Discussion

Will this finally be the year for England?

Originally Published: April 26, 2010
By Ravi Ubha | Special to ESPN.com

Not many countries match England when it comes to hype surrounding a World Cup. Several have had more success.

Could this year be different, the year England finally ends a 44-year drought?

Maybe. England waltzed in qualifying, crushing nemesis Croatia in the process; Wayne Rooney has turned into one of the top three players in the world; and the manager knows what he's doing.

English bookies, usually on the mark, list the Three Lions as third favorite in South Africa, behind ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE SOCCER HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM