World Cup soccer players must be granted water breaks when temperatures soar in compliance with FIFA’s regulations, a Brazilian judge said today.
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.
Luis Suarez, the top player in England’s top league last season, will probably be the cause of the country’s World Cup exit.
Last night England’s World Cup nightmare came true in the Brazilian jungle.
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.
England manager Roy Hodgson named Luke Shaw, Raheem Sterling and Ross Barkley in the squad for soccer’s World Cup alongside veterans including captain Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard and Wayne Rooney.
For new England soccer coach Roy Hodgson, the team’s unsuccessful past is less important than the possibility of winning its first major trophy since the 1966 World Cup.
Roy Hodgson may be appointed as England soccer manager today following four hours of talks with the Football Association yesterday, the Guardian reported.
Roy Hodgson was appointed as England soccer manager six weeks before the team opens its European Championship campaign against France.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. media, with clickable links to the Web.
"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