Tag Archives: Steven Gerrard

Dull and lifeless: it’s time to ditch the 4-4-2

England's hopes of World Cup glory have been well and truly deflated. Could Joe Cole hold the key to an improvement? Photo: doug88888 via Flickr

England were devoid of any invention and adventure against Algeria. Bradley King argues for a change of system and a recall to a familiar face.

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‘Gerrard hopes to gain from Barry return’

England captain Steven Gerrard hopes to take on a more attacking role in Friday’s showdown with Algeria with Gareth Barry returning to the team.

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World Cup Report 2010: England v. USA

Watch The Linc‘s video report of the first match from the England World Cup 2010 campaign as they took on the USA.

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World Cup blog: Win flatters unconvincing England

Fabio Capello still has plenty of decisions to make before heading to South Africa. Photo: Paul Blank

Fabio Capello’s England laboured to a 3-1 win over Mexico at Wembley on May 24th. An anxious Bradley King listened to the game.

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World Cup blog: who will play in midfield?

Frank Lampard has a massive role to play for the Three Lions in South Africa this summer. Photo: Ryu Voelkel

Fabio Capello names his provisional squad for the World Cup today, but what midfielders are in the reckoning? Bradley King makes his choices.

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World Cup blog: the inevitable ‘what if?’

England always flatter to deceive in qualifying and another disappointment could be round the corner. Photo: The Laird of Oldham via Flickr

It always starts with England going into tournaments looking like world beaters. It ends up disappointing. Then come the excuses. Bradley King kicks off our World Cup blog.

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