BBC Sport - England boss Roy Hodgson explains World Cup squad selection
Hodgson explains his squad selection
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England manager Roy Hodgson explains his World Cup squad selection and the importance of striking a balance between youth and experience.
Hodgson describes the choice between Ashley Cole and Luke Shaw as "unbelievably hard" and praises the Chelsea left-back for his "maturity and graciousness" in dealing with the decision.
The England boss also discusses the strengths of selecting a 36 year-old Frank Lampard and younger talent in the form of Raheem Sterling and Ross Barkley.