After all the excitement that followed England’s eventual straightforward qualification for Brazil 2014, the browsing for tickets to Brazil and a decent sun tan lotion, England will in fact not be seeded for the finals.
Now that the World Cup 2010 circus has well and truly left South Africa, what financial effect did the tournament have on the host nation?
From the vuvuzela to the Jabulani, the World Cup has absorbed the planet for the last month. But who are the winners and losers?
Spain and the Netherlands will battle for the biggest prize in football. Bradley King previews the match and predicts a winner.
This World Cup has seen teams trade their traditional play in exchange for success. Could England learn from such sacrifices?
England’s embarassing defeat to Germany in the World Cup left fans wanting someone to blame. We look at what can be improved upon in the future.
Injured defender Ferdinand believes Lampard’s disallowed goal in England’s 4-1 defeat to Germany changed the game’s course.
A so-called ‘psychic’ octopus called Paul has predicted that Germany will beat England in the World Cup on the match on Sunday.
David James values the importance of preparation in sport. Could this be key if England are left to face a penalty shootout against Germany?
When England and Germany meet on the pitch sparks always fly. Tom Farmery discovers where the rivalry began and asks will it end at Bloemfontein?