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(Video) England 1-0 Norway: Wayne Rooney Fires Home Penalty to Give Roy Hodgson Narrow Friendly Win

New Three Lions captain scores winner in sedate friendly.

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England saw off Norway with a fairly average display in front of a sparse Wembley crowd thanks to a second half penalty struck confidently home by new Three Lions captain Wayne Rooney.

Hodgson handed debuts to Everton defender John Stones, Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph and Arsenal teenager Calum Chambers, who came on with ten minutes to go.

It was something of an underwhelming display from Roy Hodgson’s England side, played in front of the lowest national team attendance at the new Wembley, with the home side managing just two shots on target in the entire match.

Joshua King forced Joe Hart into a great save whilst Raheem Sterling was lively throughout, winning the penalty that was slotted home by Rooney with 20 minutes left.

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