News on July 22 recently,Former England player Gerrard was interviewed by the media,In the interview, he claimed that the golden generation of England at the beginning of the 21st century failed to meet a tough coach to coach.
In the early 21st century, the England national team was full of stars,Terry, Lampard, Irving, Beckham, Rooney, Scholes, Ferdinand and Gerrard are among them.Despite the strength of this England national team,But the team has broken down in many important games.Now the former England national team captain Gerrard slammed the coaching methods of the then England national team coach Ericson, McLaren and Capello in an interview.
Gerrard said in the interview:“Looking back at the golden generation of England at that time,We really need a strong enough coach to coach the team.”
“There were many coaches for reference at the time,Like Benitez,But he did not intend to coach a national team.”
“Look at these coaches in football now——Klopp, Mourinho and Guardiola.In fact,A good coach can match a team.in my opinion,At that time, the English Football Association could have helped us achieve more achievements in the international arena.”
Gerrard made his national team debut in 2000,A year later Eriksson became the coach of the England national team.
Under the leadership of the Swedish coach,England fell to the quarter-finals in the 2004 European Cup and the 2006 World Cup.
Subsequently,McLaren took over the coach of England,Although McLaren inherited the same England Golden Generation lineup as Erickson,But the team didn’t even get tickets for the 2008 European Cup.
after that,The Italian coach Capello took over England’s coaching position,And led the team to participate in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa,But the team lost to Germany 4-1 in the eighth-finals.Was eliminated.
Hodgson was the last England coach before Gerrard retired.But it also failed to help England win any achievements in the 2012 European Cup and the 2014 World Cup.