The Manchester United striker insists playing for the national team is still a huge privilege that makes him proud
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Terry Butcher: 'If I were an American, I'd stand on Rooney's toes, pinch him – it's a concern'
Wednesday 09 June 2010
Friday 04 June 2010
Diego Maradona leaves England players trailing during Argentina's 2-1 quarter-final victory at the Estadio Azteca in Mexico City in 1986.
Tuesday 01 June 2010
Rio Ferdinand would be happy to place his trust in Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard to get their central midfield axis right for England at the World Cup.
Sunday 30 May 2010
Sunday 23 May 2010
Peter Shilton was the first England footballer to learn how ruthless Fabio Capello could be. Now the country's most-capped player believes the Italian must be similarly decisive over which of his three goalkeepers starts the World Cup against the United States in less than three weeks' time.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Tuesday 27 April 2010
David Beckham admitted yesterday that he will not play football again until November, meaning that his earliest potential return for England would be in ten months' time in next year's February friendly – if he does return to international football.
Sunday 11 April 2010
It was from a comforting place, of deep certainties and contentment, that Craig Brown suddenly re-emerged in the competitive heart of Scottish football. Five years had passed since his previous management job when Motherwell appointed him in charge of a team last December that was reduced to a state of anxiety. He was 69, his knees were a little more troublesome and his hair was a little greyer around the temples, but then Brown has always been most adept at confounding assumptions made about him.
Tuesday 30 March 2010
After, we assume, several long hours in the Downing Street bunker discussing the Conservatives' latest less-than-flattering M&C Saatchi designed campaign advert, Labour party officials appear to have found a new strategy. Namely, DIY.
Sunday 31 January 2010
Monday 12 October 2009
Saturday 08 August 2009
When Kevin Poole made his League debut, Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister, the IRA had just tried to blow up the British cabinet in Brighton, Clive Lloyd's West Indies had thrashed David Gower's England 5-0 and Bob Geldof was recording Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
Monday 27 July 2009
Thursday 26 March 2009
David Beckham said today that his move to AC Milan has improved his fitness and that he hads not ruled out matching goalkeeper Peter Shilton's record of 125 caps for England.
Monday 16 February 2009
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Police shoot and kill second young black man near Ferguson
- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 4 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence