Spain dealt a 'slap of reality' by ruthless England
Even as the noise swelled and the pressure mounted, Gareth Southgate stood firm as the youngest England side this century recorded a statement win in Spain.
England attack bounced back, says Southgate
Gareth Southgate believes England's attack answered their critics on Monday by scoring three goals in a whirlwind first half against Spain.
Dafinone dies at 91
Nigeria's accomplished accountant, David Dafinone, has passed on at age 91. Guinness World Records recognised the family of the Sapele-born administrator for producing the largest number of accountants in human history. His three sons and two daughters are all chartered accountants, together with himself. Dafinone attended Abeokuta Grammar School and worked with the colonial government…
Ferdinand says Man United face 'big decisions' after Hammer blow
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand said the club faced some "big decisions" over manager Jose Mourinho's future after a damaging 3-1 loss away to West Ham on Saturday. United's third defeat in seven Premier League games left them eight points behind leaders Liverpool and three adrift of the top four, with Mourinho's men now…
Give Rashford time to shine, insists Southgate
England manager Gareth Southgate believes Marcus Rashford should be given time to flourish despite clamour for the Manchester United forward to be given more minutes at club level.
Injured Alli out of England friendly with Swiss
England midfielder Dele Alli will miss Tuesday's friendly in Leicester with Switzerland because of a minor muscle strain, the Football Association announced Monday.
Golden boy: Kane to face Spain in eye-catching boots
England captain Harry Kane will wear gold boots in Saturday's Nations League clash against Spain to celebrate finishing as the World Cup's top scorer.
Lukaku double relieves pressure on Mourinho
Two goals from Romelu Lukaku brought Jose Mourinho a much-needed 2-0 win at Burnley on Sunday, although it was another eventful and controversial afternoon for his Manchester United side. England international Marcus Rashford, only on the field for 10 minutes as a substitute, was sent off after 70 minutes for a headbutt on Phil Bardsley…
England, Wales, Scotland hold talks over 2030 World Cup bid
The Football Association of Wales has held talks over a potential home nations bid for the 2030 World Cup. FAW chief executive Jonathan Ford believes the joint proposal would be “strong and compelling”. The Scottish FA has also confirmed that exploratory discussions have begun, while the FA is already looking at a bid that Uefa…
Vardy, Cahill retire from England duty
Jamie Vardy and Gary Cahill announced their intention to retire from international duty with England on Tuesday, although both did leave the door open to a return in emergency circumstances.