Roy Hodgson didn't seem too downhearted as he saw his England side suffer back-to-back defeats at Wembley at the hands of an impressive Chile and a second-string Germany side in recent friendlies, but the Three Lions boss will now be preparing for months of preparation as he looks to mastermind a squad that can travel to Brazil in June and land a blow in the World Cup.
It was the first time England had suffered a brace of defeats on ...More
England manager Roy Hodgson does not regret picking Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge to play in a friendly against Germany, Sky Sports has reported, despite the player’s club manager, Brendan Rodgers, heavily criticising the decision.
Sturridge was carrying an injury when he lined up for the Three Lions in what turned out to be a 1-0 home defeat, and was then fit enough only for a late cameo in the Merseyside derby that followed da...More
Daniel Sturridge has said that he does not regret playing the full 90 minutes for England in the defeat to Germany even though it cost him a place in the starting line-up as Liverpool travelled to Everton in the Premier League fixture that followed a few days later, Sky Sports has reported.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers revealed after the 3-3 draw that he felt Sturridge wasn’t fit enough to start, with the forward only introduced...More
Andros Townsend insists he will listen to England manager Roy Hodgson’s advice by driving Tottenham forward and continuing his impressive form for his club, writes Team Talk.
The 22-year-old was a vital part of Hodgson’s set-up against Montenegro and Poland as England secured qualification for the 2014 World Cup, and the winger is hoping to take that form into club level for Tottenham.
Townsend struck the post during the 1-0 defeat ...More
Former England and Tottenham defender Ledley King believes John Terry should come out of international retirement and return to Roy Hodgson’s squad ahead of next summer’s World Cup, writes the Daily Mail.
King feels Terry would stiffen up the current England defence, who failed to keep a clean sheet in their previous two friendlies at Wembley.
Terry quit the England set-up in 2012 after the FA decided to ban the Chelsea defender for...More
The Football Association will ask Premier League clubs not to go on lucrative end-of-season tours once the current campaign is over, the Daily Telegraph has reported, in an effort to help England prepare for the summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
By avoiding the kind of post-season fixtures that a number of teams arranged at the end of last season, the FA hope that England’s players will be able to rest before the World Cup gets underway ...More
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