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France 1-1 England: France dominate possession but creativity stifled by England sitting deep

June 11, 2012
France 1-1 England: France dominate possession but creativity stifled by England sitting deep

A match with little invention, played at a very slow pace. Laurent Blanc chose his expected side in a 4-3-3, with Florent Malouda shuttling forward from the midfield. Roy Hodgson’s side contained one surprise name – Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who started on the left. James Milner started on the other flank, and Danny Welbeck got the nod...
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Euro 2012 preview: England

June 6, 2012
Euro 2012 preview: England

Roy Hodgson was the right choice as England coach – at least in the short-term – but realistically, you can’t expect a side to play good football when their coach is appointed a month before the tournament. Besides, even without considering the managerial situation or England’s terrible record of injuries in the last couple of...
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England appoint Roy Hodgson

May 1, 2012
England appoint Roy Hodgson

If the decision was between Harry Redknapp and Roy Hodgson, England were choosing between two very different coaches.
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15 managerial appointments – the verdict

May 23, 2011
15 managerial appointments – the verdict

Back in August, ZM published a list of the 15 most intriguing managerial appointments of the summer.
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Liverpool 2-0 Chelsea: Torres strikes and positional discipline see Liverpool through

November 7, 2010
Liverpool 2-0 Chelsea: Torres strikes and positional discipline see Liverpool through

Two excellent first-half goals from Fernando Torres secured Liverpool’s best result under Roy Hodgson.
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