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Another installment of our daily World Cup countdown with news from around the 'net for your reading and viewing pleasure.

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There was Premier League and FA Cup action this weekend, here's a bit of roundup:

Arsenal is the first team to punch their ticket to Wembley, securing a semifinal spot by defeating Everton 4-1. With two of England's youngsters making a compelling case for their inclusion in England's squad.

Jay Rodriguez's goal sink Crystal Palace, as Southampton won 1-0 in Selhurst Park.

Steven Caulker was in the 30-man squad for the friendly against Denmark, and make a case for his inclusion by scoring twice as Cardiff City tried to climb to safety beating fellow relegation contender Fulham, 3-1.

Manchester United's English trio, Phil Jones, Danny Welbeck, and Wayne Rooney all scored as United defeat WBA in The Hawthorns 0-3.

Rooney Dropped?

It's possible according to Jason Burt over at The Telegraph.

No Country for Old Men

John Terry reiterates that he is retired from England duty.

Hodgson is Staying

Despite not being thoroughly convincing, Roy intends to see out his contract.

From Bottom of League Two to the National Team

That's Aidy Boothroyd, who was sacked in December when his Northampton Town was bottom of League Two. He's been appointed manager of England u-20s side.


Here's why the appointment is a bit puzzling.

Another Game, Another Win

For the England Women's national team in The Cyprus Cup, beating Netherlands 4-3.

The Stars Aligned

For England's World Cup song, as they record a cover of Take That hit "Greatest Day". A clip of the original hit is below.

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