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Presenting: The Weirdest 2014 World Cup Highlights Compilation You’re Ever Likely To See (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Ah, the 2014 World Cup. It was a good'n, wasn't it? Remember when Robin van Persie decapitated Louis van Gaal? Or when Arturo Vidal planted a hunting knife in Charles Aranguiz's cranium? Remember how we all laughed when Steven Gerrard had to move that baby out of the way so he could take a corner?

The Post-Mortem: World Cup 2014 – England

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The Post-Mortem is a series on Just Football looking at a selection of (predominantly) non-performing teams at World Cup 2014 and analysing the future. What went wrong? Who's to blame?

Weaknesses of Premier League Exposed at 2014 FIFA World Cup

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The Premier League is lauded by its proponents as the best league in the world. While many do not believe the World Cup is the best competition this sport has to offer (the UEFA Champions League is arguably a higher quality), it is a high-level indicator as to a league's strength. What we have seen from the World Cup is that the Premier League simply isn't measuring up to the hype.

Costa Rica 0-0 England: Three Lions blunt and deflated in final World Cup game

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The already qualified Costa Rica usedclever tactics against Roy Hodgson's eliminated men, allowing them time on the ball but defending strongly when the threat veered too close to their goal.

England vs Costa Rica - LIVE BLOG!

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England's World Cup hopes may be over but Roy Hodgson's side have one more shot to salvage some pride as they face Costa Rica in Group D.

Frank Lampard will captain the side and make his first appearance of the competition as a replacement for Steven Gerrard, who starts on the bench.

Spirited Costa Rica Progress, Disappointing England Crash Out

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Former Fulham player Brian Ruiz hammered the final nail in England's coffin earlier today during a shocking 1-0 victory over a one-dimensional Italian side. It is now impossible for the Three Lions to qualify for the last 16 of the tournament.

Costa Rica have been the embodiment of this year's World Cup spirit and surprised all when they advanced after only two group games at the expense of England.

Uruguay 2-1 England: Luis Suarez breaks English hearts with his 2 goal return

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Uruguay 2-1 England: Luis Suarez breaks English hearts with his 2 goal return - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

England repeat the scoreline of their opener against Italy, again going behind twice, and this time it is very likely to have sent them home from South America, waiting on other results in Group D to know their fate.

Uruguay v England Preview: Suarez desperate to rescue Uruguayan WC hopes

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Uruguay v England Preview: Suarez desperate to rescue Uruguayan WC hopes - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

England's second World Cup game takes place tomorrow at 4pm local time in Sao Paulo, against a wounded Uruguay who will be desperate for Liverpool hitman, Luis Suarez, to be at full fitness and on top form in front of goal.

World Cup Roundup: Gerrard and Sturridge lead England birthday prank!

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Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge lead England ice bath prank

To celebrate team masseur Paul 'Smally' Small's 50th birthday, a few mischievious members of the England team, including captain Steven Gerrard, thought it fun to play a wee prank on the staff member, with an ice bath dunk the climax of what turned into a team bonding session in the Brazilian heat on Tuesday.

Horror Hair: England Fan Has Impressively Accurate Image Of Steven Gerrard’s Face Shaved Into The Back Of His Head…

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By Chris Wright

Upset at the levels of stick his punters were giving the England team after Saturday night's performance against Italy, Bognor Regis-based taxi driver Kai Ward decided to show his support by having an impressive yet ever-so-slightly terrifying image of Steven Gerrard's face shaved and dyed into the back of his head.

Steven Gerrard Misses England Training

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England Captain Steven Gerrard who played just 45 minutes on Saturday in England's 0-0 draw with Hondurasin Miamimissed the Three Lions training session today. Gerrard has been suffering from a groin injury for about a week now.

"I had a tight groin in midweek so it was always the plan for me to play just 45 minutes," Gerrard said Saturday night to reporters following the Honduras match.

Prince William Almost Catches Steven Gerrard in His Birthday Suit Post-Peru

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FA President Prince William wished England and their referee's all the best in this Summer's World Cup Finals following their Peru win last week and went to meet the players after, who must have been oblivious to the fact he was coming as Steven Gerrard was almost caught in his Birthday suit! lol

England 3-0 Peru – How did England play in final game on home soil before Brazil?

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England 3-0 Peru How did England play in final game on home soil before Brazil? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

England were led out by Steve Gerrard who, at 34 years of age, is desperate to hit the highs that have eluded his illustrious career. He came so close to achieving one of those goals this season when Liverpool looked set to win the Premier League, only to let things slip (oh man, I can't believe I used that word in that sentence!

