Sport Spurs would go on to win the FA Cup in the season they were knocked out of the League Cup by West Ham. Ricky Villa is pictured here celebrating a goal in the final against Man City

The sides meet in the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup - a re-match of a memorable game in 1980 which is recounted with the help of David Cross

The FA expects Hodgson to split his time between St George's and Wembley once he takes up the post

Roy Hodgson takes tour of new England home at St George's

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Roy Hodgson is driven away from Wembley with England’s Euro 2012 itinerary on the seat next to him after his talks with the FA yesterday

Hodgson to get England job after final talks today

The Football Association is confident that it will appoint Roy Hodgson as the new England manager today, subject to him finalising the details of his contract this morning, after four hours of successful talks with the FA chairman, David Bernstein, right, yesterday.

<b>Sir Trevor Brooking</b><br/>
One of the gentlemen of the game, the 63-year-old is highly regarded and is likely to be involved for the rearranged friendly with the Netherlands later this month. Played more than 500 games for West Ham and won 49 caps. Appointed director of football development at the FA in December 2003.

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The Football Association are to appoint a technical director, it was announced today - after a gap of 10 years.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has made a big impression for Arsenal this season

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Sir Trevor Brooking, the FA’s director of football developments, wants to build 'a great skill base'

English youth teams show it's not doom and gloom

The superior technique and decision-making of Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder may have been a chastening experience for England at Wembley, but the Football Association remains optimistic that the future is bright.

<b>8 February 2012</b><br/>
Fabio Capello leaves the Football Association headquarters at Wembley following his decision to resign as England manager.

FA deny Fabio Capello was paid £1.5m in compensation

The Football Association have rejected claims they paid £1.5million in compensation to Fabio Capello following the Italian's resignation as England coach.

<b>Stuart Pearce</b><br/>
The 49-year-old has impressed in charge of the England Under-21s, reaching the European Championship final in 2009, but he did not convince with Nottingham Forest and Manchester City.

After a week from hell, race row is the final sucker-punch

Terry gone, Fabio gone, and no sooner had the FA unveiled an interim coaching plan than it unravelled. Typical. By Sam Wallace

From left, Trevor Brooking, Adrian Bevington David Bernstein and Alex Horne during the press conference at Wembley yesterday

Sam Wallace: After a week from hell, race row is the final sucker-punch

Terry gone, Fabio gone, and no sooner had the FA unveiled an interim coaching plan than it unravelled. Typical

Fabio Capello resigned as manager of England

Fabio walks away from England job

Incredible drama as England manager resigns over Terry captaincy row – Brooking and Pearce in line to be caretakers

Southampton prospect Luke Shaw playing for England U17s

Arsenal face a battle for Saints' £4m teen

Arsenal face intense competition to sign the Southampton left-back Luke Shaw, with Chelsea and Manchester City both now in the race for the 16-year-old who is rated as one of the best prospects in English football.

Jack Wilshere has tweeted regularly about his great-grandfather's war efforts: 'English and proud, wear the poppy,' being his latest missive

England prove popular opponents ahead of Euro 2012 draw

Italian duo Fabio Capello and Giovanni Trapattoni fly into Kiev tomorrow to discover their Euro 2012 fate, with England apparently the opponent of choice for continental Europe.

Stuart Pearce 'to be named GB Olympic coach'

Stuart Pearce is expected to be confirmed as Great Britain's 2012 Olympic coach this month.

Does England U17s' win on penalties offer hope?

It's Germany next so maybe not &ndash; but it was not so much beating Argentina as the way the side played that was encouraging

England Under-21s lack character and creativity

For 14 short minutes on Sunday night, England were heading for a third successive semi-final in the European Under-21 Championship; but in far less convincing fashion than on the two previous occasions. Danny Welbeck's goal in the 75th minute was only their second in three matches and when the previously impressive defence made one slip it brought a crucial equalising goal for the Czech Republic, who needed only a draw to qualify and ended up scoring again with the last kick of the match. The Czechs now meet Switzerland in one semi-final tomorrow, while the favourites Spain play Belarus.

Pearce to get two-year deal &ndash; even if the kids crash out

The Football Association is set to announce a two-year extension to Stuart Pearce's contract immediately after the European Under-21 Championship even if the England team are eliminated at the group stage on Sunday in Denmark.

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