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Black Players Index
 
Black Players under
Stuart Pearce
England's Black Players
under Roy Hodgson
 
 
 
Roy Hodgson Since his first match in charge, no. 904, Hodgson has used 15 different black players, Ryan Bertrand, Steven Caulker, Nathaniel Clyne, Ashley Cole, Fabian Delph, Jermain Defoe, Kieran Gibbs, Tom Huddlestone, Glen Johnson, Joleon Lescott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Chris Smalling, Raheem Sterling, Daniel Sturridge, Andros Townsend, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Ashley Young and Wilfried Zaha.  He used them on 198 different occasions.  Since the 17 players he used against Norway on 26 May 2012, Roy Hodgson has used 553 players in his 35 matches in charge.  Hodgson's usage of black players make 36% of the total players used.

Matches in which Roy Hodgson used Black Players
2011-12
Friendlies Black Players involved
1 904 26 May 2012 - Norway 0 England 1 [0-1]
Ullevål Stadion, Ullevål, Oslo
(21,496)
Lescott and Young start.
Walcott sub. Oxlade-Chamberlain debuts as sub.
AW 4/17 23.5
2 905 2 June 2012 - England 1 Belgium 0 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London
(85,091)
Johnson, Cole, Welbeck, Young, and Oxlade start. Lescott, Defoe, Walcott were subs. HW 8/17 47.1
European Championship Finals in Poland/Ukraine  
3 Roy Hodgson was only appointed England manager on May 1 and his first task was to name his squad for the tournament. The provisional list of eight black players among the 23 was announced on May 16, including Glen Johnson, Ashley Cole, Theo Walcott, Ashley Young, Joleon Lescott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jermain Defoe and Danny Welbeck, prior to England's two warm-up fixtures. Daniel Sturridge was one of the five additional players who were placed on standby. 34.8% or one in three squad players were black.
906 11 June 2012 - France 1 England 1 [1-1]
Donbass Arena, Donets'ka oblast, Donetsk (47,400)
Johnson, Cole, Lescott, Welbeck, Oxlade and Young start. Defoe, Walcott were subs. ND 8/14 57.1
4 907 15 June 2012 - Sweden 2 England 3 [0-1]
Natsional'nyî Sportyvnyî Kompleks, Pechersk, Kyiv (48,876)
Johnson, Cole, Lescott, Welbeck and Young start. Walcott and Oxlade were subs. NW 7/13 53.8
5 908 19 June 2012 - England 1 Ukraine 0 [0-0]
Donbass Arena, Donets'ka oblast, Donetsk (51,504)
Johnson, Cole, Lescott, Welbeck and Young start. Walcott and Oxlade were subs. AW 7/14 50.0
6 909 24 June 2012 England 0 Italy 0 [0-0]
AET
[0-0] & Penalties [2-4]

