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Liverpool Midfielder Ruled Out For The Rest Of The Season

DORTMUND, GERMANY - APRIL 07: Jordan Henderson of Liverpool is given treatment during the UEFA Europa League quarter final first leg match between Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool at Signal Iduna Park on April 7, 2016 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)

On an otherwise highly satisfactory night for Liverpool in the Westfalenstadion, there was one significant downside as Jordan Henderson was forced to withdraw at half time. Midway through Liverpool’s 1-1 draw against Dortmund in the Europa League quarter final first leg, the captain landed awkwardly after jumping for a header. It was a landing that he did not recover from and the …

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Arsenal To Reprimand Midfielder Following Nightclub Altercation

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 31: (L-R) Alexis Sanchez and Jack Wilshere during the Arsenal FA Cup Victory Parade in Islington on May 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere had a somewhat eventful weekend. Having returned to full training on Friday ahead of a mooted return to first team action in the coming weeks, Wilshere went to celebrate his side’s 4-0 drubbing of Watford at the Emirates by heading out in London on Saturday night. The night soon turned sour however. Having allegedly been asked …

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Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere Should Put Club Before Country

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 30: Jack Wilshere of Arsenal looks on in victory after the FA Cup Final between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on May 30, 2015 in London, England. Arsenal beat Aston Villa 4-0. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Roy Hodgson has a dilemma on his hands, Danny Drinkwater or Jack Wilshere? Who should go to France? Jack Wilshere hasn’t kicked a ball all season, while Danny Drinkwater has been the heartbeat of Leicester City this season and is in with a great chance of winning the title. Surely an easy decision then? While Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy …

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Opinion: Why England Winning Euro 2016 Would Be Good For Football

BERLIN, GERMANY - MARCH 26: Eric Dier (C) of England celebrates scoring his team's third goal with his team mates Dele Alli (L) and Harry Kane (R) during the International Friendly match between Germany and England at Olympiastadion on March 26, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

As the final whistle sounded to confirm the remarkable three goal comeback in Germany last Friday night, the sense of elation was palpable. It may have been a friendly, and the Germans would be highly unlikely to throw away a two-goal lead in a tournament setting, but in many ways this wasn’t about them. This was England’s night. In the ultimate …

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Robbie Fowler Questions Arsenal Forward’s Place In England Squad

HULL, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: Theo Walcott of Arsenal celebrates during the Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round Replay match between Hull City and Arsenal at KC Stadium on March 8, 2016 in Hull, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

If there’s one man who knows all about being omitted from England squads, it’s former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler. Despite being considered one of the best English finishers of the 90s, Fowler only amassed 26 international caps, the last of which came in 2002 – though he did at least represent his country at the World Cup that year. Writing in …

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Five Managers Who Could Replace Roy Hodgson At England After Euro 2016

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03: Roy Hodgson, manager of England looks on prior to the International friendly match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium on September 3, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Despite coming through the Euro 2016 qualifying group with a 100% win rate, the future of England manager Roy Hodgson will not be resolved until after the tournament this summer. Though his side looked impressive in what was admittedly a relatively handy qualifying group, England’s subpar showing at the World cup in Brazil two years ago has not been forgotten …

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Arsenal Midfielder Likely To Make England Euro 2016 Squad Despite Being Injured All Season

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 05: Jack Wilshere of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on October 4, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Despite apparently suffering another setback in his recovery from injury, Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere apparently still has an international tournament to prepare himself for. Wilshere has not played one second of competitive football for the Gunners this season – the second time in five seasons that this has occurred – yet he is apparently in line to make Roy Hodgson’s …

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England Squad Named For Germany And Netherlands Friendlies

England manager Roy Hodgson has called up Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater to the senior England squad for the first time. Drinkwater is named among a 24 man squad that sees a number of faces return to the squad following lengthy injury lay-offs, as Hodgson looks to begin the process of shaping his squad ahead of this summer’s European Championships. Drinkwater has …

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Ex-England Stalwart Dismisses His Country’s Euro 2016 Chances

KAUNAS, LITHUANIA - OCTOBER 12: Roy Hodgson manager of England looks on prior to the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group E match between Lithuania and England at LFF Stadionas on October 12, 2015 in Kaunas, Lithuania. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Despite a comfortable qualifying campaign, Rio Ferdinand has disregarded the likelihood of England advancing further than the quarter-finals in this summer’s European Championships in France. England were pitted in a relatively pedestrian group in qualification. Their closest rivals being Switzerland, who would finish nine points behind Roy Hodgson’s team, were dismissed in Basel in the group’s first round of games …

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Jurgen Klopp Seems To Be Enjoying A Free Ride At Liverpool

Has Jürgen Klopp charmed himself into a free ride in his first season as Liverpool boss? The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist. Far be it for me to call Jürgen Klopp the devil, but he’s managed a similar feat in convincing Liverpool’s fans, owners, and the world’s press that this season is a …

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Saido Berahino Should Look To Leicester’s Vardy For Inspiration

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Saido Berahino of West Bromwich Albion in action during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between West Bromwich Albion and Peterborough United at The Hawthorns on January 30, 2016 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

With the transfer period closed once again and Saido Berahino still a West Brom player, time will tell if the striker has learned from past mistakes. This season is huge for any player with aspirations of going to Euro 2016 in France this summer. England are not blessed with strikers at present. Most believe Wayne Rooney and Harry Kane are certainties …

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An In-Depth Analysis Of England’s Group B Opponents

While the Republic of Ireland’s group has been the topic of much debate, there is always one eye on how England perform at major tournaments and if they will flop again. The pressure will be huge on Roy Hodgson and his players to at least make the quarter-finals and there are some potential banana skins awaiting them in Group B. …

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Does Wayne Rooney Merit A Place In The England Team?

Wayne Rooney has undeniably struggled for form this season. With Euro 2016 fast approaching, given his struggles, and the fact that there are many other English strikers playing at the top of their game, one might wonder whether Rooney merits his place in the England team. So, let’s take a look at some of his competitors… Harry Kane has notched …

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