Roy Hodgson was criticised for his decision to place Harry Kane in charge of corner taking for England in the European Championships.
England captain Wayne Rooney stated it was he who decided to take corner kicks alternatively of Harry Kane at Euro 2016.
Ex-manager Roy Hodgson was largely criticised for the decision to instil Kane – the Premier League major scorer – as England’s committed corner taker at the tournament in France.
Now with Sam Allardyce in charge of your national team following England’s exit at the last-16 stage, Rooney has opened up around the rebellion against Hodgson in regards to set-pieces.
“Roy certainly decided for Harry to take corners,” the Manchester United skipper mentioned. “I felt in the time that he was the top goal-scorer within the Premier League. He’s a massive lad within the box. It was Roy’s decision.
“But right after the first game I don’t believe Harry wanted to take the corners, so I went and took them. I felt I in all probability should really have taken them anyway.
“He’s probably better inside the air than me and for the final season he had been scoring a good deal of objectives.
“So that was it, definitely. I assume players possess the right to create decisions on the pitch. You make a selection on what you see around the pitch.
“Nothing was ever created of it. I do not think Roy had an issue with that.”