Tag Archives: Roy Hodgson

England

Do the Premier League’s foreign players damage England?

England manager Roy Hodgson has been fighting his corner lately, first bemoaning the use of international breaks by clubs and players looking for an excuse to take a holiday and then taking on English football’s elephant in the room: the ratio of homegrown players to foreign imports in the Premier League.

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Podcast

England Podcast: draw in Montenegro, Roy Hodgson’s position and FARE’s allegations of racism

The TSC Podcast panel is back to talk about the England national team. I’m joined as always by Kyle Elliot (Footy-Boots.com) and Laurence McKenna (EPLTalk.com).

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WC 2014 Qualifying

Match Reaction: Montenegro 1-1 England

After 135 minutes of England’s FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifying double-header everything seemed to be going wonderfully. San Marino had been dealt with to the tune of eight unanswered goals and Montenegro, for all the bluster, were looking a shadow of the team we’d expected them to be. They were yet to be beaten by England and we had all been expecting difficulties again, but few had come our way.

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WC 2014 Qualifying

Match Preview: Montenegro v England

Every qualifying campaign has big matches and every challenge has turning points: this is ours. England’s sixth match in qualifying for FIFA World Cup 2014 takes them to Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, to face the team that has emerged as their closest rivals at the top of Group H.

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Player Focus

Rio Ferdinand: is Rio’s recall Roy Hodgson righting a wrong?

It’s one of the most frequently debated questions in English football over the last year. While matches pass and refereeing decisions are quickly forgotten by all but those on the wrong end of them, the matter of the status of Rio Ferdinand’s England career has been there or thereabouts all along.

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