Tag Archives: Jermain Defoe

Who is to blame for England’s exit?

England's failure to progress in South Africa has left fans feeling dejected, but what does the future hold? Photo: Mark Bridge

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.

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Style over substance: can England down the Germans?

Germany fans celebrate their win against Ghana on Wednesday night. Next up is a mouthwatering tie against the English. Photo: SpreePIX media

England will face a very different Germany to usual in the last 16 of the World Cup on Sunday. Bradley King takes a look at Joachim Loew’s side.

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‘Jermain Defoe confident winning in a shootout against Germans’

Whenever England play Germany on the highest stage in football, there’s only ever one talking point: the chance of a penalty shootout.

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Weak Algeria should be beaten easily

It is likely that England will be joined by the like of Italy and the Netherlands in pot two. Photo: The Laird of Oldham via Flickr

England are expected to dispatch the Algerians without too many problems. But could the threat come down the African team’s left hand side? Bradley King explains.

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World Cup blog: who will get the goals?

Jermain Defoe could be sweating on his World Cup place if Darren Bent performs against Mexico and Japan. Photo: Paul Blank

Wayne Rooney is a dead cert but, out of the four other strikers in Capello’s provisional squad, who will make it? Bradley King gives his view.

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