can have no complaints given the incredible service he has given to his country."
- Roy Hodgson on Jul 21, 2014