Hodgson believes his decision has been Âvindicated by central defender Terryâs performances on the pitch and behaviour off it in Poland and Ukraine.
âJohn has been very good off the field as well,â said Hodgson. âAs a coach, you have to be very Âcareful taking on board these rumours, these fears, these suggestions.
âSo it is important you choose the players you think are the right players and you work with them and you get the Âexperience for yourself.
âHe has been a top-class professional and Âexcellent around the place. Like Steven Gerrard, he has done an awfully good job helping me and my coaching staff get messages across to the players.â