A New England: After a woefully inadequate World Cup, how can England be resurrected? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
For Roy Hodgson, the Costa Rica game was the very beginning of the mammoth task of rebuilding his demoralized England team, and begin plans for a brighter future. It’s almost unheard of to be using a World Cup game for such a purpose, but the disappointment...
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...
England coach Roy Hodgson drew many positives after a goalless draw with Costa Rica concluded his team’s truncated FIFA World […]
Roy Hodgson last night admitted he underestimated the demands of a World Cup and claimed it could take up to six years to get the best out of this group of players.
Hodgson, who is preparing his team for the final, meaningless group game with Costa Rica on Tuesday, said: ‘I’ve realised that, at this top level in a World Cup, it is unbelievably unforgiving.
‘A moment of misfortune...
If the Football Association is planning beyond the end of Roy Hodgson’s current contract in 2016, they should look no further than the man sitting alongside him as the next England manager. Gary Neville.
The aftermath of a disappointing tournament brings with it the usual wish list of the unrealistic, undesirable or unobtainable managers who, it is presumed, could have made the...
Roy Hodgson feels Gary Neville has the ability to one day take his job as England boss, but does not […]
Originally posted on Top-soccer.com
Controversial Liverpool striker Luis Suarez may have had the last laugh on England but his Uruguay side must still beat Italy if they are not to face an early exit.
There had been much speculation about the fitness of Suarez ahead of the crunch game with England on Thursday. He underwent knee surgery only five weeks ago and played...
Costa Rica v England Preview: Hodgson makes nine changes to shattered Three Lions - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
England’s final game at the 2014 World Cup will be against Costa Rica on Tuesday, with manager Roy Hodgson to make multiple changes to his starting lineup, bringing in a host of fringe players for what will be a difficult game for the Three Lions, with their South...
England has just been ousted from the World Cup after only 6 days and two games. Projected by many to battle for the top spot in Group D, England must now play an almost meaningless third game against the likely group winner in Costa Rica.
To many outside of England, this display by the Three Lions did not come as a shock. Fabio Capello’s resignation following Euro 2012 left England...
Roy Hodgson is relishing the prospect of continuing to lead England beyond their dismal FIFA World Cup campaign. The Football […]
Sven-Goran Eriksson believes Roy Hodgson would be sacked as a result of England’s FIFA World Cup failure if he was […]
England manager Roy Hodgson still expects big things from his squad despite their FIFA World Cup elimination. After consecutive 2-1 […]
Despite elimination from the 2014 World Cup, The English FA are still fully supportive of manager Roy Hodgson. Hodgson’s contract extends until 2016, and with qualifiers for the 2016 European Championship around the corner, the FA has no desire to change coaches. Feeling he has assembled the best English side in years, FA Chairman Greg **** spoke highly of Hogdson, “We think...
For World Cup 2014, England supporters bought 57,000 tickets for the games in Brazil, and each spent countless thousands of British pounds to travel halfway across the world to support their team. Based on the performances in the two games England played against Italy and Uruguay, it’s a wonder that the England national team has any following at all.
Even before a ball was kicked...
Football Association chairman Greg **** has indicated that Roy Hodgson will continue to manage England beyond the FIFA World Cup. […]
England manager Roy Hodgson insists he will not resign his post, despite facing an early FIFA World Cup exit. A […]
Roy Hodgson was understandably devastated after England’s FIFA World Cup hopes were left hanging by a thread. Luis Suarez’s late […]
The Uruguay vs England (Inglaterra) World Cup match will take place this Thursday, June 19, 2014 (12:00 PM Pacific) at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo. Roy Hodgson is likely to restore Wayne Rooney to the number 10 role for ... Read More
England manager Roy Hodgson gives opinion on Uruguay’s Luis Suarez - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
England manager Roy Hodgson believes Liverpool and Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is not yet world class.
The Three Lions face the South American nation for the next tie as both sides will be looking for a win to keep their hopes of progressing to the next stages of the tournament...
Hodgson: Liverpool talisman is not World Class - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
England manager Roy Hodgson believes that Liverpool talisman Luis Suarez has a lot to prove to be considered as one of the best players in the world.
England will face Uruguay in the Group D next match on Thursday, where Suarez is expected to return from his knee injury.
Suarez, who scored 31 goals...
Roy Hodgson remains confident England can reach the knockout rounds at the FIFA World Cup, despite losing to Italy in […]
When you have a 2014 FIFA World Cup matchup between two powerhouses like Italy and England, it’s not surprising to see a major injury come out of the tough, physical play.
It is surprising, however, when that injury isn’t to a player.
Italy struck first during Saturday’s game, but Daniel Sturridge scored the equalizer for the Three Lions just moments later. That’s when...