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Gerrard eager to weed out England shirkers

By Agence France-Presse in Rio de Janeiro ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-06-24 07:09:31

England captain Steven Gerrard has described allegations that English players have deliberately wriggled out of international duty as "disgusting" and called on those concerned to be publicly named and shamed.

Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp claimed on Sunday that during his time at Tottenham Hotspur, "there were two or three players who did not want to play for England".

Redknapp told BBC radio: "They would come to me 10 days before the game and say, 'Gaffer, get me out of that game. I don't want to play in that game'.

Gerrard eager to weed out England shirkers

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