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25
Apr
2013

FERGIE POWER?

Posted by isport

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is thought to have used his powers to prevent Rio Ferdinand from going to the national team for the recent World Cup qualifying matches.

Only after a few days of being extremely excited about being announced in the squad, Ferdinand pulled out of the England squad by citing reasons that seemed baffling. There has been a suggestion that the press conference given by Ferguson about the international career of Ferdinand is thought to have been the main reason behind this pull out.

22
Feb
2013

MATCHES COUNT

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There has been a lot of talk surrounding the club future of the England midfielder Frank Lampard, but the England manager Roy Hodgson has revealed that the midfielder is even more worried about his international future.

Lampard is out of contract with Chelsea at the end of the season and there has been no new offer from the club. At 34 years of age, he has been linked with a move to the MLS in order to get one final payday. Hodgson has revealed that Lampard should stay closer to England in order to continue featuring for the England national team.

17
Jan
2013

COLE DEMANDS PAY-OFF

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The former Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole is thought to be demanding around £ 3.6 million in a pay-off if the Merseyside club Liverpool wants to sell him in the January transfer window.

The midfielder moved to Liverpool back in 2010 on a free transfer from Chelsea. He was expected to be one of the major signings for the club, who would transform the fortunes after the arrival of players like Luis Suarez and Andy Carroll. However, things have not worked in the same way as people hoped and Joe Cole has been one of the major disappointments for the club.

20
Dec
2012

STAR PLAYERS CAN GIVE MORE

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The England manager Roy Hodgson has said that he feels that the star players Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard still have a lot to offer for the national team. He has said that they have the potential to enable England to win the first World Cup since 1966.

21
Nov
2012

WENGER TRUSTS HODGSON

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The England manager Roy Hodgson has revealed that the Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger certainly has a lot of trust him, despite the public criticism over the selection of the 20-year-old midfielder Jack Wilshere for the friendly match against Sweden this week.

06
Nov
2012

HODGSON DISAPPOINTED WITH TERRY

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The England manager Roy Hodgson has said that he is extremely disappointed with the decision taken by John Terry to retire from international football. Despite being the manager of the England national team for only a few months, Roy Hodgson has always backed the Chelsea captain in troubled situations.

29
Aug
2012

DEEPER ROLE FOR ROONEY

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England manager Roy Hodgson has said that he is extremely confident that the Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney can be even more beneficial to the team if he is used in a deeper role.

The 26-year-old striker is regarded as one of the best in the world when it comes to finishing. However, he has had a poor record when it comes to performing for the England national team. He recently scored his first goal in a major tournament after a gap of eight years.

26
Jul
2012

LOWER YOUR EXPECTATIONS

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Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has said that the English fans should lower their expectations when it comes to the national team because they are simply not good enough to beat the top teams.

England were once again eliminated in the quarter-final stage at a major tournament after losing on penalties to Italy, who went on to reach the final of the competition.

26
Jun
2012

END OF THE ROAD

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Rio Ferdinand’s omission from England’s Euro 2012 squad appears to have signalled the end of his international career.

He described his reaction to the blow as being “gutted”, but went on to wish the England side well in the tournament. He spoke about representing England in the past tense giving strong indications that his international days are behind him.

Ferdinand has been included in England’s last four World Cup squads was left out of Hodgson’s first squad and will now end his career having never played in a European Championships.

24
May
2012

SHEARER BACKS ENGLAND

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Former England striker Alan Shearer has said that he is hoping that England will perform well at the Euro 2012 and possibly win the tournament due to the fact that there is absolutely no expectation of the team.

Former Real Madrid manager Fabio Capello handed his resignation from the England managerial post a few weeks ago. After looking at various options, the England FA recently appointed former Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson until 2016. Yet, there has not been a lot of talk surrounding England winning the Euro 2012, which has led to a different atmosphere within the England camp.

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