Neymar scores hat-trick as Brazil thrash South Africa in Johannesburg

• Oscar and Fernandinho also on target for World Cup hosts
• Cristiano Ronaldo becomes Portugal's leading scorer

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Roy Hodgson claims England squad is shaping up for World Cup in Brazil

• Manager praises Luke Shaw and Adam Lallana
• Danish manager says England will need 'luck'

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Lower expectations give rise to modest surge of optimism for England fans

Swathes of empty seats reflect World Cup realism but supporters hold out hope that a team to challenge may emerge

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Luke Shaw hands Hodgson a dilemma as Ashley Cole fades into margins

Luke Shaw's sparky debut for England has left Ashley Cole's selection for England's World Cup campaign in some doubt

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England v Denmark: six players audition for place on World Cup stage

Raheem Sterling may have earned the chance to be in the spotlight in Brazil but Chris Smalling may only be an understudy

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Charlie Adam's hall of shame: the fouls, the red cards, the bans

The Stoke City midfielder’s clash with Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud is only the latest in a series of ugly encounters

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