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Rio Ferdinand - an alternative view

3 Apr 2013

The hype surrounding Rio Ferdinand's decision to reject the opportunity to join up with the England squad for their recent World Cup qualifiers suggested that the Manchester United defender was out of order. But Total Football's Zaf...
 

Resilient Roy remains upbeat

27 Mar 2013

If Roy Hodgson gets sucked in with some of the negativity surrounding England's failure to beat Montenegro, then what chance have England got? As leader, Hodgson has a belief that he is capable of getting the best out of his players,...
 

Now England have their work cut out

26 Mar 2013

They came, they saw, they conquered. In the first six minutes, that is. England got off to a brilliant start in Montenegro. They hit the post, took the lead and made the home side look more like San Marino than a team capable of...
 

Can England live up to their lofty FIFA ranking?

26 Mar 2013

That England are fourth in the FIFA world rankings and Brazil are languishing in 18th, below the likes of Switzerland and Ecuador, says more about the failings of the curious FIFA ranking system as it does about the respective talents of the two...
 

Is Rooney as good as popular opinion suggests?

26 Mar 2013

October 7, 2011. It was a Euro 2012 qualifier in Montenegro and England secured their place at last summer's tournament with a 2-2 draw. Wayne Rooney saw red and England would be without their star striker for the start of the...
 

Experience still vital for England

13 Sep 2012

It seems like nothing has changed with the England team. Manager Roy Hodgson may have provided a breath of fresh air in some ways but various members of the 'old guard' remain, whilst the younger generation are arguably yet to...
 

International friendlies announced

12 Sep 2012

England will welcome Brazil to Wembley on February 6, as the FA look to mark their 150th anniversary celebrations in style next year. Home fixtures against the Republic of Ireland in May and Scotland in August have also been...
 

England starting 11 v Ukraine - How they fared

12 Sep 2012

It was a tough night for Roy Hodgson's England side against Ukraine. In a flat performance, Frank Lampard rescued a point for the Three Lions at Wembley which could be a pivotal result when the points tally is looked at next...
 

Hodgson happy with England's display against Ukraine, but frustrated by referee's decisions

11 Sep 2012

Roy Hodgson admits he was frustrated with some of the referee's decisions as his England side were held to a 1-1 draw against Ukraine at Wembley on Tuesday. "I am disappointed," said the England manager. "There won't...
 

Depleted England squad presents opportunities to Sterling, Livermore and Lallana

11 Sep 2012

So, the performance was ok, the result could have been worse and England finished the game with 10 men. Roy Hodgson's side will probably be able to make do without Steven Gerrard for the game against San Marino. Hodgson's England squad...
 

Pride of playing for England is no longer as strong as it used to be

11 Sep 2012

England manager Roy Hodgson has admitted that it is getting more difficult to select players for his squad on a regular basis. His decision to call up Southampton’s Adam Lallana, Liverpool youngster Raheem Stirling and...
 

Will England ever win another major tournament?

11 Sep 2012

England did all that could have been asked of them against Moldova - but will they ever win a major tournament again? The 5-0 scoreline on Friday night was emphatic enough, even if the last two goals did come fairly late on from...
 

Defoe in top form

11 Sep 2012

Jermain Defoe is still a class act. He has put his troubles behind him over the past year and with two goals in two, is the form striker at the moment for the Three Lions. Defoe scored a wonderful goal from the bench, as England beat...
 

England v Ukraine: Stats and trivia

11 Sep 2012

Every football match has plenty of statistics that can make you into one of the brainiest at football knowledge. To get you upto speed for England’s first home qualifier for World Cup 2014 against Ukraine, Total...
 

Moldova v England: England player ratings

8 Sep 2012

England cruised to a comprehensive 5-0 victory against Moldova in their opening qualification match for the 2014 World Cup. Little could be learned against an extremely poor Moldovan side, but some players produced the goods and...
 

Routine win for England in Moldova

8 Sep 2012

Moldova 0-5 England England goals: Lampard (pen) 4, 29, Defoe 32, Milner 74, Baines 83 Frank Lampard's penalty in the opening minutes of the game sent England on their way to a routine victory in Moldova. Lampard scored...
 

England starting 11 v Moldova

7 Sep 2012

Tom Cleverley was handed his first competitive start for England against Moldova, with Jermain Defoe winning his 50th cap as the lone striker. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was also in the starting 11. England line-up v Moldova: Joe Hart,...
 

High scoring England World Cup qualifiers

7 Sep 2012

Over the previous decade England have been largely successful in their qualification campaigns towards preceding World Cup tournaments. The 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers saw England top Group 6, winning nine out of their 10...
 

Moldova v England: Stats and trivia

7 Sep 2012

Every football match has plenty of statistics that can turn anyone into one of the brainiest at football knowledge. To get everyone up to speed for England’s opening World Cup qualifier against Moldova, Total...
 

Moldova v England: Latest match odds

7 Sep 2012

England begin another qualification tournament with a double header of games to begin the road to Brazil 2014. It will start off with an away fixture against Moldova. Manager Roy Hodgson said England would not...