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Daily Links: 80 Days to World Cup

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In today's countdown: Crouch for England, Cahill eager to play in World Cup, and Israel going to Brazil? All here in TLR's Daily World Cup countdown.

Premier League - Sunday roundup
Spurs comeback against Southampton

Tottenham fought their way from 2 goals down to beat Southampton, 3-2. Jay Rodriguez and Adam Lallana scores for The Saints though to no avail.

Villa demolished by Stoke

Aston Villa lose to Stoke City at Villa Park, 4-1. This was Stoke's first away win in 7 months.

Mark Hughes: Crouch is 'international class'

After his side win over Aston Villa, Stoke City manager praises Peter Crouch, saying that he is a 'candidate' for England's squad.

Marriner fate to be decided

The referee, who mistakenly sent-off Kieran Gibbs instead of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, will learn whether he'll be barred from taking charge of this weekend's game later today.

Nigel Pearson hospitalized

The Leicester City manager is in hospital with complaint of 'sickness'.

Cahill eager to play in World Cup

The central-defender who missed out on Euro 2012 because of jaw injury, has revealed that he is 'desperate' to play in this year's World Cup.

Prandelli wishing of Sturridge and Sterling

The Italian national team manager revealed his admiration for The Reds duo and would welcome them in Italy's squad.

FIFA to discuss worker's rights in Qatar

Following a report issued by International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) regarding the condition of worker's right in Qatar, FIFA has agreed to looked into the situation.

Israel heading to Brazil?

In case Russia is barred from participating and hosting the World Cup (unlikely but there is precedent), as suggested by two US senators, then Israel would take their place in Brazil.