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Jamie Vardy extends Leicester contract to 2019

Leicester City capped a memorable day on Saturday by announcing that star striker Jamie Vardy has extended his contract by one year until June 2019. “I’m absolutely delighted to be fighting to achieve something special with this club,” Vardy said in comments published on the club website. “I’ve never known a spirit like it — from the owners, to the manager and his staff...
Via World Soccer Talk
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vardy Party! Leicester star blasts goal of season contender

Jamie Vardy is the gift that keeps on giving this season.Leicester City's stunning run in the Premier League has taken everyone by storm, and even with three months left in the season, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better goal than Vardy's cracking volley against Liverpool on Tuesday night.The 29-year-old collected a long, looping ball over the top of the Reds' defense from Riyad...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Dele Alli gem helps Spurs shatter Crystal Palace

Dele Alli produced a contender for goal of the season as Tottenham cemented their position in the Premier League’s top four with a 3-1 win against Crystal Palace on Saturday. Alli has emerged one of the brightest young stars in the top-flight this season and the teenage midfielder’s meteoric rise gathered pace at Selhurst Park with a moment of magic that put Tottenham on course...
Via World Soccer Talk
19 days ago  |  Discuss

‘We’ll shoot ourselves’ if England fail at Euro 2016, says FA boss

England Football Association chairman Greg **** declared “We’ll all shoot ourselves” if Roy Hodgson’s team fall at the group stage of Euro 2016. England face Wales, Russia and Slovakia in the tournament in France from June 10, haunted by the memory of the 2014 World Cup where they were eliminated at the group phase for the first time since 1958. **** stood by manager Hodgson...
Via World Soccer Talk
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Arsenal target shock move for Leverkusen star Chicharito

Every day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Manchester City will launch a £30m raid on Leicester City in January to sign striker Jamie Vardy.Gabriel Agbonlahor is set to leave Aston Villa in a cut-price £3m move to the United Arab Emirates, where...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Chelsea target Liverpool striker Benteke to lift Stamford Bridge gloom

Every day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Chelsea are eyeing up a January move for Liverpool striker Christian Benteke to lift the gloom at Stamford Bridge.Watford boss Quique Sanches Flores might have brought in 16 new signings during the summer...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Gary Neville preparing himself for Manchester United and England

Gary Neville preparing himself for Manchester United and England - originally posted on Soccerlens.com New Valencia manager Gary Neville might have secured the Los Che job on the back of no top level managerial experience, but things might not be as straightforward in higher profile jobs. Neville is the assistant to Roy Hodgson in the England setup, and was part of an insanely successful...
Via Soccerlens
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Valencia Hires Gary Neville As Coach; Pundit Leaves Sky Sports For La Liga

We’ll soon learn whether Gary Neville can coach as well as most think he can. Valencia announced on its website Wednesday it has appointed Neville as its head coach. Neville joins the Spanish club on a short-term contract, which expires after the 2015-16 season. The Valencia coach’s job will be Neville’s first in club soccer. “I am absolutely thrilled to be given this opportunity...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Hodgson describes Alli as 'close to faultless' in England win

Roy Hodgson described Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli’s performance in England’s 2-0 friendly win over France as “close to faultless.Alli marked his first full appearance for the national side with a stunning first-half strike to put England in front at Wembley before Wayne Rooney volleyed home a second three minutes into the second half.England boss Roy Hodgson believes Alli’s...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

England Pays Tribute To France In Moving Pre-Friendly Ceremony (Video)

France played in its first soccer friendly since the terrorist attacks on Nov. 13, and England went out of its way to make its opponents feel at home. Before the game, the Wembley Stadium crowd joined together in singing France’s national anthem, “La Marseillaise.” The players from both teams stood arm-in-arm at midfield between the French and English flags. England and...
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November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

England line up friendly against Holland in March

England will play Holland in a friendly at Wembley in March, the Football Association has announced.After being handed an easy Euro 2016 qualification group, the FA and England manager Roy Hodgson vowed to line up strong opposition in the friendlies prior to the tournament in France.The FA had already announced friendlies against Spain, France and Germany.And on Friday morning it...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Martinez: Barkley needs to be in England’s starting lineup

England boss Roy Hodgson needs to make room for Ross Barkley in his starting XI, according to Everton manager Roberto Martinez. The 21-year-old playmaker was the stand-out performer during Euro 2016 qualifying wins against Estonia and Lithuania over the past week, but Hodgson must make a big decision if he is to fit Barkley into his team, either in midfield or the number 10 role...
Via World Soccer Talk
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Danny Ings Suffers ACL Injury, Likely Out For Rest Of Liverpool’s Season

