Milner looking at Euro 2012 as an antidote to miserable World Cup campaign

Manchester City winger James Milner expects England not to make the same mistakes as blighted their World Cup campaign in 2010.

Milner said: "It was my first World Cup and it was disappointing. Then it's the summer and it's such a long time before you get back into football.

"You can't even have a good training session to take your mind off things so it's frustrating.

"But that's football and people always say it's the bad results and the disappointing things that happen in your career that you remember more than times when you are successful.

"I think it's a good thing, that you think about those and try and improve and learn from what's happened in the past.

"Then hopefully at the next major tournament you get to, you can cut those mistakes out and improve."

Milner admits a good performance in the Euros will only partly make amends for two years ago.

He said: "Obviously if we do well this summer it helps but it's always a World Cup you have failed in so you can't do anything about it.

"You can't change it but it's put to bed so the only thing you can change is the future - and that's doing well in the summer."

 

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