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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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This summer's tournament in Brazil is off to a stunning start and Goal takes a look at whether 10 of the world-class names present have lived up to their top billing.

Monday, June 16, 2014

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The striker has acknowledged the regular speculation linking him with the Spanish giants, but he insists he is not interested in leaving the Etihad Stadium as he is settled

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The Arsenal midfielder trained with the rest of Roy Hodgson's 23-man squad Monday ahead of the Three Lions' World Cup clash against Uruguay on Thursday.

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The Manchester United striker says he works hard to try and get into Roy Hodgson's starting lineup and that he will always respect his manager's team selection.

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The Spain international striker has long wanted a chance to play in the Premier League and is excited to represent "one of the world's greatest clubs."

Sunday, June 15, 2014

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The midfielder discussed the possibility of rejoining the Gunners from Barcelona this summer but says that the Frenchman felt that he already had players in his position

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The manager has played down the severity of previous altercations with the midfielder and says Ramires will not be leaving Stamford Bridge this summer.

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The Manchester United forward provided the assist for Daniel Sturridge's goal but missed a golden chance to equalize as calls for him to be benched grow stronger.

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Rooney supplied the assist for the Three Lions' only goal but looked out of sorts on the wing, while youngsters Raheem Sterling and Ross Barkley impressed.

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The Three Lions were beaten by Italy in Manaus but the manager remains bullish. He also defended striker Wayne Rooney, who was criticized for his performance.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

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Goals from Claudio Marchisio and Mario Balotelli were enough to defeat England in the Azzurri's opening World Cup clash, with wide man Antonio Candreva tireless on the right flank

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Though Roy Hodgson's men were beaten 2-1 by Italy in Manaus on Saturday, the Three Lions skipper feels that they showed enough enterprise to progress from Group D.

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Claudio Marchisio and Mario Balotelli sandwiched a Daniel Sturridge strike to give Cesare Prandelli's men all three points from their opener against Roy Hodgson's charges.

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The Liverpool youngster is trusted to make an impact by manager Roy Hodgson despite having limited game time in pre-tournament friendlies, with Adam Lallana benched.

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The veteran hurt his ankle in training and has failed to recover in time to face Roy Hodgson's men in the two sides' opening World Cup fixture.

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Ten years after Rooney announced himself at Euro 2004, the Liverpool forward can have the same impact in Brazil - and Roy Hodgson must pick him for Italy opener in Manaus.

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The Three Lions head to hot and humid Manaus for their World Cup Group D opener against Italy and must find a way to prevent the Juventus regista from exerting his usual control.

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The form of Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker saw the Gunners' captain lose his starting place last season and he will seek a fresh challenge after the World Cup.

Friday, June 13, 2014

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The Netherlands coach takes charge at Old Trafford after the World Cup and admits the task ahead may have forced him to refocus attentions - but he is excited by the role.

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The 31-year-old France international right back completes his long-awaited free transfer to the Premier League champion after saying goodbye to Arsenal on Thursday.