Three Lions

Football's coming home: For English fan, Euro 2020 offers a sliver of hope

My earliest sporting memory: my dad and my much older half-brother shouting at the TV screen as West Germany came back from a two-goal deficit to beat England in extra time.

published on : 10th July 2021

How Gareth Southgate's courage and communication transformed England

Southgate, initially appointed on an interim basis, was seen as the squeaky clean role model the Football Association needed after Sam Allardyce was brought down by a newspaper sting.

published on : 9th July 2021

England believes football's coming home as Euro 2020 final awaits

The current crop will never be forgotten after banishing the semi-final misery that was an unwanted birthright for generations of England players and fans.

published on : 8th July 2021

'Longshot': Gaffer Southgate on Harry Maguire starting against Croatia

The 28-year-old central defender has not played since injuring ankle ligaments in Manchester United's Premier League defeat by Aston Villa on May 9.

published on : 12th June 2021

England's Dele Alli promises best behaviour at FIFA World Cup 

Alli, who has come under scrutiny for previous incidents of hot-headed behaviour at Tottenham Hotspur, remains confident he will avoid letting his temper get the better of him in Russia.

published on : 11th June 2018