The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Stuart Pearce was dropped as coach of the England Under-21 soccer team after it failed to score a point at the European Championship in Israel earlier this month.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Former England soccer captain David Beckham said he hasn’t been selected for the Great Britain team at the London Olympics.
Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge is in the hospital with viral meningitis but remains hopeful he can play for Britain in the London Olympics.
Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge, who was this week named in Great Britain’s Olympic soccer squad, has been tested for suspected meningitis, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported.
Roy Hodgson may be appointed as England soccer manager today following four hours of talks with the Football Association yesterday, the Guardian reported.
"We are hoping home advantage will play a big part and the opportunity to showcase our sport under the Olympic umbrella is fantastic."
- Stuart Pearce on Apr 24, 2012