Danny Ings’ prosmise-filled first season at Liverpool looks like it’s over. Ings ruptured the ACL in one of his knees during a Liverpool practice session on Wednesday, according to The Liverpool Echo’s James Pearce and The Guardian’s Daniel Taylor. Ings reportedly underwent an MRI, which revealed the serious injury that likely will sideline the Liverpool striker for six...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Stoke City Keeper Gets First Full International Start

With qualification for Euro 2016 all sealed, England manager Roy Hodgson used today’s final qualifying match against Luthuania as a chance to give Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland his first national team start. Butland had been in the England roster for the past 2 sets of qualifying matches, and was even the ... Read More
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hodgson hits out at claims England call-ups are 'too easy'

England manager Roy Hodgson has hit back at claims suggesting it is too easy to earn a call-up to the national squad. Some have questioned Hodgson's decision to select 19-year-old Dele Alli, who has started just three Premier League games for Tottenham since signing from MK Dons in February. However, Hodgson insists Alli's surprise inclusion was the result of injuries to others and...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

England's Roy Hodgson to shuffle his pack in Lithuania

England boss Roy Hodgson plans to assess his options in Lithuania after releasing five players from the squad for next week's trip to Vilnius. Hodgson announced after Friday night's 2-0 win over Estonia - a ninth successive Euro 2016 qualifying win - that he will give senior figures a rest. Michael Carrick and captain Wayne Rooney, who missed the victory in London through injury...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Should Jurgen Klopp replace Brendan Rodgers?

Brendan Rodgers’ time as Liverpool manager, of late, was a symptom of bigger problems: ideas, but not answers; potential, but no certainty; journeys, but no arrivals. The final chapter of the Rodgers era has taken on the same feeling of Roy Hodgson’s short, ill-fated stay with Liverpool, where you knew a good coach roamed Anfield’s technical area just as much as you knew...
Via World Soccer Talk
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Alli and Ings included in England Squad

Alli and Ings included in England Squad - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Roy Hodgson announced his latest England squad yesterday for the forthcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers against Estonia and Lithuania. The squad does include some mainstays such as Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart, and defenders Phil Jones, Phil Jagielka and Gary Cahill. But two inclusions who may have caught...
Via Soccerlens
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

No Guaranteed Spot for Manchester United Captain

After another sub-par performance for his club squad, Manchester United, Wayne Rooney‘s other manager has indicated that the record goal scorer has no guarantee spot in his team’s picture. As reported, Roy Hodgson, claimed “At the moment, that day has ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Brendan Rodgers Must Apply Own Daniel Sturridge Advice To LFC’s Other Strikers

Brendan Rodgers should heed his own advice on Daniel Sturridge’s fitness and apply it to his other strikers. Doing so might cause Liverpool more immediate pain, but Rodgers’ Reds will reap rewards in the long run. At his press conference Wednesday ahead of Liverpool’s UEFA Europa League game against FC Sion, Rodgers said he’ll speak with England’s Football Association...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Grealish picks England over Ireland

Birmingham (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Highly-rated Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has pledged his future to England after a tug of war with the Republic of Ireland, his club said on Monday. The 20-year-old represented Ireland at youth levels but some strong showings for Villa caught the eye of England manager Roy Hodgson. Grealish, who was born in England but qualifies for...
Via World Soccer Talk
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Villa starlet Grealish pledges international future to England

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has pledged his international future to England. Grealish, who represented the Republic of Ireland at youth levels up to U21, could get an early call into the senior England set-up when Roy Hodgson names his next squad on Thursday. The 20-year-old, who missed the start of the season with injury, is a possible inclusion in Hodgson's party for European...
Via Fox Sports
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Pochettino says it’s too soon for Alli’s England recall

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino believes it is too soon to talk about midfielder Dele Alli playing for England. Alli, who left MK Dons in the summer, has been a revelation this season, forcing his way into Pochettino’s starting lineup with a series of sparkling displays. England boss Roy Hodgson watched the 19-year-old play 90 minutes in Tottenham’s 1-0 win over Crystal...
Via World Soccer Talk
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Manchester United set sights on move for Valencia defender

Every day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... England chiefs are eyeing Pep Guardiola as the next national boss; the FA would be ready to pay the coach £10m a year if he agreed to succeed Roy Hodgson. Newcastle manager Steve McClaren has told his...
Via Fox Sports
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Hodgson fears Danny Welbeck will be out an additional six months

Danny Welbeck has not featured for the England men’s national team since March. Now his manager fears recent knee surgery will sideline the Arsenal forward until the same time next year. Roy Hodgson, speaking in the wake of England’s 6-0 Euro 2016 qualifying victory over San Marino, expressed concerns about the injury status of both Welbeck and Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge...
Via World Soccer Talk
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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