After a qualifying campaign that produced a whopping 37 goals in eight games and six conceded, it would seem harsh to criticise England but manager Gareth Southgate recognises that defensive blips could cost his team dear at the Euro 2020 finals.
England manager Gareth Southgate said his side made a statement by deciding to complete a 6-0 Euro 2020 qualifying win over Bulgaria after the match was twice halted by racist chanting.
Not even England’s most passionate supporters would suggest that winning this week’s Nations League Finals would compare with a World Cup triumph but after last year’s excitement, Gareth Southgate’s men are now eyeing football’s newest trophy.
Southgate hailed an “electric” Raheem Sterling as the Manchester City forward scored his first international hat-trick.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier has blamed injuries for his lack of form this season and the right back said he is aware of the competition for spots in England’s back line for their Euro qualifiers this month.
Gareth Southgate praises his team after Sunday’s 2-1 victory against Croatia.
England’s Gareth Southgate praises his side for playing with courage and bravery to win 3-2 away to Spain.
Southgate says the League’s early start was a factor in some players lacking sharpness.
England manager Gareth Southgate will continue to select younger players who can adapt better to his tactics.
England captain Harry Kane admits the Three Lions must improve.
Gareth Southgate’s team are keeping a cool head in their tournament “bubble”.
England celebrates reaching the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in a generation as Russia comes to terms.
England’s coach watched as his team beat Colombia on penalties to reach quarter-finals.
Penalties have been the death of England at six of the last 12 major tournaments and in that time, they have won only once.
The English media greeted the national side’s record World Cup win with a euphoria every bit as intense as the venom unleashed.
England manager Gareth Southgate has done his utmost to lower the expectations on his young team at the World Cup.
Gareth Southgate insists his youthful 23-man group was picked purely on form.
Gareth Southgate plans to name his 23-man World Cup squad early to help avoid unnecessary anxiety among his players.
England’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney is announcing he is retiring.