Roy Hodgson backs Wayne Rooney to break Peter Shilton record
Roy Hodgson backs Wayne Rooney to break Peter Shilton record

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.

Brendan Rodgers backs Raheem Sterling to answer critics
Brendan Rodgers backs Raheem Sterling to answer critics

Brendan Rodgers expects Raheem Sterling to silence the critics as the Liverpool midfielder looks to put a difficult week behind him at QPR on Sunday.

Roy Hodgson defiant over Daniel Sturridge treatment
Roy Hodgson defiant over Daniel Sturridge treatment

England manager Roy Hodgson has declared that he will continue to dictate his players` training schedules despite Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers`s reservations about his handling of striker Daniel Sturridge.

Roy Hodgson and Brendan Rodgers reach agreement over Daniel Sturridge
Roy Hodgson and Brendan Rodgers reach agreement over Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge will not join up with England for the upcoming European Championship qualifiers after England manager Roy Hodgson and Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers reached an agreement over the striker`s fitness.

England would rather have met Swiss later, says Roy Hodgson
England would rather have met Swiss later, says Roy Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson said on Sunday he would have liked Monday`s opening European Championship Group E fixture away to Switzerland, the team he was once in charge of, to have come later in the qualifying programme.

Angry Roy Hodgson dismisses England statistics
Angry Roy Hodgson dismisses England statistics

England manager Roy Hodgson mounted an impassioned defence of his team after they laboured to a 1-0 victory over Norway in their first game since the World Cup.

Football WC: England ready for return of Suarez - Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson expects prolific Uruguay striker Luis Suarez to return from injury and give the South Americans a much-needed boost when the teams meet in World Cup Group D on Thursday.

Hodgson welcomes Lambert`s Liverpool switch

England manager Roy Hodgson has publicly given his backing to striker Rickie Lambert`s impending transfer from Southampton to Liverpool.

England`s Hodgson backing Rooney and Sturridge to click

England manager Roy Hodgson expected strikers Wayne Rooney and Daniel Sturridge to have little problem clicking despite a lack of playing time together, he said ahead of Friday`s World Cup warm-up match against Peru.

Hodgson gives Cole glimmer of World Cup hope

England manager Roy Hodgson suggested on Monday that Ashley Cole could be asked to make an international comeback in case of a pre-World Cup injury to rival left-back Leighton Baines.

The kids are alright, says England boss Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson is adamant none of his World Cup squad are going to Brazil just for the ride despite including eight players under 24.

Brazilian minister says imperial history will help England in Manaus

Brazil`s sports minister couldn`t resist making a playful joke at England`s expense on Tuesday regarding the weather in Manaus, where the Three Lions begin their World Cup campaign in what is set to be stifling heat.

Sturridge must accept new role, says Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson has told striker Daniel Sturridge that he must be prepared to adapt his game if he wants to play an important role at the World Cup.

Roy Hodgson defends Manchester United`s under-fire Tom Cleverley

England manager Roy Hodgson has spoken out in defence of Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley after he became the focus of criticism over his club`s current struggles.

Gerrard could play at Euro 2016: Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson has not given up hope of persuading captain Steven Gerrard to lead the team in their quest to qualify for the 2016 European Championship.

England boss Hodgson has nasty side, says assistant

England manager Roy Hodgson may display a calm and patient demeanour but he also has a nasty side, according to his assistant Ray Lewington.

Rooney can take World Cup by storm, says England manager

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney can be one of the outstanding talents of this year`s World Cup in Brazil, according to England manager Roy Hodgson.

Southampton trio impress England manager Hodgson

The free-scoring ways of Southampton`s Adam Lallana, Jay Rodriguez and Rickie Lambert continue to push their claims for swapping the south coast for Brazil`s Copacabana beach come World Cup time.

World Cup draw like a box of chocolates, says Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson borrowed a line from the hit movie Forrest Gump on Monday when he described this week`s World Cup draw as "like a box of chocolates."

England unveils starting squad for Germany encounter

Joe Hart will be back in goal to face Germany at Wembley on Tuesday night as England manager Roy Hodgson has named his side more than 24 hours in advance.