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Wayne Rooney will be out for revenge when the Three Lions face their 1950 conquerors in Rustenburg on Saturday night. Sixty years ago the USA conjured one of the biggest shocks ever at a World Cup Finals when they humbled England 1-0 in a group match in Brazil and while it would be a surprise…
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Fabio Capello knows his Saturday starting XI - while skipper Steven Gerrard has warned team-mates not to swear. England take on the USA at the weekend in Rustenberg, and there has been speculation about who manager Capello will pick for the Group C opener. His problem areas appear to be who to play in goal…
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Will England thrash USA in their first match in South Africa this Saturday? Well, according to the odds, yes. You get even wiser when you listen to Richie Sheridan and Jonathan Deeley taking a stand, but Jonathan Spector should avoid this pre-talk. Check out why. Richie also thinks that South Korea-Greece will be something like…
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England's stars will have to bite their tongue in South Africa as officials prepare to clamp down on foul-mouthed footballers. Wayne Rooney's four-letter outburst towards the referee during England's final warm-up game shone the spotlight on the swearing issue, although English speaking teams could be worst hit by any tightening of the rules. Players from…
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* Goalkeeper * 18 Brad Guzan * 23 Marcus Hahnemann * 1 Tim Howard * Defender * 21 Clarence Goodson * 12 Jonathan Bornstein * 15 Jay DeMerit * 2 Jonathan Spector * 3 Carlos Bocanegra * 5 Oguchi Onyewu * 6 Steve Cherundolo * Midfielder * 16 Jose Francisco Torres * 11 Stuart Holden…
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The Americans have been well drilled by manager Bob Bradley and encouraged by a successful Confederations Cup campaign in South Africa, last year, when they beat Spain before surrendering a two goal lead to Brazil in the final. "We’re used to being the underdog and it suits us," said Fulham's Clint Dempsey. "That’s the way…
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USA goalkeeper Tim Howard says he will not use the controversial SA2010 ball as an excuse this summer. Howard has joined many of his goalkeeping colleagues in speaking out against the design of the Adidas-produced 'Jubulani' ball, but admits that every team will face the same challenges. "The ball's tragic, everyone's said that," he said,…
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Fulham hero Clint Dempsey is confident of taking his stunning Premiership form into the World Cup with the USA. Dempsey, 27, has just enjoyed his best season in the Premiership, banging in eight goals for the Cottagers, including a stunning winner in their Europa Cup upset of Juventus. He said: "I'm the guy people now…
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Head coach Bob Bradley has announced his final 23 players to represent the USA at next month’s World Cup. The final squad will depart for South Africa on May 30 as they prepare for their opening group stage clash with England in Rustenburg on June 12. Bradley said the squad had come together after four…
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Fifa release latest rankings with Dunga's men to start SA2010 as the world's best and Cameroon leading Africa's contenders. Euro 2008 winners Spain are second, just ahead of Portugal who lie in third, Bert van Marwijk's Netherlands are fourth and 2006 World Cup winners Italy complete the top five. Fabio Capello's England are eighth behind…
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The United States Men’s soccer team will play the first of three preparatory matches for the 2010 World Cup against the Czech Republic. The USA play host to their former World Cup opponents next Tuesday, May 25th, at 8 p.m. ET in East Rutherford, Connecticut. The two teams last met in 2006 at the World…
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Sir Alex Ferguson says the USA will join England in qualifying from Group C at South Africa 2010. At the last World Cup, the USA failed to make it out of the group stages, a disappointment given their quarter final appearance at the 2002 tournament. And they have a tough opener against England on June…

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