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The Sports Matrix: Monday 4 June 2012

Hodgson accused of 'lack of respect' after ignoring Rio

With just a week to go before England's opening match of the European Championship, manager Roy Hodgson's problems continue to mount.

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill was yesterday ruled out of the tournament after fracturing his jaw during Saturday's friendly with Belgium, leading to Martin Kelly, of Liverpool, being called up as replacement.

The continued overlooking of Rio Ferdinand from the squad, whom Hodgson, above, last month stated was left out for "football reasons", has caused the player's agent, Jamie Moralee to question Hodgson's choice. John Terry, included in the squad, has been charged with alleged racial abuse of Ferdinand's brother, Anton.

"To treat a player that has captained and served his country 81 times [in this manner] is nothing short of disgraceful," Moralee said. "Total lack of respect from Hodgson and the FA." MORE


John Ruddy (finger), Kyle Walker (toe), Gary Cahill (jaw), Tom Huddlestone (ankle), Jack Rodwell (hamstring), Jack Wilshere (ankle), Gareth Barry (groin), Frank Lampard (thigh)

Djokovic recovers but Azarenka out

Roland Garros lost the women's No 1 yesterday, while male counterpart Novak Djokovic almost went the same way. The Serb recovered from two sets down to beat Andreas Seppi, after Victoria Azarenka had been defeated by Dominika Cibulkova. MORE

Farah runs fastest time of the year

Mo Farah continued his preparations for the Olympics by running the fastest 5,000m in the world this year. The world champion surged to the Prefontaine Classic in Oregon in a time of 12min 56.98sec. "I am really happy with the result," he said. MORE

Anderson dropped from third Test

As expected, England have left James Anderson out of the squad for the third Test against the West Indies at Edgbaston. "James will miss this Test as we look to manage his workload ahead of a busy period of cricket," said the national selector, Geoff Miller. MORE

Wiggins pleased with second place

Defending champion Bradley Wiggins spoke of his satisfaction at his second-place finish in the Critérium du Dauphiné prologue. "I'm happy enough to finish second but it's about the whole week," he said. "I couldn't have asked for better today." MORE

West Ham make £4m bid for Holt

Reports of a £4m bid from West Ham, and interest from Aston Villa, highlight the remarkable rise of Grant Holt from League Two to England contention in four seasons. He wants to leave Norwich after being told he was "too old" for an extended contract. MORE

Saints fight back to draw at Hull

St Helens fought out a gripping 18-18 draw at Hull as they recovered from last weekend's thrashing against Wigan. Tom Makinson scored a late penalty – his third of the match – to level the scores after both sides had traded three tries apiece. MORE

Opinion: James Lawton

Roy Hodgson is resorting to the cuisine which served him so well at Fulham – Cottage pie. It certainly hasn't had the taste buds jumping, but then you have to take a look at the larder – and the casualty room. MORE

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