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Spurs legend Hoddle calls on Hodgson to change England tactics

Former Tottenham and Chelsea boss Glenn Hoddle feels England coach Roy Hodgson needs to change his tactics for their World Cup qualifying campaign.

England were eliminated in the quarter-final of Euro 2012 following a 4-2 penalty shootout loss to Italy on Sunday evening.

Hoddle told Sky Sports News."We've got to change our shape when we're in possession.

"When I was manager I used wing-backs and tried to change the shape of the team from 4-4-2 because I learnt from my own experiences as a player.

"Roy will sort out which way and which system he wants to play but we need to give ourselves a better opportunity to attack.

"Looking forward to the World Cup qualifiers, we've got to keep the ball a bit better but there were lots of positives (from Euro 2012).

"I think we've got to come up with a better system but I'm sure that will be worked over in the coming months."

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