A History of England vs Spain: Pearce’s Redemption, Hunter’s beauty, Di Stefano brilliance, Gary’s goalfest and that miss!

England will host Spain at Wembley in both teams inaugural UEFA Nations League game this Saturday. Surprisingly for two of European football’s big nations, the history between the two has often flown under the radar compared to England’s rivalries with say Germany or Spain’s with Portugal. But they’ve still met twice in the World Cup […]

England Squad Announcement

Gareth Southgate has named his England squad for the upcoming Nations League fixture against Spain and friendly against Switzerland, so what conclusions can we draw? The Squad Goalkeepers: Jack Butland (Stoke), Jordan Pickford (Everton), Alex McCarthy (Southampton) Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Fabian Delph (Manchester City), Joe Gomez (Liverpool), Harry Maguire (Leicester City) Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), Luke […]

Gomez injury means a late shuffle of the pack for Southgate

Liverpool confirmed yesterday the unsurprising news that young England defender Joe Gomez will miss the World Cup. Gomez was injured playing for England back in March and has never looked like shaking off the problem so after a season of progress the young central defender can look forward to a long career for club and […]

What represents a successful World Cup for England?

The press and public reaction to the latest England squad underlined what we already knew; expectations are at a low point for the England team heading into the World Cup. Of course the return to fitness of Harry Kane will make a big difference but just what do we realistically aim for this summer? How far can […]