World Cup 2006 ends with Italy defeating France 5-3 on penalties
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.
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.
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.
Another game of two halves from England in their last group game against Sweden, good in the 1st insipid in the 2nd, typical Sven team and Michael Owen's World Cup is over.
Argentina's exceptional 6-0 thumping of S&M showed the rest of the teams how football should be played, especially the lacklustre England.
England put in another uninspired performance in their second game of the World Cup but beat Trinidad & Tobago 2-0 to secure qualification from the first round.
Toxic Web is showing it's support for Englnad's World Cup bid.
It's looking more likely that Spurs will accept Man Utd's £15m bid for midfielder Michael Carrick.
England scrape an unconvincing win against Paraguay in their opening game of the 2006 World Cup the same old story for Sven's team start well get an early goal then go to pieces trying to defend it.
The 2006 World Cup kicks off today, with hosts Germany taking on Costa Rica and then Poland v Ecuador. England start tomorrow and Sven is talking tough after Wayne Rooney was passed fit by his team and not Man United's.
England were crap in their recent World Cup warm up match against Hungary, nothing new there then.