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Roy Hodgson admits it could take SIX YEARS to get the best out of England as he prepares against Costa Rica

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Costa Rica v England Preview: Hodgson makes nine changes to shattered Three Lions

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...
Via Soccerlens
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Hodgson and Vicente Del Bosque Wont Be Sacked, Say FAs

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...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Exposed! Does Roy Hodgson Know Anybody’s Position Anymore?

Exposed! Does Roy Hodgson Know Anybody’s Position Anymore? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Does Roy Hodgson actually know where each of his player`s best position is? That was the question on my lips as I watched a `workmanlike` performance from England in their draw against Ecuador last night. As an ex-player, albeit semi professional, I first came across the term `utility...
Via Soccerlens
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

England: 3-0 win over Peru is a flattering result

England’s buildup to the World Cup started with a 3-0 against Peru.  Despite winning by a large scoreline, the result is flattering, because England did not play as well as the scoreline would suggest. Danny Welbeck put in an industrious performance on the left-wing, but only created a few chances. England lined up in a 4-2-3-1 formation, with a mix of youth and experience. ...
Via isportsweb.com
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Hodgson to remain until 2016

Football Association general secretary Alex Horne says Roy Hodgson has done a 'brilliant' job with England and will remain at the helm until at least 2016. The FA has thrown its weight behind the national coach before a ball has been kicked in anger at this summer's World Cup . That is because Horne considers just being part of the Brazil showpiece to be a success....
Via Fox Soccer
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rickie Lambert’s superb Free-Kick in draw against Stoke City

Originally posted on Top-soccer.com Southampton’s Rickie Lambert will be looking to force his way into Roy Hodgson’s squad for the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil this summer and a goal of this caliber sure helps his cause. View also: Yaya Toure stunning free kick at Craven Cottage His superb free-kick below in the Saints 2-2 with Stoke City is a beauty to watch and let’s...
Via Top-soCCer
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Hodgson makes up with Manaus mayor

England coach Roy Hodgson seems to have made up with local officials in the Brazilian jungle city of Manaus. Hodgson got into a public spat with Manaus' mayor before the World Cup draw in December, but both sides appeared to bury the hatchet on Thursday. Hodgson wrote a letter expressing his enthusiasm about arriving in June, when city officials say they are planning a warm...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Hodgson, Manaus officials make amends before Cup

England coach Roy Hodgson seems to have made up with local officials in the Brazilian jungle city of Manaus. Officials said Thursday they are planning a warm welcome for the England team during the World Cup after Hodgson wrote a letter expressing his enthusiasm about coming to the city next June. A few months after a public spat with Manaus' mayor ahead of the draw, Hodgson...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Hodgson takes blame for Chile loss

Roy Hodgson accepted responsibility for England's 2-0 defeat to Chile , admitting he took a "risk" when naming an inexperienced line-up. Hodgson's side suffered their first defeat in 12 months when they were upstaged at Wembley by their South American opponents. Alexis Sanchez's double secured victory for Chile, and Hodgson admits he picked the wrong side...
Via Fox Soccer
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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