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Hodgson MUST go

2014-06-25 12:47
Roy Hodgson (AFP)
Cape Town - Roy Hodgson must do the right thing and resign as he is incapable of turning England into a championship winning side.

It is inevitable that after a Soccer World Cup failure the head coach's job comes in for some intense scrutiny and calls for the coach's head can be heard from the Falkland Islands to Singapore.

Such was the epic fail of England's campaign under Hodgson, it is hard to fathom that the FA will not be considering whether or not there isn't a more suitable candidate than Roy.

Even if there isn't, I would still sack him as the performances of the Three Lions at the 2014 Soccer World Cup proved that he is incapable of being the man who transforms the fortunes of a faltering England side.

Hodgson must go.

He is adamant on staying though.

England started off brightly against Italy in what was supposed to be the match to decide who tops Group D. Hindsight has proven that this game was merely a contest between two European minnows fighting to avoid the wooden spoon.

England were dreadful against Uruguay and even worse against Costa Rica.

After watching a little of 270 minutes of English football at the SWC, I'm considering suing Hodgson and Co. for attempting to bore me to death.

To Hodgson, the words "style" and "tactics" are as vague and foreign as the phrase "você pode me levar para o aeroporto".

Hodgson has been let down by his players - many off the "star" players like Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard, Phil Jagielka and Danny Welbeck were dreadful against Uruguay while Daniel Sturridge was awful against Costa Rica where he failed to convert any of his six chances at goal.

More importantly, Hodgson has let down the players.

There is no clear pattern to which England must attempt to play towards. Is it possession based? Sit deep and counter attack? Generally attacking and open style?

Does he require the midfield to pass quickly or press the defence?

Hodgson certainly doesn't know and neither do his players.

England were diabolical against Costa Rica. Devoid of any ideas and playing the kind of football that puts even the most ardent insomniac to sleep.

So poor were the Three Lions that I'm starting to wonder whether the English FA asked Luis Suarez to cause a scene so that he and not the woeful England would grab the headlines.

Sabri Lamouchi has resigned after the Ivory Coast failed to progress while Cesare Prandelli also quit after Italy were also bundled out of England's Group D.

Why won't Roy?

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