England

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2013
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England have beaten Brazil 2-1 at Wembley to claim first victory over the South Americans for 23 years. England had Joe Hart to thank when his fine penalty save from Ronaldinho after 19 minutes kept the score at 0-0. The home side were head eight minutes later when Wayne Rooney slotted home a rebound...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 6th, 2013
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In what manner can the words “Brazil” and “friendly” go together in any meaningful sense? The England boss Roy Hodgson hinted as much in his press conference, issuing a timely reminder that tonight’s game is but a precursor to rather more meaningful World Cup qualifiers against the mighty San Marino,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Feb 6th, 2013
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ANALYSIS By Graham Lister Association Football was born 150 years ago in England when the Football Association codified the laws of the game. The subsequent global spread of the sport’s phenomenal appeal owes much to its flamboyant interpretation by Brazil, the world’s most successful football expone...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 2nd, 2013
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The most bizarre incident of the transfer window took another twist today when a picture emerged of a QPR shirt with Peter Demwingie’s name printed on the back. The West Brom striker turned up at Loftus Road on Thursday ready to complete a move to Rangers, only to be turned away by staff when i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Feb 2nd, 2013
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(AP) -Sam Edgerley scored a try in extra time to give England a 24-19 win over Kenya on Saturday in the final of the Wellington Sevens, the fourth round of the International Rugby Board’s World Series. England turned around a dismal season when it scored twice late in a tense final to deny Keny...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 31st, 2013
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David Beckham has joined French Ligue 1 side Paris St-Germain and announced he will be playing for free. The ex-England midfielder, 37, signed a five-month deal and will donate his salary – of at least £1m – to charity. “I’m excited, it’s something we’ve been worki...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2013
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RBS SIX NATIONS: England v Scotland Date: Saturday 2 February Venue: Twickenham Gloucester centre Billy Twelvetrees is in line to make his England debut in Saturday’s Six Nations match against Scotland at Twickenham. The 24-year-old has been named in the 23-man matchday squad and is favourite t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 25th, 2013
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FORM SINCE 2012 SIX NATIONS v New Zealand (Auckland) – Lost 42-10 v New Zealand (Christchurch) – Lost 22-19 v New Zealand (Hamilton) – Lost 60-0 v South Africa (Dublin) – Lost 16-12 v Fiji (Limerick) – Won 53-0 v Argentina (Dublin) – Won 46-24 DID YOU KNOW? Ireland...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 25th, 2013
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FORM SINCE 2012 SIX NATIONS v South Africa (Durban) – Lost 22-17 v South Africa (Johannesburg) – Lost 36-27 v South Africa (Port Elizabeth) – Drew 14-14 v Fiji (Twickenham) – Won 54-12 v Australia (Twickenham) – Lost 20-14 v South Africa (Twickenham) – Lost 16-15 v...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 24th, 2013
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By Liban Obsiye & Abdullahi Warfa It was a pleasure to watch the launch of the new Somali think tank, the Heritage Institute for Policy Studies, in Mogadishu yesterday. The great and good gathered and some fantastic speeches were given. Is this not always the case in Somali meetings? Well yes, bu...