England head coach Gareth Southgate heaps praise on Phil Jones

  • Posted on: 24 September 2017

England national team coach Gareth Southgate has insisted that Phil Jones is the best defender in the country based on his current form.

The 25-year-old has started the season as a regular for both club and country while putting fear of injuries behind him.

The centre-back has started all three of Manchester United's league outings this term, and he has since featured for the Three Lions in their 4-0 triumph over Malta. Southgate has already confirmed that Jones will start the game against Slovakia, and he went on to praise the Englishman for his aggressiveness on the field.


  • Posted on: 13 September 2017

England International Wayne Rooney has come under the spotlight again after Sir Geoff Hurst urged England’s manager Gareth Southgate not to include the ex-Red Devils forward in the squad as they prepare to face Malta on September 1st in the first round of the World Cup Qualifying round.

Rooney scored his 200th Premier League goal for Everton against Manchester City on Monday to stay tact as the second all-time Premier League highest goal scorer as his side drew 1-1 at the Etihad.


  • Posted on: 25 August 2017

A Turkish club has confirmed that they are in talks with Arsenal over a possible signing of Jack Wilshere this summer.

Antalyasporwant the midfielder who has 12 months left on his deal to move to Turkey as he struggles to manage his injury tendencies in England.

Sky Sources claim Serie A side Sampdoriawanted to offer £6 million in initial offer with total package of £9 million for Wilshere last week. However, the Turkish club president Ali SafakOzturk has opened up on the interest in the player. He added that the deal for Wilshere depends on the price the Gunners would let him leave for.

Gareth Southgate wants to test Nathaniel Chalobah at the big stage

  • Posted on: 6 August 2017

Nathaniel Chalobah is a 22 year old footballer who can operate either as a midfielder or a defender and has been performing in the youth academy since the age of 10 and has been offloaded to various clubs including: Watford, Nottingham, Middlesbrough, Burnley, Reading and Napoli on loan deals.

With all of these clubs that Chalobah has been transferred in, it seems like he has gained the attention of England’s head coach Gareth Southgate as the tactician is being linked with the rising youngster who is struggling to get consistent playing time.

Aidy Boothroyd wants EnglandUnder21 stars to show up against Germany

  • Posted on: 11 July 2017

Manager AidyBoothroydhas challenged his EnglandUnder21 players to put up a performance when they take on Germany in the semi-final of the European Championships on Tuesday.

The Young Lions will be hoping to emulate the achievementsof the England Under-20 side which lifted the World Cup earlier this month by virtue of a 1-0 victory over Venezuela – the first taste of silverware for the nation in 51 years.


  • Posted on: 24 June 2017

The Chief football writer for The Times Henry Winter shared his insights on the problems of the national football team of England.

Winter said ahead of last year’s tournament the Euro 2016, he knew the Three Lionswould fail.

Winter claimed the team selection was off as the players were not “good enough.” The added that the manager was not good enough as well and that the schedule of the players ensure they go to tournaments “fairly exhausted.”

Jermain Defoe’s Inclusion To World Cup 2018 Squad Likely, says Southgate

  • Posted on: 4 May 2017

Jermain Defoe has been a surprise package in the 2016-17 Premier league campaign, as he has been the only real goal scorer for Sunderland this season.

Despite playing in a team that has been stuck to the bottom of the table for much of the campaign, the 34-year-old has been able to plunder 14 goals in the league. This good form has seen him make a step back into the international team. Since making his debut for England back in 2004, Defoe has been in and out of the team. As a result, he has made only 56 appearances for the national team.

Klopp Refuses to Blame Southgate for Lallana Injury

  • Posted on: 2 May 2017

Jurgen Klopp has one again refused to blame England manager Gareth Southgate for the injury suffered by Adam Lallana, despite the player’s huge significance to Liverpool in the remainder of the campaign. The midfielder will is only just returning to fitness, and was not available for the derby game with Everton, as well as the dreadful Crystal Palace game that sess Liverpool needing to win all of their remaining matches to be sure of Champions League footblla next season.

Lallana injured his thigh while playing for England in the World Cup 2018 qualifier against Lithuania. Whilst the game finished as a 2-0 victory for the national team, this injury to Lallana was a major blow for Liverpool.

Liverpool Midfielder Ruled Out of England Games against Germany and Lithuania

  • Posted on: 28 April 2017

England will definitely be without midfielder Jordan Henderson for the upcoming games against Germany and Lithuania, as Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that the player is still struggling with an injury.

Henderson has not played for Liverpool for well over a month. His last appearance for the Reds was in the 2-0 win over Tottenham at the start of February. Even though Liverpool have managed to get wins over Arsenal and Burnley in recent weeks, they have solely as to the presence of the former Sunderland midfielder. He has truly been an unsung hero in the Liverpool first-team.