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Popular sport in England

SIRVINTOS „ATZALYNAS“ PROGYMNAZIUM. Popular sport in England. Teacher: K. Bluseviciute Student: A. Bytautas. Sirvintos 2012. Most popular sport History Statistics England squad Short movie. Context.

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Popular sport in England

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  1. SIRVINTOS „ATZALYNAS“ PROGYMNAZIUM Popular sport in England Teacher: K. Bluseviciute Student: A. Bytautas Sirvintos 2012

  2. Most popular sport • History • Statistics • England squad • Short movie Context

  3. Probably everyone knows what is the most popular sport in England. It’s football. England is the joint oldest national football team in the world, alongside Scotland, whom they played in the world's first international football match in 1872. England's home ground is Wembley Stadium in London and their couch is Fabio Capello. Most popular sport

  4. England are one of eight national teams to have won the FIFA World Cup, which they did in 1966 when they hosted the finals. They defeated West Germany 4–2 in extra time in the final. Since then, their best performance at a World Cup was a fourth place finish in 1990. They reached the semi-finals of the UEFA European Championship in 1968 and 1996. History

  5. First international match: vs. Scotland (0-0)in November 30th, 1872; • Biggest win:vs. Ireland (13–0)in February 18th, 1882; • Biggest defeat: vs. Hungary (1–7) in May 23rd, 1954; • World Cup: Appearances – 13; Best result – winners in 1966; • European Championship: Appearances – 7; Best results – 3rd in 1968; semifinal in 1996. England statistics

  6. England squad is full of „stars“ like John Terry, Steven Gerrard, Ashley Cole, Frank Lampard. But biggest „star“ in this squad is (in my opinion) forward Wayne Rooney. He scored (the most) 28 goals in 73 games played for England national squad. He is playing in one of the strongest England team – Manchester United. England squad


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