Hodgson

By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jun 25th, 2012
0 Comments
81 Views
Roy Hodgson admits Wayne Rooney failed to live up to the hype as England crashed out of Euro 2012 but insists the fitness of the striker was not an issue. Head coach Hodgson was aware of the pressure on Rooney to perform at his best after returning from a two-match ban for his sending off [...]
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
May 25th, 2012
0 Comments
60 Views
Andy Carroll looms as the likely lead striker for England as they begin their Euro 2012 preparations with a friendly against Norway. The big Liverpool striker, who has just one international goal from three matches and who was heavily criticised after his 35-million-pound move from Newcastle, could s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
May 16th, 2012
0 Comments
39 Views
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been handed a surprise call-up for Euro 2012 as Rio Ferdinand was made the big-name casualty in Roy Hodgson’s 23-man England squad. Steven Gerrard has also been confirmed as captain for the tournament. Former England captain Ferdinand has been axed from the line-up &...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
May 11th, 2012
0 Comments
32 Views
Much has been made of the Chelsea captain and former Three Lions skipper’s possible inclusion after off-field controversy and concerns over his form. Terry is facing a court trial in July, after Euro 2012, for allegedly racially abusing Anton Ferdinand during a Premier League game against Queen...