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England fears no one in World Cup: Hodgson

Dec 6 2013, 3:04am CST | by IANS

London, Dec 6 (IANS) England football manager Roy Hodgson has said his side would fear no one in the 2014 Brazil World Cup finals.

London, Dec 6 — England football manager Roy Hodgson has said his side would fear no one in the 2014 Brazil World Cup finals. "We respect everybody, we don't fear anybody, as such," he said to the...

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England fears no one in World Cup: Hodgson

Dec 6 2013, 3:04am CST | by IANS

London, Dec 6 (IANS) England football manager Roy Hodgson has said his side would fear no one in the 2014 Brazil World Cup finals.

London, Dec 6 — England football manager Roy Hodgson has said his side would fear no one in the 2014 Brazil World Cup finals.

"We respect everybody, we don't fear anybody, as such," he said to the Football Association's website on the eve of the draw, reports Xinhua.

"Whatever group we get, we think it will be a tough one but we're just happy to be there in a group and play whatever opponents the draw pulls out for us," he said.

The Three Lions, who are in Pot 4 alongside the other eight European teams, will learn their 2014 group stage opponents and venue destinations when the draw takes place in Costa do Sauipe, Brazil, Friday.

To make all pots balanced with eight teams, a pre-draw session will be held to move one of the European teams from Pot 4 into Pot 2.

That European team must then be drawn against one of the four seeded South American teams in Pot 1 to ensure that no more than two Euro teams will appear in a group.

England have one ninth probability to become that seemingly unlucky team, which will be drawn into a potentially tough group, but Hodgson felt relaxed about it.

"There's certainly no trepidation, but satisfaction as well. It's such a great achievement to be here. That was our goal, that was our aim and we had to work very hard in our group with ten tough qualification games," said Hodgson.

"So this really just brings it all home and all the hard work has led to this so we can't wait now to see who we get."

Hodgson travelled to Costa do Sauipe Tuesday to attend Friday's draw. The 2014 World Cup will be his second after he led Switzerland to the 1994 edition of the tournament in the United States.

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Hodgson happy to hear Wenger push Arsenal’s Walcott towards England return

Nov 4 2014 2:25pm CST | Source: Tribalfootball.com

England boss Roy Hodgson welcomed recent comments from Arsene Wenger regarding the national team availability of Theo Walcott. NO, This article does not meet Newsnow guide ...
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England to wait on fitness of Liverpool’s Sturridge

Nov 4 2014 2:21pm CST | Source: Tribalfootball.com

England’s Roy Hodgson suggests he will wait and see what happens with Daniel Sturridge this week before contacting Liverpool regarding his availability. NO, This article does not meet Newsnow guidelines read ...
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Hodgson giving away no secrets ahead of England selection

Nov 4 2014 2:15pm CST | Source: Tribalfootball.com

England manager Roy Hodgson is giving away no hints as to who he will select for the upcoming Euro2014 qualifier against Slovenia. NO, This article does not meet Newsnow guideli ...
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Harry Kane Spurs Form Deserves Premier League, Potential England Call-Up

Nov 4 2014 12:36pm CST | Source: Bleacher Report

Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino is right to consider striker Harry Kane for increased game time in the Premier League. Furthermore, with England boss Roy Hodgson set to name his next squad on Thursday, perhaps the 21-year-old should be in line for a shock Three Lions call-up, too. Pochettino, speaking after Kane scored a late winner in Spurs’ 2-1 victory over Aston Villa, told reporters the striker “maybe deserves to play in the Premier League more,” per BBC Sport. This woul ...
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England coach Hodgson in Sweden for Malmo award

Nov 4 2014 3:23am CST | Source: Tribalfootball.com

England coach Roy Hodgson is in Sweden tonight. NO, This article does not meet Newsnow guidelines ...
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6 weeks ago

Nacer Chadli Insists Tottenham Team-Mate Harry Kane Deserves England Call-Up

Nov 3 2014 11:55am CST | Source: CaughtOffside

White Hart Lane youngster ready for national team action? White Hart Lane star Nacer Chadli believes young Tottenham striker Harry Kane is ready for a call-up to the senior England squad according to ESPN. Read more: Read more Tottenham transfer news. SEE ALSO: World's Top 50 Hottest Sportswomen. The 21 year old netted the winner away at Aston Villa on Sunday, his eighth of the season, and has more than proven himself a ...
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Berahino ready for England call up

Nov 3 2014 10:36am CST | Source: Winner Sports

Rising star Saido Berahino reckons he is ready for an England call-up if it comes. The West Brom striker has been in sensational form this season, scoring eight goals for the Baggies. With England facing a European Championships qualifier against Slovenia and a friendly against Scotland, Berahino is tipped for a step up to the senior squad from the under 21s side. He said: “I am enjoying my football. I am going out there training and if the call does come then it is great ...
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Berahino eyeing England call-up

Nov 3 2014 8:46am CST | Source: football

Saido Berahino insists he is ready to make the step up for England should the call come ...
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6 weeks ago

Andros Townsend Should Remain Patient as He Waits for Starting Time at Tottenham

Nov 3 2014 6:31am CST | Source: Bleacher Report

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane drew most of the headlines after his winner against Aston Villa on Sunday. Though the striker led the way, he was not alone in engineering his team's recovery from a goal down. Nacer Chadli did not stop trying and scored the equaliser in the 2-1 victory. Kane's fellow substitute Andros Townsend also made a positive impact off the bench, notably winning the free-kick from which Tottenham took the lead. Though he has started s ...
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6 weeks ago

Arsene Wenger Warns England To Be Careful With Arsenal Star Theo Walcott

Nov 3 2014 6:29am CST | Source: CaughtOffside

The winger played his first game in nine months on Saturday... Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has warned Roy Hodgson to treat Theo Walcott with caution if he recalls him to the England set up, reports Goal.com. SEE MORE: Five Things We Learned From The Weekend: Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren Can’t Defend, And Arsenal Have Made The Signing Of The Season Arsenal v Anderlecht: Live Streaming Guide And Champions League Preview Best-Ever Transfers From La Liga To Premier League, Fea ...
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