Hodgson mulls over selection issues

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England boss Roy Hodgson has admitted he may find it difficult to make changes for Friday's Euro 2012 showdown with Sweden even though he accepts tiredness may be an issue.

At one point during the second-half of the 1-1 draw with France, Scott Parker was bellowing "I'm okay" at the dug-out, even though it was obvious the Tottenham man had hit a physical wall.

Given Parker's lack of match sharpness following his late season Achilles problem and the enormous effort required to subdue France's invention in strength-sapping 31 degree heat, it was hardly a surprise he should succumb.

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