Jack Pitt-Brooke

Jack Pitt-Brooke is a sports writer for The Independent.

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Ikechi Anya celebrates after equalising against world champions Germany

Ikechi Anya joy at beating Manuel Neuer... a feat he can’t even pull off on Fifa

Watford winger scored for Scotland in the match against Germany

Fabian Delph

Switzerland vs England: Five things we learnt from the victory in Basel

Switzerland 0 England 2

Vladimir Petkovic

Switzerland vs England: Faith, hope and charity prepare Vladimir Petkovic for his Switzerland debut

New head coach will take charge of his first game against England

Raheem Sterling made England’s main impact against Norway

Switzerland v England: Should Raheem Sterling have a central Swiss role?

Roy Hodgson goes into Monday’s crucial qualifier in Switzerland asking himself a question he might not have expected: how does he get the best out of the teenager who is the key to England’s success?

England vs Norway analysis: Five things we learnt, including Wayne Rooney trying too hard and Jack Wilshere brightness

A look at what we discovered from 1-0 win at Wembley

Roy Hodgson speaks to his players during a water break

England vs Norway: Roy Hodgson claims his side's performance was 'quite good' - despite registering just two shots on target

Manager says his team is ready to make life difficult for Switzerland in the European Championships qualifier on Monday

Vicente Del Bosque

Vicente Del Bosque must find a way to take Spain forward - but he faces some hard choices over how to replace the old guard

All-conquering Spain were swept aside in Brazil and now must decide at what pace they bring in their young players

Norway defender Vegard Forren has fired an early volley before tonight’s friendly

England v Norway: Not even a jibe at ‘chubby’ Wayne Rooney will bring this Norwegian team recognition

When Wayne Rooney was asked what he made of the Norway defender Vegard Forren calling him “chubby”, he smiled and said he was “not too interested”.

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England v Norway: We need to win the fans back, admits Wayne Rooney

As the striker prepares to lead the Three Lions he admits Radamel Falcao deal may mean he plays deeper at Manchester United

Radamel Falcao in action for Monaco

Radamel Falcao analysis: Manchester United have signed a top talent yet to hit his stride

Colombian has scored goals galore but has been out of Champions League for five years and missed World Cup. Jack Pitt-Brooke recounts his curious career and reveals how he can be a United legend

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