Three things we learned from England win against Tunisia
England opened their World Cup campaign with a 2-1 win against Tunisia in Group G in Monday night in Volgograd courtesy of a last-gasp winner from goal machine Harry Kane.
Russia 2018: Match of the day – Tunisia vs England preview
Team: Tunisia vs England Time: 7:00 pm Venue: Volgograd Arena Tunisia play against the Three Lions in the Group G fixture. The Three Lions led by Gareth Southgate are not weighed down by the crushing expectations of the fans and the country for this World Cup. However with the quality in their ranks, the relaxed…
Tunisia coach warns England against self-belief
Radhi Jaidi said the Three Lions’ Group G opponents are in “high spirits” ahead of today’s game in Volgograd. The ex-Premier League defender believes England’s “new mentality” makes them dangerous opponents. But he said: “Probably all that can go against the younger boys is an excess of confidence because they’re playing against Tunisia.” Tunisia are…
Volgograd calm as England fans arrive for World Cup opener
England fans began to trickle into Volgograd on Sunday as the Russian city that bears the weight of World War II history offered a warm welcome before hosting its first World Cup match. The Volgograd Arena stands on one of the major battlefields of the war -- two million people died in the battle named…
England know the team that will face Tunisia, says Delph
England's players have a clear idea of who will play against Tunisia on Monday and midfielder Fabian Delph believes they are ready to find another gear at this World Cup. Gareth Southgate's team will go through a final training session on Sunday morning before flying to Volgograd, where they hope they can make a winning…
Twitter, Instagram set players, coaches on World Cup collision course
England's Raheem Sterling branded himself "The Hated One" after becoming the target of online abuse at Euro 2016 -- exposing the dilemma faced by players who try to connect with fans through social media. Twitter, Instagram and other platforms are a godsend for players cooped up in their hotel rooms at the World Cup but…
We may not be golden generation but we are united, says Kane
Captain Harry Kane says England's bid to end their World Cup drought stretching back over half a century will not be undone by a divided squad.
UK lawmakers concerned over safety of England fans at World Cup
The safety of England fans in Russia, especially homosexuals and those with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, at the World Cup finals is a concern, a parliamentary committee said on Friday.
Three Lions beat Super Eagles in international friendly
Chelsea’s defender Gary Cahill celebrated his return to England’s squad and stepped up his claims for a starting place against Tunisia in Volgograd on June 18 by opening scoring in yesterday’s friendly against Nigeria, with a powerful header after only seven minutes.
Player Ratings: How the Super Eagles fared against England
Although it was a penultimate friendly before they jet to Russia, Gernot Rohr's, error-prone defence was punished by full attacking Gareth Southgate's side. Goals by Gary Cahill and Harry Kane was enough for England to claim a win over Nigeria with Arsenal ace Alex Iwobi grabbing a consolation for Nigeria. The game was with several…