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Roy Hodgson Is Destroyed on Twitter for Leaving Nathaniel Clyne on the Bench

Sean Swaby@seanswabyUK Staff WriterJune 14, 2015

England manager Roy Hodgson looks on at the beginning of the Euro 2016 Group E qualifying soccer match between Slovenia and England, in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Sunday, June 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
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Roy Hodgson raised more than a few eyebrows with one particular half-time move. 

First, before the match, he fell under a bit of criticism for opting to start centre-back Phil Jones at right-back over in-form Southampton right-back Nathaniel Clyne. 

Townsend over Walcott Jones over Clyne Wilshere the deepest in midfield alongside Henderson & Delph #Eng #SvnEng pic.twitter.com/coUP8KKuqx

— Mag1llKeith (@Mag1llKeith) June 14, 2015

Then at half-time, when he again opted to leave Clyne on the bench when Jones was substituted off, Hodgson's move was not well received. 

Especially when it was midfielder Jordan Henderson moved to right-back as Adam Lallana moved into the midfield. 

Fully fit Clyne on the bench. Jones gets injured. Henderson to RB. pic.twitter.com/srLu61UDMS

— Dolbz (@jackdolbyyy) June 14, 2015

Roy Hodgson not in-Clyned to bring on an actual right-back. #SLOvENG pic.twitter.com/BSwFX7LVVY

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) June 14, 2015

Henderson slipping in at right-back ahead of Clyne, the player Liverpool want to play right-back at Anfield next season. Odd. Very odd.

— Phil McNulty (@philmcnulty) June 14, 2015

Why is Jordan Henderson playing right-back?!

— Jack Lusby (@jacklusby_) June 14, 2015

Roy Hodgson is doing his best to convince Manchester United & Liverpool that they don't need Nathaniel Clyne. pic.twitter.com/1hGbOakbSg

— bet365 (@bet365) June 14, 2015

When Roy Hodgson moves Jordan Henderson to right-back with Nathaniel Clyne sitting on the bench. #SLOvENG pic.twitter.com/4YqoItTyy1

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) June 14, 2015

Playing Henderson at right back when you've got clyne on the bench pic.twitter.com/MKllzMlqOQ

— Elaine Boyak (@wheeler_liam) June 14, 2015

playing Jones and then Henderson at RB when you have Clyne on the bench pic.twitter.com/cMDOuucw6f

— Abiram J (@aj_cfc2) June 14, 2015
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