Hodgson ready for qualification fight

Roy Hodgson says he and England are prepared for a fight for qualification for Brazil 2014.

England are top of their qualifying group, but second placed Montenegro are a point behind with a game in hand against San Marino.

“The good thing is that if it is a dog fight, we know we can stay and take part in a dog fight. We took part in a few during the Euros and we certainly dug in against Poland and showed the right sort of character and the right type of determination.

“If it’s a dog fight, then it’s a dog fight. There will be some groups where one team shoots away and others where it’s going to be quite close to the end. I still think that we will improve.

“We have a lot of younger players who are still finding their way at international level and we have a few who are to come back. If you’d said to me, given the circumstances, that we’d have eight points and been unbeaten, I’d have been happy to accept that.”


What is your opinion? Feel free to discuss the article under. You have to comment by using your Facebook profile. Be fair and have respect for other people and opinions!

Featured Articles

Chelsea have struggled to build momentum in the opening stages of the campaign and are currently looking over their shoulders at the relegation zone.

Who of Europe’s top strikers will move to England this summer?

Latest News

Ontheminute on Facebook

Ontheminute on Twitter

Ontheminute on Google+

Copyright © 2001-2015, OnTheMinute.com

About Us / Contact Us

Social Media: Facebook / Twitter / Google+

Developed by HoylandSolutions. Ontheminute.com is a part of Ordigno.com