Hodgson admits struggling to fill England squad

England coach Roy Hodgson admits he's finding it difficult to fill his squads.

England coach Roy Hodgson admits he's finding it difficult to fill his squads.

Hodgson has long since resigned himself to the reality of having to pick players who do not feature regularly for their clubs.

"It is something I have to live with," he said.

"The fact is there are a lot of clubs in the country that don't use many English players. Those we have do not always play.

"We'd be limiting our options enormously if I could only pick English players who play regularly for their country.

"I have to recognise a player's ability and believe they'll show it when I give them a chance."

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