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With so many options on the right wing, will Capello stick with Goldenballs in his squad for South Africa?

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Terry keen to forget spitting incident

England captain John Terry insists a spitting incident involving Croatia striker Ivan Klasnic should not detract from the joy of Fabio Capello's side reaching the 2010 World Cup finals.

Ian Herbert: Lennon's rosy future arrives at high speed

It was perhaps the abiding English image from the wreckage of Gelsenkirchen three years ago: Aaron Lennon and Theo Walcott, arms slung around each other's shoulders, trudging around the perimeter of a pitch where Portugal had trodden on their World Cup dreams. "Our time will come," they might have been saying to each other.

Lennon turns on the style as England crush Croatia

England 5 Croatia 1: Midfielder's marauding display enhances his World Cup prospects as doubles from Lampard and Gerrard confirm qualification

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David Beckham has opened the door for a return to the Premier League.

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Happy Evra after a repeat of performance that tamed Messi

The incentives for Manchester United in Rome next Wednesday are growing by the day. That it would have been Sir Matt Busby's 100th birthday on the eve of the final provides more poignancy and United have their own tribute planned: a giant mosaic which fans will be asked to hold up in Stadio Olimpico. "For Sir Matt," it will read.

Redknapp unhappy with 'disrespectful' Pavlyuchenko

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has criticised Roman Pavlyuchenko for his "disrespectful" reaction after being substituted during match against Manchester City.

Moyes backs Baines to be in reckoning for World Cup

The Everton left back Leighton Baines has been taking some ribbing from his team-mates over a comment from his manager which he would have taken as a heavily loaded piece of irony five months back. If Baines continues to play as he did in the goalless draw at Chelsea which underlined Everton's European aspirations, then he will "go with England to the World Cup. No question," Moyes said.

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