Glenn Hoddle urges Steven Gerrard not to retire from international football

Hoddle urges Gerrard not to retire
© Getty Images
Glenn Hoddle believes that captain Steven Gerrard still has plenty to give England at international level.

Former England manager Glenn Hoddle has encouraged Steven Gerrard not to end his international career.

In the wake of England's early exit from the ongoing World Cup in Brazil, it has been reported that the 34-year-old may decide to call time on his stint with the Three Lions.

However, Hoddle has insisted that the Liverpool midfielder still has a role to play at international level.

"If we let Steven Gerrard quit international football, who have we got that can come in and play in the midfield, control the game and help our youngsters? I'd look straight down the camera and say please don't hang your international boots up," Hoddle told ITV Sport.

Having made his debut in 2000, Gerrard has gone on to make 113 appearances for his country.

Frank Lampard of England talks to the media during an England Press Conference at The Grove Hotel on September 8, 2013
Read Next:
Hoddle: 'Lampard must start against Italy'
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole



Premier League
Championship
League One
League Two
National League
Scottish League Cup
Scottish Premiership
Scottish Championship
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
La Liga
Bundesliga
Serie A
Ligue 1
Premier League 2 - Div 1
Segunda Division
2.Bundesliga
Serie B
Ligue 2
Australian A-League
Belgian Pro League
Greek Superleague
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
Russian Premier League
Turkish Super Lig
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City87102942522
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd86202121920
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
4Watford84311313015
5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle832398111
10Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton9324910-111
11West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
12Southampton823379-29
13Huddersfield TownHuddersfield823359-49
14Swansea CitySwansea822458-38
15Everton8224513-88
16Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham9225817-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163