Lacklustre England seal top spot with win over Malta

Sat, 18 Nov 2023 - 09:56 GMT

England moved closer to a top seeding at Euro 2024 with a laboured 2-0 home victory against Group C makeweights Malta on Friday that will not live long in the memory of an underwhelmed Wembley Stadium crowd.

Southgate's plans for England disrupted amid players injuries

Fri, 17 Nov 2023 - 11:25 GMT

Coach Gareth Southgate said his plans for the England squad for the European 2024 qualifiers against Malta on Friday and North Macedonia three days later have changed due to the absence of several players through injury.

Southgate said VAR checks left him bored in Spurs v Chelsea thriller

Fri, 10 Nov 2023 - 11:11 GMT

"Well, I was bored watching the game. I was at the game and it just kept stopping. So never mind the players. What about the fans?" Southgate told reporters after naming his squad for the Euro 2024 qualifiers against Malta and North Macedonia.

England manager Southgate 'not a fan' of 2030 World Cup format

Fri, 06 Oct 2023 - 12:12 GMT

In a surprise announcement a year earlier than planned, world soccer's governing body allocated the 2030 World Cup to Morocco, Spain and Portugal but also said Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay would host three opening matches to mark the tournament's centenary.

Southgate's England expecting impassioned atmosphere for Euro qualifier v Ukraine

Sat, 09 Sep 2023 - 08:17 GMT

"We know there are thousands of Ukrainians here," he told reporters at a press conference on Friday in Wroclaw. "We are expecting a passionate crowd but we are here to win a football game, so for us it is about keeping our emotions in check and focusing on our job."

Southgate joins England's 50 club, but questions remain

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 - 11:05 GMT

England's first win against Italy on Italian soil since 1961 and a first competitive victory over them anywhere since 1977 was rightly celebrated at the final whistle.

Southgate wants England to create another piece of history in Naples

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 - 08:37 GMT

Southgate's side's first game since bowing out to France in Qatar is a clash with the European champions in Naples as the two heavyweights begin their Euro 2024 qualifiers.

UEFA sanctions on supporter ban a grey area, says Southgate

Fri, 03 Jun 2022 - 03:46 GMT

Under Article 73 of UEFA's disciplinary regulations, children up to the age of 14 from schools and/or football academies can be invited to a match free of charge, provided they are accompanied by an adult.

England can win World Cup but must be 'close to perfect': Southgate

Fri, 01 Apr 2022 - 10:22 GMT

England were semi-finalists at the 2018 World Cup in Russia and reached the final of the European Championship last year, where they lost to Italy.

Southgate defends zero subs strategy after Poland draw

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 01:42 GMT

The Poles used all five of their substitutes during the game and ended strongly, grabbing their equaliser in stoppage time.

England misses Sancho against Andorra and Poland

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 - 12:55 GMT

The winger suffered a minor knock during a training session earlier this week and he was forced to miss his team’s 4-0 win over Hungary in Budapest.

England yet to conquer 'Everest', says Southgate

Sat, 03 Jul 2021 - 12:39 GMT

Southgate has urged his players to play without fear when they take on Ukraine in the European Championship quarter-final on Saturday.

England boss Southgate heaps praise on 'fighter' Sterling

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 01:09 GMT

Southgate has praised Raheem Sterling’s “incredible resilience and hunger” after the Manchester City forward helped them reach the quarter-finals of Euro 2020.

Sterling strikes as England beat Czechs to top Euro 2020 group

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 - 10:27 GMT

Sterling, who kept his place alongside Harry Kane in a rejigged attack, settled fans' nerves with an early headed goal, which ultimately proved decisive.

England eye Euro 2020 last 16 by breaking Scotland hearts

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 - 02:59 GMT

England can join Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands in the last 16 of Euro 2020 on Friday if the Three Lions get the better of neighbours Scotland.

Southgate's perfect Euro 2020 start gives England momentum

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 10:43 GMT

For the first time at a European Championship, England are off to a winning start as Southgate's bold selection paid off in a 1-0 win against Croatia on Sunday.

England's performance at Euros can unite people: Southgate

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 10:26 GMT

England's performance at the European Championship can help in uniting the country, manager Gareth Southgate said.

England's Alexander-Arnold ruled out of Euro 2020

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 - 02:58 GMT

Alexander-Arnold limped off in the closing stages of England's 1-0 win after sustaining the injury while clearing the ball.

Southgate slams fans who booed players taking a knee

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 11:12 GMT

Southgate said some fans do not understand the message behind players taking a knee before matches.

Rashford racially abused online following Man Utd Europa defeat

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 01:04 GMT

Rashford says he was racially abused on social media following Manchester United's defeat in the Europa League final.