England manager Roy Hodgson has labelled Wayne Rooney’s international record as “incredible” ahead of the striker’s attempt to become the nation’s all-time top goalscorer against Switzerland on Tuesday. The Manchester United star equalled Bobby Charlton’s mark of 49 international goals in the 6-0 Euro 2016 qualification victory over San Marino on Saturday and will move
Former England captain John Terry has ruled out a return to international football ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The Chelsea skipper has produced a series of excellent displays at the heart of Jose Mourinho’s defence this season, leading to calls that the 33-year-old should be coaxed out of retirement. The centre-back – who
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insists he does not want a mid-season break in England, but feels teams need longer to recover. The Chilean has enjoyed a superb first half to what is his first season at the Etihad Stadium, with the club second in the Premier League, just one point adrift of leaders Arsenal.
Steven Gerrard has told Sky Sports News England must start planning now if they are to stop Luis Suarez at next summer’s World Cup. The draw for Brazil grouped England with Uruguay and pitted Gerrard against the man he believes could go on to become Liverpool’s greatest player. Gerrard already rates Suarez as the best