Kane's absence against Brazil offers chance for others to step up, says Southgate

Sat, 23 Mar 2024 - 05:11 GMT

England captain Harry Kane and midfielders Cole Palmer and Jordan Henderson will miss Saturday's friendly against Brazil and their absence will offer others a chance to make their mark in the run-up to Euro 2024, manager Gareth Southgate said.

Man Utd's Mainoo hopeful of making England Euros squad

Thu, 21 Mar 2024 - 01:47 GMT

Initially part of the Under-21s squad, the 18-year-old was drafted into manager Gareth Southgate's team on Tuesday before England host Brazil on Saturday and Belgium on March 26.

Southgate should choose Arsenal's Ramsdale for England Euros squad, Arteta says

Sat, 09 Mar 2024 - 02:33 GMT

Arsenal goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale's consistency should earn him a place in Gareth Southgate's squad for the European Championship in Germany, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said ahead of Saturday's Premier League meeting with Brentford.

Henderson hopeful of making England Euros squad

Thu, 07 Mar 2024 - 01:19 GMT

Jordan Henderson says he still has something to offer England and hopes his form at Ajax Amsterdam will earn him a place in Gareth Southgate's squad for the European Championship in Germany.

England rise to third in FIFA rankings, target top spot

Thu, 30 Nov 2023 - 01:08 GMT

England have returned to third in the FIFA men's world rankings after cruising through their Euro 2024 qualification campaign with Brazil falling out of the top four.

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.

Midfielder Maddison pulls out of England's Euro 2024 qualifiers with injury

Fri, 10 Nov 2023 - 11:55 GMT

Midfielder James Maddison has withdrawn from England's forthcoming Euro 2024 qualifiers against Malta and North Macedonia due to an ankle injury, his club Tottenham Hotspur confirmed on Friday.

Unfamiliar England beat Australia 1-0 with Watkins winner

Sat, 14 Oct 2023 - 08:17 GMT

England's Ollie Watkins marked his international return with a second-half winner as Gareth Southgate's experimental side laboured to a 1-0 friendly win against Australia at a wet Wembley Stadium on Friday.

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.

England's Maguire says he can handle the jeers after Scotland 'banter'

Thu, 14 Sep 2023 - 01:10 GMT

The 30-year-old Manchester United centre back was brought on at halftime in Glasgow with England leading 2-0 before inadvertently handing the hosts a lifeline by clumsily prodding a low cross into his own net in the 67th minute.

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 and Alexander-Arnold delighted with midfield switch

Sat, 17 Jun 2023 - 12:08 GMT

Alexander-Arnold thrived in a hybrid midfield role for Liverpool in the final months of the 2022-23 season and was at his creative best against Malta in his first international start for a year, scoring a long-range goal and playing a part in two others.

Balogun says Southgate comments had no impact on decision to play for U.S.

Sat, 10 Jun 2023 - 01:28 GMT

His decision is seen as a triumph for the Americans, as Balogun scored 21 Ligue 1 goals this season, after Southgate said it would take time for him to start for the Three Lions.

England beat Brazil on penalties to win Finalissima trophy

Fri, 07 Apr 2023 - 11:48 GMT

Tied 1-1 at fulltime, Sarina Wiegman's Lionesses beat Brazil 4-2 in the shootout to improve their unbeaten streak to 30 games.

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.

Kane savours magic moment as he becomes England's top scorer

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 - 10:31 GMT

On Thursday against Italy, Kane netted his 54th goal for his country in 81 appearances to surpass Rooney in the record books.

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.

Southgate considered resigning as England manager before World Cup

Fri, 27 Jan 2023 - 11:30 GMT

Southgate led England to the World Cup quarter-finals in Qatar where they lost to France and the manager wanted to be sure after the tournament that staying on was the right thing to do.

Kane says World Cup penalty miss will haunt him for rest of his life

Fri, 06 Jan 2023 - 11:13 GMT

In England's 2-1 defeat to France last month, captain Kane scored their first goal from the spot but blazed his effort over the bar when presented with a second chance to pull them level six minutes before the final whistle.