Date: 4th July 2006 at 7:41am
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O’Neil has told the news that Harry would have taken England a lot further.

Talking to the Portsmouth News O’Neil said ‘Harry Redknapp would of done a better job. Harry is fantastic at knowing what he wants from his players. For instance he likes center-forwards who are strong and quick and get up the sides, so he plays strikers who do that.

‘Thats where England have gone wrong – asking players to do things they’re not great at doing.

‘If you want to win a World Cup you’ve got to score goals. Even before Wayne Rooney was sent off we didnt look like scoring.

‘We didnt take the right forwards. Wayne Rooney started the tournament unfit, Michael Owen was coming back from injury, Peter Crouch was unproven at World Cup level and Theo Walcot was unproven at any level.’