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Jan 11 2017 at 08:43am

LONDON -- England defender Rio Ferdinand has retired from international football to focus on his Manchester United career. Derek Norris Padres Jersey . Ferdinand was recalled to the England squad in March by Roy Hodgson after almost two years out of the national set up. But Ferdinand provoked the fury of fans by withdrawing from the squad citing fitness concerns only to fly to the Middle East to commentate on the World Cup qualifiers. Ferdinand was annoyed last year with Hodgson after believing he had been overlooked for a place in the squad for the European Championships amid the fallout from a case in which his brother was racially abused by England defender John Terry. Now, after making 81 appearances, Ferdinands England career appears to be ending more amicably. "At the age of 34, I feel it is right for me to stand aside and let the younger players come through, which allows me to concentrate on my club career," Ferdinand said Wednesday. "The team looks in great shape and there is an influx of young, talented players coming through the ranks which bodes well for the future. "I regard it as a great honour and a privilege to have represented my country at every level from U17s upwards." Hodgson had said on Monday that he would be focusing on using younger talent rather than persisting with older players. On Wednesday, Hodgson paid tribute to Ferdinand, whose last England game in June 2011 came under Fabio Capello. "To have captained his country, to play at three World Cups and indeed score in one of those, marks him out amongst a very special group of players," Hodgson said. "I appreciated the call from Rio to inform me of his decision, which clearly he had spent much time considering before reaching this point. "I wish him all the best in his club career, and Im sure the former managers he played under and every England fan will join me in thanking him for his service." Dave Winfield Padres Jersey . -- Matt Ryan needed one of the best games of his career to lead the Falcons and their depleted offence out of their three-game losing streak last week. Dave Winfield Jersey .J. -- Seven games into a disappointing season, New York Giants defensive catalyst Jason Pierre-Paul is getting the feeling hes back. www.baseballpadresofficial.com/andrew-cashner-jersey-c-20/  . Vaives lawyer Trevor Whiffen claims the former 50-goal man wasnt provided with a copy of the claim beforehand and that he would not have agreed to the allegations made against the NHL had he been asked to review its contents. ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands -- Shakayla Thomas picked the right time to come up with her first double-double of the season.Thomas had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 10 Florida State pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Michigan 76-62 on Saturday in the final day of the Paradise Jam tournament.Imani Wright added 19 points, Ivey Slaughter had 15 and Leticia Romero 10 for the Seminoles (6-1), who won their third straight game.We just had to come together as a team, and keep the momentum, Thomas said after her fourth career double-double. It was all about our momentum. We had it on the court, and all about staying positive. Even when we got down, we just got back on defense and started working.Katelynn Flaherty scored 18 points, Kysre Gondrezick added 17 and Hallie Thome 13 for the Wolverines (6-1), who fell behind in the second quarter but stayed close until the Seminoles opened the fourth quarter with a 16-8 run.Theyre a really tough team to guard, Florida State coach Sue Semrau said. But we did a great job of fighting through the fatiguee. Ozzie Smith Jersey. We did a much better job of rebounding the ball. Shakayla rebounded the heck out of the ball.Thomas layup with 2:54 left capped the run, putting Florida State up 69-56.We just went on a scoring drought, Michigan coach Kim Barnes Arico said. I dont know if we got worn down a little bit or what. We started to press a little bit and started to force things instead of sharing the ball. We were in a great spot, we just didnt come out the way we needed to.BIG PICTUREMichigan: Snaps the Wolverines six-game winning streak, the second straight year theyve opened the season 6-0, and drops their record against No. 10 teams to 0-11.Florida State: Keeps the Seminoles unbeaten since losing to No. 2 Connecticut as they played the first of two straight games against Big Ten opponents.UP NEXTMichigan: At Georgia Tech in the Big 10-ACC Challenge on Thursday.Florida State: At Minnesota in the Big 10-ACC Challenge on Wednesday. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '



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