Roy Hodgson at Galeao International Airport in Rio

England arrive in Rio ready for 'the real football' to begin

Preview Mon 9 Jun, AT 09:05

After avoiding injuries in the 'friendly' against Honduras the Three Lions prepare for Italy

World Cup

World Cup venues: Brazil faces race against time

Summary Fri 30 May, AT 11:26

World Cup whispers: some venues still not ready, and what does Wayne Rooney dream of?

Wayne Rooney and Danny Wellbeck at St George's Park

England upbeat ahead of Peru World Cup warm-up

One-Minute Read Fri 30 May, AT 08:59

Roy Hodgson impressed with his squad as he faces Wembley selection headache

Daniel Sturridge Wayne Rooney, England World Cup

Rooney and Sturridge bond in Brazil, Sterling tipped to start

Summary Tue 27 May, AT 10:20

World Cup whispers: England strikers must gel as Times journalists undergo riot training

England captain Steven Gerrard alongside Roy Hodgson

England World Cup campaign begins with Italian video night

First Reaction Wed 21 May, AT 09:09

Team trains in Portugal, and studies film of Italy, as they prepare for Amazon opener

English forward Wayne Rooney

Rooney attacks press as World Cup media frenzy builds

First Reaction Mon 19 May, AT 12:25

As England squad flies out to Portugal relations with the British media already appear strained

Steven Gerrard, Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard

England team still the Rooney, Gerrard, Lampard show

Point of View Tue 13 May, AT 09:11

Hodgson picked a young World Cup squad, but why retain remnants of the Golden Generation?

Luke Shaw of Southampton

Shaw, Barkley and Sterling in England World Cup squad

One-Minute Read Mon 12 May, AT 14:38

Roy Hodgson puts his trust in youth and physios as he names 23-man party for World Cup in Brazil

England World Cup pitch fears - but at least the hotels are cheap

First Reaction Thu 20 Mar, AT 11:15

State of the pitch at venue of England's opener in Manaus is cause for concern

Roy Hodgson

Rooney, Lallana, Shaw, Cole: Hodgson's World Cup dilemmas

Talking Point Thu 6 Mar, AT 14:27

Who should the England manager take to Brazil? Let the debate begin

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