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Jovetic has seen his start to life with City hampered by injury but he could make his return against the Hammers in the League Cup semi-final second leg

Phil Jagielka - As a defender who specialises in defending, he might as well not have been here, but did nothing wrong. 6

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Phil Jagielka admits he has “mixed emotions” over John Terry's retirement from international football as he strives to cement his own spot in the England team.

Roy Hodgson keeps a close eye on Wayne Rooney during training yesterday

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Stand-in skipper Wayne Rooney wants England to strike early to help ensure there are no shocks in store when they take on lowly ranked San Marino in tonight's World Cup qualifier at Wembley.

England coach Gary Neville

Kyle Walker hails Gary Neville's influence in the England camp

Kyle Walker has hailed the impact England coach Gary Neville has had on his game as he prepares to make his first competitive start for his country.

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott becomes latest player to withdraw ahead of England's friendly with Italy

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain becomes latest player to withdraw from England squad

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has become the latest member of Roy Hodgson's England squad to pull out of Wednesday's friendly with Italy in Berne.

Kolo Touré: Has not regained his first-team place after six-month ban

Kolo Touré set for Manchester City exit after talks with Bursaspor

Manchester City defender Kolo Touré is in talks with Bursaspor over a move to Turkey.

Roy Hodgson issues orders to Andy Carroll before extra time last night

Harry Redknapp defends Roy Hodgson and England

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Leading article: Our great British summer of hope

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Ukraine’s Oleg Blokhin shows his emotions on the touchline

No firepower and no fortune – and now no hosts left at party

Ukraine thought only one man could save them, whatever condition he was in

No firepower and no fortune – and now no hosts left at party

Ukraine thought only one man could save them, whatever condition he was in
Goalscorer Wayne Rooney celebrates with John Terry
Lescott opens the scoring

France coach Laurent Blanc takes swipe at England

France coach Laurent Blanc took a swipe at England by suggesting a "really good side" would have punished their under-performance in Monday's 1-1 draw.

Ibrahimovic will punish England if they let him

Swedish focus on Zlatan Ibrahimovic will leave gaps for England

The 21st minute of a game Sweden were destined to lose. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, from his deep-lying starting point, sets off on a brisk counter attack. He has two Ukrainian defenders ahead of him and Markus Rosenberg to his left. As one, the pub I watched the game in cried ‘give it’. A simple throughball would split the central defensive pairing in two and set the striker free to bear down on goal.

<b>Karim Benzema : </b> Linked up effectively with Nasri and Ribery and held the ball up well. Could perhaps have attacked the six-yard box more aggressively when the French looked to cross. A few decent long-range efforts. 7

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Samir Nasri reacts after scoring for France

France play down Samir Nasri 'shut up' incident

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