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Wednesday, 5 July, 2000, 20:44 GMT 21:44 UK

Ronaldo England slide in rankings
England have slipped to 15th in the latest Fifa world football rankings following their Euro 2000 flop.

Terry Venables Venables rules out England return
Terry Venables says his managing days are over, despite recent speculation that he may be willing to take the England job once more.

Houllier Houllier backs Keegan
Gerard Houllier tells BBC Sport Online that Kevin Keegan does not need his help to coach England.

England next for champions France
European Championship winners France start two years of friendly matches when they take on England in Paris in September.

Southern Europe leading the way
England are on the wrong side of a skill gap compared with the southern European nations - according to Uefa's technical study chief.

Barmby's future in Reds hands
Nick Barmby's future now rests with Liverpool after the England international tells Everton he wants a move to their Merseyside rivals.

England keeper for sale
Goalkeeper Richard Wright is transfer-listed by Ipswich Town after failing to agree a new contract.

Venables hints at England return
Former England coach Terry Venables indicates for the first time that he would be prepared to take the job on again.

Uefa sorry for Keegan criticism
Uefa apologise after an article appears on their Euro 2000 website criticising Kevin Keegan's tactics during the tournament.

Taking on the poisoned chalice
Who would be England manager? Kevin Keegan is the current incumbent but Terry Venables has again emerged as a well-qualified contender.

England ban 'not the answer'
Banning England from international competitions is not the answer to fighting hooliganism, says Uefa.

Uefa set to back Germany
The governing body of European football, Uefa, is to discuss the merits of England's and Germany's 2006 World Cup bids.

Ince rubbishes quit claims
England midfielder Paul Ince describes claims that he is retiring from international football as "absolute rubbish".

Charlton joins Keegan critics
Former World Cup winner Jack Charlton tells BBC Radio 5 Live that Kevin Keegan's tactics failed England at Euro 2000.

Barcelona in record bid for Beckham
Barcelona have made a world record 45m bid for David Beckham according to Spanish newspaper Marca.

Hansen: Keown is wrong
BBC pundit Alan Hansen has criticised Martin Keown for blaming England's Euro 2000 exit on coach Kevin Keegan's tactics.

Campaign to help innocent fans
A campaign is launched for England fans who think they were wrongly arrested or deported during Euro 2000.

Charleroi celebrates
The mayor of Charleroi says the town has gained a positive image despite the trouble which flared before the England-Germany game.

Look to future, O'Neill urges England
BBC pundit Martin O'Neill believes England can prosper in the long run by forsaking the short-term aim of the next World Cup.

Friendly advice for Neville
Grant Brebner believes best friend Phil Neville should cash in on some Scottish hospitality following his Euro 2000 blunder.

Germany date looms again for England
England need to swiftly absorb the lessons of Euro 2000 and prepare for World Cup qualification.

Sousa laughs at English efforts
Paulo Sousa claims England's defenders at Euro 2000 were so bad that they reduced him to laughter in their opening match.

England face up to crisis
England's exit from Euro 2000 has left coach Kevin Keegan questioning the shortcomings of his team.

Time is against England
As England and Germany crash out of Euro 2000 the race is now on for the two nations to put their house in order before October's World Cup qualifier

Keegan tips Shearer as future coach
Alan Shearer has quit as England captain - but Kevin Keegan insists he may return one day as coach.

Banks 'bleak' over 2006 hopes
England's hopes of staging the 2006 World Cup are looking "very bleak" after the hooliganism of its fans at Euro 2000.

Late penalty breaks English hearts
England have a place in the quarter finals of Euro 2000 snatched away from them by a late Romanian penalty.

Where do England go from here?
England supporters are left empty-handed yet again at a major competition.

England v Germany in pictures
Pictures from England's first victory over Germany in 34 years from Charleroi

Tue Jun 20
England (2) 2-3 (1) Romania
Shearer 40 pen
Owen 45
Chivu 22
Munteanu 48
Ganea 89 pen
Booked Booked
Shearer 64
Chivu 16
Petrescu 41
Contra 43
Ilie 45
Filipescu 71
Ref. U Meier (Switzerland) Att. 30000
 Match Report
England: 14. Paul Ince; 6. Martin Keown; 8. Paul Scholes; 2. Gary Neville; 3. Phil Neville; 10. Michael Owen; 7. David Beckham; 17. Dennis Wise; 9. Alan Shearer; 1. David Seaman; 4. Sol Campbell; Subs: 15. Gareth Barry; 18. Nick Barmby; 22. Richard Wright; 13. Nigel Martyn; 19. Emile Heskey; 12. Gareth Southgate; 21. Robbie Fowler; 20. Kevin Phillips; 16. Steven Gerrard; 11. Steve McManaman;
Romania: 4. Iulian Filipescu; 7. Adrian Mutu; 22. Cosmin Contra; 6. Gheorghe Popescu; 13. Christian Chivu; 8. Dorinel Munteanu; 9. Dinu Viorel Moldovan; 12. Bogdan Stelea; 2. Dan Petrescu; 5. Constantin Galca; 11. Adrian Ilie; Subs: 19. Eric Lincar; 18. Ioan Viorel Ganea; 16. Laurentiu Rosu; 3. Liviu Ciobotariu; 15. Ionut Lupescu; 1. Bogdan Lobont; 21. Florin Prunea; 17. Miodrag Belodedici; 14. Florentin Petre; 20. Catalin Hildan;
Sat Jun 17
England (0) 1-0 (0) Germany
Shearer 53
Booked Booked
Beckham 41
Jeremies 42
Babbel 89
Ref. P Collina (Italy) Att. 30000
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Mon Jun 12
Portugal (2) 3-2 (2) England
Figo 22
Pinto 38
Gomes 60
Scholes 3
McManaman 18
Booked Booked
Baia 89
Ince 44
Ref. Anders Frisk (Sweden) Att. 33000
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Portugal: 4. Jose Luis Vidigal; 7. Luis Figo; 17. Paulo Bento; 13. Teixeira Manuel Dimas; 8. Joao Pinto; 21. Nuno Gomes; 2. Jorge Costa; 1. Vitor Baia; 5. Fernando Couto; 14. Abel Xavier; 10. Manuel Rui Costa; Subs: 20. Carlos Secretario; 12. Pedro Espinha; 15. Francisco Costinha; 6. Paulo Sousa; 11. Sergio Conceicao; 9. Ricardo Sa Pinto; 16. Roberto Luis Beto; 22. Joaoquim Quim; 3. Rui Jorge; 19. Nuno Capucho;
England: 2. Gary Neville; 10. Michael Owen; 1. David Seaman; 3. Phil Neville; 8. Paul Scholes; 5. Tony Adams; 4. Sol Campbell; 14. Paul Ince; 7. David Beckham; 11. Steve McManaman; 9. Alan Shearer; Subs: 13. Nigel Martyn; 22. Richard Wright; 21. Robbie Fowler; 15. Gareth Barry; 17. Dennis Wise; 6. Martin Keown; 20. Kevin Phillips; 19. Emile Heskey; 12. Gareth Southgate; 16. Steven Gerrard; 18. Nick Barmby;
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Keegan despair
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Venables for England England calling
Should Terry Venables return as England boss?

John Motson on Euro 2000
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Martin O'Neill on England
O'Neill on England

Not good enough?

Shearer's sad farewell

Hansen blasts England

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