Tag: Misc

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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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

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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

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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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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’s winners & losers: Week 1

With a new club season upon us, here’s our weekly form check on England hopefuls… Winners Luke Shaw He scored his first goal! It seems the love/ hate relationship between Shaw and Jose Mourinho is all hearts and roses. Shaw was stout in defence, overlapped well and came up with a neat finish to secure

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The Under Capped England Squad

We’ve done the Uncapped Squad, The One Cap squad and now for the  conclussion of the trilogy with a look back at those players who England picked but not often enough. In part 1 we look at the best 11, in part 2 we’ll fill out the remaining squad… Uncapped England Squad The One Cap Wonder Squad Note

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England’s Early Pre-season winners and losers

Pre-season is far from done with the Community Shield set for Sunday, so with the World Cup stars still absent which England hopefuls have stood out? Winners Emile Smith-Rowe (Arsenal) The breakout star of this Preseason. His touch and technique have led to comparisons to a young Jack Wilshere (hopefully minus plonker tendencies) and he

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