Vital Football

Latest England Football News

Hodgson Open Minded On Team Selection

Hodgson Open Minded On Team Selection

The Portuguese training camp has seen Phil Jones back on the training pitch, to give Roy Hodgson another selection boost ahead of the world cup.

Who will be in his starting XI for the world cup opener against Italy though?

You would expect Hodgson to have 'ideas' about what his side would be against Italy but he had told sky sports that he has no 'firm ideas' just yet.

Even though the world cup does not seem that far away he believes that it still is and lots can happen between now and June 14th so that is also in his mind.

He does not need to select a side yet either does he: 'I have many ideas but no firm ideas.

'Not yet. I don't need to do that yet. We are a long way off. I don't know how the players are going to be performing in three or four weeks' time. I don't know how their fitness will be either.'

If all are fit and well Hodgson will know his side what would yours be against Italy?

Follow @VitalEngland.

Join the Vital England Debate

Vital England on: facebook

Vital England on: twitter



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rug
Date:Wednesday May 21 2014
Time: 9:59AM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent England Articles

England Drawn In Favourable Group

World Cup draw.

Football Aid 2018 - England vs Scotland

How would you like to 'Live The Dream' by taking part in a truly memorable 90 minute match and represent England in the oldest international fixture in world football?

Three Debuts For England Vs Germany Clash

Team news

Injury Hit England take on World Champions Germany

England take on World Champions Germany Friday night in a friendly to be screened live on ITV. Four days later the Three Lions will host Brazil in another high profile friendly. England manager Gareth Southgate has called talk of a club vs country row as 'Nonsense' ahead of the friendlies.

England Archived Articles

Vital England articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital England
Write For Vital England
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Should Be Englands First Choice Keeper?
Suggested By: Lenny
Joe Hart70%
Jack Butland21%
Fraser Forster9%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent England Results (view all)

Breaking League News

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.scruples123
2.alfinyalcabo94
3.chalkytheumbrella6187
4.itsgriffagain56
5.austinmaxi27
6.cresswell23
7.FrankBlack17
8.KeeperOfThePeace13
9.garyshawisthelaw7
10.bernardbask2
Vital Football Comment