Stories tagged: england
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019
Kosovare Asllani and Sofia Jakobsson each scored and Sweden beat England 2-1 Saturday night to take third place in the Women’s World Cup.
Fri., July 5, 2019
England faces Sweden on Saturday in the Women’s World Cup looking to secure a second straight bronze medal. The Lionesses found themselves in the third-place game after losing a dramatic …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019
England coach Phil Neville is already looking ahead after his team lost to the United States in a Women’s World Cup semifinal. He’s already starting to think about winning bronze …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019
The top-ranked United States defeated England 2-1 on Tuesday in Lyon, France, and will face the winner of Wednesday’s semifinal between the Netherlands and Sweden in the Americans’ third straight …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019
Baseball has deep roots in England even though it has never been as big as soccer or cricket. The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in …
Wed., June 26, 2019
The quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup open with England playing Norway. England finished third at the tournament four years ago when Norway only made it to the round of …
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019
England remained undefeated at the Women’s World Cup and clinched top spot in its group with a 2-0 victory over Japan. Ellen White scored both goals against Japan and has …
Sat., June 15, 2019
England coach Phil Neville’s compassion for two players who were grieving their mothers is an illustration of the close bonds he has forged with his team. With his players gathered …
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019
Jodie Taylor scored her first international goal in 14 months to send England into the second round of the Women’s World Cup in a 1-0 victory over Argentina. The Argentines …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
The Netherlands took advantage of two sloppy defensive mistakes by England in extra time to earn a 3-1 win in the semifinals of the Nations League on Thursday. An own …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019
Harry Kane has been selected by England for the inaugural Nations League finals next month even though he has yet to return to action for Tottenham after an ankle injury. …
UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018
Belgium earned its highest World Cup finish on Saturday by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match.
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018
England’s Gareth Southgate, Belgium’s Roberto Martinez tackle a game no one wants to play at FIFA World Cup
England’s Gareth Southgate and Belgium’s Roberto Martinez are working on a tricky coaching problem – how to motivate a team for a game no one wants to play? Southgate is …
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018
Harry Kane will likely come home from the World Cup with the Golden Boot as the tournament’s top scorer and a burnished reputation as a feared forward.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018
Croatia is going to its first World Cup final. Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute to give the Croats a 2-1 victory over England. Croatia will …
Tue., July 10, 2018
It has been two decades since Croatia last played in the World Cup semifinals, and 28 years since England made the final four.
UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018
England achieved something David Beckham’s generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018
A key storyline in Saturday’s quarterfinal matchups at the World Cup will be England coach Gareth Southgate’s strategy in picking what part of the bracket his team is in. Southgate …
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018
England’s Eric Dier scored the decisive kick after a scrappy game ended in a 1-1 draw, denying Colombia a second consecutive trip to the quarterfinals.
Mon., July 2, 2018
When Harry Kane takes the field for England on Tuesday, it will be his first match in nine days. He’s still the leading scorer at the World Cup.
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018
Belgium came out on top in a match neither team had to win and took first place in its World Cup group with a 1-0 victory over England. Adnan Januzaj …
Sun., June 24, 2018
With two penalties and an accidental deflection, Harry Kane moved ahead of David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo and put England into the round of 16 at the World Cup.
Mon., June 18, 2018
Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defense just as time was running out.
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017
A goalkeeper was sent off for urinating during an English football match on Saturday.
Fri., July 8, 2016
If TV audiences are anything to go by, the 330,000 people who live in tiny Iceland are clearly soccer-mad.
Mon., June 27, 2016
Aron Gunnarsson, every inch the bearded Viking, ran shirtless toward the Icelandic fans and dived in for celebrations, before leading them in songs of victory. Beating England was more than …
Thu., June 16, 2016
Northern Ireland won its first game at the European Championship on Thursday, in Lyon, France, with a 2-0 victory over Ukraine that helped to eliminate its opponent.
Wed., June 15, 2016
Elimination, rather than disqualification, is the immediate threat after Russia’s short-comings were badly exposed in a 2-1 loss to Slovakia on Wednesday in Lille, France.
Tue., Nov. 17, 2015
LONDON – Uniting in a symbol of defiance and respect, players and fans of the French and English soccer teams delivered a moving display of solidarity at Wembley Stadium at …
Sun., July 5, 2015
EDMONTON, Alberta – Fara Williams scored on a penalty kick in the 108th minute, helping England beat Germany 1-0 on Saturday for third place in the Women’s World Cup. It …