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The World Cup's Woeful XI

Joe Pennell | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Pennell

Tired of hearing the praise heaped upon Robin van Persie for that header against Spain? Fed up with analysis about how Manuel Neuer has perfected the art of the 'sweeper-keeper', or the inspired performances of Javier Mascherano in the 2014 World Cup? Here we assess the failures, disappointments, and downright dunces of football's showpiece in Brazil.

Is This The Worst Liverpool Away Kit Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Sport

Liverpool expect to earn £300 million from their six-year kit deal with Warrior but they cannot buy their dignity back. Warrior have surpassed the...

James Rodríguez Goal V Uruguay: Colombian Commentary (Video)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Sport

Yes, it's belated but James Rodríguez's belter against Uruguay is timeless and rivals Maxi Rodríguez (what is it with that name?) for the greatest e...

Is the England Cricket Captaincy Becoming an Impossible Job?

Jonathan Cook | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Sport
Jonathan Cook

Under such tremendous scrutiny, the pressure on Cook to perform, both personally and as a leader - a role for which his insular personality seems ill-suited - may be too great. Perhaps, in the modern era, the job of England cricket captain really is impossible.

Baines' Guitar Gently Weeps As England Return Home After Dismal World Cup

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Sport

England returned home on Wednesday after a winless World Cup campaign in Brazil. Coach Roy Hodgson presided over the worst finals performance by th...

Samuel Luckhurst

Hodgson Is To England What Moyes Was To United | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Sport

By presiding over two defeats and the worst England campaign at a World Cup finals since 1958, Roy Hodgson had already trod in Copacabana beach's quic...

Big Mouth Silenced: Redknapp Won't 'Name Names' After Gerrard's England Demand

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Sport

Harry Redknapp has refused Steven Gerrard's demand to name and shame the ex-Tottenham players the Premier League boss claims skipped England duty. ...

Internet Reaction: The Best Suárez Virals

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Sport

Racial abuser, biter, diver and a cheater, Luis Suárez is a level above pantomime villainy, as England will attest after their World Cup defeat to Ur...

Uruguay 2-1 England: What The Papers Say

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Sport

You have to admire the Sun's optimism. Their front page splash consists of an upset Kai Rooney sat beside mum, with the opening "Don't cry, Kai. If It...

Uruguay V England: What The Papers Say

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Sport

The Sun go all Alan Partridge today, urging England to "bite back", retaining their toothy theme after Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturrid...

And They're Off to a Standing Start

Nick Abbot | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Sport
Nick Abbot

Who will win the World Cup? McDonald's, Coca Cola and Budweiser. And the Chinese, who are the ones making all those shortly to be discarded fluttering plastic national flags...

Why England Could Surprise Everyone in Brazil

Joe Difford | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Difford

When the World Cup comes around every four years, it is easy to be optimistic about England's chances of success, but hopes quickly come crashing back down to Earth, usually following a penalty shootout. But could the Three Lions actually surprise everyone this summer?

LOOK: Happy Birthday, Steven Gerrard!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Sport

Not only can Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard look forward to tonight's World Cup warm-up against Peru, he's also celebrating his 34th bir...

Suárez Warns Liverpool Teammates He's Ready For England

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Sport

Luis Suárez has reportedly warned his English Liverpool teammates he will be fit to face them at the World Cup next month. Suárez, the PFA and F...

'I Am Not A Number' - England's World Cup Squad Numbers Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Sport

Jack Wilshere will don the No.7 shirt for England at the World Cup finals, the Football Association has confirmed. Manchester United striker Danny ...

Why a Lack of Options Means That the England Team Picks Itself

Joe Difford | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Difford

When a new manager enters the fray, speculation is rife. 'Who will he pick?' 'What style of play will he adopt?' 'Will he be the man to bring England glory?' But the harsh reality is that regardless of who the manager is, England will never compete with the likes of Brazil, Germany and Spain.

Liverpool Reveal New 2014-15 Warrior Away Kit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Sport

Liverpool have revealed their 2014-15 Warrior away kit, via a Google Hangout. Liverpool's 2014-15 New Warrior Home KitSteven Gerrard models the new...

Samuel Luckhurst

Is This How England Should Line Up At The World Cup? | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Sport

"Circumstances could make the decision a very good one or it could make it a very bad one," Roy Hodgson said of Ashley Cole's omission from his 23-man...

Who Made Hodgson's England World Cup Squad?

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Sport

Roy Hodgson has risked repeating the mistakes of his predecessors by including Frank Lampard and Jack Wilshere in his 23-man England World Cup squad. ...

The 10 Moments That Helped City To The Title

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Sport

Manchester City recaptured the Premier League title comfortably on Sunday, but it was the commitment they produced in the preceding months - especiall...

Samuel Luckhurst

The World Cup Is Not Work Experience - Cole Had To Go Over Shaw | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Sport

Poor Ashley Cole. It is a sentence scarcely uttered during the left-back's career, however his international retirement, and the manner of it, is a sh...

What Has Suárez Won Now?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Sport

Less than 24 hours after conceding the Premier League title Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers promised the team would "fight for their lives as you ne...

Samuel Luckhurst

Gerrard's Liverpool Excursions Could Harm England Influence | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Sport

Steven Gerrard was on the verge of tears before he noticed Luis Suárez was so crestfallen he had buried his face underneath his shirt. Some Liverpool...

Liverpool, Newcastle And More Title Collapses (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Sport

Luis Suárez resembled a defendant arriving at court as he hid his tears. Steven Gerrard, wont to kissing the camera, pushed it away. Liverpudlians bl...

LOOK: Tottenham's Trolling And The Best Of The Liverpool Virals

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Sport

For months, pundits (usually ex-Liverpool players) have preached neutrals want the Reds to win the Barclays Premier League. What Monday night's capitu...