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Redknapp refuses to 'name names' in England duty row

Harry Redknapp has refused Steven Gerrard's demand to name and shame the ex-Tottenham stars the Premier League boss claims skipped England duty. He said: "I don't want to get into naming names because it wouldn't be fair to the players."

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Pundits and journalists round on England after loss

England's performance during their loss to Uruguay last night was widely criticised by pundits and journalists.

Henry Winter, The Daily Telegraph: "Embarrassed, error-strewn and slain by a player who was in a wheelchair a month ago, England are deservedly on the brink of eviction from this epic World Cup. Chastened, crushed and ultimately devoid of ideas and hopes."

Stan Collymore, former England striker and talkSPORT pundit: "Steven Gerrard has been a wonderful servant to Liverpool football club and for England. But, for me now, I think he needs to look at himself and say perhaps he wants to extend his club career and retire from the England national scene."

Daniel Taylor, The Guardian: "After four years of planning, all that emotional commitment and anticipation, England’s World Cup has unravelled in the space of five days and the defining image will be of Luis Suárez, on the floor, weeping with joy."

Martin Lipton, The Daily Mirror: "Failure. No other description, even if it is not confirmed in Recife on Friday, but only arrives next Tuesday when they face Costa Rica. There is a future for England, probably under Roy Hodgson, although that may be subject to revision."

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