Ferdinand: Hodgson’s England Too Old, Too 'cautious'

Rio Ferdinand has questioned Roy Hodgson's willingness to cultivate talent claiming that England's Euro 2012 tormentor Andrea Pirlo "may have been overlooked" for the European Championship had he been English.

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  • Rio Ferdinand gives brutal assessment of England managers Roy Hodgson, Fabio Capello and Sven-Goran Eriksson
    But Ferdinand has not been kind to the managers who selected him during his years playing for England, in his autobiography #2Sides which is being serialised in The Sun. Ferdinand said his relationship with current boss Roy Hodgson “never really ...
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  • Roy Hodgson needs a system that will get England stars playing like they do for their clubs, says Rio Ferdinand
    Rio Ferdinand says Roy Hodgson has to find the right formula and get his England players performing at the level they do for their clubs. Hodgson's men were largely uninspiring in Wednesday's 1-0 international win over Norway, when just 40,181 people ...
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  • Rio Ferdinand
    Rio Gavin Ferdinand (born 7 November 1978) is an English professional footballer who plays for Queens Park Rangers as a centre-back. He played 81 times for the ...
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    Roy Hodgson (born 9 August 1947) is an English former footballer who is the manager of the England national football team. Hodgson has managed sixteen different teams ...
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