Dropping Rooney deeper allows room for both Alli and Kane - and even Vardy if Hodgson plumps for it - to take their positions, while Rooney sits as a suitable alternative for Jordan Henderson, who could miss out altogether through injury. And heck, there's even room for Eric Dier to sit at the base of the midfield.
Matt Spiro is the English voice of French football. He's the go to guy whenever your club buys a player from Ligue Un. Therefore
It never ceases to amaze me just how erratic the English nation can become, in reaction to a weekend of International friendly fixtures. The valiant 3-2 win over Germany naturally provoked talks of Euro 2016 glory. In a matter of days fans returned to the all too familiar English football reality of dread and despair following our defeat to the Netherlands.
In just over two months the Euros will be upon us. Alongside my special guests I've shown you Marseille, Lyon and Toulouse
Let's be honest, Woy, the pressure's on. The old backside may not be squeaking yet, but preparation time's running out. There's a couple of weeks and two final chances to check your deck before the summer crunch.
David Cameron, you know the one who gets his Villas and West Hams all in a muddle when professing his undying love for a team in claret and blue, obviously wasn't checking the summer fixture lists when plumping for a date to have a Euro Referendum.
This is no ordinary city guide. Over the coming weeks I will be interviewing some of the greatest: from a past European Championship hero to an England rugby legend and more. I've handpicked the people who know the Euro host cities inside out and know the best places to visit during competition time.
England was drawn against Wales in the group stage of the 2016 European Championship on Saturday. Roy Hodgson’s men will