Gerrard double rescues England after Dawson's slip

England 2 Hungary 1

I would boo too, admits Gerrard as he sets out to restore faith in England

Some time before 8pm tonight, Steven Gerrard will walk out of the Wembley tunnel at the head of a line of England players, doubtless with his expression set to that familiar aspect of grim determination usually reserved for his darkest days with his club side Liverpool.

King ready to seize the day and answer his country's call

Spurs captain is confident he can partner John Terry despite his training restrictions

Zamora reveals England agony

Bobby Zamora admits he was forced to put the national interest ahead of personal glory when he made the agonising decision to remove himself from contention for England's World Cup squad.

Capello holds breath over United quintet as doctor does his rounds

Ferdinand and Brown are chief concerns for England's medical man

Danny Murphy urges Fulham to keep Zamora

Danny Murphy has urged the Fulham hierarchy to do everything in their power to ensure that Bobby Zamora is not tempted to leave Craven Cottage this summer.

Defiant Roy Hodgson defends selection policy

Roy Hodgson has blasted West Ham's claims that he broke Barclays Premier League rules by fielding a weakened team for last week's defeat at Hull.

Rooney vs Torres: a match-up Benitez is sure his man can win

The Liverpool striker has outscored the United forward in the matches between these enemies – and his manager needs him to shine brightly at Old Trafford tomorrow, reports Ian Herbert

Zamora spots flaws in 'ageing' Cannavaro

Bobby Zamora is looking forward to renewing his confrontation with World Cup-winner Fabio Cannavaro tonight at Craven Cottage as Roy Hodgson's side look to overturn a 3-1 deficit to make it into the last eight of the Europa League.

Coyle lauds Davies after Wigan rout

Bolton Wanderers 4 Wigan Athletic 0

Targetman Bent is still aiming high

Sunderland striker hopes to earn place in Capello's squad for World Cup finals

Bent remains hopeful of England call

Sunderland striker Darren Bent is refusing to give up on his World Cup finals dream.

Sheringham backs Zamora England calls

Teddy Sheringham feels Fulham striker Bobby Zamora could be a shock inclusion in England's World Cup squad.

Hodgson backs Zamora for England

Roy Hodgson believes Fabio Capello will have been impressed by Fulham matchwinner Bobby Zamora in yesterday's 2-1 victory over Birmingham.

Zamora stars to press England case

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