Category: England Latest- news and opinion

10 Conclusions from England’s international week

So England’s first intenrational week of the new season is over, what conclussions can we draw? Midfield search continues- England’s problem position remains midfield or more specifically the creative playmaker to run it. Jordan Henderson deserves credit for making the absolute most of his talent but England need a better solution. Adam Lallana was again

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England vs Spain Preview

England take on Spain at Wembley this Evening, in their inaugural UEFA Nations League match. England arrive in unusually buoyant mood following a relatively successful major tournament. England Squad Announcement A Successful summer Gareth Southgate’s mission is now to ensure England’s great run in Russia was the start of a successful run at major tournaments

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Possible England call ups

Gareth Southgate will name his first post World Cup squad on Thursday. After a great summer it will be a case of evolution not revolution with England and the core group will remain intact, but there will be changes. Here are some of the contenders for a call. Time to thank Southgate and give him

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10 England Players going on Sale or Return?

The Premier League transfer window may be closed, but in Europe teams can buy on for another 9 days and Championship teams can loan. So which England players may be on the move. Ademola Lookman Red Bull Leipzig have made an improved £22million bid for Lookman following his successful loan spell last season. But Everton want

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Could Football be coming home in 2030?

Yesterday the FA announced they were considering a bid to host the 2030 World Cup. It was hardly a surprise and a final decision won’t be made until next year, but it prompts several questions, why are England bidding again after the embarrassment of the 2018 bid? How would it work? and most importantly would

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Under 19 failure highlights complexity of club vs country

So England failed to retain their Euro Under 19 title after a 5-0 drubbing from France. Worse still failing to make the semi finals put England into a playoff to make next years Under 20 World Cup. They lost it 3-0 to Norway meaning England won’t be defending the Under 20 World Cup they won

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Time to thank Southgate and give him time to move England forward

There were many reasons to celebrate England’s success at this World Cup, one personal reason is I live on the doorstep of the village of Southgate in the Borough of Barnet and didn’t want to see all the local road signs for Southgate followed in spray paint with the words ‘iz sh!t.’ Instead on Monday

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England’s Bright Young Things (ii)

So the World Cup is over and all the talk is of England’s bright young things pushing for a senior call up, but who are these youngsters who’ve scooped so many major titles in the last year- here’s part 2 of our guide to the top 30 prospects under the age of 23. England’s Bright

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