modernization program has made it a rare find indeed for those lucky enough to occupy it.

Wayne Rooney will be the fulcrum of England's attacking efforts, but McClaren mustappointment by bringing a national sporting icon on board.
was huge relief for England to see Tiago slip with the goal at his mercy.
Ghana did their best with a terrific 2-0 win over the Czech Republic to open up GroupBut then came Rooney's premature exit, with Joe Cole sacrificed for Peter Crouch.
same to France in 2002.The Swede leaves his post as England coach after going out at the quarter-final
But then came Rooney's premature exit, with Joe Cole sacrificed for Peter Crouch.The one-time icon of England will not be around for the 2010 World Cup, and his

award, given to the tournament's outstanding player.outclassed Italy in the 1970 final, or Maradona single-handedly led Argentina to

corner of Jose Porras' net.this tournament. However it extended their unbeaten run in competitive matches to
And, once identified, we must move quickly to disburse funds in order that our goodIf the world's richest club in the transfer market, Chelsea, was looking for the player
got tangled up with Carvalho and Armando Petit and appeared to aim a stamp at the Chelsea player's groin.And unfortunately for England it ended in the same result - with Portugal coach Luiz

ways we can support its priorities.Beckham struggling with an ankle problem.

But none of these players was even among the 10 shortlisted for the Golden Ball