Michael Owen leads frustrating into why Phil Foden was not brought on for England against the USA

‘We’ve used 14 players yet our best is still on the bench’: Michael Owen leads outrage on social media after Phil Foden doesn’t even come off the bench in England’s tedious goalless draw with the United States By Kieran Lynch For Mailonline Published: 20:56 GMT, 25 November 2022 | Updated: 21:19 GMT, 25 November 2022 … Read more

World Cup: Harry Kane returns to full training for England

Harry Kane returns to full training after ankle injury scare as England prepare for their second World Cup game against the United States… but James Maddison remains out of action Harry Kane trained with the rest of the England squad ahead of USA fixture Three Lions play their second World Cup group stage match on … Read more

World Cup: England captain Harry Kane limps off with ankle strapping but Southgate says he is ‘fine’

England captain Harry Kane limps out of Iran World Cup opener with strapping on his ankle in scare for Gareth Southgate… but boss insists he is ‘fine’ to reporters after the game England captain Harry Kane hobbled to the team bus with strapping on his ankle  Kane played 76 minutes in the Three Lions’ 6-2 … Read more

Gareth Southgate confirms England WILL take the knee before kick-off in World Cup opener

Gareth Southgate confirms England WILL take the knee before kick-off in World Cup opener against Iran after allowing the senior leadership group to make the decision By Michael Rudling For Mailonline Published: 17:03 GMT, 20 November 2022 | Updated: 02:15 GMT, 21 November 2022 Gareth Southgate confirmed on Sunday that his England players will take … Read more

West Ham 0-2 Leicester City: James Maddison strikes first before being subbed off injured

Whether you were wearing claret and blue or just royal blue, it was hard to not feel profoundly disappointed for James Maddison as he trudged from the London Stadium pitch this afternoon. This week, in his own words, had presented a dream come true. The boy from Coventry was going to the World Cup. Richly … Read more

Callum Wilson insists he has done ‘everything I can’ to force his way into Gareth Southgate’s squad

Callum Wilson believes that he has done everything within his power to put himself in contention for a place in Gareth Southgate‘s 26-man England squad to go to Qatar for the World Cup.  Capped only four times for the Three Lions, the Newcastle forward, 30, told the Telegraph that he is expecting the call from the … Read more

Jose Mourinho aims a dig at Roma star Tammy Abraham

‘You should ask him what’s the problem’: Jose Mourinho aims a dig at Roma star Tammy Abraham – and hints the World Cup is distracting the out-of-form England striker Jose Mourinho suggested Tammy Abraham is preoccupied with the World Cup The striker has been out of form this season scoring just three goals in 18 … Read more

Reece James ‘confident he will still be included in England’s World Cup squad’

Reece James ‘confident he will still be included in England’s World Cup squad’ even if he misses the start of the tournament – as the Chelsea star is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a knee injury Chelsea defender Reece James is confident that he will be in the England squad The 22-year-old suffered … Read more

Inside the England World Cup team’s teetotal Qatar hotel – where rooms cost from £64

The demurely dressed woman at check-in makes herself clear. ‘This is a “dry” hotel, so there’s no alcohol at all.’ Then she hands me a brochure and says: ‘But we do have a spa with all these treatments.’ It’s hard to see how a spa stands in for a bar — and harder still to … Read more

England fans are tuning on Gareth Southgate because he is liberal for fanbase with many illiberals

Gareth Southgate is England’s most successful manager since Sir Alf Ramsey and yet a rising tide of angry voices is screaming for him to be sacked, ostensibly because he lost a meaningless, end-of-season friendly against Hungary — rebranded as a Nations League match — that he was using to explore options for this winter’s World … Read more