All information is
complete to and including England's last match, the twelfth of the 2013-14 season,
against Italy on 14 June 2014.
Thursday, 16 January 2014 -
The FA have
announced that England's final warm-up match ahead of the 2014 World
Cup Finals will be against Peru. The fixture will be played on 30 May
before England head to their pre-tournament in Miami, United States.
Monday, 12 May 2014 -
Roy Hodgson, at
Luton's Vauxhall car factory, has announced his 23-man squad plus
seven standby players for the upcoming 2014 World Cup Finals. The only
concern within that squad is that with Phil Jones' shoulder injury.
His place will go to Everton's John Stones if he does not recover
Ashley Cole, on finding out that he was not part of the
main squad, announced his international retirement before the squad
Sunday, 18 May 2014 - Frank
Lampard has been named as the vice-Captain behind Steven Gerrard, for
the World Cup Finals.
Thursday, 22 May 2014 -
Squad numbers are assigned.
Thursday, 29 May 2014 - Luke
Shaw is the only major doubt for tomorrow's friendly match with Peru
after developing a cold.
Friday, 30 May 2014 -
Gary Cahill and Phil Jagielka scored second-half goals to earn
England a comfortable win over Peru in their last home game before the
World Cup. Daniel Sturridge's fine curler lit up a turgid first half
with Joe Hart saving well after Peru's Luis Ramirez was clean through
on goal. Cahill then headed in from Leighton Baines's corner after 65
minutes. And centre-back partner Jagielka poked in after Peru
goalkeeper Raul Fernandez dropped another Baines corner.
Saturday, 31 May 2014 -
Midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and defender Phil Jones are set to
start for England in their friendly against Ecuador after recovering
from injuries. They have struggled with groin and shoulder problems
respectively and should be fit for the match in Miami. "They will both
play from the start," said England manager Roy Hodgson. "They could
have both played against Peru, but we thought an extra day's training
would do them more good than being on the bench." Everton left-back
Leighton Baines, 29, could be rested after he was substituted on
Friday because of a groin strain, although Hodgson said it was not a
serious issue. Southampton's Luke Shaw, 18, may replace Baines after
recovering from a cold that kept him out of the Peru game.
Monday, 2 June 2014 - As
England arrive in Miami, it is announced that Rickie Lambert had
signed for Liverpool FC at their Melwood base yesterday, before they
Wednesday, 4 June 2014 -
England draw 2-2 with Ecuador in Miami that see's Raheem Sterling
become England's youngest sending off after an altercation with
Antonio Valencia, who was also sent off. Wayne Rooney and Rickie
Lambert scored the vital goals, but Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was
substituted after picking up an injury he received from the
Sterling is suspended for the match
Thursday, 5 June 2014 -
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says he is staying positive over his chances
of playing in the World Cup. The FA confirmed that the 20-year-old
suffered a medial knee ligament injury. It is understood Oxlade-Chamberlain
only sprained the ligament and did not tear it. He is expected to be
out for two to three weeks. He is therefore unlikely to play a part in
England's first two group matches, but that may not stop him from
travelling to Brazil with the squad on Saturday night.
Saturday, 7 June 2014 -
England earn a scoreless draw against a ten-man Honduras team.
Hodgson also confirms that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be fit for the
Monday, 9 June 2014 -
In England's first training session since arriving at their militray base camp
in Urca, in the shadow of Sugar Loaf Mountain, twenty-two of the squad
are participation. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is the one player
missing, continuing his rehabilitation on his injured knee. Steven Gerrard leaves training early after complaining still of a tight
groin. A problem he had during the Honduras match.
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 -
In today's training session, concerns were raised over Danny Welbeck
and an injury sustained to his thigh. He pulled up in training and
took no further part. It was also revealed that the squad have
started taking anti-malaria tablets today, in preparation for their
trip into the Amazon.
Wednesday, 11 June 2014 -
Danny Welbeck missed training today, but only as a precaution. He will
be fit for the opening match on Saturday. The only other absentee was
again, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who continues his rehabilitation in
Saturday, 14 June 2014 -
England lose their opening match at the World Cup with a 2-1
defeat at the hands of Italy. Although Sturridge equalised in the
first half, cancelling out a Marchisio shot. A Balotelli header in the
second half leave England without any points.
The only casualty is
team physiotherapist, Gary Lewin, who fractured his ankle whilst
celebrating Sturridge's goal. He is to return to England tomorrow.
Monday, 16 June 2014 - Roy
Hodgson admits that he may change his line-up to get the required
result against Uruguay. But those changes will not include Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain,
who is still recovering from injury.
England return to training at
Urca Military Base. All 23 members of the squad joined in, until
Oxlade-Chamberlain continued his rehabilitation elsewhere.
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 -
England land in Sao Paulo and headed straight for Arena de São Paulo
for their final training session ahead of their match against Uruguay.
All 23 men took part, although after the session, Hodgson did admit
that the Uruguay match has come to soon for Oxlade-Chamberlain, who
will once again, be sidelined.