Roy Hodgson wants England to be serious competitors at Euros
Roy Hodgson wants England to be serious competitors at Euros

Manager Roy Hodgson has offered an upbeat New Year message to England`s success-starved fans, explaining how he hopes his team will be a "serious competitor" for the Euro 2016 title.

QPR's Charlie Austin could be the next big player for England
QPR's Charlie Austin could be the next big player for England

Charlie Austin has taken the Premier League by storm and his hattrick against West Bromwich Albion in QPR's 3-2 victory on Saturday was another reminder about why he deserves to be drafted in the English national team squad.

Roy Hodgson plans England get-togethers
Roy Hodgson plans England get-togethers

England manager Roy Hodgson has revealed that he hopes to re-unite his squad for mid-season get-togethers in a bid to bridge the gap until their next fixtures in March.

England youngsters available for Under-21s, says Roy Hodgson
England youngsters available for Under-21s, says Roy Hodgson

In a break with the recent past, manager Roy Hodgson will allow the cream of the eligible young players in his squad to represent England at the European Under-21 Championship next year rather than have first call on them for the senior side.

Roy Hodgson cheered by newly dependable Jack Wilshere
Roy Hodgson cheered by newly dependable Jack Wilshere

England manager Roy Hodgson believes that he is finally seeing the best of Jack Wilshere following the talented Arsenal midfielder`s well-documented struggles with injury.

Roy Hodgson seeks England improvement all the way to Euro 2016
Roy Hodgson seeks England improvement all the way to Euro 2016

England ended their year on a high when they chalked up a sixth successive win with a 3-1 friendly victory over Scotland on Tuesday but coach Roy Hodgson says he expects even better as they approach Euro 2016.

Wayne Rooney becomes third highest England scorer
Wayne Rooney becomes third highest England scorer

On a hectic international day, captain Wayne Rooney consolidated his position as one of the greatest England goal-scorers with a brace against Scotland on Tuesday.

England trump Scots as Germany, Portugal snatch wins
England trump Scots as Germany, Portugal snatch wins

England notched up a 3-1 victory over old foes Scotland on Tuesday while world champions Germany and Portugal sealed last-gasp 1-0 wins over Spain and Argentina respectively in friendlies on Tuesday.

Roy Hodgson wary of England regeneration talk
Roy Hodgson wary of England regeneration talk

England manager Roy Hodgson admitted on Monday that his players are still digesting the disappointment of their World Cup group-stage exit despite their impressive form since the tournament.

England, Scotland on Glasgow collision course
England, Scotland on Glasgow collision course

Each heartened by positive results in Euro 2016 qualifying, England and Scotland will renew their 142-year-old rivalry in a hotly anticipated end-of-year friendly at Glasgow`s Celtic Park on Tuesday.

Buoyant Scotland and England to renew rivalry
Buoyant Scotland and England to renew rivalry

Scotland and England could both field young, relatively inexperienced teams when they meet in the world`s oldest international fixture at Celtic Park on Tuesday.

Reliable Danny Welbeck delights England boss Roy Hodgson
Reliable Danny Welbeck delights England boss Roy Hodgson

Danny Welbeck may frustrate at club level but put the Arsenal striker in an England shirt and he has proved himself to be a reliable figure on the international stage. 

England, Spain win as San Marino claim famous draw
England, Spain win as San Marino claim famous draw

England and reigning champions Spain both secured home victories in Euro 2016 qualifying on Saturday as some of the continent`s minnows again enjoyed outstanding results.

Joe Hart released from England squad
Joe Hart released from England squad

Goalkeeper Joe Hart has been released from the England squad for their friendly against Scotland in Glasgow on Tuesday, manager Roy Hodgson revealed on Saturday.

''Sterile'' England make Roy Hodgson sweat against Slovenia
''Sterile'' England make Roy Hodgson sweat against Slovenia

 England manager Roy Hodgson conceded his side played some "sterlie" football but still felt they were worthy winners after recovering to beat Slovenia 3-1 in their Euro 2016 Group E qualifier at Wembley on Saturday.

Gordon Strachan hails Scots` little big men, now for England
Gordon Strachan hails Scots` little big men, now for England

Gordon Strachan hailed his Scotland side after they edged a pulsating Euro 2016 duel with the Republic of Ireland in Glasgow.

Wayne Rooney is an England ''great'', says Roy Hodgson
Wayne Rooney is an England ''great'', says Roy Hodgson

Wayne Rooney deserves to be thought of as an England great, national team manager Roy Hodgson said on Friday.

Steven Gerrard fears pressure too much for England stars
Steven Gerrard fears pressure too much for England stars

Former England captain Steven Gerrard believes the pressure of expectation surrounding the country`s rising stars is hampering their performances for the national side.

100-cap Rooney faces England legacy questions
100-cap Rooney faces England legacy questions

Wayne Rooney will make his 100th England appearance on Saturday when Roy Hodgson`s side attempt to extend their 100 percent record in Euro 2016 qualifying at home to Slovenia.

Wayne Rooney`s `incredible maturity` praised by Roy Hodgson
Wayne Rooney`s `incredible maturity` praised by Roy Hodgson

 Wayne Rooney was on Tuesday praised by England manager Roy Hodgson for coping with criticism generated by a "turbulent" career.