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Uncapped Drinkwater gets England call

Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater has been named in the England squad for the Euro 2016 warm-up games against Germany and the Netherlands. It is the 26-year-old’s first call-up to the senior national team. Roy Hodgson’s team travel to Berlin to face world champions Germany on Saturday, 26 March, then host the Dutch at Wembley on Tuesday, 29 March. Tottenham full-back ...

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Uncapped England trio in Under-21s call

England Under-21s manager Gareth Southgate has handed three players a debut call up ahead of their European Championship qualifier in Switzerland. Newcastle winger Rolando Aarons, Arsenal’s Isaac Hayden, currently on loan at Hull, and Swansea midfielder Matt Grimes, on loan at Blackburn, have all been included for next week’s game. “It’s an opportunity for new players,” Southgate said. “But also ...

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Antonio says no to Jamaica for England

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Media playback is not supported on this device West Ham’s Michail Antonio has revealed he turned down the opportunity to play for Jamaica as he still has ambitions to represent England. The forward, 25, has caught the eye since his £7m move to the Hammers last September, scoring six league goals. He has been overlooked by England for this month’s ...

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England to face Turkey and Portugal

England will play summer friendlies against Turkey and Portugal as part of their preparations for Euro 2016. Roy Hodgson’s men will meet Turkey at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium on Sunday, 22 May, before facing Portugal at Wembley on Thursday, 2 June. It has also been announced the game against Australia will be played in Sunderland on Friday, 27 May. “I’m ...

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England forward options please Hodgson

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Roy Hodgson has won 28 of his 47 matches as England manager Roy Hodgson says England’s striker options are “as strong as they have been” since he became England boss in 2012. Hodgson feels that Leicester’s Jamie Vardy and Harry Kane of Spurs have been “a sensation” this season. The form of England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is ...

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Hodgson sets up England player meeting

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England have been drawn in the same group as Russia, Wales and Slovakia at Euro 2016 England boss Roy Hodgson will meet up with his players at St George’s Park on 11 February. A planned get-together just over a year ago was scrapped after a suitable date could not be agreed with clubs. England last played in November and have ...

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England set for Australia warm-up

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Wayne Rooney (left) made his England debut as a half-time substitute against Australia in 2003 England are set to face Australia in one of three warm-up matches before this summer’s European Championship. Two of the three matches are expected to be played in the north of England, with the final one at Wembley. The opponents have been identified by manager ...

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England manager gets honorary degree

England football boss Roy Hodgson gets honorary degree 22 January 2016 From the section England Image copyright PA Image caption England manager Roy Hodgson said he would ‘treasure’ his honorary degree England football manager Roy Hodgson has been given an honorary degree to mark 40 years of dedication to the sport. The 68-year-old was made a doctor by the University ...

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Should England get a new anthem?

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Could the England national teams be given a new national anthem? Are you looking forward to watching Wayne Rooney, Joe Hart and Raheem Sterling sing God save the Queen at this summer’s European Championship? Does it make you swell with pride before a big football match? Or should England change their national anthem? A Labour MP wants an English-only anthem ...

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England boss Sampson signs new deal

Mark Sampson took charge of England in December 2013 11 January 2016 Last updated at 12:13 England women head coach Mark Sampson has agreed a new two-year deal which ...

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England can win World Cup soon – Dyke

Greg Dyke has been chairman of the Football Association since 2013 5 January 2016 Last updated at 20:23 Football Association chairman Greg Dyke believes England can win the World ...

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Rooney wins England Player of the Year

Wayne Rooney has scored 51 goals for England 5 January 2016 Last updated at 10:01 Wayne Rooney has been named England Player of the Year for 2015, retaining the ...

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