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Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about England | BBChttp://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/teams/england Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about England | BBCCopyright: (C) British Broadcasting Corporation, see http://www.bbc.co.uk/terms/additional_rss.shtml for terms and conditions of reuse.Thu, 21 Apr 2016 22:30:51 +0100Euros unlikely for Rashford – Hodgsonhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/36107877 Roy Hodgson says a player with “more reason to be called up” would have to be left out to fit ...

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Hodgson's Rashford Euro 2016 dilemma

England boss Roy Hodgson says he would have to sacrifice a player who has “more reason to be called up” to fit Marcus Rashford in his Euro 2016 squad. Manchester United forward Rashford, 18, has seven goals in 13 outings since making his senior debut in February. Hodgson has been “very impressed” with the teenager but said it was “unlikely” ...

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Hodgson plays down Carroll's chances

England manager Roy Hodgson has played down West Ham striker Andy Carroll’s chance of being selected for Euro 2016. There have been calls for Carroll, 27, to make an international return after his recent hat-trick against Arsenal. But Hodgson said: “Every time someone scores a goal and he’s English it is ‘why is he not playing for England?’ “I’m certainly ...

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FA wants Fifa to examine dementia link

The Football Association wants world governing body Fifa to investigate whether former players have dementia as a consequence of playing the game. The news comes after it was revealed three members of England’s 1966 World Cup squad – Martin Peters, Nobby Stiles and Ray Wilson – have Alzheimer’s. The FA’s medical chief Dr Ian Beasley is keen to discover if ...

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England in back of my head – Carroll

West Ham striker Andy Carroll says he has not given up hope of being recalled to the England squad for Euro 2016. The 27-year-old, who won the last of his nine England caps in October 2012, scored a hat-trick in Saturday’s 3-3 Premier League draw with Arsenal. Asked if he was thinking about a call-up for the tournament in France ...

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Injured Henderson ruled out for season

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury and could be a doubt for England’s Euro 2016 campaign. The midfielder, who damaged ligaments in Thursday’s 1-1 Europa League draw with Borussia Dortmund, has been ruled out for six to eight weeks. England’s first Euro 2016 game is on 11 June, nine weeks away. ...

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Hodgson's youngsters exciting – Rooney

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Media playback is not supported on this device England captain Wayne Rooney says Roy Hodgson’s crop of young players are more exciting than Sven-Goran Eriksson’s ‘golden generation’. Midfielders Dele Alli, 19 and Ross Barkley, 22, and defenders John Stones, 21, and Eric Dier 22, are pushing for places in England’s Euro 2016 squad. The 30-year-old was part of Eriksson’s Euro ...

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Butland has great future – Coates

Stoke City chairman Peter Coates says he fully expects Potters goalkeeper Jack Butland to recover from his injury and enjoy a successful England career. Butland, 23, will miss Euro 2016 in France following ankle surgery after being carried off during England’s 3-2 friendly win over Germany in March. “We’ve got the very highest expectations of him,” Coates, 78, told BBC ...

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Man Utd's Shaw returns to training

Manchester United defender Luke Shaw returned to training on Monday for the first time since breaking his leg almost seven months ago. The England left-back, 20, suffered a double fracture in the Champions League defeat at PSV Eindhoven in September. Shaw’s return was confirmed by United team-mate Juan Mata, who uploaded a picture of the pair on Instagram. “My friend ...

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Rooney has 'few years left' for England

England captain and record goalscorer Wayne Rooney is confident he has “a few years left” at international level. The Manchester United forward, 30, scored seven goals in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign, but has not played since a knee injury in February. The top two scorers in this season’s Premier League are both England strikers, Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy. ...

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Rush doubts England will beat Wales

Wales’ record goal scorer Ian Rush says Chris Coleman’s men will not lose to England in the European Championships in France this summer. Wales face England in the second game of the group stage on 16 June in Lens. They play Slovakia in the opening game on 11 June and Russia the final match of Group B on 20 June. ...

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England's kit: What's all the fuss for?

The home shirt is white, the away one red – run of the mill for an England kit, then? So why have some 12,000 tweets featured the term “England kit” during the team’s two Euro 2016 warm-up matches? Nike’s design – which breaks with tradition – has come under scrutiny. So will the Three Lions look downright silly in France ...

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