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Five things Gareth Southgate needs to do before the 2018 World Cup

| 19.03.2018

England boss has some calls to make The Premier League takes a break this week to allow the international teams to take centre-stage. England will start their preparation for the World Cup with two friendlies against Netherlands and Italy. With next summer’s tournament in Russia firmly on the mind, the... View Article

Big Match Breakdown: England v Brazil

| 14.11.2017

Old foes face-off tonight England will be looking to build on last Friday’s solid 0-0 draw with Germany when they host Brazil at Wembley this evening. Three Lions manager Gareth Southgate placed a focus on youth against Die Mannschaft and could do so again against the Selecao tonight. Investigating that... View Article

Five key talking points from the weekend’s international action

| 14.11.2017

Michael O’Neill’s future and Italy on the brink It was an action-packed few days of international football across the globe this weekend. England’s young lions staked their claim for a place in Russia next year, while Northern Ireland narrowly missed out against Switzerland. Looking at those storylines and more, the... View Article

5 things England need to improve ahead of the World Cup

| 14.11.2017

Three Lions must embrace failure, not be afraid of it England begin their World Cup 2018 preparations with a friendly against Germany at Wembley on Friday evening. Gareth Southgate’s squad then face Brazil at the same venue the following Tuesday. Those two fixtures will be the first of a number... View Article

Big Match Breakdown: England v Germany

| 10.11.2017

Old enemies do to battle at Wembley One of international footballs most recognised fixtures takes centre-stage at Wembley on Friday night, as England host Germany. The game will serve as good preparation for both sides ahead of next year’s World Cup in Russia. Both England and Germany qualified handsomely for... View Article

Bet of the Day: Back France to stroll to victory against Wales

| 10.11.2017

Goal-shy visitors could struggle from the off France host Wales at Stade de France in Friday night’s friendly, as Les Bleus gear up for next summer’s World Cup in Russia. But Didier Deschamps’ men won’t be joined there by the Dragons, who struggled for goals in a disappointing WCQ campaign.... View Article

5 things Wales need to improve to qualify for Euro 2020

| 10.11.2017

Dragons won’t be going to Russia After a historic and incredible journey to the semi-finals of last summer’s European Championships, Wales will be sitting on the sofa for World Cup 2018. Chris Coleman’s side failed to finish in the top two in qualification for Russia, and must now regroup for... View Article

Big Match Breakdown: Northern Ireland v Switzerland

| 09.11.2017

Teams face-off in World Cup play-off Northern Ireland will be hoping to secure a crucial first-leg advantage when they face Switzerland at Windsor Park this evening. Michael O’Neill’s men finished second in their group behind world champions Germany, while Switzerland were pipped at the post by Portugal. Victory over two-legs... View Article

Why Ruben Loftus-Cheek deserves his England call-up

| 06.11.2017

The midfielder has displayed his talent at Crystal Palace There were a few notable omissions from Gareth Southgate’s latest England squad, but the national team boss did give Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Tammy Abraham and Joe Gomez their first senior call-ups. Loftus-Cheek’s inclusion may have surprised some, as the Chelsea midfielder is... View Article