England dream of World Cup glory after landing plum draw

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London, Dec.5 (ANI): England are dreaming of World Cup glory after landing a plum draw for next year's finals.

Fabio Capello's men will play against America, Algeria and Slovenia in Group C.

The Three Lions will open their campaign against the USA in Rustenburg on Saturday, June 12.

Algeria will be next on Friday, June 18 in Cape Town, with Slovenia the final game in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday, June 23, reports The Sun.

Former England captain David Beckham, who could be part of Capello's squad for South Africa, said: "It is a very interesting group.

"They are all hard games and it's very exciting to be a part of it," he added.


GROUP A: South Africa, Mexico, Uruguay and France

GROUP B: Argentina, South Korea, Nigeria and Greece

GROUP C: England, USA, Algeria and Slovenia

GROUP D: Germany, Australia, Ghana and Serbia

GROUP E: Netherlands, Japan, Cameroon and Denmark

GROUP F: Italy, New Zealand, Paraguay and Slovakia

GROUP G: Brazil, North Korea, Ivory Coast and Portugal

GROUP H: Spain, Honduras, Chile and Switzerland (ANI)

Story first published: Saturday, December 5, 2009, 11:53 [IST]
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