England 1-1 Hungary: Three Lions lacklustre as Hungary manage surprise draw

Hungary proved to be more of a problem then they should have been as they eked out a 1-1 draw with England at Wembley, with Roland Sallai’s opening goal being canceled out by a back post John Stones tap in. England started slowly and look passive in the opening stages of the half and wereContinue reading “England 1-1 Hungary: Three Lions lacklustre as Hungary manage surprise draw”

How Tammy Abraham’s move to Italy can improve his England chances

In the summer Tammy Abraham switched Chelsea for Roma in a £34million deal and his start to life in the Italian capital has given promising signs that he has made the right move. He’s started the season with a decent return of 2 goals and 2 assists in his first 7 games and under oneContinue reading “How Tammy Abraham’s move to Italy can improve his England chances”

Three Lions fall to late draw – Match Report – Poland 1-1 England

In a fiesty affair away in Poland, England where held to a 1-1 draw as a Harry wonderstrike was cancelled out by a late Damian Szymanski header.  England seemed to be on the back foot as an aggressive Poland side tried to impose their physical power. The Three Lions were only able to create halfContinue reading “Three Lions fall to late draw – Match Report – Poland 1-1 England”

What will Patrick Bamford bring to England?

This week Gareth Southgate announced his England squad for the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers against Hungary, Andorra and Poland for the first time he included Patrick Bamford. The Leeds United striker netted 17 goals and 8 assists in 38 Premier League appearances last season and many thought he could have been a wild card forContinue reading “What will Patrick Bamford bring to England?”

Opposition Preview: England vs Denmark

On Wednesday night England will face Denmark in an attempt to make it to their first major final since winning the World Cup in 1966. The Danish team that stands in their way should not be underestimated and taken for granted or it could all end in disaster.  The Danes would usually line up inContinue reading “Opposition Preview: England vs Denmark”

England v Germany: Opposition Preview

For the first time in a long time England head into a major tournament game against Germany as favourites and with the Germans scraping through their group it’s easy to see why.  It is expected that Joachim Low will line his side up in his usual 3-4-3 which utilises wing backs to create the widthContinue reading “England v Germany: Opposition Preview”

Why a draw for England tonight could help their chances of going deeper into EURO 2020?

 Going into every football match, surely every football manager, player and fan would want to win, right? But going into this game with the Czech Republic, England sit second in the group with 4 points only behind the Czechs on goal difference and for many if England were to finish second it would lead toContinue reading “Why a draw for England tonight could help their chances of going deeper into EURO 2020?”

The “Yorkshire Pirlo’s” MOTM display shows why Southgate trusts him so much

When the line-ups were released for England vs Croatia many eyebrows were raised when Kalvin Phillips was in the starting XI. The Leeds midfielder has had a good season but many expected Gareth Southgate to start a more attacking player like Jack Grealish, especially after his performances in the warmup friendlies.  However, Southgate’s selection wasContinue reading “The “Yorkshire Pirlo’s” MOTM display shows why Southgate trusts him so much”

Why Ben White is the sensible option for EURO 2020

Much has been said about who will be called up to replace Trent Alexander-Arnold ahead of EURO 2020, but on Monday morning that debate was put to bed as Gareth Southgate called up Ben White to be the 26th man in his squad. Many England fans seemed baffled by the decision to call up theContinue reading “Why Ben White is the sensible option for EURO 2020”

England 1-0 Austria: Saka goal seals pre-Euro friendly win

8500 fans returned to see Bukayo Saka net his first England goal as the Three Lions eased to a comfortable 1-0 victory against Austria at the Riverside.   England started the better side with early chances from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Jude Bellingham, forcing Daniel Bachmann into some routine saves. The Three Lions continued to control theContinue reading “England 1-0 Austria: Saka goal seals pre-Euro friendly win”