1. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Ross Barkley Can Spark England vs. Uruguay

    The upside of this World Cup tournament is the profusion of goals. Fabulous. Normally World Cups are a bit sterile to start with and warm up over a period of time. Not this one...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 2 months ago 1,814 reads 0 comments

  2. England Manager Roy Hodgson Must Use His Exciting Youngsters Wisely

    Who partners captain Steven Gerrard in the centre of England's midfield is the big area of concern for England manager Roy Hodgson as he ponders the final two pieces of the jigsaw ...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 2 months ago 7,234 reads 31 comments

  3. Even If Luis Suarez Plays for Uruguay, England Must Focus on Their Own Game

    A lot is being made of Luis Suarez 's knee surgery and whether or not he will be fit to play against England at the World Cup. For me it doesn ’t matter whether he plays or not...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 3 months ago 8,919 reads 25 comments

  4. Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge Maturing into World Cup Match-Winner for England

    If Daniel Sturridge hits peak form at the World Cup for England, Roy Hodgson will have a match-winner on his hands. The Liverpool striker is capable of the unexpected, and that is an essential gift at the highest level in football...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 3 months ago 6,623 reads 12 comments

  5. England Must Protect Steven Gerrard, His Absence Would Be a World Cup Disaster

    Steven Gerrard needs to be wrapped up in cotton wool and protected like a national treasure ahead of the World Cup, so I would not anticipate the England captain playing much against Peru in the Wembley farewell before the boys head off to Brazil...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 3 months ago 14,229 reads 34 comments

  6. Real Madrid Hold Trump Cards Against Atletico in Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo

    Real Madrid's Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo will frighten the life out of Atletico in the UEFA Champions League final...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 3 months ago 10,195 reads 34 comments

  7. Roy Hodgson Has Tough World Cup Choice but There Are Harder Calls for a Manager

    As Roy Hodgson leads his England team off to training camp in Portugal on Monday , I would like to send them off with a message of hope. Few people will give England much chance of winning in Brazil, but my message is that anything is possible...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 3 months ago 10,133 reads 22 comments

  8. Ross Barkley and Adam Lallana Can Light Up 2014 World Cup for England

    As someone who has always believed in giving youth a crack at the World Cup—having brought in Michael Owen, David Beckham and Paul Scholes for the World Cup in France in '98—I ...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 3 months ago 4,928 reads 14 comments

  9. England Should Use the World Cup as a Stepping Stone for Euro 2016

    Yes, England can win the World Cup. Of course they can—they have as good a chance as any other outsiders in the tournament. But I don’t think they will, and if they reach the semi-finals it would be reason to rejoice...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 4 months ago 5,887 reads 17 comments

  10. Wayne Rooney Must Remain Calm to Lead England at the World Cup

    Wayne Rooney can finally establish himself as a world-class performer by taking the World Cup in Brazil by storm, but he will only achieve that if he takes my advice—calm down and relax...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 4 months ago 1,917 reads 9 comments

  11. Glenn Hoddle: Why I'm Not 'Touting' for the Tottenham Hotspur Job

    I read yesterday that Tim Sherwood is having a go at managers "touting" themselves for his Tottenham job and has decided to include me as one, along with Louis van Gaal ...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 4 months ago 11,632 reads 43 comments

  12. David Moyes Never Had Much of a Chance at Manchester United

    I have every sympathy for David Moyes. Not just because he has been sacked, as Manchester United announced Tuesday , but because I am not sure he had much of a chance at Old Trafford from day one...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 4 months ago 11,625 reads 64 comments

  13. How Different Would Spurs Have Been If Samuel Eto'o Had Signed in His Prime?

    Samuel Eto ’o might raise one or two final epic displays much the way Didier Drogba did for Chelsea prior to his eventual farewell to the Bridge, but it might ...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 4 months ago 12,655 reads 33 comments

  14. Tottenham Should Never Have Sold Real Madrid's New Superstar Gareth Bale

    Gareth Bale is serious headline news after his brilliant, match-winning goal for Real Madrid —and it showed exactly what Tottenham are missing...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 4 months ago 22,811 reads 102 comments

  15. Why I'm Tipping Liverpool for the Premier League Title

    I will be watching my old club Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday , but we all know the title decider will most likely now be at Anfield next week—and for that reason, Anfield home advantage, I am going for Liverpool to take the title...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 4 months ago 26,470 reads 59 comments

  16. Don't Criticise Rooney, Messi and World's Best Players for Escalating Salaries

    Wayne Rooney is worth £300,000 a week, and if Chelsea want to hand Eden Hazard £200,000-a-week to keep him happy and no doubt raise his buy-out clause at the same ...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 5 months ago 10,226 reads 19 comments

  17. Eden Hazard Has the Quality to Match Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

    Eden Hazard has all the qualities to become as big a world star as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but I am curious to know whether that will happen at Chelsea or whether he will end up at Real Madrid ...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 5 months ago 13,651 reads 94 comments

  18. David Moyes Can Be a Manchester United Success Story If He Is Given Time

    Give David Moyes time, is my message to Manchester United and their disillusioned fans. I was convinced before the season started that Manchester United would struggle to make the top four in the Premier League...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 5 months ago 8,136 reads 72 comments

  19. Arsene Wenger's 1,000 Is Incredible, but Arsenal Will Fall Short in Title Race

    Arsene Wenger takes charge of the Arsenal team for a phenomenal 1,000th time in a huge title clash with Chelsea on Saturday. It is some achievement, and our paths have crossed on many occasions...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 5 months ago 10,276 reads 51 comments

  20. Glenn Hoddle: I Am Making a Comeback, but Don't Expect a Duet with Waddle

    I am so excited at the prospect of seeing so many of Tottenham's greatest-ever legends on the field that I am seriously tempted to put my boots on for the first time in more than 20 years! Yes, I might make a comeback...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 5 months ago 3,364 reads 0 comments

  21. Spurs Have Paid the Price for Failing to Replace Bale with Quality in Midfield

    Tottenham spent £110 million replacing Gareth Bale and Tom Huddlestone with a deluge of new signings in the summer. Good players, but not great ones...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 5 months ago 11,819 reads 81 comments

  22. Green Shoots in Evidence, but England's Defence Is a Massive World Cup Worry

    Luis Suarez will be licking his lips in anticipation at taking on the current England defence, the real problem area for Roy Hodgson in my view...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 6 months ago 6,374 reads 19 comments

  23. England Must Be Ready for Mental Challenge of Penalties at World Cup

    Penalties! The very word generates fear and dread in any England manager. As everyone knows my England team went out on penalties to Argentina in France ‘98...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 6 months ago 5,673 reads 10 comments

  24. Developing England Should Use World Cup to Prepare for Euro 2016

    As the last Englishman to lead out his country in a World Cup, I can tell you no one in the country was more proud when we were playing our opening World Cup game against Tunisia in 1998 in France...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 6 months ago 2,906 reads 26 comments

  25. The Mystery of Andros Townsend's Slump Is Worrying for England and Spurs

    What happened to the form of Tottenham's and England's Andros Townsend ? One minute, he is the best player in England and being billed as the next Gareth Bale at Spurs...

    Glenn Hoddle Written by Glenn Hoddle about 6 months ago 7,254 reads 45 comments