Posts Tagged ‘World Cup

March 7, 2011 | In: Articles

Canada edge out Kenya

Canada tasted success in a World Cup match for just the second time in their history as Jimmy Hansra's 70 led them past Kenya by five wickets in Delhi. Hansra, dropped before he had scored, put on 132 with skipper Ashish Bagai (64no) to break the back...

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November 10, 2010 | In: Articles

Blanc attracted to United

France head coach Laurent Blanc has confirmed he would be interested in succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager. The 44-year-old former France international spent two years playing at Old Trafford until 2003 before hanging up his...

November 4, 2010 | In: Articles

England aim for big finish

England coach Steve McNamara plans to remind his players of the scare they endured in their last meeting with Papua New Guinea to ensure there will be no repeat in Saturday's face-saving Four Nations clash at Eden Park. England were staring at a shock...

November 2, 2010 | In: Articles

Roby respects PNG

England hooker James Roby will not be underestimating the threat posed by Papua New Guinea in Saturday's clash at Eden Park. The two sides meet in Auckland with just pride at stake, after both suffered Four Nations defeats by New Zealand and...

October 29, 2010 | In: Articles

World Cup votes to go ahead

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has confirmed the voting for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosts will go ahead as scheduled. The vote, where England hope to be named 2018 hosts, will take place in Zurich on 2nd December, despite high-profile allegations that...

October 27, 2010 | In: Articles

Russia explain London comments

The head of the bid team behind Russia's attempt to host the 2018 World Cup has sent a 'letter of explanation' to their English counterparts. Fifa has been contacted by England's representatives after they decided to lodge a formal complaint against...

October 26, 2010 | In: Articles

England complain over remarks

England's 2018 World Cup bid have launched a formal complaint to Fifa following negative comments by rival bidder Russia about London. Officials have demanded a public apology after Alexei Sorokin, the Russian bid leader, last week highlighted London's...

October 17, 2010 | In: Articles

Grant – Parker for England

West Ham manager Avram Grant is surprised that midfielder Scott Parker has not earned a recall to the England squad. Parker has not been involved in Fabio Capello's international plans since he was one of the unfortunate men to be axed from an initial...

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