West Brom grabs point at Sunderland in EPL

SUNDERLAND, England (AP) West Bromwich Albion emerged with a controversial point following a goalless draw at Sunderland in the Premier League on Saturday. England manager Roy Hodgson watched as his former side West Brom survived two key first-half decisions in a match between two relegation-threatened teams. Last man Joleon Lescott avoided a red card despite the referee awarding...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Preston goalkeeper says Rooney apologized over FA Cup penalty

Preston goalkeeper Thorsten Stuckmann has claimed that Wayne Rooney apologised for the way he won a penalty against him in Monday's fifth round FA Cup tie. Manchester United and England skipper Rooney went down in the box to win the spot kick after Stuckmann rushed off his line to challenge him towards the end of the game. The incident, which led to Rooney scoring from the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney proves that simulation is more entrenched than ever in English soccer

England manager Roy Hodgson had a chance to make a stance of sorts on diving during his television appearance for the BBC during Manchester United’s 3-1 win over Preston North End in the FA Cup last night. Granted, not an emphatic, abrasive stance—nobody really expected the England manager to lambast his national team skipper Wayne Rooney for a blatant act of simulation—but...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal faces winner of Preston-Man United in FA Cup quarter-finals; Full draw of FA Cup 6th Round

The draw for the 2014/15 FA Cup quarter-finals has concluded, and here’s who will be matching up against each other in March for a chance to go to Wembley. Liverpool vs Blackburn Rovers Bradford City vs Reading Preston or Manchester United vs Arsenal Aston Villa vs West Bromwich Albion The draw was conducted live on television by England manager Roy Hodgson and Brian Finney, the...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Louis van Gaal on Rooney's position for England and De Gea's rise

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes Roy Hodgson is right to use Wayne Rooney is a more offensive position in his formation. The Dutchman has used the 29-year-old in a more withdrawn role this campaign and although the England manager agrees that Rooney can be used in a number of different positions, he is […]
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Hodgson: Kane ready for England squad after impressive form at Spurs

Roy Hodgson has dropped a broad hint that Tottenham's in-form striker Harry Kane will be in his next England squad. Kane has 23 goals already this season, including both in the recent North London derby win over Arsenal, and his form earned him a new five-and-a-half-year contract earlier this month. And in a briefing with journalists on Thursday evening Hodgson said the 21-year-old...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rooney still Hodgson's leading striker, Kane set for England

LONDON (AP) Shunted back in midfield for Manchester United, Wayne Rooney was reassured by England coach Roy Hodgson on Thursday that his status as the national team's leading striker was secure. At the same time, Hodgson is also embracing younger talent, with Tottenham striker Harry Kane, the breakthrough sensation of the season, set to earn his first England call-up for next month...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rooney still Hodgson's leading forward; Kane set for England

LONDON (AP) Shifted to midfield by Manchester United, Wayne Rooney was reassured by England coach Roy Hodgson on Thursday that his status as the national team's leading forward was secure. Hodgson also is embracing younger talent, and Tottenham striker Harry Kane is set to earn his first England call-up for next month's games. The 21-year-old Kane has 23 goals this season, including...
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5 strikers Roy Hodgson needs to decide between to bring into the England set up

5 strikers Roy Hodgson needs to decide between to bring into the England set up - originally posted on The first international break of 2015 comes at the end of March, but the England manager, Roy Hodgson, must currently be contemplating on which strikers to call up to the squad, if all are fit. The 2014/15 Premier League season has been a success so far for English...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

England manager Roy Hodgson voted Javier Mascherano for Ballon d'Or

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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

England hit back at critics

England’s dismal failure at the World Cup in Brazil is still fresh in the memory but Roy Hodgson’s team comfortably defeated arch-rivals … The post England hit back at critics appeared first... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Henderson Suffers ‘Minor’ Hamstring Problem On England Duty

Jordan Henderson probably won’t spend much time on Liverpool’s “walking wounded” list but he’s on it, nonetheless. Henderson suffered a hamstring injury during his recent spell with England’s national team. Following England’s 3-1 win over Scotland on Tuesday, manager Roy Hodgson broke the news of Henderson’s ailment and said he left the midfielder out of the gameday...
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Sturridge lifts Liverpool by returning to first-team training

