Sterling and Antonio Valencia were sent-off during the 2-2 draw between England and Ecuador. Continue reading World Cup 2014: Will Raheem Sterling be suspended for England’s opening World Cup fixture against Italy?
The value of the Manchester United brand has been damaged by a disappointing season according to a study by consultancy Brand Finance. Continue reading Manchester United’s brand ‘devalued’ by weak season
Midfielder Lars Bender has been ruled out of Germany’s World Cup squad with a thigh injury picked up in training. Continue reading World Cup 2014: Injured Lars Bender out of Germany squad
LA Galaxy striker Landon Donovan has been cut from the United States squad for the World Cup.
The ex-Everton player, who has won 156 caps and scored 57 goals, was one of seven players axed as Jurgen Klinsmann named his final 23-man squad. Continue reading World Cup 2014: Landon Donovan dropped from US squad
Newcastle defender Paul Dummett has received online death threats from Uruguay fans who blame him for the knee injury sustained by Luis Suarez.
Liverpool’s Suarez, 27, had surgery on Wednesday, but is hopeful of being fit for next month’s World Cup. Continue reading Luis Suarez injury: Uruguay fans blame Newcastle’s Paul Dummett
Spain are justifiably most people’s favourites to lift the World Cup in Rio as Vicente del Bosque’s reigning champions continue to occupy top spot in the Fifa world rankings ahead of Germany, Portugal and hosts Brazil. Continue reading World Cup 2014 countries: Fifa world rankings