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Premier League
Why Crystal Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka can feel hard done by after England snub
17:00 Friday 22nd March 2019

After a four-month hiatus, international football comes back with a bang. Qualification for the 2020 European Championships finally begins, with some mouthwatering fixtures in the offing. For England, they'll be looking to build upon a…

International
What does Gareth Southgate expect from his Three Lions call-ups?
08:00 Thursday 21st March 2019

So the first international break of 2019 is upon us, putting the Premier League on hold for two weeks in the meantime. All of the home nations are in action over the following 14 days, including England. The Three Lions face the Czech Republic…

England National Team
Declan Rice was wise to not rush into his decision on international future
12:00 Saturday 16th February 2019

On Wednesday, West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice announced via his social media channels his intention to switch his national allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England. The 20-year old has played in three friendly games for the…

Premier League
Nathaniel Clyne is Liverpool and England’s true forgotten man
09:00 Tuesday 11th December 2018

A little over four years ago, Southampton's two starting full-backs departed for pastures new. Luke Shaw headed for Manchester United. Nathaniel Clyne dropped him off then travelled another 35 miles across the M62 to Liverpool. In subsequent…

European Football
Nations League: Is it a major trophy if England win?
17:00 Tuesday 4th December 2018

As Susanna Hoffs would sing, it was a Manic Monday in football terms. The day began like too many Mondays when Southampton sacked manager Mark Hughes. It ended on a sweeter note when England drew the Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League draw.…

Reviews
Film Review - Daring to Dream: England's Story at the 2018 World Cup
15:00 Tuesday 4th December 2018

This past summer delivered lasting memories for English football fans. Performing above what many believed possible, England reached the semi-finals of a major competition for the first time in 12 years. ‘Daring to Dream’ tells…

International
How Eric Dier's tackle on Sergio Ramos made us all smile
12:00 Thursday 18th October 2018

Sergio Ramos is widely regarded as football's most unscrupulous player. Whatever ethics, morality or sportsmanship he once possessed are overridden by an unwavering desire to win. He is one of the toughest opponents in the game. But on…

International
The next five youngsters on England's radar
12:00 Wednesday 17th October 2018

Gareth Southgate set out his vision for England’s future in the Nations League. His focus is on youth. This international break demonstrated commitment to giving young players their first taste of the senior team. Jadon Sancho and Mason…

England National Team
Can these players step up for England if Harry Kane is injured?
08:00 Friday 5th October 2018

Jamie Vardy, Marcus Rashford, Danny Welbeck and, of course, Harry Kane. They comprised Gareth Southgate's strike force in Russia. Kane won the World Cup Golden Boot, scoring six goals in the Three Lions’ semifinal run.  Problem?…

England National Team
Can Gareth Southgate take England to the top?
09:00 Tuesday 11th September 2018

Much was made of the Three Lions' run at the World Cup. Gareth Southgate won his nation's heart. Social media went ablaze with a movement. #ItsComingHome. Unfortunately, it never did. The England team under Southgate is good, just not…

World Cup
Football has come home for England even without a World Cup trophy
12:30 Saturday 14th July 2018

For the last month, England has been obsessed with football coming home. The lyrics to the 1996 song, Three Lions, echoed across the country. Despite the ultimate disappointment of missing the final after an extra-time defeat to Croatia, football…

World Cup
Gareth Southgate exorcises his demons with England's World Cup performance
12:30 Friday 13th July 2018

Gareth Southgate’s feebly struck, slug-botherer of a penalty defined him for so long, at least in international terms. Twenty-two years ago, the ball rolled towards the goalkeeper, a forlorn missile of misery. The hopes…

England National Team
Are we witnessing England's golden generation?
15:30 Wednesday 11th July 2018

As the days go by and the England national team continue to advance in the 2018 World Cup, the term 'golden generation' seems to be entering our daily conversations. And why wouldn’t it? Football is indeed coming home and it’s…

World Cup
Comparing England's Class of 2018 with the 1990 World Cup team
12:30 Wednesday 11th July 2018

As the England team prepare themselves for their World Cup semifinal with Croatia, the hype at home has reached fever pitch. This tournament was all about building confidence and gaining experience with a very young squad. Gareth Southgate’s…

World Cup
John Stones: A player reborn at the World Cup
17:00 Tuesday 10th July 2018

John Stones' relatively young career has been remarkably successful. The England international is only 24. He has played in the Champions League, won the Premier League and the League Cup. More recently, he has helped his country reach…