newsfootball3 months ago

Need to keep working hard over next few weeks and see where I am, claims Reece James

Chelsea star Reece James has not given up on making England’s World Cup squad and has revealed that he is taking things day-by-day and will see how far that takes him. The 22-year-old suffered a knee injury against AC Milan earlier this month and is currently sidelined for eight weeks.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Would do anything to have someone like Chris Smalling at my disposal, claims Jose Mourinho

AS Roma boss Jose Mourinho has hit out at Gareth Southgate as he believes that Chris Smalling should be a part of the England squad and is shocked that the defender isn’t. The 32-year-old has earned 31 caps since his debut in 2011 but hasn’t played for the national team since 2017.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Feel I can do this but I’m going to have to be patient with it, claims Kyle Walker

Manchester City star Kyle Walker believes that he will be fit in time to make the final cut for England’s 2022 World Cup squad despite his injury. The 32-year-old has undergone surgery for a groin issue which has brought his participation in the event under doubt with no set time frame for a return.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Feel that Kieran Trippier’s all round game is ahead of Trent Alexander-Arnold, asserts Gareth Southgate

Amidst criticism over not picking Trent Alexander-Arnold, England boss Gareth Southgate has revealed that he picked Kieran Trippier instead as he believes his all-round game is better. The Liverpool right-back was picked for the international break but didn’t make a single appearance.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Don’t think system was responsible for any of goals vs Germany, claims Gareth Southgate

England boss Gareth Southgate has admitted that he doesn’t think the team’s defensive structure and system on a whole lead to them conceding three goals against Germany. The Three Lions went down 2-0 in the second half but produced a three goal comeback only for Germany walk away with a point.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Think I deal with pressure well but I do feel like I can start playing lot better, asserts Jack Grealish

Manchester City and England star Jack Grealish believes that while he deals with pressure on him well, he admitted that he could be playing a lot better for the Cityzens. The 27-year-old also added that the England squad know about the threat of relegation and are ready to embrace that challenge.
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newsfootball5 months ago

September break is last realistic opportunity to work with team, admits Gareth Southgate

England boss Gareth Southgate has revealed that the September international break is the last realistic chance for him to work with his squad before the 2022 World Cup starts. The Three Lions face Euro 2020 champions Italy and then play Germany in their final internationals before the World Cup.
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newsfootball7 months ago

With the players we’ve got we have to aim to win the World Cup, asserts Declan Rice

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice has insisted that England should be one of the favourites to win the upcoming 2022 World Cup due to the remarkable amount of good players they have in the squad. England will look to end their trophy drought by securing the prestige international trophy in Qatar.
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newsfootball7 months ago

England FA back Gareth Southgate and reassure him that his position is safe

According to Sky Sports, the England Football Association has backed Gareth Southgate and reassured the Three Lions boss that his job is safe for now. This comes in light of England’s disappointing performances in the UEFA Nations League with them picking up just two points from four games.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Completely understand the reaction in the stadium, reveals Gareth Southgate

England manager Gareth Southgate has admitted he completely understood the negative reaction in the stadium after the Three Lions suffered a humiliating defeat against Hungary despite playing with a heavily rotated side. Hungary secured a 4-0 victory over England on Tuesday at Molineux.
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