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The Moment That Wayne Rooney Came On The Final Time As An England Player

Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 by thesportbible.com17 hits

Wayne Rooney came on the pitch for the final time as an England player during a friendly match against the USA. The 33-year-old was handed the captain's armband one more time and received an amazing reception from those in attendance at Wembley Stadium. Earlier this month, it was revealed that the former Manchester United star would be making his return to the national team for one final match...Full Story »

Gareth Southgate delighted Wayne Rooney could end his England career in style

Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 by PA10 hits

Gareth Southgate was glad to give Wayne Rooney the send-off he deserved as England prepared for Sunday’s crunch Nations League clash against Croatia by beating the United States.The Wembley crowd helped pay tribute to the Three Lions’ all-time top-scorer and most capped outfield player on Thursday, when the forward was just inches away from marking his 120th and final cap with a...Full Story »

Croatia 3 - 2 Spain: Jedvaj nets last-gasp winner as Croatia beat Spain to set up England showdown

Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 by PA16 hits

Tin Jedvaj’s stoppage-time strike earned Croatia a thrilling 3-2 victory over Spain in Zagreb to set up a winner takes all Nations League clash with England.Victory at Wembley on Sunday will earn Croatia a place in the inaugural finals of the tournament after the World Cup runners-up responded from two Spain equalisers.Andrej Kramaric put Croatia in front after 54 minutes, but Spain levell...Full Story »

England 3 - 0 USA: Rooney says goodbye but England say hello to future

Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 by PA22 hits

England great Wayne Rooney got a heartfelt send-off and first-hand glimpse of the future as debutant Callum Wilson completed a comfortable win for Gareth Southgate’s experimental side against the United States.Focus on number 10 switched from Downing Street to Wembley on Thursday evening as the Three Lions’ all-time top scorer and most capped outfield player brought the curtain down ...Full Story »

England vs USA - Wayne Rooney to be given England armband against the United States

Posted Thursday, November 15, 2018 by PA17 hits

Wayne Rooney will wear the number 10 shirt on his England swansong – with manager Gareth Southgate certain the country’s record goalscorer will receive the respect he deserves.Thursday’s friendly against the United States will see Rooney’s Three Lions career celebrated, with the 33-year-old also set to be given a guard of honour and wear the captain’s armband on wha...Full Story »

Rooney ready to enjoy England farewell after pressure of 'Golden Generation'

Posted Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com34 hits

Ahead of his final England outing against the United States, Wayne Rooney feels at ease enough to enjoy the experience. Wayne Rooney is determined to enjoy his final performance for England on Thursday after admitting it was not always fun to play for his country. The former Manchester United and Three Lions captain is due to come on as a second-half substitute when Gareth Southgate's side p...Full Story »

Gareth Southgate confirms Wayne Rooney will not start for England against USA

Posted Friday, November 09, 2018 by Skysports.com75 hits

"I understand it's caused a lot of debate and conjecture but for me it's a small way of appreciating what he's given to the country." Wayne Rooney will not start for England against the United States but Gareth Southgate says he was happy to hand him a one-off call-up. Talks about Rooney, 33, coming out of international retirement to receive his 120th cap have been ongoing for a year, Southgat...Full Story »

England keeper Jack Butland stars as Stoke win on the road

Posted Sunday, October 28, 2018 by PA8 hits

Jack Butland produced a world-class late save to seal a 1-0 Championship victory for Stoke over Bristol City at Ashton Gate.The goalkeeper threw himself to his left on his line to block a goal-bound shot from Niclas Eliasson with an outstretched glove on 87 minutes with his side under heavy pressure.The visitors had taken a 34th-minute lead when Bristol failed to deal with a cross into their box...Full Story »

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola: 'Impossible' for me to coach another club in England

Posted Friday, October 26, 2018 by ESPN48 hits

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said it would be impossible for him to take charge of another English club and he will be "a Mancunian" for the rest of his life. Guardiola said he feels loved by the City fans after last season's record-breaking title campaign and is determined to entertain them in style. "Statistics and numbers are nice, but numbers are not a passion," he told BBC ...Full Story »

Benteke’s first goal in England helps Oldham beat Cheltenham

Posted Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by PA15 hits

Jonathan Benteke scored his first goal in English football as Oldham grabbed a much-needed 2-0 victory against 10-man Cheltenham.The Latics were without a win in five league games, but Benteke – the brother of Crystal Palace striker Christian – set them on course before Callum Lang sealed the points in stoppage time.Oldham were dominant from the start and could have led through Jose ...Full Story »

