Sport Lawrie Wilson, pictured earlier in the season against Wigan, scored twice for Charlton in their 3-2 win over Brighton

Charlton came back from a goal down to hold on to a crucial victory despite late Seagulls surge

Grant offers backing to Green

Avram Grant insists West Ham goalkeeper Robert Green will be able to bounce back from the howler which cost him his place in the England team at the World Cup.

Upson can't explain England exit

Matthew Upson has admitted he is at a loss to explain why England performed so badly at the World Cup.

Forget the past and watch Capello make history, says Carra

Even in his moment of greatest estrangement from England, when he declared in a searing critique of the national side in his biography that "a superiority complex" has developed in which "it's presumed England should go close to winning every World Cup", Jamie Carragher had a curiosity bordering on fascination with what Fabio Capello might bring, that other managers had not.

We won't need penalties to beat the Germans, claims James

There is some footage of Fabio Capello doing the rounds on YouTube taken during the Slovenia game by the camera that focuses solely on him. It is the side of Capello you rarely see.

What Italia '90 means to the England side of South Africa 2010

From Gazza's tears to Waddle's miss, many current players cite a match against Germany as their first inspiration.

King in contention for Germany return

Ledley King is in contention to make a dramatic return to the England side for Sunday's World Cup clash with Germany.

Adversity brought England together says Upson

Defender Matthew Upson is confident the rumour and speculation surrounding the England camp in recent days will simply serve to strengthen their resolve.

Capello: 'We can go forward without fear'

England coach Fabio Capello praised the spirit of his side after their 1-0 win over Slovenia booked their place in the knockout stages of the World Cup finals.

Defoe and Milner start against Slovenia

Jermain Defoe has been handed the job of firing England into the World Cup knock-out stage in Port Elizabeth this afternoon.

The scouting report: Slovenia

We can still produce our best, says Upson

Matthew Upson has called on the England players "to get the best out of themselves" in this afternoon's must-win World Cup encounter against Slovenia in Port Elizabeth.

Fabio Capello: 'England can still win this World Cup...And no, I haven’t gone crazy'

Capello in defiant mood as he prepares to drop Heskey and Lennon for Defoe and Milner

Terry first out on training ground

Contrite England defender John Terry was first out on the training ground this morning as the Three Lions tried to refocus minds ahead of their must-win World Cup clash with Slovenia.

England emerge from 48 hours of feuds – with one day left to fix side

Question over defence is settled as Upson is named, but Defoe may yet start up front
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