Top guns hope to avoid Euro 2012 slip-ups

Holders Spain join fellow Euro giants England, Germany and France in hoping to avoid major slip-ups Tuesday following largely positive respective starts to Euro 2012 qualifying.

Montenegro pose threat to injury-hit England

England face an unlikely table-topper against surprise package Montenegro at Wembley as the qualifying campaign for Euro 2012 rumbles on with some tricky matches for Europe’s big guns on Tuesday.

One species becomes extinct every fortnight in England

England is losing a species every fortnight, according to a study.

Rooney could return for England before United

Wayne Rooney should be available for England’s Euro 2012 qualifier against Montenegro on Oct. 12, Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson said on Friday.

England poised to pull out of 2022 World Cup race - Dein

England will withdraw its candidature to host the 2022 World Cup if, as expected, the United States withdraws its bid for the 2018 event, David Dein, the international president of England`s bid, said on Tuesday.

CWG in trouble; England, Wales set deadline

Commonwealth Games plunged into deep
trouble on Wednesday after England admitted their participation is
"on a knife-edge" while Scotland athletes delayed their
departure to Delhi and Wales set a deadline.

England warns CWG OC time is running out, but commits to Games

After Australia, New Zealand, Scotland and Canada, Chef de Mission of England, Craig Hunter, warned the Commonwealth Games organisers that time is running out for them.

CWG: Top England athletes pull out

Three English athletes, including world triple jump champion Phillips Idowu, pulled out of CWG 2010.

Beckham eyes England return after Capello talks

David Beckham believes he has a lifeline to resurrect his international career after having clear-the-air talks with England manager Fabio Capello.

Hockey WC: Argentina secure top spot with Eng win

Hosts Argentina, keeping their goal intact for the fourth successive match, beat England 2-0 to win Pool B at the women`s hockey World Cup.

France, England and Italy bid for fresh starts

European heavyweights France, England and Italy get the chance to put their disappointing World Cups behind them on Friday as they kick off their Euro 2012 qualifying campaigns on a night for fresh starts.

Argentina planning England match next year: Agent

Big soccer rivals Argentina and England could play a friendly on February 9, 2011, the man charged with organising the South American team’s international calendar said on Thursday.

Argentina, England win tight second matches at World Cup

England upset Olympic silver medallists China 1-0 with a first-minute goal for their second victory at the women`s hockey World Cup on Tuesday.

European and Commonwealth champions in Eng CWG athletics team

Double European gold medallist Mo Farah along with defending champions Phillips Idowu, Lisa Dobriskey and Christine Ohuruogu highlight a 100-strong England athletics team for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

England rules out terror threat to Delhi CWG

Commonwealth Games England has ruled out any specific terror threat to the Delhi event.

Lisa Marie quits LA for England

Lisa Marie, daughter of Elvis Presley, has left Los Angeles to settle in an English stately home near the Scientology HQ.

AP Source: Beckham to reject England farewell game

David Beckham will reject the chance to make one final appearance for England, a person familiar with the former captain`s plans said.

Gerrard admits team facing battle to win back irate fans

England football captain Steven Gerrard is hoping to start a salvage operation by leading his chastened team to a friendly victory over Hungary at the unfriendly Wembley Stadium on Wednesday.

England call up unheralded keepers Loach and Fielding

England have called two unheralded goalkeepers into their squad for Wednesday`s friendly at home to Hungary after Birmingham City`s Ben Foster pulled out with a back injury.

England players booed in Wembley curtain-raiser

The England players who flopped in the World Cup finals were booed by Manchester United and Chelsea fans every time they touched the ball in the opening stages of the Community Shield season curtain-raiser.