Jermain Defoe Deserved to Go

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Roy Hodgson’s initial 26-man Euro squad has been revealed, and the big surprise was the inclusion of Manchester United’s 18-year-old centre forward, Marcus Rashford, at the expense of the experienced Jermain Defoe. Defoe’s fifteen league goals have undoubtedly kept Sunderland in the top flight. He has proved time and time again that he can be relied on to […] READ MORE



England Euro 2016 Striking Options

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With only two months left before Roy Hodgson selects his squad for England’s Euro 2016 campaign, he has several options to lead the attack in France this summer. Concentrating only on central strikers, wide players who may operate as part of a front three such as Raheem Sterling and Theo Walcott are not under consideration […] READ MORE






Euro 2016 Draw – England draw Wales

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England and Wales have drawn each other at Euro 2016 in Group B along with Russia and Slovakia. Meanwhile the Republic of Ireland are up against Belgium, Italy and Sweden in the “Group of Death” and Euro Debutants Northern Ireland face tough matches against World Champions Germany, Poland and Ukraine in Group C. The home-nations […] READ MORE



Spain Dominate as England Search for Inspiration

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And so, when push came to shove, England showed just how far they have to come to compete with Europe’s best. Despite ten wins from ten in qualifying, this showed the difference between Roy Hodgeon and his boys, and the elite. Spain Dominate As England Search For Inspiration Spain passed, pressed and kept the ball for […] READ MORE