Natsional'nyî Sportyvnyî Kompleks, Pechersk, Kyiv (56,500)
Johnson, Cole, Lescott, Welbeck and Young start. Walcott sub. ND 6/14 42.9
2012-13
Friendly  
7 910 15 August 2012 - Italy 1 England 2 [1-1]
Stade de Suisse, Wankdorf, Bern (15,000)
Walker and Young start.
Defoe and Lescott subs. Livermore and Bertrand debut as subs.
AW 6/17 35.3
World Cup Preliminaries  
8 911 7 September 2012 - Moldova 0 England 5 [0-3]
Zimbru Stadium, Botanica, Chişinău
(10,400)
Johnson, Lescott, Defoe  and Oxlade start.
Walcott and Welbeck were subs.
AW 6/14 42.9
9 912 11 September 2012 - England 1 Ukraine 1 [0-1]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London (68,102)
Johnson, Lescott, Defoe and Oxlade start.
Welbeck, Sturridge and Bertrand were subs.
HD 7/14 50.0
10 913 12 October 2012 - England 5 San Marino 0 [2-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London (85,654)
Walker, Walcott, Welbeck and Oxlade start. Lennon was a sub. HW 5/14 35.7
11 914 17 October 2012 - Poland 1 England 1 [0-1]
Stadion Narodowy, Kazimierza Górskiego, Warszawa (43,000)
Johnson, Cole, Lescott and Defoe start.
Welbeck and Oxlade were subs.
AD 6/13 46.2
Friendlies  
12 915 14 November 2012 - Sweden 4 England 2 [1-2]
Nationalarenan Friends Arena, Solna kommun, Stockholm län
(49,967)
Johnson, Welbeck and Young start, Caulker and Sterling debuted. Sturridge and Huddlestone were subs, Zaha was a debuting sub. AL 8/17 47.1
13 916 6 February 2013 - England 2 Brazil 1 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London
(87,453)
Johnson, Cole, Smalling, Walcott and Welbeck start. Lennon was a sub. AW 6/15 40.0
World Cup Preliminaries  
14 917 22 March 2013 - San Marino 0 England 8 [0-5]
Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle
(4,952)
Walker, Lescott, Smalling, Oxlade, Defoe and Young start. Sturridge was sub. AW 7/14 50.0
15 918 26 March 2013 - Montenegro 1 England 1 [0-1]
Stadion Pod Goricom, Centar, Podgorica
(11,300)
Johnson, Cole, Lescott, Smalling and Welbeck start. Young was a sub. AD 6/12 50.0
Friendlies - FA 150th Year Anniversary  
16 919 29 May 2013 -
England 1 Republic of Ireland 1
[1-1]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London
(80,126)
Johnson, COLE, Walcott, Sturridge and Oxlade start. Defoe was a sub. AW 6/16 37.5
17 920 2 June 2013 - Brazil 2 England 2 [0-0]
Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro (57,280/66,015)
Johnson and Walcott start. Cole and Oxlade were subs. AD 4/14 28.6
2013-14
18 921 14 August 2013 - England 3 Scotland 2 [1-1]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London (80,485)
Walker, Walcott and Welbeck start.
Oxlade and Zaha subs.
HW 5/17 29.4
World Cup Preliminaries  
19 922 6 September 2013 - England 4 Moldova 0 [3-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London
(61,607)
Walker, Cole, Walcott and Welbeck start. AW 4/14 28.6
20 923 10 September 2013 - Ukraine 0 England 0 [0-0]
Natsional'nyî Sportyvnyĭ Kompleks, Pechersk, Kyiv
(69,890)
Walker, Cole and Walcott start. Young was a sub. AD 4/13 30.8
21 924 11 October 2013 - England 4 Montenegro 1 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London (83,807)
Walker, Townsend, Sturridge and Welbeck start. HW 4/14 28.6
22 925 15 October 2013 - England 2 Poland 0 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London (85,186)
Smallling, Townsend, Sturridge and Welbeck start. HW 4/14 28.6
Friendlies - FA 150th Year Anniversary  
23 926 15 November 2013 - England 0 Chile 2 [0-1]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London (62,953)
Johnson starts. Townsend, Smalling and Defoe subs. HL 4/17 23.5
24 927 19 November 2013 - England 0 Germany 1 [0-1]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London (85,934)
Walker, Cole, Smalling, Sturridge and Townsend start. Gibbs was a sub. HL 6/16 37.5
Friendlies  
25 928 5 March 2014 - England 1 Denmark 0 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London
(68,573)
Johnson, Cole, Smalling, Sturridge and Sterling start. Welbeck, Oxlade and Townsend were subs. HW 8/17 47.1
26 929 30 May 2014 - England 3 Peru 0 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London
(83,578)
Johnson, Sturridge and Welbeck start. Sterling and Smalling were subs. HW 5/17 29.4
27 930 4 June 2014 - Ecuador 2 England 2 [1-1]
Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida (21,534)
Smalling and Oxlade start. Sterling and Welbeck were subs. Sterling sent-off ND 4/17 23.5
28 931 7 June 2014 - Honduras 0 England 0 [0-0]
Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida (45,379)
Johnson, Sturridge and Welbeck start. ND 3/16 18.8
2014 World Cup Finals in Brazil  
29 Roy Hodgson had named his 23-man squad on 12 May, Glen Johnson, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Raheem Sterling, Daniel Sturridge and Danny Welbeck were the black players called up. Jermain Defoe was one of the seven additional players who were placed on standby. 21.8% or one in nearly five squad players were black.
932 14 June 2014 - England 1 Italy 2 [1-1]
Arena da Amazônia, Manaus (39,800)
Johnson, Sterling, Sturridge and Welbeck start. NL 4/14 28.6
30 933 19 June 2014 - Uruguay 2 England 1 [1-0]
Arena de São Paulo, Itaquera, São Paulo
(62,575)
Johnson, Sterling, Sturridge and Welbeck start. NL 4/14 28.6
31 934 24 June 2014 - Costa Rica 0 England 0 [0-0]
Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto, Pampulha, Belo Horizonte (57,823)
Smalling and Sturridge start. Sterling was a sub ND 3/14 21.4
2014-15
Friendly  
32 935 3 September 2014 - England 1 Norway 0 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London
(40,181)
Oxlade, Sturridge and Sterling start. Delph and Welbeck are subs. HW 5/17 29.4
European Championship Preliminaries  
33 936 8 September 2014 - Switzerland 0 England 2 [0-0]
Sankt-Jakob Park, Sankt Jakob, Basel (35,500)
Delph, Welbeck and Sterling start. AW 3/14 21.4
34 937 9 October 2014 - England 5 San Marino 0 [0-2]
The National Stadium, Wembley
(55,990)
Gibbs, Welbeck, Sterling start. Oxlade and Townsend are subs HW 5/14 35.7
35 938 12 October 2014 - Estonia 0 England 1 [0-0]
A. Le Coq Arena, Lilleküla, Tallinn (10,195)
Delph and Welbeck start. Oxlade and Sterling are subs. AW 4/14 28.6
36 939 15 November 2014 - England 3 Slovenia 1 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley, London
(82,305)
Clyne debuts, Gibbs, Welbeck and Sterling start. Oxlade and Smalling subs HW 6/14 42.9
Friendly  
37 940 18 November 2015 - Scotland 1 England 3 [0-1]
Celtic Park, Kerrydale Street, Parkhead, Glasgow (55,000)
Clyne, Smalling, Welbeck and Oxlade start. Sterling and Gibbs subs. AW 6/17 35.3

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