England coach Hodgson: Of course I heard the anit-Ferdinand songs!

England coach Roy Hodgson refuses to discuss the international future of Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand.

England coach Roy Hodgson refuses to discuss the international future of Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand.

The vicious anti-Ferdinand chants during the 8-0 World Cup qualifying win over San Marino will surely make it impossible for Hodgson to consider the Manchester United defender, even if his "intricate and pre-planned" fitness regime allows.

"Of course I heard it," Hodgson said. "I'm not deaf. "But I've absolutely no comment to make on it."

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