With Roy Hodgson using the friendly against Denmark this week as an opportunity to select a bigger squad of 30 players before he had to finalise his World Cup squad, the Three Lions boss could be forgiven for having to call-up players who perhaps on the fringes of the first team with their domestic clubs (James Milner, Tom Cleverley and Jermaine Defoe etc) but rather surprisingly there are a number of players who were unfortunate to miss out on international selection. 1,058 more words
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Jozy Alitdore’s struggles have been well-documented, but until the Sunderland’s game at Wembley on Sunday, the United States’ first choice striker was still getting playing time with his Premier League club. 722 more words
It’s that time of the year again as the first cup final of the English domestic season rolls around again and this year we have the impressive Manchester City and the plucky underdogs Sunderland lining up face to face at Wembley as they battle to lift the Capital One Cup into the air in triumph. 658 more words
With all the excitement of the domestic game at the moment, I sometimes need reminding that it’s a World Cup year.
It’s mid-February and there’s still no time to daydream about that special 14.4 inches of 18 carat gold. 396 more words