England Under-21s claim convincing win over Scotland U21s

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by PA19 hits

England concluded their European Under-21 Championship qualification campaign unbeaten with a convincing 2-0 win over their Scotland counterparts at Tynecastle.The much-changed visitors had already qualified for next summer’s finals in Italy and San Marino with seven wins and two draws in their previous fixtures.They bossed the match against their traditional rivals, although it took until...Full Story »

Gareth Southgate ‘extremely proud’ after memorable England win in Spain

Posted Tuesday, October 16, 2018 by PA32 hits

Gareth Southgate was proud of his players’ display of courage, bravery and quality as England stunned Spain in a Nations League victory that will live long in the memory.Raheem Sterling ended his 1,102-day wait for an international goal in style in Seville, where he opened the scoring before netting again once Marcus Rashford had fired home.It was a breathtaking first half that brought bac...Full Story »

Spain 2 - 3 England: Sterling scores twice as England stun Spain in Seville

Posted Tuesday, October 16, 2018 by PA73 hits

Gareth Southgate’s men stunned Spain in one of the most memorable England wins for many a year.Raheem Sterling scored two goals in the opening 45 minutes, having only scored twice in his previous 45 international appearances, with Marcus Rashford sweeping home in an extraordinary first half at Real Betis’ Estadio Benito Villamarin.Clinical, bold and a joy to behold, ta...Full Story »

England boss Gareth Southgate blames Premier League for Three Lions stars underperforming

Posted Monday, October 15, 2018 by Express.co.uk69 hits

An injury crisis coming into this international double-header has been exacerbated by suspensions to John Stones and Jordan Henderson, and Southgate said: "Maybe they were expecting us to be back by the end of June. "Of course it's always easy to make a comment like that and not know the complex scenario decision-makers had to go through. "But everybody knew when the final was and the semi-fin...Full Story »

Spain vs England - Ramos braced for testing night against Kane and England

Posted Monday, October 15, 2018 by PA63 hits

Spain skipper Sergio Ramos is expecting a tough night against England and pinpointed star striker Harry Kane as player that could thrive in LaLiga.After being held to a 0-0 draw behind closed doors in Croatia on Friday, the Three Lions’ Nations League campaign continues in Seville.Luis Enrique’s Spain are sure to provide a stern test for an England side they defeated 2-1 at Wembley i...Full Story »

England fans forced to watch Croatia bore draw from hill after being BANNED from stadium

Posted Saturday, October 13, 2018 by Express.co.uk61 hits

England fans travelled to Croatia to watch the Three Lions despite being told to stay away (Image: GETTY) DETERMINED England fans were spotted at the UEFA Nations League showdown with Croatia in Rijeka despite being told to stay away from the ground. A group of supporters were snapped on a bank behind the stadium - and they might just have had the best view in the house. The raised area is in...Full Story »

Southgate satisfied by England showing in silent surroundings

Posted Saturday, October 13, 2018 by PA36 hits

Gareth Southgate was frustrated by the result but not his side’s performance as England ignored the eerie backdrop to draw with Croatia in the Nations League.Three months after meeting in the World Cup semi-finals, the sides lined up at the virtually-empty Stadion HNK Rijeka as the hosts completed a UEFA stadium ban for having a swastika on the pitch during a Euro 2016 qualifier against It...Full Story »

Croatia 0 - 0 England: England held to draw on quiet evening in Croatia

Posted Saturday, October 13, 2018 by PA43 hits

England should have secured their first Nations League victory after Gareth Southgate’s men dealt with the quirks of playing behind closed doors and had the best chances against Croatia.Just 93 days after the Three Lions lost to Zlatko Dalic’s men in the World Cup semi-finals, the countries met in surroundings that could scarcely have been more different to July’s huge encounte...Full Story »

Croatia-England match in empty stadium will be 'strange environment' - Luka Modric

Posted Friday, October 12, 2018 by ESPN83 hits

RIJEKA, Croatia -- Luka Modric has admitted Croatia and England must overcome the "strange" atmosphere of facing each other in a stadium without supporters in Friday's UEFA Nations League clash in Rijeka. The hosts will serve the second game of a two-match UEFA punishment after a swastika symbol was bleached onto the pitch prior to the Euro 2016 qualifier against Italy in Split in Jun 2015. Wi...Full Story »

Boothroyd eyeing Euro 2019 glory as England Under-21s qualify in style

Posted Friday, October 12, 2018 by PA32 hits

England Under-21s boss Aidy Boothroyd wants Euro 2019 glory after seeing his side book their spot in next summer’s finals with a 7-0 rout of Andorra.The Young Lions reached the tournament in Italy and San Marino with a game to spare after topping Group Four.Dominic Calvert-Lewin netted a brace, which included a penalty, while Ademola Lookman, Ezri Konsa, Dominic Solanke, Reiss Nelson ...Full Story »

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