Stories tagged: England
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 5:54 p.m.
Kosovare Asllani and Sofia Jakobsson each scored and Sweden beat England 2-1 Saturday night to take third place in the Women’s World Cup.
Fri., July 5, 2019, 12:07 p.m.
England faces Sweden on Saturday in the Women’s World Cup looking to secure a second straight bronze medal. The Lionesses found themselves in the third-place game after losing a dramatic …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 6:59 p.m.
England coach Phil Neville is already looking ahead after his team lost to the United States in a Women’s World Cup semifinal. He’s already starting to think about winning bronze …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 5:03 p.m.
The top-ranked United States defeated England 2-1 on Tuesday in Lyon, France, and will face the winner of Wednesday’s semifinal between the Netherlands and Sweden in the Americans’ third straight …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 10:16 a.m.
Baseball has deep roots in England even though it has never been as big as soccer or cricket. The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in …
Wed., June 26, 2019, 3:34 p.m.
The quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup open with England playing Norway. England finished third at the tournament four years ago when Norway only made it to the round of …
Fri., June 21, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Dancers, musicians and revelers have watched the sun flicker over the horizon at Stonehenge, celebrating the summer solstice at the Neolithic stone circle.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 3:28 p.m.
England remained undefeated at the Women’s World Cup and clinched top spot in its group with a 2-0 victory over Japan. Ellen White scored both goals against Japan and has …
Sat., June 15, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
England coach Phil Neville’s compassion for two players who were grieving their mothers is an illustration of the close bonds he has forged with his team. With his players gathered …
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019, 3:42 p.m.
Jodie Taylor scored her first international goal in 14 months to send England into the second round of the Women’s World Cup in a 1-0 victory over Argentina. The Argentines …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 4:01 p.m.
The Netherlands took advantage of two sloppy defensive mistakes by England in extra time to earn a 3-1 win in the semifinals of the Nations League on Thursday. An own …
Tue., June 4, 2019, 11:40 a.m.
Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump’s U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London’s government district while the U.S. leader met Prime Minister Theresa May nearby.
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 1:14 p.m.
Harry Kane has been selected by England for the inaugural Nations League finals next month even though he has yet to return to action for Tottenham after an ankle injury. …
Wed., April 24, 2019, 11:37 a.m.
Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon says she wants to hold a new referendum on independence from the U.K. by 2021 if Britain leaves the European Union, though she acknowledges she lacks …
Sun., April 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane welcomed home war hero Sgt. William J. “Fighting” McKie, and his “pretty 21-year-old” English bride.
UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
Belgium earned its highest World Cup finish on Saturday by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match.
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 4:07 p.m.
England’s Gareth Southgate, Belgium’s Roberto Martinez tackle a game no one wants to play at FIFA World Cup
England’s Gareth Southgate and Belgium’s Roberto Martinez are working on a tricky coaching problem – how to motivate a team for a game no one wants to play? Southgate is …
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
Harry Kane will likely come home from the World Cup with the Golden Boot as the tournament’s top scorer and a burnished reputation as a feared forward.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Croatia is going to its first World Cup final. Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute to give the Croats a 2-1 victory over England. Croatia will …
Tue., July 10, 2018, 4:34 p.m.
It has been two decades since Croatia last played in the World Cup semifinals, and 28 years since England made the final four.
UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 11:54 a.m.
England achieved something David Beckham’s generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
A key storyline in Saturday’s quarterfinal matchups at the World Cup will be England coach Gareth Southgate’s strategy in picking what part of the bracket his team is in. Southgate …
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
England’s Eric Dier scored the decisive kick after a scrappy game ended in a 1-1 draw, denying Colombia a second consecutive trip to the quarterfinals.
Mon., July 2, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
When Harry Kane takes the field for England on Tuesday, it will be his first match in nine days. He’s still the leading scorer at the World Cup.
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 3:31 p.m.
Belgium came out on top in a match neither team had to win and took first place in its World Cup group with a 1-0 victory over England. Adnan Januzaj …
Sun., June 24, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
With two penalties and an accidental deflection, Harry Kane moved ahead of David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo and put England into the round of 16 at the World Cup.
Mon., June 18, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defense just as time was running out.
Sun., April 22, 2018
St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle is about the most down-home place for a British royal wedding that American Meghan Markle could have hoped for. Compared with the spectacular public …
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
A goalkeeper was sent off for urinating during an English football match on Saturday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
A gardening writer and a travel agent plan a garden tour in England, and want to take others with them next spring.