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Luke Summers's World Cup Diary: Looking back

Worcester News:

5:48pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Can the World Cup be a catalyst of change in Brazil?

Luke Summers's World Cup Diary: It's all over

Worcester News:

4:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

IS there any other situation in the world where an Iranian and American fan could share a photo together?

Luke Summers's World Cup Diary: Day 19

Worcester News: FOOTBALL CRAZY: Brazil fans on Copacabana Beach

11:16am Monday 30th June 2014

If you're not a football fan in Brazil then you're probably best off locking yourself away on game day.

Luke Summers's World Cup Diary: Day 14

Worcester News: CHEERFUL: England fans in good voice at Estadio Mineirao, despite their team's disappointing performance

1:25pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

ENGLAND fans enjoy every last moment of Brazil 2014 The sun rose for the last time on England's World Cup with a dead rubber at Estadio Mineirao.

Luke Summers's World Cup Diary: Day 12

Worcester News: COLOURFUL: Brazil's Maracana stadium

11:24am Monday 23rd June 2014

I'm Luke Summers from Worcester. I finished studying at university last year and have spent the last seven months travelling. I'm in Rio for the World Cup talking to locals and travelling fans about the world's biggest tournament

Luke Summers's World Cup Diary: Day Nine

Worcester News: WASHOUT: Downhearted England fans in Rio

12:23pm Friday 20th June 2014

I'm Luke Summers from Worcester. I finished studying at university last year and have spent the last seven months travelling. I'm in Rio for the World Cup talking to locals and travelling fans about the world's biggest tournament

Look who's squawking: Patriotic parrot's song for England

Worcester News: 2514626104. 16/06/14. England supporter Fran Sheridan with his African Grey parrot  'Slipmat' who can sing the theme tune from The Great Escape. He can aslo say "England!" and "Come on Rooney!" Picture by Nick Toogood. (7207133

8:02am Tuesday 17th June 2014

VIDEO: Move over Baddiel and Skinner and make way for a new "singer" who will surely ruffle a few feathers with his rendition of a famous football anthem.

Sturridge: It's in our hands

Worcester News: Daniel Sturridge scored England's only goal against Italy

5:53pm Monday 16th June 2014

Daniel Sturridge wants to take the lessons learnt from his season with Liverpool as England head into their vital World Cup clash with Uruguay.

Neville vows to pep up commentary

Worcester News: Phil Neville thanked viewers for their criticism after complaints about his commentary (Andrew Hyyes-Watkins/BBC/PA)

2:14pm Monday 16th June 2014

Phil Neville has admitted working as a commentator is "harder" than he thought after hundreds of viewers complained about his on-air performance during the World Cup game between England and Italy.

Suarez: "I am 100 per cent fit"

Worcester News: Uruguay's Luis Suarez claims he is ready to face England (AP)

8:59pm Monday 16th June 2014

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez says he is completely fit and ready to expose England's "defensive deficiencies" in Sao Paulo on Thursday.

Mayall has posthumous chart hit

Worcester News: Rik Mayall's failed World Cup song has hit the charts after his death

10:29am Monday 16th June 2014

Rik Mayall's 2010 World Cup song Noble England has gone straight into the top 10 of the UK's official singles chart.

15.6m stay up for England match

Worcester News: An England fan stands dejected after the final whistle in Manaus

2:11am Sunday 15th June 2014

More than 15 million people stayed up to watch England's battling 2-1 World Cup defeat to Italy on television last night.

Luke Summers's World Cup Diary: Day Three

Worcester News: SMILING: England fans sanguine despite their defeat to Italy

8:08pm Sunday 15th June 2014

THOSE who say the domestic game is the pinnacle of football can't ever have been to a World Cup.

No major disorder in Worcester as England lose first World Cup game 2-1

Worcester News: Council makes world cup drinking warning

11:48am Sunday 15th June 2014

THERE were no major incidents of violence or disorder in Worcester city centre following England's World Cup defeat to Italy, say police.

Police want a "peaceful" World Cup in Worcester as England take on Italy

Worcester News: As part of the build up to the World Cup in Brazil and the 50th Billingham Folklore Festival dance and football came together at Buillingham Town FC. Members of the football team took dancing tips from local dancers while they passed on football tips to t

3:16pm Friday 13th June 2014

POLICE in Worcester say they want a "peaceful" World Cup with England's first game kicking off tomorrow night.

Luke Summers's World Cup Diary: Day Two

Worcester News: MOOD LIGHTENS: Brazil's win in the opening game over Croatia has lifted the atmosphere in Rio

11:21am Friday 13th June 2014

I'm Luke Summers from Worcester. I finished studying at university last year and have spent the last seven months travelling. I'll be in Rio for the World Cup talking to locals and travelling fans about the world's biggest tournament

How you can avoid the World Cup in Worcester

Worcester News: Other activities can get you away from the football

CHANTING, beer, suspense, and 22 men chasing a ball – if the World Cup doesn’t interest you, there are a few places that will shelter you from the storm.

Health trust unveils sexual health poster ahead of England-Italy clash

Worcester News: Health trust unveils sexual health poster ahead of England-Italy clash

10:52am Friday 13th June 2014

AS ENGLAND prepare to face Italy tomorrow evening the organisation responsible for sexual health services in Worcestershire has unveiled the first of its posters promoting safe sex during the World Cup.

Luke Summers's World Cup Diary: Day One

Worcester News: REPORTING FROM RIO: Worcester lad Luke Summers

11:06am Friday 13th June 2014

I'm Luke Summers from Worcester. I finished studying at university last year and have spent the last seven months travelling. I'll be in Rio for the World Cup talking to locals and travelling fans about the world's biggest tournament

Hart: Keepers have to be strong

Worcester News: Joe Hart knows he has to play well to make sure he keeps hold of his place for England

11:43pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Joe Hart insists he has the mental fortitude to cope with being England's number one at a World Cup.

Neymar lights up World Cup opener

Worcester News: Neymar (left) celebrates with Hulk and Marcelo after scoring his first goal

11:20pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Neymar lit the fireworks for Brazil's World Cup party to begin in earnest after inspiring victory for the host nation in the tournament's opening match against Croatia.

J-Lo will sing at World Cup in Rio

Worcester News: Jennifer Lopez has confirmed she will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony

9:55am Wednesday 11th June 2014

Jennifer Lopez will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony in Brazil after all.

Our brilliant World Cup blag

Worcester News: Everton and England defender Leighton Baines

9:13am Tuesday 10th June 2014

FOOTBALL fans from Worcestershire got more than just the joy of watching a match during the World Cup after they tricked Brazilian hotel security.



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