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Daily Links: 59 Days to World Cup

We're less than two months away from the World Cup, find out the latest World Cup and football news right here in Three Lions Roar Daily World Cup Countdown!

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Shaw: 'Cole has nothing to prove"

Luke Shaw believes that Ashley Cole's lack of playing time with Chelsea will not factor in Roy Hodgson's decision, and is keeping himself focused in finishing the season strong with Southampton.

Khedira returns to full training

Sami Khedira has returned to full training with Real Madrid after he tore his knee ligaments playing for Germany.

Work restart at Sao Paulo

Brazil's labor ministry has given the go ahead for construction work to restart in the stadium following an accident last month. An additional 20.000 seats are being installed and the stadium should be complete by mid-May.

FIFA medical chief not happy with Brazil's drug test facility

Michel D'Hooghe, FIFA's medical chief, is not happy that the blood and urine samples collected during the tournament could not be analyzed in Brazil and must be sent to Lausanne in Switzerland instead.

Robinho and Pato still hopeful

AC Milan striker Robinho, and his former teammate Alexandre Pato (now with Sao Paulo) is hopeful that they both will receive call-ups for this summer's World Cup.

Veterans missed out on Italy's squad

Cesare Prandelli did not call veterans Francesco Totti or Luca Toni for his 42-man squad that will undergo a physical test in Florence to simulate the humid conditions of Brazil.

Lyon coach claim player will go to World Cup

Remi Garde, the manager of French side Lyon, claimed that his striker Alexandre Lacazette will be called-up for World Cup duty with France.

Netherlands to prepare with three training camps

Louis Van Gaal, has outlined the Dutch national team preparation for the World Cup by conducting three separate training camps. The first one, involving local-based and some U21 players, will be conducted early next month.

Fan parks approved in Germany

Despite their late kickoff time, fan parks in Germany has been approved by the government, giving fan parks the exemption from the noise control exception.