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England supporters were left scratching their heads at the sight of Harry Kane taking corners in Saturdays 1-1 draw with Russia

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01:38, Aug 08 2017

England supporters were left scratching their heads at the sight of Harry Kane taking corners in Saturdays 1-1 draw with Russia at Euro 2016. Jasper Cillessen Jersey . The 6ft 2 striker was Premier League top scorer last season, so why was he on corner duty in Marseille? I cant understand it, said Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp. We need Kane in the box. To have our best striker taking corners doesnt make any sense.Roy Hodgson was defiant in the face of criticism, however, saying: I dont need to apologise for Kane taking a corner. Jack Wilshere also defended the decision. Ive heard some people say they want him in the box, said the midfielder. But if we get the delivery right, which he can, we have enough big players in the box who can win the ball. Adam Lallana added: He has got unbelievable delivery from corners - I have seen it in training. Whoever takes corners, they are taking corners for a reason. Even Alan Shearer weighed into the debate. Why is Kane on corners? Why is Harry Kane taking corners for England? We examine the debate. Kane took all six of Englands corners against Russia, but while Hodgson cited his technique as the reason behind it, it remains a peculiar decision. Kane is a powerful aerial threat and didnt take a single corner during Englands qualifying campaign, and he is the only striker fulfilling the role at Euro 2016.It will be intriguing to see if the Tottenham striker continues on corners in Englands meeting with Wales on Thursday. Chris Colemans first-choice corner-taker, by contrast, is Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey, which allows dangerman Gareth Bale to make his presence felt in the box. Aaron Ramsey (L) is Wales regular corner-taker It is a common theme. Twenty-two of the 24 first-choice corner-takers at Euro 2016 are midfielders. Aside from Kane, the only other exception is Croatias Darijo Srna, who plays at right-back. First choice corner-takers at Euro 2016 Country First-choice corner-taker Position Albania Taulant Xhaka Midfielder Austria Zlatko Junuzovic Midfielder Belgium Kevin de Bruyne Midfielder Croatia Darijo Srna Defender Czech Republic Tomas Rosicky Midfielder England Harry Kane Striker France Dimitri Payet Midfielder Germany Toni Kroos Midfielder Hungary Balazs Dzsudzsak Midfielder Iceland Gylfi Sigurdsson Midfielder Italy Antonio Candreva Midfielder Northern Ireland Olivier Norwood Midfielder Poland Kamil Grosicki Midfielder Portugal Nani Midfielder Republic of Ireland Robbie Brady Midfielder Romania Nicolae Stanciu Midfielder Russia Oleg Shatov Midfielder Slovakia Robert Mak Midfielder Spain Cesc Fabregas Midfielder Sweden Kim Kallstrom Midfielder Switzerland Xherdan Shaqiri Midfielder Turkey Hakan Calhanoglu Midfielder Ukraine Yevhen Konoplyanka Midfielder Wales Aaron Ramsey Midfielder Hodgsons comments suggest he has no plans to backtrack on his unusual decision, but the debate will continue if Kanes corners come to nothing in Thursdays crucial clash in Lens...Should Harry Kane continue to take corners for England? 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