Terry has yet to hear from new England boss Hodgson
Former England captain John Terry has had no dialogue with the new England manager Roy Hodgson, despite Hodgson having been in the job for over a week, ESPN has reported.
Stories surfaced earlier this week that Hodgson was considering dropping Terry from his Euro 2012 squad after concluding the Chelsea skipper could not be part of the same squad as Rio Ferdinand due to the legal action involving Terry and Anton Ferdinand, Rio’s younger brother. Terry denies any wrongdoing.
ESPN add that Hodgson insisted he would speak to both Terry and Rio Ferdinand before making a decision but speaking at Chelsea’s Player of the Year awards dinner on Thursday evening, Terry revealed he had not spoken with Hodgson regarding any issue since Hodgson was confirmed as Fabio Capello’s replacement. Terry said: “I’ve not had any call from him but I’m focusing on the league and Chelsea at the moment. Hopefully, I get the call and I’m in the squad…I’ll always be there for my country.”
Terry was at the centre of the storm that led to the vacancy that Hodgson recently filled after the Football Association stripped the centre-back of the England captaincy, with Capello criticising the decision and resigning days later.
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