Striker, defensive midfielder, and center back – These were the puzzle pieces that remained to complete a title-contending squad entering Monday’s “Transfer Deadline Day.”
And if the agony of watching each and unfulfilling minute tick by wasn’t torture enough, our club then provided us with the cruelest of jokes in the form of a two-hour extension of misery. By the end...
The whole point of a new chapter is that it is generally supposed to come with fresh ideas, and with a bit of luck, a burst of optimism. As Roy Hodgson appeared in the dark bowels of Wembley Stadium to announce the England squad for the campaign that begins with a friendly against Norway (live, FOX Sports 2, Wednesday, 3 p.m. ET), the mood was gloomy.
There is a toxic...
Danny Welbeck will benefit greatly from his switch to Arsenal, according to England manager Roy Hodgson. The 23-year-old striker moved […]
Jack Colback will miss out on his England debut against Norway on Wednesday due to injury, Roy Hodgson has revealed. […]
Bad news today that Jack Colback is inured, and will be unable to make his England debut at Wembley tomorrow in a friendly against Norway. Jack Colback injured This is what England manager Roy Hodgson has said today about the squad in his news conference: “All but one of the squad are fit. Jack Colback is […]
A record low crowd of around 40,000 is expected at Wembley tomorrow night for England's friendly with Norway.
It is England's first outing since their disastrous showing at the World Cup in Brazil this summer.
The lowest attendance for an England game since the stadium was opened in March 2007 was the 48,876 who watched the Three Lions play Sweden in October 2011.
Now that the dust has settled from the Summer transfer window, we can all sit back, take a deep breath, and think about what has been done. From acquisitions to departures at the Emirates, what was different this season was that Arsenal did majority of their business before the season started.
We all knew that the Gunners really needed a central defender with the departure of Vermaelen...
Arsenal and Manchester United agree £16m deal for Welbeck - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal have agreed a £16 million deal with Manchester United for striker Danny Welbeck, the BBC claims.
Danny Welbeck has been strongly linked to Arsenal this evening, both on a permanent or loan deal.
Sky Sports had earlier said that Arsenal had categorically ruled out that Danny Welbeck...
Danny Welbeck close to agreeing £3million loan move to Arsenal from Manchester United with view to an £18million switchDanny Welbeck close to agreeing £3million loan move to Arsenal from Manchester United with view to an £18million switchArsenal are close to completing a £3million loan deal for the Manchester United striker, with Welbeck out of favour at Old TraffordWelbeck...
It’s hard to argue with the fact that Jack Colback’s move to Newcastle United has been a very good one for the Killingworth lad, and he’s been in great form for the Magpies so far this season, and his England call-up was not all that much of a surprise, especially when Roy Hodgson was at the game […]
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has hit back at comments made by Roy Hodgson regarding the fitness of full-back […]
Why Jack Colback’s call up isn’t so surprising - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Roy Hodgson named his first England squad since the World Cup, including four uncapped players: Calum Chambers, Danny Rose, Fabian Delph and Jack Colback. When I first saw the squad, the biggest surprise to me was the inclusion of Newcastle’s Colback. However, after further examination, a...
Jack Colback has been called up to the England squad and we just hope that Roy Hodgson hadn’t talked about our Jack being the ginger Pirlo – because that’s brough about all kinds of negativity about Jack from England fans – but there again most of them will not have seen how great he has […]
Wayne Rooney was named captain of an inexperienced England squad Thursday, after the side's worst-ever World Cup finish this summer.
England skipper Roy Hodgson made the announcement while naming the squad for England's first European Championship qualifier against Switzerland Sept. 8.
Roy Hodgson watched Jack Colback play against Aston Villa last Saturday, and we pointed out Roy would have been impressed with what he saw and would you believe it – Jack is in the England squad. Jack Colback in action in pr-season It says something when you have been at Newcastle for a few months […]
Roy Hodgson has named Wayne Rooney as the new England captain.
The 28-year-old Manchester United skipper got the nod ahead of the likes of Chelsea's Gary Cahill and Manchester City's Joe Hart to become the successor to Steven Gerrard, who retired from international football after the World Cup.
Rooney, who has worn the England armband on two previous occasions, will lead...
Wayne Rooney has been appointed the new England captain, coach Roy Hodgson has confirmed. Rooney was always the likely replacement […]
Roy Hodgson has named four uncapped players in his squad for the upcoming games against Norway and Switzerland.
Jack Colback, Calum Chambers, Danny Rose and Fabian Delph are included in a new-look 22-man party.
Tottenham winger Andros Townsend returns to the squad after missing the World Cup through injury and there is also a place for Everton's 20-year-old defender John Stones...
England manager Roy Hodgson has paid tribute to midfielder Frank Lampard, who retired from international football on Tuesday. Former Chelsea […]
Chelsea legend quits international football - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
England star midfielder Frank Lampard has confirmed his retirement from international football on Tuesday.
The 36-year-old was a part of Roy Hodgson’s squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, where the English side led by Liverpool star Steven Gerrard were knocked out of the group stages of the summer tournament...
England manager Roy Hodgson has “half-chosen” his new captain, but Frank Lampard is unlikely to be picked as long-term skipper. […]
Costa Rica v Greece preview: World Cup underdogs battle for place in Quarter-Finals - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Greece and Costa Rica were both outside bets to make it through to the Round of 16, leaving Italy, England and Ivory Coast in their collective wake. Now one of them will be going into the Quarter Finals to face Holland or Mexico next Saturday in Salvador.
What went WRONG for England and Roy Hodgson in 2014 FIFA World Cup - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
When most of the football fans are enjoying the 2014 FIFA World Cup, England supporters are left with a better taste as the Three Lions were knocked out of the summer event in Brazil and are already back on home soil.
Even before their last fixture against Costa Rica, Roy Hodgson’s...
England coach Roy Hodgson is adamant he will not resign from his post despite the nation’s disappointing FIFA World Cup […]
Despite his injury problems, Jack Wilshere can be the key to England’s midfield future.
England’s 2014 World Cup ended in a bore draw against Costa Rica. Roy Hodgson chose to select a mix of youth and experience, but unfortunately, Hodgson’s men failed to deliver any inspiration and played out to a 0-0 draw. Despite the negatives of going out in the group stages, some of...