Manchester United youngster Michael Keane was unable to play for England Under-21s against Wales this week after his twin brother was inadvertently registered for the game instead.
Gareth Southgate had wanted the 21-year-old defender in his team for the game, only to discover that his brother Will, currently on loan from United to QPR, had been registered instead. read more »
Chelsea veteran Ashley Cole and Southampton full-back Luke Shaw have both taken to Twitter to deny that they are the current England international who is set to be outed as gay by a tabloid newspaper this weekend.
The Sun on Sunday will reportedly run a story this weekend revealing that a member of Roy Hodgson’s squad is homosexual, making the subject the first openly gay England international. read more »
When Daniel Agger caught Jack Wilshere in Wednesday’s international friendly between England and Denmark, it appeared to be a nasty knock that he would be able to run off.
Even shortly after the game, Wilshere reassured everyone that it was just a bit sore and that he should be fit again soon. Not even he had a clue of how unfortunate things would get. read more »
Confronted with a TV camera and the potential to reach an audience of millions, this cheeky mascot couldn’t resist flicking the Vs as he made his way out of the tunnel ahead of last night’s friendly between England and Denmark.
Liverpool right-back Glen Johnson was the player lucky enough to have the privilege of holding hands with this character. read more »
With Liverpool in sparkling form and five of England’s starting 11 coming from the Reds, Roy Hodgson seemed to have adopted his tactics accordingly. None of the starters come from a team that is currently relying on a conventional 4-4-2 formation anyway.
Hodgson knew that the Danes would be defensive so he initially went with a 4-3-3 formation. Steven Gerrard was tasked with picking the ball from the back and using his passing range to spread the ball around. read more »