KANE MATCHED BY SALAH

  • Posted on: 26 April 2021

Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah has drawn level with Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane in the battle for the Golden Boot Award in the Premier League this season after he scored in the comeback win over Aston Villa at the weekend.

Salah was on target against Villa, while England player Kane could not score for Spurs in the defeat to Manchester United at home. Kane and Spurs were on the receiving end of a 3-1 loss at the hands of the Red Devils.

All of this leaves them even, and OlyBet make them both exactly the same odds to win too, with it being a very much two-horse race to the title.

ENGLAND DUO TO MISS QUALIFIER

  • Posted on: 2 April 2021

The Three Lions of England duo of Marcus Rashford and Bukayo Saka are expected to miss out on the start of the qualifiers ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar next year as they continue to struggle with injury.

Rashford and Saka won't be risked when England face minnows San Marino on Thursday night in what's the first game of the World Cup 2022 qualifiers for the two teams. Rashford picked up an injury in the Europa League round of 16 second leg clash at AC Milan last week amd the injury forced him to miss the FA Cup elimination at the hands of hosts Leicester City at the weekend.

FERNANDES, KANE CLOSE GOLDEN BOOT GAP

  • Posted on: 25 March 2021

The duo of Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane and Manchester United talisman Bruno Fernandes have closed the gap on Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah in the race to win the Premier League Golden Boot for this season.

Salah has won the Golden Boot Award in two of his three seasons in the top flight of club football in England and a third Golden Boot Award is in serious doubt due to his recent form in front of goal.

MUSIALA MAKES CHAMPIONS LEAGUE HISTORY

  • Posted on: 10 March 2021

England youngster Jamal Musiala wrote his name in Champions League history after he was on target for defending champions Bayern Munich during the comprehensive victory over hosts Lazio in what was the first leg of their last 16 tie.

The England man scored the second goal for Bayern Munich to become the youngest English goalscorer in Champions League history at the age of 17 years and 363 days. England youngster Jamal Musiala is also the youngest Champions League goalscorer for Bayern Munich. By netting the second goal for Bayern Munich at the home of Lazio, the young England midfielder became the second youngest goalscorer in the Champions League knockout stage behind Spanish player Bojan Krkic, who achieved the feat in the colours of Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona.

TRIPPIER OUT OF KEY MATCHES

  • Posted on: 15 February 2021

There is now a significant possibility that Atletico Madrid defender Kieran Trippier could be unavailable for England at the Euro 2020 due to a ban received for betting offences.

The right back was found guilty of committing many betting offences ahead of his move to Spanish football in 2019. As a result, he has now been banned for 10 matches along with a fine of £ 70,000. FIFA have confirmed that the ban comes into effect immediately and that the defender will be unavailable for several matches for Atletico Madrid – including the last 16 Champions League game against Chelsea.

SOUTHAMPTON EYEING UNITED FULLBACK

  • Posted on: 5 February 2021

Southampton are reportedly interested in signing Manchester United defender Brandon Williams on loan in the current transfer market. The Saints want to take the young England player on loan from now till the end of the campaign.

The interest of Southampton in the England fullback was disclosed by Sky Sports News earlier this week as it was revealed that the South Coast club is waiting on the decision of the Red Devils on the loan offer for the 20-year-old. Sky Sports News also said that three other teams are keen on the Manchester United Academy graduate.

SAKA KEY TO ARSENAL REVIVAL

  • Posted on: 23 January 2021

Arsenal attacker Bukayo Saka has been a key player for the Gunners who have hit form in the Premier League after a difficult two months. The North Londoners had a poor run of seven league games without a win from the start of November 2021 and the end of December 2021.

The barren run saw Arsenal drop down to the bottom six places on the Premier League log but a run of three straight wins have lifted the mood at Arsenal. England international Bukayo Saka has been one of the few Arsenal players that emerged out of the aforementioned barren run with any form of credit and he has been a major player in the recent run of three successive victories in the league.

TOP ENGLAND PLAYERS WITH CAP

  • Posted on: 24 December 2020

The Three Lions of England were recently in action as late as last month with games in the UEFA Nations League. In total, England manager Gareth Southgate led his wards to three games in November including the international friendly match with Home Nations rivals, the Republic of Ireland, and two UEFA Nations League games.

The three England games afforded the players the opportunity to add more appearances to their existing caps though it must be pointed out that important players like Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling and Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold missed the games with respective injuries.

Southgate would be pleased by Pickford’s display, claims Ancelotti

  • Posted on: 9 December 2020

Everton were involved in a 1-1 draw with only during the weekend. After the game, Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti claimed that England manager Gareth Southgate should be happy with the performance displayed by goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.

The match witnessed Everton going 1-0 down after just three minutes thanks to a goal from Robbie Brady. However, Pickford was unable to save this goal since his view was blocked by the opposition defenders. After leading for most of the second half, but only were unable to prevent Everton from getting back into the game through Dominic Calvert Lewin.

HOW FODEN BOSSED ENGLAND GAME

  • Posted on: 25 November 2020

Manchester City playmaker Phil Foden was deservedly named the man-of-the-match for his performance during the game between England and Iceland on Wednesday night. Phil Foden bossed the game from start to finish as his England team thrashed their guests 4-0 at the iconic Wembley Stadium.

Phil Foden scored two second half goals to add to his assist for the opening goal scored by Hammers midfielder Declan Rice in the 20th minute of the game. His manager Gareth Southgate praised him in his post-match press conference after the game.

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