Phil Neville knows the names of his players’ pet dogs, but with the World Cup looming his squad need to be more clinical on the field – and to have space for themselves off it
England face two big tests in their preparations for the World Cup when they play Brazil and Australia in the next few days and I’m really excited to watch how they cope with stronger opposition having booked their World Cup spot in France.
After watching the qualification campaign, it was hard to say that England looked ready to win a World Cup but these two games could be an indication of progress under Phil Neville.
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The USA are always strong and France will be contenders as well, especially as host nation. But Australia are my dark horses to do really well
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