England camp defend Wayne Rooney from Scholes attack

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England camp defend Wayne Rooney from Scholes attack - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Wayne Rooney remains an enigma for England in major tournaments. The promise that has failed to deliver on the biggest stage over recent years has another chance to prove his world class in Brazil. If England get the player who seems to don England's shirt like a cement-overcoat rather than the bustling force-of-nature in the red of Manchester United however, would, or even should, Roy Hodgson drop him?

Roy Hodgson Announces England Squad For 2014 World Cup – Youthful Selection But No Real Surprises

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By Chris Wright

As was foretold in the prophecy, Roy Hodgson has announced the names of the 23 English men; ruddy of cheek and stout of constitution, of which he plans to take to the World Cup this summer.

Coming via the official FA website, the England squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is as follows.

Liverpool

Would James Milner to Liverpool transfer be pointless for both parties?

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Would James Milner to Liverpool transfer be pointless for both parties? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

James Milner has been rumored to be on Liverpool's list of transfer targets, but what could Brendan Rodgers give the England midfielder that Manchester City don't already offer? IE a place on the bench.

Steven Gerrard retires from international football – who do England turn to next?

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After a dazzling 14 years and 114 caps at international level, England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement. As we pointed out in England's World Cup Post-Mortem an ongoing series on Just Football looking at World Cup flops given his age Gerrard's international career was always likely to die out after a disappointing tournament in Brazil.

Steven Gerrard: England’s loss is Liverpool’s gain

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Steven Gerrard: England's loss is Liverpool's gain - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

England captain and Liverpool player Steven Gerrard has retired from international football after representing his country for 14 years. The 34-year-old Gerrard won 114 caps and scored 21 goals during his time at the national team.

114 Caps And Out As Steven Gerrard Announces Retirement From International Football

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By Chris Wright

After picking up his 114th and final cap against Costa Rica at the World Cup, England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international football with immediate effect.

Gerrard told theFA website:"I have enjoyed every minute of representing my country and it is a sad day for me knowing that I won't pull on the England shirt again.

Steven Gerrard retires from International football – good news for Liverpool?

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Steven Gerrard retires from International football good news for Liverpool? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

England skipper Steven Gerrard has announced his decision to retire from international football.

"After a glittering 14-year career representing his country, Steven Gerrard has retired from international duty," a statement read on the FA's official website.

Liverpool Confirm USA Tour Squad

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Liverpool have named their 33-man squad for the pre-season tour to Boston, Chicago, New York, Charlotte and potentially Miami.

The Reds will depart for the United States from John Lennon airport in Liverpool on Sunday afternoon (July 20). The squad, led by captain Steven Gerrard, will include new signings Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Emre Can and Lazar Markovic.

Can Liverpool reproduce Premier League success without Suarez?

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Can Liverpool reproduce Premier League success without Suarez? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Brendan Rodger's Liverpool side finished 2nd in the Premier League last season, after looking for all the world like they would romp home to title success, before falling near the final hurdle.

Liverpool Announces Squad For US Summer Tour to Boston, Chicago, New York and Charlotte

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Liverpool has announced their squad for its US summer preseason tour.

The club has named a 33-man squad, which will play in games in Boston, Chicago, New York, Charlotte and possibly Miami.

The Reds will depart from John Lennon Airport in Liverpool on Sunday afternoon (July 20). The squad, led by captain Steven Gerrard, will include new signings Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana, Emre Can and Lazar Markovic.

Photo: Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard tries his luck as a goalkeeper

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A New England: After a woefully inadequate World Cup, how can England be resurrected?

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A New England: After a woefully inadequate World Cup, how can England be resurrected? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

ForRoy Hodgson, the Costa Rica game was the very beginning of themammoth task ofrebuilding his demoralized England team, and begin plans for a brighter future. It's almost unheard of to be using a World Cup game for such a purpose, but the disappointment of this campaign has been felt at every level, so sticking with the tried-and-failed plan made even less sense.

PHOTO: Emotional Steven Gerrard bids farewell to Luis Suarez

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PHOTO: Emotional Steven Gerrard bids farewell to Luis Suarez - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has written a heartfelt Instagram message to the departing Luis Suarez, thanking the Uruguayan for his contribution to the club, insisting that it had been a pleasure playing with him,and wishing him all the best in the future.

