The FA have confirmed that England will face two South American sides in the build-up to Brazil 2014 in an effort to prepare for the threat that Uruguay will pose
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Saturday 05 September 2009
The Independent Traveller and Wanderlust magazine have once again teamed up to present the Travel Photo of the Year competition. The winners get the chance to see their shots printed in The Independent Traveller and Wanderlust, as well as receiving a photographic commission to Ecuador, and Nikon camera equipment.
Tuesday 01 September 2009
Austrian international striker Stefan Maierhofer, a former chef who only became a professional footballer when he was 22, has became Wolverhampton Wanderers ninth new signing since they won promotion.
Saturday 29 August 2009
Thursday 27 August 2009
The Burnley manager Owen Coyle will continue to play exciting football as he targets Premier League safety and cup success.
Monday 24 August 2009
A photograph of Fidel Castro printed by one of Cuba’s official newspapers has shown the 83-year-old former president apparently in good health, after illness forced him out of the public eye three years ago.
Saturday 08 August 2009
Saturday 25 July 2009
I've endured a gruelling 24-hour bus trip to the remote 'village' of Morona, deep in the southern Ecuadorean Oriente, which turns out to be a couple of wooden shacks standing self-consciously by the riverbank. To make matters worse, the driver then informs me that this bus isn't returning to Cuenca for a week. Step forward Pedro, head of a local Shuar family that are about to take a canoe upriver to their finca, or farmstead. They're keen to have me as a guest for a few days in exchange for me paying the cost of the canoe trip.
Friday 24 July 2009
Lonesome George, the world's most inveterate bachelor, may finally be about to settle down.
Thursday 23 July 2009
A young woman living in Valencia has put her virginity up for auction to pay for care for her mother who is suffering from Alzheimer's.
Wednesday 22 July 2009
further vestiges of Manchester City's Sven Goran Eriksson era seem likely to be swept away, with a loan deal under discussion that would take striker Felipe Caicedo to Sporting Lisbon and a possible move to Racing Santander for Javier Garrido.
Saturday 18 July 2009
Monday 29 June 2009
British conservationists are to launch an ambitious project to safeguard the future of a colony of Galapagos finches which inspired Charles Darwin to formulate his radical theory of evolution.
Wednesday 24 June 2009
Saturday 13 June 2009
Barça in for Benayoun
Yossi Benayoun has distanced himself from a move to European Champions Barcelona, but admits he will have to discuss his future with Liverpool.
Wednesday 03 June 2009
Birmingham have beaten off competition from top European clubs to sign Ecuador striker Christian Benitez from Mexican side Santos Laguna.
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