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Jun 10, 2014

Ayew treble helps Ghana thrash South Korea 4-0 in warmup

MIAMI (Reuters) – Ghana substitute Jordan Ayew grabbed a hat-trick to stake his claim for a starting place in a convincing 4-0 win over a sloppy South Korea side in their final World Cup warmup on Monday.

World Cup quarter-finalists in 2010, Ghana scored twice in the first half through Ayew and Asamoah Gyan before the former grabbed two more in the second half for the Black Stars.

Jun 10, 2014

Soccer-Ayew treble helps Ghana thrash South Korea 4-0 in warmup

MIAMI, June 9 (Reuters) – Ghana substitute Jordan Ayew grabbed a hat-trick to stake his claim for a starting place in a convincing 4-0 win over a sloppy South Korea side in their final World Cup warmup on Monday.

World Cup quarter-finalists in 2010, Ghana scored twice in the first half through Ayew and Asamoah Gyan before the former grabbed two more in the second half for the Black Stars.

Jun 8, 2014

England manager Hodgson relieved to escape to Rio

MIAMI (Reuters) – Roy Hodgson was left frustrated after England failed to win either of their World Cup warm-up matches in Miami, though he claimed he did not read much into the results and was relieved there were no more injuries.

Lacklustre England were held to a 0-0 stalemate by Honduras on Saturday before jetting off to Rio de Janeiro having played out an entertaining 2-2 draw with Ecuador on Wednesday.

Jun 8, 2014

Soccer-England manager Hodgson relieved to escape to Rio

MIAMI, June 8 (Reuters) – Roy Hodgson was left frustrated after England failed to win either of their World Cup warm-up matches in Miami, though he claimed he did not read much into the results and was relieved there were no more injuries.

Lacklustre England were held to a 0-0 stalemate by Honduras on Saturday before jetting off to Rio de Janeiro having played out an entertaining 2-2 draw with Ecuador on Wednesday.

Jun 8, 2014

Toothless England held by 10-man Honduras in Miami

MIAMI (Reuters) – England came up against a resilient Honduras side reduced to 10 men for the last 20 minutes and found themselves short on ideas about how to break them down as they were held to a 0-0 draw in their last World Cup warmup match on Saturday.

England striker Daniel Sturridge had the best chance of the game after 22 minutes but his weak left-foot shot missed the far post and he was guilty of wasting two other good opportunities before a crowd of 45,379 at the Sun Life stadium.

Jun 8, 2014

Oxlade-Chamberlain will be fit for World Cup, says Hodgson

MIAMI (Reuters) – England winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be fit to play at the World Cup after damaging his medial knee ligament against Ecuador in a warmup game, according to manager Roy Hodgson.

“I think he will make the tournament without a shadow of a doubt. That’s good news,” Hodgson said on Saturday after his side were held to a 0-0 draw by 10-man Honduras.

Jun 8, 2014

Soccer-Oxlade-Chamberlain will be fit for World Cup, says Hodgson

MIAMI, June 7 (Reuters) – England winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be fit to play at the World Cup after damaging his medial knee ligament against Ecuador in a warmup game, according to manager Roy Hodgson.

“I think he will make the tournament without a shadow of a doubt. That’s good news,” Hodgson said on Saturday after his side were held to a 0-0 draw by 10-man Honduras.

Jun 8, 2014

Soccer-Toothless England held by 10-man Honduras in Miami

MIAMI, June 7 (Reuters) – England came up against a resilient Honduras side reduced to 10 men for the last 20 minutes and found themselves short on ideas about how to break them down as they were held to a 0-0 draw in their last World Cup warmup match on Saturday.

England striker Daniel Sturridge had the best chance of the game after 22 minutes but his weak left-foot shot missed the far post and he was guilty of wasting two other good opportunities before a crowd of 45,379 at the Sun Life stadium.

Jun 8, 2014

England held to goalless draw by 10-man Honduras

MIAMI (Reuters) – A full-strength England team failed to break down a stubborn Honduras side reduced to 10 men for the last 20 minutes as they drew 0-0 in their last World Cup warmup match in Miami before they fly off to the finals in Brazil.

England striker Daniel Sturridge had the best chance of the game after 22 minutes but his weak left-foot shot missed the far post and he was guilty of wasting two other good opportunities before a crowd of 45,379 at the Sun Life stadium.

Jun 7, 2014

Soccer-England held to goalless draw by 10-man Honduras

MIAMI, June 7 (Reuters) – A full-strength England team failed to break down a stubborn Honduras side reduced to 10 men for the last 20 minutes as they drew 0-0 in their last World Cup warmup match in Miami before they fly off to the finals in Brazil.

England striker Daniel Sturridge had the best chance of the game after 22 minutes but his weak left-foot shot missed the far post and he was guilty of wasting two other good opportunities before a crowd of 45,379 at the Sun Life stadium.