England tamely drew the first test against Pakistan at Lord's after stand in captain Andrew Strauss let the game fizzle out.
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Syd Barrett the original leader of the Pink Floyd and recluse for over 30 years has died aged 60.
World Cup 2006 ends with Italy defeating France 5-3 on penalties
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New York Yankees pitcher Mike Mussina became the first pitcher in American League history to win 10 or more games in each of 15 consecutive seasons.
Italy will face France in the Final of the 2006 World Cup, after one of the greatest semi-finals against Germany and France's win over the disgraceful Portugal.
Sad news at the passing of England & Yorkshire's greatest fast bowler Fiery Fred Trueman, the first bowler to take 300 test wickets.
Sven-Goran Eriksson again leads England to an inept quarter final penalties defeat to the hand of Luiz Felipe Scolari that sees Svennis leave the England job as a failure, with David Beckham standing down as captain and hopefully playing his last game for England.
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Thierry Henry is a big girl dirty cheat for feigning injury to try and get Puyol sent off in France's last 16 win over Spain.
England beat Ecuador 1-0 thanks to a Beckham feee kick to progress to the quarter finals of the World Cup where they will meet old nemesis Luiz Felipe Scolari and his Portugal side.
Sven has said he would drop Beckham if he felt it was right to do so and if he can't see it is needed now when will he ever do so.
Not much is know in England about their next World Cup opponents, the main fact being they eat cuy or guinea pigs as we know them.
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