England manager Roy Hodgson may take some young players with him to this summer's World Cup in addition to his 23-man squad for the tournament in Brazil, Under-21s boss Gareth Southgate has revealed.
Defenders will have to think again if they believe they can bully Raheem Sterling out of the World Cup, according to England manager Roy Hodgson.
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson wants to seal his place on the plane to Brazil after he made his return to the England starting line-up after a lengthy absence.
Roy Hodgson will cross his fingers over the next two months in the hope that he does not become the latest manager to be struck by the England World Cup injury curse.
England scraped past a defensively minded Danish side on Wednesday evening, thanks to a Daniel Sturridge header late in the game.
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The forthcoming World Cup has precipitated something of a revolution in the world of football boot design, with sportswear giants Nike and Adidas both launching high-top 'sock' boots in the same week.