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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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Rooney apologises after England's World Cup exit

Wayne Rooney has apologised to England fans following their World Cup elimination.

Wayne Rooney leaves the pitch after England's 2-1 defeat to Uruguay. Credit: PA

Roy Hodgson's side were knocked out after just two matches, as a result of defeats to Italy and Uruguay.

England needed Italy to win their two remaining games to stand any chance of progressing from Group D, but the Azzurri's 1-0 loss to Costa Rica sealed their fate.

In a post on Facebook, Rooney said: "Absolutely devastated to be out of the World Cup. Going into each game we had great belief in ourselves but unfortunately it hasn't worked out. Sorry to all the fans that travelled and at home that we haven't done better...gutted!"

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