25 May 2017

England Football Association (FA) has moved to cut dissent at grassroots level by asking the lower leagues to try sin bins from next season.

In a bid to help out officiating and the game officials, the FA wrote to organizers at County League level – those six tiers below the National League – to allow a temporary 10-minute dismissal for dissent with the hope that it would reflect on player behaviour.
4 May 2017

Gareth Southgate has reiterated that he will not be picking players just for the sake of giving them appearances.

He says that the England national team cap will be provided only for those who are extremely serious about it. The new England manager was responding to questions about the absence of Wilfried Zaha from the national team. The Crystal Palace winger has chosen to play for Ivory Coast despite having appeared for England in a few friendly matches during the 2012-13 seasons. He recently made his competitive debut for Ivory Coast in 2017 and has gone on to make seven appearances for the national team.
28 Apr 2017

Burnley forward Andre Gray says that he is only concentrating on working hard and not thinking about the England call-up.

The Burnley striker has been in excellent form this season. At 25 years of age, he has managed to get ahead in front of Wayne Rooney as one of the possible regular players for the England setup. It is because he has impressed manager Gareth Southgate with his consistency. In the 22 league matches, he has scored eight goals and created two assists. His form has been a major factor behind Burnley managing to comfortably award relegation so far this season.
28 Mar 2017

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes that England manager Gareth Southgate should consider building the England team around midfielders Ross Barkley and Dele Alli.

These are some of the young blood introduced to the national team fold by former boss Roy Hodgson. Southgate will clearly consider these players as amongst the first names in the squad, as they have been quite impressive in the last few months. Dele Alli, especially, has been one of the best players in the Premier league this season. As England enter into a new era, Carragher says that Southgate should consider building the team around these two players in order to benefit for the long term.
5 Mar 2017

Gareth Southgate has confirmed that he will not be picking players for the England national team only based on reputation.

After being a recently appointed as the permanent manager, Southgate has an opportunity to make crucial changes in several areas of the pitch. Over the next few years, the direction of the England team will be determined by the former Middlesbrough manager. One of the common mistakes made by his predecessor was to select players based on reputation. It was especially rampant during the Sven Goran Eriksson era, and to a certain extent during the Fabio Capello days.
22 Jan 2017

Gareth Southgate has managed to secure the England managerial position on a permanent basis after sufficiently impress in the English FA in a recent interview.

He did not face any competition, as the FA later revealed that Southgate was the only candidate for the position. The former Middlesbrough manager has been in charge of the national team since Sam Allardyce left the role after just 67 days. Southgate has limited managerial experience at club level after being involved with Middlesbrough for a period of three years from 2006 to 2009. Since then, however, he has only been involved with England.
28 Nov 2016

Burnley defender Michael Keane is hoping to make his debut for the England national team in one of their biggest matches – against Scotland.

Purely in terms of the world rankings, it may not sound like a great encounter but the two countries share an interest rivalry when it comes to football. Hence, there is expected to be a lot of pressure onKeane, who has been drafted into the England setup due to the injuries to players like Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw. England also have a friendly against former world champions Spain coming up in the next few days.
11 Nov 2016

England's senior men team captain, Wayne Rooney believes that the current temporary coach of the England national team, Gareth Southgate has a chance at becoming its permanent manager.

Southgate just last week, had to vacate his role as the boss of the Under-21s in order to take control of the senior men's team on a temporary basis after Sam Allardyce's departure just last week.


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