World Cup 2014 team preview – England

Captain: Steven Gerrard

Manager: Roy Hodgson


Notable Strength –Having Daniel Sturridge and Wayne Rooney on the attack will do the difference.

Notable Weakness – No Clear weakness so far , they play mistake free in 90 minutes. Going to Penalty shootout is not favorable for England good thing , its still the group stage.


Projected Starting XI




Goalkeeper – Joe Hart ?

Defenders – Gary Cahill And Phil Jagielka will  be at the center of defense while Leighton Baines and  Glen Johnson at the falnks

Midfielders – Steven Gerrard and Jordan Henderson will the core of this midfield. with good Back up , who can also start with the likes of Frank Lampard and James Milner

Forwards –  Wayne Rooney will spearhead the attack with Daniel Sturridge and  Danny Welbeck.

Key Player –  Wayne Rooney . 

Notable Missing Players – Andy Carroll well not that notable maybe Ashley Cole is the one

Surprise – Raheem Sterling could be a surprise factor the young English side.


One to Watch –  While Rooney is the one that should be watch , Its Henderson ability on the holding midfield that can make things possible for them , sure Gerard is the star man of that midfield , but Henderson is a vital factor.

Young Star -Raheem Sterling , Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain , Luke Shaw , sure England brought a team with a lot of youngers , But Ross Barkley could be a difference maker for them , also Danny Welbeck could be considered.


Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster (Celtic), Ben Foster (West Bromwich Albion), Joe Hart (Manchester City).

Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Luke Shaw (Southampton), Chris Smalling (Manchester United).

Midfielders: Ross Barkley (Everton), Steven Gerrard, Jordan Henderson (both Liverpool), Adam Lallana (Southampton), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), James Milner (Manchester City), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Raheem Sterling (Liverpool), Jack Wilshere (Arsenal).

Forwards: Rickie Lambert (Southampton), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool), Danny Welbeck (Manchester United).

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