Beckhamfit to face SWeden

David Beckham has declared himself 100 per cent to face Sweden in England's opening Wiorld Cup match on Sunday.

Dyergets fitness all-clear

Sven-Goran Eriksson has confirmed that Kieron Dyer has won his fitness battle and will remain with the England squad for the World Cup.

Irelandlook for Keane replacement

The Republic of Ireland have applied to FIFA for special dispensation to call up Celtic's Colin Healy as a replacement for Roy Keane, who last…

Chinacoach hit by flu bug

Coach Bora Milutinovic is suffering from a severe bout of flu and could miss China's first ever World Cup fixture against Costa Rica.

Doniin line for Italy start

Christiano Doni could be a surprise inclusion in Italy's starting line-up against Ecuador on Monday.