Tag: Harry Kane

Southgate’s Selection Headaches

It’s been a heady week for English Football after back to back nights of European thrillers put four Premier League clubs into the Champions & Europa League finals. England manager Gareth Southgate expressed his delight for those Liverpool and Tottenham players who will compete for club football’s ultimate prize, but conceded it will leave him

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England 2-1 Croatia: Kane comeback stuns Croatia

England have qualified for the semi finals of the UEFA Nations League after a stunning late comeback saw them beat Croatia at Wembley. The precarious position of their group meant both England and Croatia needed to win to qualify for the Nations League finals, whilst a draw would send Spain through. Adding to the tension

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Spain 2-3 England: Sterling wins The Thriller in Sevilla

“I can only see a Spain win” predicted the oracle that is Paul Merson. For once most agreed, Spain came into this game unbeaten in 38 straight competitive games at home, a run stretching back to 2003, their last home game being a 6-0 hiding of Croatia last month. England meanwhile hadn’t won in Spain

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England’s Winners and losers: Week 3

Our weekly look at this weeks winners and losers is headlined by two World Cup centre backs experiencing contrasting fortunes. England’s Winners and losers: Week 2 England’s winners & losers: Week 1 Winners Harry Maguire The man who can do no wrong! Maguire scored a 92nd minute winner with a scuffed shot from distance and

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England’s Winners and losers: Week 2

Winners Harry Kane At the 15th time of asking Kane has popped his August cherry! The England skipper has put to bed one of football’s weirdest statistics and can now plot his course to another Golden Boot. James Maddison In the winners list for the second week in a row, Maddison opened his Leicester account

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England 2:1 Tunisia- Kane is able.

So they did it! England got their World Cup campaign off to a winning start thanks to Harry Kane’s late header. With the possible exception of hosts Russia no country needed a win in their opening game more than England. It wasn’t just the need to get the 3 points but the need to exorcise

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England’s weekly winners and losers

With the club season winding down and the World Cup upon us who’s hot and who’s not? Winners Harry Kane It’s been a tough few weeks for Kane and this one started badly with a poor display at West Brom followed by a fresh air shot at Wembley. But a beautiful strike to bring up

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Who makes the plane?

That’s it the next time England get together their 23 man World Cup squad will have been announced. Gareth Southgate has opted to make his final squad early rather than naming a provisional squad and then whittling it down to a final 23. Southgate explained this was to make England’s training camp a performance camp

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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

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England Squad Announcement: 10 takeaways

After a 4 month absence International football is back and places for the World Cup are up for grabs, here’s a breakdown of Gareth Southgate’s latest squad… The squad is taking shape. Southgate picked 27 and name checked the injured Harry Kane, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Phil Jones & Fabian Delph as players still in the frame

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