VIDEO: ROY HODGSON: ENGLAND TRAINING BODES WELL FOR WORLD CUP

Last week thunderstorms and blustery winds failed to dampen the spirits of the squad during their ‘warm-weather training camp’ in Portugal, and Hodgson is keen to stress he is so far really impressed with the players.

England manager Roy Hodgson insisted on Thursday that preparations for the tournament have so far been perfect.

ROY HODGSON: ENGLAND TRAINING BODES WELL FOR WORLD CUP

ROY HODGSON: ENGLAND TRAINING BODES WELL FOR WORLD CUP