Category Archives: England

England vs Ivory Coast preview & team news

Wembley Stadium will play host to the first-ever encounter between England and Ivory Coast. Tuesday's fixture in London will serve to drop the curtain on the Three Lions' international break. Gareth Southgate's side came from behind to beat Switzerland 2-1 on Saturday as goals from Luke Shaw and Harry Kane either side of half-time cancelled out Breel Embolo's opener. If you are betting on the Ivory Coast game, make sure you use the freetips.com NEWBONUS promo code to help you…
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Harry Kane future in doubt as he closes in on international goalscoring record

Once again, the future of Harry Kane is a subject of discussion and the striker has refused to rule out a move away from Tottenham Hotspur. Kane was heavily linked with a switch to Manchester City last summer, but a move failed to materialise as the English champions were unable to reach an agreement with Spurs.Manchester City are currently the favourites with bookmakers to complete a treble this season as they lead the betting odds for the Premier League, Champions…
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England vs Switzerland preview & potential line-ups

Saturday's encounter between England and Switzerland at the Wembley Stadium will serve to get both nations' warm-up campaigns for Qatar 2022 underway. The Three Lions cruised to a top-place finish in 2022 World Cup qualifying Group I, going unbeaten in all ten qualifying fixtures (W8, D2) to lock an automatic berth at December's showpiece event with a game to spare. Despite suffering a heartbreaking Euro 2022 grand final defeat to Italy, 2021 proved successful for Gareth Southgate's team as they…
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England’s one-cap wonders

Scoring a goal for England is what most schoolchildren dream of when they're emulating their heroes on the playground. For those lucky enough to become professional footballers, representing their nation is the pinnacle of their career. But unfortunately for some players, running out in the white of the Three Lions doesn’t always go to plan. With the European Championships just a few months away, some players are already guaranteed to be in Gareth Southgate's squad. There are still plenty of…
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Can Southgate convince Vardy of Three Lions return?

The clamour for Jamie Vardy to return to the England set-up is growing and it looks like it will only get louder based on the Leicester City striker’s current form. The Foxes star has made an electric start to the campaign and was once again prolific as he helped Leicester secure a 4-1 win against Leeds United at Elland Road at the start of the month. Following that win in West Yorkshire, Vardy had been involved directly in 13 goals…
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Predicting England’s Euro 2021 line-up

With a young group of players, as well as a manager who seems to be adept at getting a sense of cohesion like few of his predecessors, most pundits agree that the sky is the limit for the current England team. Indeed, when we look at the squad of young players, as well as those knocking at the door, it seems there is room for this side to improve. And, make no mistake – England are already one of the…
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Will England look any different at Euro 2021?

The news that football fans have been expecting has finally arrived. The Euro 2020 Championships will be moved to the summer of 2021 to allow domestic leagues the time to finish their fixtures this summer. This is all due to the current lockdown around Europe because of the coronavirus outbreak.  From a purely footballing standpoint, this move has the ability to change things for a number of countries that are taking part, but how will the delay affect England and…
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Ranking the best England managers – Who tops the bill?

It’s fair to say that England have had some interesting managers throughout the ages, from formidable dictators to genial coaches who always seemed more than a little out of their depth (Steve McLaren, anyone?) Assessing the best England managers is a deceptively easy pastime, however, particularly given the paucity of success that the Three Lions have enjoyed (or not) during the last 50 years or more. In this article, we’ve reviewed the best three managers in the history of the…
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