Daniel Sturridge has revealed he has returned to first-team training at Liverpool following a lengthy injury lay-off. Sturridge, scorer of 21 Premier League goals last season, has not featured for the Reds since starring in a 3-0 win over Tottenham at White Hart Lane on August 31 after sustaining a thigh injury on England duty. The 25-year-old's fitness sparked a fierce public spat...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL not to blame for poor surface at Wembley Stadium

  Wembley Stadium officials are refusing to blame the poor condition of the field on the decision to stage three NFL games at the venue in a six-week span. Roy Hodgson, the coach of England's national football team, has raised concerns about the state of the surface ahead of his team's European Championship qualifier against Slovenia on Saturday. Hodgson has questioned the decision...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hodgson fears captaincy could affect Rooney

LONDON (AP) England manager Roy Hodgson is worried Wayne Rooney's game could be affected by the pressure of captaining his national team and Manchester United. Rooney has taken the armband for both club and country this season and Hodgson says he fears ''the sense of responsibility is going to weigh (Rooney) down.'' Hodgson says ''that is the danger - sometimes when players take...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

England coach on NFL: Stay off Wembley's pitch

Banners and posters all over London are promoting Sunday's NFL game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Dallas Cowboys at Wembley Stadium. But one man not buying into the hoopla is Roy Hodgson -- manager of England's national team. He says the game will deteriorate the pitch, which already isn't in great condition. The NFL game comes six days before England plays Slovenia in a Euro...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

England Manager Roy Hodgson Doesn’t Like NFL Playing Games At Wembley

Banners and posters are plastered over the streets of London promoting the NFL showdown between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Dallas Cowboys at Wembley Stadium. But one man not buying into the hoopla is Roy Hodgson — manager of England’s national team. He says the game will deteriorate the pitch, which already isn’t in great condition. The NFL game comes six days before England...
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

England Squad Announced; West Brom Striker Saido Berahino Earns Call-Up

England manager Roy Hodgson has announces his 26-man squad for the upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia next Wednesday, as well as the Three Lions’ friendly in Scotland on November 18. West Brom striker Saido Berahino has earned a call-up to the full England squad for the first time in his young career. Berahino has previously excelled for the England U-21s scoring...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Gunners boosted by return of Walcott

Since Arsenal’s disappointing 2-0 defeat to Chelsea at the start of October, the Gunners have put together a decent run of form. … The post Gunners boosted by return of Walcott appeared first... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Berahino closes in on England cap

Originally posted on Ten matches into the new Premier League season, the leading English goalscorer is Saido Berahino of West Brom. The 21- year-old is yet to make his International debut but it can surely only be a matter of time before Roy Hodgson gives him his first cap. Berahino has been  making the headlines all season for the Baggies but was in the news for...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Hodgson will decide if Arsenal star will take part in Euro U21 next summer

Roy Hodgson will decide if Arsenal star will take part in Euro U21 next summer - originally posted on Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says England coach Roy Hodgson will take a decision if he will take part in 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship. The tournament occurs once in two years and the upcoming event will be hosted in Czech Republic, starting...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

England coach Hodgson branded a 'dinosaur' over Sterling treatment

England boss Roy Hodgson has been dubbed a "dinosaur" over his handling of Raheem Sterling. Sterling was left out of England's starting line-up against Estonia after complaining of tiredness, the 19-year-old forced to defend himself from subsequent criticism following Hodgson's public admission.  Hodgson risked further friction with Reds boss Brendan Rodgers by questioning Liverpool...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Hodgson Doubles Down

In what would appear to be an ever-growing rift between Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers, and England manager, Roy Hodgson, the latter has come out after his comments yesterday about Raheem Sterling’s fatigue to question the training methods of Brendan Rodgers. Specifically, the medically recommended two-day recovery period. “We have never had any problems with [Liverpool's training...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Hodgson’s comments prove Sterling needs a rest

Roy Hodgson’s comments prove Sterling needs a rest - originally posted on England maintained their perfect record in the Euro 2016 qualifiers as the Three Lions edged past Estonia thanks to Wayne Roney’s sublime free kick. However Roy Hodgson’s comments on Raheem Sterling proved to be a dampener. The England coach revealed that Sterling had complained about fatigue...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Liverpool coach hits back at Hodgson's criticism of training methods

First team coach Mike Marsh insists Liverpool's approach to training and recovery will not change despite their approaching busy schedule. The club's training methods were criticised by England manager Roy Hodgson in the continuing fall-out from teenage forward Raheem Sterling's telling the national team boss he was tired ahead of their Euro 2016 qualifier in Estonia. Hodgson disagrees...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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