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Michael Carrick Could Be Back Much Quicker Than Expected

His injury in last week’s defeat against Spain prompted England manager Roy Hodgson to say that it “didn’t look good”. Michael Carrick had to leave the England vs Spain friendly on Friday amid fears of possible ankle ligament damage and therefore a lengthy absence. The Telegraph have reported some possible good news regarding the Manchester United midfielder though. Mark Ogden writes: “It is understood that …

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Jack Grealish Was Right To Choose The Country of His Birth

The most tedious “will he, won’t he?” ordeal since Anakin Skywalker finally turned to the dark side was finally resolved this week when Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish opted to represent England instead of Ireland. So, the assumption is that his decision will surely be respected in a quiet and dignified manner by all concerned right? Of course not, the internet still exists. For all the …

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Tim Sherwood – The Delightfully Strange English Schoolboy

Tim Sherwood looks a little bit like Roy Hodgson’s long lost younger brother. They both have a bit of the wise owl about their face, and indeed Roy has the brains to back this up. When traversing Europe, he managed in Sweden, France, Italy and Germany, learning each country’s respective language along the way. The only language he didn’t learn …

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Liverpool Star Commits To England National Team

The ongoing discussion surrounding the international future of Jordon Ibe appears to have finally been resolved, with the Liverpool star apparently committing to the Three Lions. Ibe is eligible to play for both Nigeria and England due to the nationality of his parents, but has chosen for the latter according to current Nigerian national boss, Sunday Oliseh. It was hardly …

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An Easy Qualifying Group Is Doing England No Favours

A 100% record in qualifying is normally a sign that a team is doing something right, and that they should be among the favourites for the ensuing tournament. All it has done for England is shown that the standard of opposition in their group has been woefully subpar. On Tuesday night at Wembley Stadium Roy Hodgson’s men took on Switzerland, …

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Hodgson On Sterling: ‘I Hope People Don’t Judge Him Too Harshly’

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Roy Hodgson named his England team for the country’s upcoming games against the Republic of Ireland and Slovenia yesterday afternoon but one of the key news stories surrounding the squad is the club future of Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling. Hodgson was subsequently asked for his thoughts on the matter. Although the Reds star has been to the forefront of much media attention …

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Manchester United Stalwart Keen To Extend Contract

Michael Carrick, who pulled out of the England squad through injury on Wednesday, has spelled out his desire to sign a new contract at Manchester United. Carrick pulled out of England’s squad for the double-header against Slovenia and Scotland on Wednesday evening after suffering a groin injury in training. The 33-year-old will start his rehabilitation at Carrington later this week …

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Premier League Heroes: Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard

This week’s ‘Premier League Hero’ is one of the the world’s most renowned central midfielders; Liverpool and England legend Steven Gerrard. ‘Stevie G’ is arguably the greatest midfielder to ever grace the Premier League’s modern era. The one-club man is one of the most influential as well as diverse players to ever be seen in English football as he has …

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What Liverpool Must Learn From Fergie

Following last week’s ‘tiredgate’ involving Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling, it’s clear that it has become unacceptable for young players to be tired, no matter how many games they’ve played. Newspapers, radio phone-ins and football forums were ablaze this week with people criticizing England’s decision to rest Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling against Estonia. Did Sterling ask Hodgson for a rest or did Hodgson …

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Hodgson’s Unprofessionalism Will Affect England

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Sarah Fitzpatrick lambastes Roy Hodgson’s decision to publicly “hang Raheem Sterling out to dry”. There is an unnecessary debate amongst England fans this week to whether they should support or criticise Raheem Sterling over his confession that he has felt tired while on international duty which is also the reason to why he didn’t feature for his country against Estonia. …

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The Problem Facing England & Roy Hodgson

The role of England manager has never been more of a poisoned chalice. Roy Hodgson faces a situation where he simply cannot win. England’s so called golden generation limped out of the World Cup in Brazil with a whimper. A nationwide post-mortem declared a gulf in class and a gulf within the squad. The elder statesmen had peaked and the …

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Scholes: Arsenal Midfielder ‘Is England’s Best Player’

Paul Scholes has claimed that Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere is now England’s best player after a string of impressive performances from the 22-year-old in an England shirt. The former Manchester United midfielder has stated that Wilshere impressed him in England’s recent Euro 2016 qualifying games against San Marino and Estonia. Scholes wrote in The Independent about the Arsenal midfielder’s contribution to Roy Hodgsons’s …

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England & Liverpool In Dispute Over Player Fitness Again

England manager Roy Hodgson has criticised Brendan Rodgers’ approach to fitness and recovery in the wake of Raheem Sterling’s absence from the England starting line up against Estonia. The relationship between England manager Roy Hodgson and Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers continues to deteriorate with a new disagreement regarding recovering time. On the last international break Daniel Sturridge picked up an injury that …

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Roy Hodgson Includes Clyne and Shelvey In England Squad

Roy Hodgson has named his England squad with Nathaniel Clyne and Jonjo Shelvey among those called-up for the Three Lions. Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph retains his place but Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is not named in the squad due an injury occured on England duty a number of weeks ago. Nathaniel Clyne has been in sensational form at right …

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Jack Grealish – Unjustified Hype?

The question of whether Jack Grealish will declare for England or the Republic of Ireland has been the focus of much attention in recent weeks. Brian Barry gives us his thoughts on the issue. Following the decision by Aston Villa not to send 19 year-old Jack Grealish out on loan, speculation that the England camp will come calling has arisen. …

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England Expected Starting XI Vs Switzerland

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England face arguably their toughest qualification game tonight as they go up against Switzerland who reached the last sixteen of this year’s World Cup. We look at the starting XI that Hodgson is likely to go with in tonight’s crucial match. GK: Joe Hart There is no doubt that the Manchester City stopper is Roy Hodgson’s number one option and the …

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Roy Hodgson Unleashes Attack On Critics

Following England’s recent 1-0 win over Norway, Roy Hodgson’s side have come under a lot of criticism for a tepid display  and Hodgson has not held back in his most recent response to the critics in an interview with the Telegraph. England managed just two shots on target against Norway but Hodgson has hit back at the critics who have …

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