The big decision

October 5, 2006
By Dominic Raynor
As England prepare for their Euro 2008 qualifying double header with Macedonia and Croatia, media savvy manager Steve McClaren is saying all the right things to distance his new regime from the old era. So far this week the former Boro boss has highlighted the importance of his players being flexible within a number of formations - naming-checking the 4-4-2, 4-5-1, 4-3-3 and 3-5-2 - and has expressed his desire for his squad to carry their Premiership passion into the international arena.

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