From Jesse to Jude: Tracing Gareth Southgate’s four stages of English evolution

Gareth Southgate has achieved great success with England, but a trophy still eludes him (Getty Images/The Independent) England have come a long way since Gareth Southgate’s first game as England manager, back in a distant dream when Joe Hart was in goal, Gary Cahill was the defensive rock and Theo Walcott was on the wing. … Read more

Why Euro 2024 means more to Harry Kane – England’s most unique soldier

Harry Kane offers England something unique at this European Championship (Getty Images) Just hours after Harry Kane knew he would end another club season without a trophy, Bayern Munich let him and the rest of the squad attend a banquet. It was not what most would have chosen after the bitter Champions League semi-final exit … Read more

Erik ten Hag remains as manager of Manchester United and is in discussions about a new contract

Manchester United have decided to retain confidence in Erik ten Hag, ending months of uncertainty over the manager’s position at Old Trafford. The Dutchman is now in discussions about a new contract, with his current contract expiring in 2025. The move follows an extensive review, during which United’s new hierarchy decided that Ten Hag deserves … Read more

A look at Gareth Southgate’s final 24 hours before his biggest call as England manager

Gareth Southgate has picked perhaps his boldest tournament squad as England manager – Getty Images/Richard Pelham There were many close calls for Gareth Southgate in the last 24 hours as he reduced one of England’s most talented generations of players to 26 for this month’s European Championship, although none left his players as shocked as … Read more

England’s final squad for Euro 2024: when will it be named and how many players will be selected?

James Maddison has left the England camp after failing to feature in Gareth Southgate’s reduced 26-man squad for the 2024 European Championship in Germany. Southgate has one match remaining before he has to select his final squad for the summer tournament. After Monday night’s win over Bosnia, the England manager said he has to make … Read more

Jean-Clair Todibo is a target in the Premier League, but an accident could have ended his football career

Jean Clair Todibo has already played in four different countries, but could he reach five with a move to the Premier League – Getty Images/Franco Arland Manchester United were interested last summer and may visit again. Tottenham Hotspur made their inquiries in January and there is no doubt that Jean-Clair Todibo will be in demand … Read more

Southgate admits England’s lack of cover for Rice and Shaw poses a risk to the euro

The biggest omissions in the England squad for Euro 2024

Marcus Rashford and Jordan Henderson left out of England squad ahead of Euro 2024 (Getty Images) England manager Gareth Southgate has named a 33-player training squad for the 2024 European Championship, with a number of big names ruled out of this summer’s European Championships in Germany. Southgate will reduce his squad to 26 players on … Read more