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Gerrard: Referees need goal-line technology

England captain Steven Gerrard has repeated that he is "all for" the use of goal-line technology in football.

He said that due to "how important football has become...these big decisions, they have to be right."

"Referees need the help. It's impossible to get every single decision right."

"Hopefully when we get goal-line technology, that will eliminate one of the big decisions in the game," he added.

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Steven Gerrard named England's Player of the Year

Steven Gerrard recently won his 100th cap for his country. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

England captain Steven Gerrard has been named the Senior Men's Player of the Year at tonight's inaugural FA Awards.

The Liverpool star came top with Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck in second and Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole in third.

Gerrard in line for 100th cap after getting medical all-clear

England captain Steven Gerrard is in line to win his 100th cap for England on Wednesday after undergoing a medical examination:

Steven Gerrard to continue as England captain

Steven Gerrard says he "loved" the experience of being England captain and that he intends to carry on in the role.

"The manager told me he wants me to continue," he said.

He added that he was "reasonably satisfied" with his own performance but that that did not compensate for the "frustration and disappointment - because we came so close to ending that quarter final hoodoo."

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Roy Hodgson lauds captain Steven Gerrard

Roy Hodgson has paid special tribute to England captain Steven Gerrard - after his side qualified for the quarter-finals of Euro 2012.

Steven Gerrard celebrates after beating Ukraine Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Hodgson said: "You've got to single Steven out.

"He has built up to this man of the match award in the previous two games as well, playing a captain's innings throughout."

Steven Gerrard confident England will beat Sweden

Steven Gerrard has said he is confident England will finally gain their first win over Sweden in a competitive match.

England captain Steven Gerrard Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

England have failed to overcome the Swedes in seven previous World Cup or European Championship encounters ahead of tomorrow's Group D clash in Kiev.

But Gerrard is adamant that sequence should end, even allowing for the threat posed by Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

He said: "I would think the same level of performance against France will be good enough to beat Sweden.

"I would say so with all due respect to Sweden who are a good, strong team, but they are not France.

"I think we can be a little bit more bold and a little bit more ambitious and get at the Swedes a little bit more.

"We are confident if we reach the same level of performance, it will be enough for a victory."

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