West Ham captain Mark Noble insists he will not give up on playing for England, despite being left out Roy Hodgsons latest squad. Bruce Ruffin Jersey . The England boss did not include midfielder Noble in his 23-man squad for the friendly double-header with Germany and the Netherlands, despite his consistent form for the Hammers.Noble, who was capped 20 times for Englands U21s, told Sky Sports News HQ he accepts he is unlikely to force his way into Hodgsons plans for this summers European Championship finals but will continue to battle for a future call. I dont give up, for sure. For the Euros, probably - yes, actually - but for England, I dont give up, said Noble. Noble has found the net three times in the Premier League this season Its not just about me, its about a lot of very, very good players - top players - who have got a tournament to go and win in the summer. Hodgsons team in flux England unrecognisable at Euro 2016? Speaking on Sky Sports Now, former West Ham defender Tony Gale said Noble would have been a good addition to the national set-up.What could he have brought to the England squad? Hes got a calmness about him, said Gale.Hes a great passer of the ball and hes added to the repertoire with a couple of spectacular goals. He takes all the penalties for West Ham, and he cares. That rubs off on all the other players.Noble is also eligible to play for the Republic of Ireland, by virtue of his Cork-born grandparents. He has refused to rule out playing for Ireland in the past, but former England defender Andy Hinchcliffe believes Noble still has his heart set on England. Danny Drinkwater (L) was handed his first England call-up by Roy Hodgson There comes a point when youre not getting an England call, maybe you think you want to play international football - maybe he would have decided by now if he wanted to play for Ireland.He seems to still think theres a possibility he could play for England. Certainly in future tournaments - look at the squad they picked with Danny Drinkwater and Jordan Henderson there - why not Mark Noble?Instead, Noble will celebrate nearly 12 years in the West Ham first-team with his testimonial on Monday against a Hammers All-Stars XI and is looking forward to seeing some legends back at the Boleyn Ground.Paolo Di Canio, Rio Ferdinand and Scotty Parker are coming back, and some really good friends of mine. Ive also got my best mate from when were kids to play 20 minutes, so thats going to be great, added Noble. Paolo Di Canio will be among the West Ham legends returning for Nobles testimonial To be able to play a testimonial in a season like this, in our last season at the Boleyn Ground is pretty special.The testimonial is raising money for Richard House Childrens Hospital, Help for Heroes and the DT38 Foundation. Also See: Euro 2016: Hodgsons hopefuls Hodgsons team in flux Hammers reveal stadium screen plan Get a free ￡10 bet Yonathan Daza Jersey . In the last race before the Sochi Olympics, Bjoergen followed up her win in the 10-kilometre classical race on Saturday by beating World Cup sprint leader Denise Herrmann of Germany by 0.43 seconds for her fifth victory of the season. Matt Nokes Jersey . For the Athletics, hes extremely important at the top of the order, especially with Coco Crisp hurting. Jaso drove in three runs Sunday night, helping Scott Kazmir and Oakland beat the Texas Rangers 9-3.LONDON - Alan Pardews first game as Crystal Palace manager ended in success on Saturday as his team came from behind to beat Tottenham 2-1 in the Premier League.Harry Kane broke the deadlock for Spurs in the 49th minute, collecting a pass from Nacer Chadli and sending his low shot across Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni.Dwight Gayle equalized for Palace in the 69tth from the penalty spot after Benjamin Stambouli was adjudged to have tripped Joe Ledley. Neifi Perez Jersey. Gayle powered the penalty low to the right of Hugo Lloris, before Jason Puncheon put Palace ahead in the 80th.Substitute Wilfried Zaha weaved down the left and picked out Puncheon on the edge of the area, who curled a low shot into the far corner. ' ' '