Jack Wilshere has said he would happily play as a holding midfielder for Arsenal as he does for England, but Arsene Wenger doesn’t see him in that position, ESPN has reported.
Wilshere has been used as the deepest midfielder by England boss Roy Hodgson and won acclaim for his showing as the Three Lions beat Scotland on Tuesday. He also played the position against Slovenia and has revealed he’d he happy to do so for the Gunners, but W...More
England manager Roy Hodgson has confirmed he won’t block his Under-21s counterpart Gareth Southgate from picking the likes of Raheem Sterling and Ross Barkley for the European Under-21 Championships next year, ESPN has reported.
Southgate’s side have qualified for next year’s tournament, to be held in the Czech Republic, with the start of the competition coming only a few days after the senior side’s final game of 2014-15. The full E...More
Former FA chairman David Bernstein has urged UEFA to take drastic action against FIFA in a bid to once and for all implement major and meaningful reform, the BBC is reporting.
This dramatic call has come in the wake of FIFA’s report into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups cleared Russia and Qatar of any wrong doing – instead levelling criticism at England’s 2018 bid team.
Yet just four hours after the report was pu...More
Tottenham Hotspur defender Eric Dier has explained the circumstances surrounding his withdrawal from England Under-21 duty, Sky Sports has reported.
It was claimed Dier left the youth team because he didn’t want to play right-back, having been allowed by manager Gareth Southgate to skip games against France and Portugal. Dier has though denied that’s the case, explaining that he will play anywhere he is needed but does feel he is bet...More
Ross Barkley has revealed how as youngster he looked up to Rio Ferdinand rather than England captain and Everton predecessor Wayne Rooney, ESPN has reported.
Barkley and Rooney have been compared as they are both Liverpool-born attacking players from the Everton academy, but Barkley shied away from comparisons with his international colleague and explained he didn’t start out wanting to the like the Manchester United skipper.
England Under-21 manager Gareth Southgate has revealed Eric Dier has returned to Tottenham Hotspur after revealing he didn’t want to be considered as a right-back, the Daily Telegraph has reported.
Dier has been used at right-back this season but Southgate confirmed Dier asked to be allowed to return to his club to work on his game as a centre-back. “It is an interesting one, we had quite a mature conversation about it and he feels t...More
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