New York City veteran midfielder Frank Lampard has retired from international duty in order to prolong his club career, Sky Sports has confirmed.
The 36-year-old made the announcement in a statement, describing how tough a decision it had been to reach, and expressing his pride and enjoyment of a lengthy and distinguished period of international service.
Lampard left Chelsea this summer after 14 glittering years at Stamford Bridge,...More
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has asked for patience regarding Calum Chambers amid talk the defender is in line for England recognition, Sky Sports has reported.
Chambers moved to the Gunners this summer from Southampton and has caught the eye playing in the centre of the Arsenal defence, having first featured for the Saints as a right-bac.
It’s been mooted that the 19-year-old could win a senior England cap in the near future but W...More
England manager Roy Hodgson has paid tribute to former captain Steven Gerrard, after he announced his retirement from international football on Monday, BBC Sport has reported.
Gerrard ended his England career after earning 114 caps, and captaining the side at the last three major tournaments. He suffered disappointment at the World Cup in Brazil, as he led the Three Lions to their first opening round elimination since 1958 as they fi...More
Scotland and England will meet in a mid-season friendly at Celtic Park, ESPN has reported.
It will be the first time since 1999 that England have played Scotland in Scotland, a play-off qualifier for Euro 2000 that was decided in England’s favour by a Paul Scholes brace.
The sides met at Wembley a year ago with England winning 3-2, Rickie Lambert - then of Southampton but now a Liverpool striker - scoring with his first touch as a s...More
Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling says he will become a better player for having represented England at the World Cup, according to Sky Sports.
Sterling was part of Roy Hodgson’s squad in Brazil and played in all three of the Three Lions’ games as England bowed out at the group stage. Sterling played the full 90 minutes of the defeat to Italy, just over an hour of the reverse against Uruguay and was introduced as a substitute for the ...More
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere believes England’s young players need to step up to international football as soon as possible, ESPN has reported.
Wilshere, who included himself in his comments, was part of the Three Lions squad that failed to get out of the group stage at the World Cup. He has said since returning home that it’s not enough to speak of the team’s potential, calling on his colleagues to achieve something.
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