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WORLD CUP 2014: 5 England players to watch at the World Cup in Brazil

Going into the 2012 European Championship with England, Roy Hodgson had only a few weeks from being appointed to taking a squad to the tournament.The two years since then have allowed Hodgson to implement his own plans, but he will head into the World Cup still relying on a core group of veterans alongside some fresh talent.Here are five England players to watch:___WAYNE ROONEYWayne Rooney, the one truly world class striker in the England squad, has yet to deliver at a World Cup, failing to score in 2006 and 2010.But with 38 goals in 89 international matches, Rooney is only 11 from matching Bobby Charlton's England record.A relief for England coach Roy Hodgson is that the Manchester United striker has settled his club future going into the World Cup by signing a new contract. A concern for Hodgson is just how Rooney might be affected by United's lackluster season by the time he gets to Brazil."He has got a difficult job on his hands because they've had a disappointing season," Hodgson ...

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  2. Hodgson takes charge of youngsters

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  3. Hodgson apologizes for monkey joke

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  4. Ferdinand and Hodgson join FA commission

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  5. Mundial: Mensajes a viajeros en aerolíneas los instarán a evitar prostitución infantil

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  6. Warnings against paying for sex with children to air on London-Brazil flights around World Cup

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  7. Tough days ahead for Fulham's faithful

    The modern method of football club ownership in the Barclays Premier League , that sees Manchester City and Chelsea the posterboys for a style that ripples with huge...

  8. Clarke appointed West Brom head coach

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  9. Chelsea linked with double swoop

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  10. Hodgson encourages young stars

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  11. England security staff 'very concerned' about unrest in Brazil ahead of World Cup

    England soccer coach Roy Hodgson says the team's security staff is "very, very concerned" about the unrest in Brazil, and hopes the disorder is quelled before the Wo...

  12. Southampton duo in England squad

    England manager Roy Hodgson has included Southampton duo Jay Rodriguez and Adam Lallana in his squad for the forthcoming friendly internationals against Chile and Ge...

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