FIFA World Cup: British Press Slams 'Sloppy' England Team

After two consecutive defeats in the FIFA World Cup, the British press admits the England football team is not at par with the best teams in the world.

updated: June 20, 2014 09:25 IST
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Kicking in some sense? England lost their FIFA World Cup match 1-2 to Uruguay.


London: England are simply not good enough to compete against the best teams and are just too sloppy to pull off their new expansive approach, Britain's press said on Friday.

Following at 2-1 defeat to Uruguay in Sao Paulo on Thursday that left their World Cup hopes relying on other results, England have shown they cannot handle the pressure when faced with serious opposition, national newspapers said.

Wayne Rooney scored for Roy Hodgson's England, between two emphatically-finished goals by Uruguay's Luis Suarez.

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