Scotland rivalry sparks Roy Hodgson`s imagination
Scotland rivalry sparks Roy Hodgson`s imagination

England boss Roy Hodgson believe his side`s pairing with Scotland for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers will provide clashes of an intensity rarely seen in the preliminary stages.

Jack Wilshere finds voice with Ljubljana recital
Jack Wilshere finds voice with Ljubljana recital

With a pair of stand-out performances in England`s final two fixtures of the 2014-15 season, Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere may have belatedly come of age as an international footballer.

Beating Slovenia perfect response: Jack Wilshere
Beating Slovenia perfect response: Jack Wilshere

England midfielder Jack Wilshere believes that his team`s 3-2 win over Slovenia in qualifying for the 2016 European Championship atoned for their dreary draw against the Republic of Ireland.

Euro 2016 qualifier: Wayne Rooney sees off Slovenia to close on record
Euro 2016 qualifier: Wayne Rooney sees off Slovenia to close on record

Wayne Rooney moved to within one goal of England`s all-time scoring record with an 86th-minute winner as his side edged Slovenia 3-2 in a topsy-turvy Euro 2016 qualifier on Sunday.

Euro 2016 qualifiers: England seek restorative victory in Slovenia
Euro 2016 qualifiers: England seek restorative victory in Slovenia

Stung by recent criticism, England hope to end the season with victory and a rousing performance when they tackle Slovenia in Ljubljana on Sunday in a 2016 European Championship qualifier.

Roy Hodgson tells Raheem Sterling to toughen up
Roy Hodgson tells Raheem Sterling to toughen up

England manager Roy Hodgson warned Raheem Sterling he will need to develop "thicker skin" after the under-fire forward was roundly jeered during a goalless friendly against the Republic of Ireland.

England and Ireland draw a blank in Dublin
England and Ireland draw a blank in Dublin

England`s winless run against neighbours the Republic of Ireland was extended to six matches on Sunday following a torpid 0-0 draw in a friendly game at Dublin`s Aviva Stadium.

England manager Roy Hodgson wants fans' support to stay on
England manager Roy Hodgson wants fans' support to stay on

England manager Roy Hodgson wants the backing of supporters as well as the Football Association before extending his contract beyond Euro 2016.

England manager would want fans' support to stay on
England manager would want fans' support to stay on

England manager Roy Hodgson wants the backing of supporters as well as the Football Association before extending his contract beyond Euro 2016.

England could host 2018 World Cup: FA
England could host 2018 World Cup: FA

England could feasibly step in and host the 2018 World Cup if it was stripped from Russia over new corruption allegations, a Football Association spokesman said on Thursday.

Roy Hodgson hails USA-bound Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard
Roy Hodgson hails USA-bound Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard

England manager Roy Hodgson has lauded departing Premier League stars Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard and predicted that both players will enjoy successful coaching careers once they stop playing.

Roy Hodgson sympathises with under-fire Raheem Sterling
Roy Hodgson sympathises with under-fire Raheem Sterling

England manager Roy Hodgson expressed sympathy for Raheem Sterling on Thursday over the Liverpool forward`s increasingly unseemly contract stand-off with his club.

Harry Kane keen on Under-21 duty, says Roy Hodgson
Harry Kane keen on Under-21 duty, says Roy Hodgson

Tottenham Hotspur`s Harry Kane is determined to play for England at this year`s Under-21 European Championship, national coach Roy Hodgson said in comments published by British newspapers on Thursday.

England have edge over Italy, says Wayne Rooney
England have edge over Italy, says Wayne Rooney

Manchester United star Wayne Rooney believes a new-look England proved they have the edge over Italy based on the evidence of their 1-1 draw in Turin on Tuesday.

England`s Andros Townsend pleased to silence critics
England`s Andros Townsend pleased to silence critics

England substitute Andros Townsend declared that he had silenced his critics after his memorable goal earned Roy Hodgson`s side a 1-1 draw in their friendly with Italy in Turin.

Townsend steals Kane limelight as England hold Italy
Townsend steals Kane limelight as England hold Italy

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend came off the bench to steal the limelight from club-mate Harry Kane with a late equaliser in a 1-1 draw against Italy in Turin on Tuesday.

Harry Kane to start for England against Italy, says Roy Hodgson
Harry Kane to start for England against Italy, says Roy Hodgson

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 needs honours to be ranked with Bobby Charlton – Roy Hodgson
Wayne Rooney needs honours to be ranked with Bobby Charlton – Roy Hodgson

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.

Depleted England lose Danny Welbeck for Italy friendly
Depleted England lose Danny Welbeck for Italy friendly

England manager Roy Hodgson will be without in-form striker Danny Welbeck and three other players for Tuesday`s friendly against Italy in Turin due to injuries. Arsenal striker Welbeck limped off during England`s 4-0 win over Lithuania at Wembley on Friday with a knee problem after scoring his sixth goal in five Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Young England find plenty of reasons to be cheerful
Young England find plenty of reasons to be cheerful

Seven victories in a row, new-found optimism and a young striker to get excited about, Roy Hodgson`s England are showing bright shoots of recovery after last year`s dismal World Cup campaign.