Steven Gerrard: “I want to be fresh and play at a high level for Liverpool for certainly one more season.” Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Steven Gerrard has backed himself and Liverpool to bounce back from their end-of-season heartbreak last spring and mount a serious title challenge onc(...)

Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international football.

England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his international retirement after making 114 appearances in a career spanning 14 years.The 34-year-old, (...)

England’s coach Roy Hodgson talks to his players during a training session in Belo Horizonte ahead of the final Group D game against Costa Rica on Tuesday. Photograph: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

England manager Roy Hodgson will offer a glimpse of the future in Tuesday’s World Cup clash against Costa Rica. With their elimination already confirm(...)

Harry Redknapp says he will not reveal names of players who wanted to drop out of England games. Photograph: PA

Harry Redknapp has refused Steven Gerrard’s demand to name and shame the ex-Tottenham stars the Premier League boss claims skipped England duty.Redkna(...)

Captain Steven Gerrard talks to the media during an England press conference at the Urca Military Base ahead of the team’s final group game against Costa Rica. Photograph: Getty.

Steven Gerrard and Roy Hodgson have reacted furiously to assertions from Harry Redknapp that players at Tottenham would ask him to withdraw them fr(...)

England manager Roy Hodgson said there were signs of progress in this World Cup but it still led to an early exit. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

It is strange to look back and consider that most of the important things were said before the Uruguay game. Roy Hodgson teased Luis Suarez to prov(...)

Wayne Rooney may have scored his first World Cup goal for England but found himself firmly in the shade of Uruguay’s Luis Suarez. Photograph: Ivan Alvarado/Reuters 1:42

England 1 Uruguay 2 In the days before the game there was no disagreement: Luis Suarez wouldn’t last. How could he? Uruguay’s decision not to r(...)

Uruguay’s Luis Suarez celebrates scoring his  second goal against England   at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo. Photograph: Francois Xavier Marit /  Reuters 1:42

Uruguay 2 England 1It’s more than half a century since England, having made it to a World Cup, went home after just three matches but Roy Hodgson and (...)

Four men armed with knives made their way into the northwest London home of former England international and ITV soccer pundit Ian Wright, and held his wife and children before making off with personal possessions. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Former England international Ian Wright is flying home from Brazil after his wife and children were burgled at knifepoint in London.Four men armed wit(...)

England’s Wayne Rooney is surrounded by Italian defenders during the  Group D World Cup clash at  at the Amazonia arena in Manaus. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters

England manager Roy Hodgson sprang to the defence of Wayne Rooney after the Manchester United forward was criticised for an indifferent performance in(...)