Three Lions qualify for knockouts after a double by Rashford

England hadn’t been deterred by the rhetoric, the echoes of the old home championships and the desire to make it a messy local affair. They were focused on Jordan Henderson, another savvy selection who barked at his teammates to close quickly as he brought in his experience alongside great young tyro Jude Bellingham. Southgate wanted … Read more

Kick-off times, the latest team news and who they could play against in the last 16

Group stage fixtures All times in GMT England 6 Iran 2 – November 21st USA 1 Wales 1: Nov 21 Wales 0 Iran 2: Nov 25 England 0 VS 0: November 25 Iran vs USA: Tuesday, November 29, 7pm (GMT), 10pm local time, 2pm (ET) (Al Thumama Stadium, Doha) Wales against England: Tuesday, November 29, … Read more

Kick-off times, route to the final and the latest injury news for Qatar

England’s Group B opponents Wales dramatically advanced to the World Cup final via the qualifying play-offs after beating a passionate Ukrainian side in Cardiff in June. Victory for Wales’ talent-studded golden generation earned them a trip to the country’s second ever World Cup final – their first since 1958. USA also returns to the tournament … Read more

Kick-off times, route to the final and the latest injury news for Qatar

Latest England news from Qatar By Matt Law England are optimistic captain Harry Kane has not sustained an ankle injury after the striker underwent a scan and joined training. Manager Gareth Southgate has yet to decide on Friday whether or not to start Kane against the United States. But news of his injury was seen … Read more

Kick-off times, route to the final and the latest injury news for Qatar

Latest England news from Qatar By Matt Law and Jason Bert England have suffered a World Cup injury from captain Harry Kane after it emerged the striker will undergo a scan of his ankle. Kane suffered a blow to his right ankle in the victory over Iran, which he and manager Gareth Soutgate initially thought … Read more

Kick-off times, route to the final and the latest injury news for Qatar

Latest England news from Qatar By Jeremy Wilson Arsene Wenger believes England should “at least” make it to the semi-finals of a tournament that is the last chance for the greatest players of this generation to win the World Cup. Wenger, FIFA’s head of global football development, will lead an innovation in Doha called “Enhanced … Read more

Bukayo Saka starts against Iran for Phil Foden

Harry Kane will lead England’s attack, knowing he has the chance to become the first ever player to win the Golden Boot in two successive World Cups after top-scoring in 2018, and would go on to beat Wayne Rooney’s goalscoring record can break with three goals in Qatar. “Of course it (the Golden Boot) would … Read more

Kick-off times, route to the final and the latest injury news for Qatar

What is the latest injury news? James Maddison gave Gareth Southgate an unwelcome injury over the weekend when he stumbled into the London Stadium in the 27th minute on Saturday. But those concerns were allayed by the sight of Maddison opening the scoring, returning to the dugout full-time and a positive prognosis from Leicester manager … Read more