Luke Shaw's emergence has come at the worst possible time for Ashley Cole.
While the Southampton youngster has been impressing, Cole has been watching on from the bench.
However Hodgson gave him a vote of confidence when he started him against Denmark and the Chelsea man showed he can be relied upon.
Hodgson is unlikely to just throw away a man of Cole's experience, so all he needs is a few games before the end of the season to confirm he's lost none of his touch.
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