England National Football Team
England National Football Team> better known as Three Lions enter the 2010 World Cup with a promising performance in the qualifying matches. With an enviable lineup, the English side is arguably one of the prime contenders to lift the Cup. Current team is said to be the Golden Generation of England’s Football history. With Coach Fabio Capello in the driver’s seat, the side cruised through the qualifiers saving the loss to Ukraine. Fabio Capello played it safe this time with entrusting the responsibilities on senior players which left the young guns like Adam Johnson and Theo Walcott on the bench.
England National team has a long history of being the oldest National Football team along with Scotland. Both teams played with each other in a representative match in 1870 for the first time. In 1966 England hosted and won the World Cup. Scotland with whom they played their first ever match is England’s traditional rival in game. England National Football Team plays their home matches in Wembley Stadium. England plays their home matches in white shirts, white shorts and away matches in red shirts, white shorts and red socks.
Taking the current English side, one can get to see Star Manchester United forward, Wayne Rooney along with the midfield duo of Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard adds considerable experience in the team. Defenders John Terry and Ashley Cole are also on top of their form after winning the Premier League Cup for Chelsea. Add to these strong performers, coach Fabio’s managerial skills and on the bright side is the potentiality of winning the World Cup. England needs to focus on the matches in the latter stage where they tend to lose the grip of the game.
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