Retro Football: Steven Gerrard Claims Joe Cole Is Better Than Lionel Messi

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By Alan Duffy

Only four years ago, in an interview with MOTD magazine in 2010, Steven Gerrard claimed that Liverpool's then new-signing, Joe Cole, was better than a certain Lionel Messi. Stevie G said:

""Messi can do some amazing things, but anything he can do Joe can do as well, if not better.

VIDEO: Steven Gerrard Says England’s Confidence Is High

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England Captain Steven Gerrard spoke to the media in Miami on Friday afternoon following a training session at Barry University. The Three Lions have a final World Cup warm-up friendly tomorrow against Honduras before leaving for Brazil.

Liverpool's captain was in a positive mood ahead of the friendly against Honduras and the World Cup.

England – 2014 World Cup squad

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Roy Hodgson has named England's second youngest ever squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, whilst also keeping a solid backbone of experienced players. English goalkeepers have become renowned for high-profile errors in recent tournaments, but having won the league with Manchester City after an early season dip in form Joe Hart will be hoping to live up to his potential in Brazil.

PHOTO: Steven Gerrard posts first Instagram pic with Liverpool duo

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Liverpool and England skipper Steven Gerrard becomes the latest celebrity player to join social networking site Instagram.

Gerrard upon reaching Miami uploaded his first picture on Instagram with new team mate Rickie Lambert and Reds striker Daniel Sturridge.

Steven Gerrard Breaks Silence After His Slip Against Chelsea

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Steven Gerrard Breaks Silence After His Slip Against Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Steven Gerrard has revealed hisslip during Liverpool's 2-0 defeat at the hands of Chelsea will not have any impact on his performance for England during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

The 33-year-old slipped in the first half during the league fixture between the Merseyside club and the Blues, which helped Demba Ba put the ball past the Reds keeper Simon Mignolet.

Debunking 3 Myths About Liverpool’s Capitulation in the Premier League Title Race

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Though it is certainly tempting to call Liverpool's 2ndplace finish in the 2013-14 Premier League season a capitulation, it was not that. Despite not winning the title, Liverpool pushed Manchester City all the way – a situation few could have predicted after the previous season's 7thplace finish.

Convocatoria Inglaterra a Brasil 2014

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Arqueros: Joe Hart (Manchester City), Ben Foster (West Bromwich), Fraser Forster (Celtic).
Defensores: Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Luke Shaw (Southampton), Chris Smalling (Manchester United).

Frank Lampard

England v Italy Preview: Azzurri the ultimate first test for Hodgson’s boys

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England v Italy Preview: Azzurri the ultimate first test for Hodgson's boys - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The long wait is finally over, with Roy Hodgson's England to kick start their 2014 World Cup campaign tonightagainst 2006 champions Italy inManuas.

The Three Lions will be desperate to get off to a cracking start in Group D with a win against European rivals Italy, but it will be no walk in the park against Cesare Prandelli's side, who look have a strong squad, with former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli set to lead the line for the Azzurri this evening.

Video: Honduran journalist mistakes Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard for ex-Chelsea star Frank Lampard

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Jack Wilshere Gets No 7 as Hodgson Confirms England Squad Numbers for 2014 WC

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Roy Hodgson has confirmed England players' squad number for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard will wear No 4, while No 8 is retained by Chelsea star Frank Lampard.

The Rest

Embarrassing Moment Steven Gerrard was Mistaken for Frank Lampard

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This was the embarrassing moment when Honduran Journalist mistakes England captain Steven Gerrard for Frank Lampard!lol

Video: Man Utd legend Roy Keane tells Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard that England will struggle at the World Cup

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You can always rely on Roy Keane for straight-talking pundity... even if you happen to be alongside him at the time.

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The not-bad things that happened in a bad season

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Well, it's not been great. Should we just focus on the good times, then?

It's not been easy to put together the not-bad things of the season just gone, but there are a few that stand out: David Moyes' reckless – or pioneering? – use of his official Manchester United mouse mat, the 4-1 opening day win over Swansea, Robin van Persie's triumphant celebration against Arsenal, Danny Welbeck's goalscoring form over Christmas, the sight of Tom Cleverley and Alex Buttner standing over a free-kick in the Cup, the fans in general, Anderson leaving in January, Juan Mata and David de Gea's burgeoning friendship, like an old photo of a young couple kissing amidst the wreckage of war, Juan Mata's blog, Steven Gerrard hitting the post and missing out on an Old Trafford hat-trick, and United's brilliant and baffling away form.