Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane will make his first England start in Tuesday`s friendly international against Italy after an instant impact on his debut last week, manager Roy Hodgson said on Monday.
Wayne Rooney might break Bobby Charlton`s 45-year-old England scoring record of 49 goals this season but he must be successful at a major championship to be regarded as one of the country`s greats said coach Roy Hodgson.
Wayne Rooney celebrated his 100th England cap by scoring a penalty to lead his team to a 3-1 win over Slovenia in a Euro 2016 Group E qualifier at Wembley on Saturday which only came to life after halftime.
Wayne Rooney believes he will replace Bobby Charlton as England`s record scorer before too long but knows that unless the national team win another trophy he will remain in the shadow of the 1966 world champions.
England manager Roy Hodgson has tipped Wayne Rooney to surpass Peter Shilton as his country`s most capped footballer ahead of the striker`s 100th international appearance against Slovenia next weekend.
Wayne Rooney struck with a 74th-minute free kick to give England a 1-0 win over 10-man Estonia in a Euro 2016 Group E qualifier on Sunday and move to within six goals of Bobby Charlton`s record tally of 49.
Bobby Charlton believes new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has "the world at his feet", insisting the club have got "nothing to worry about" despite a shaky start to the new Premier League season.
Manchester United`s past and future collided as debutant James Wilson scored twice in a 3-1 win over Hull City on Tuesday that marked the end of stalwart Nemanja Vidic`s Old Trafford career and set tongues wagging about Ryan Giggs.
Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton has said that United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will not be stepping down from his post following rumours that Ferguson would retire from Old Trafford if the club were to get their 20th top-flight title this season.