Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard is in line to be appointed an FA ambassador with a brief to mentor young England internationals, the Daily Mail has reported.
Lampard ended his international career after the summer’s World Cup, having made 106 appearances for the Three Lions. The last of which came in Brazil and it’s claimed Lampard caught the eye of FA officials with his handling of the younger players in Roy Hodgson’s squad...More
Swansea City midfielder Jonjo Shelvey believes he is good enough to play for England and has called for Roy Hodgson to give him an opportunity, BBC Sport has reported.
Hodgson has played in all four of the Swans’ Premier League games so far this season, helping the Welsh side win three out of three before a defeat to league leaders Chelsea. Hodgson has suggested Shelvey is a player on his radar but the manager has been criticised for...More
The Football Association has drawn up plans to cut the number of non-EU players currently in English football by up to 50%, the BBC has reported.
The FA’s English commission had called for a major reform earlier in the year upon their belief that clubs around the country were bringing in too many “mediocre” players.
The proposed rule changes have been sent around the country to the Premier and Football League, along with respective ...More
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is unhappy with how England handled the fitness of Daniel Sturridge after the forward returned from international duty with a thigh strain, according to an interview given to talkSport.
Sturridge played in the friendly win over Norway but was ruled out of the Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland and is expected to need at least two weeks to recover. That would mean Sturridge misses games against A...More
Lee Cattermole believes he can force his way into Roy Hodgson’s England squad with his performances for Sunderland, the Daily Telegraph has reported.
Cattermole has been backed for a place in the national team by club manager Gus Poyet while the player himself has said the absence of Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard - who both retired from international duty following the World Cup - has created a space he could potentially fill.
Chelsea’s Gary Cahill has spoken of his pride at being the apparent England vice-captain behind skipper Wayne Rooney, Sky Sports has reported.
Rooney was confirmed by manager Roy Hodgson as the successor to Steven Gerrard, who retired from international duty after the World Cup, and handed the armband to Cahill when he was substituted in England’s two recent fixtures, the wins over Norway and Switzerland.
Cahill hasn’t been official...More
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