Gerrard denies Redknapp text message
- From the section Football
England captain Steven Gerrard denies that he sent Harry Redknapp a text message backing him for the England manager job before Roy Hodgson was appointed.
He also supported Greg Dyke's plan to increase the number of English players playing in the Premier League.
BBC Sport's State of the Game study showed that English players play just 32.26% of minutes in the top flight.