England boss Gareth Southgate blames Premier League for Three Lions stars underperforming

An injury crisis coming into this international double-header has been exacerbated by suspensions to John Stones and Jordan Henderson, and Southgate said: “Maybe they were expecting us to be back by the end of June. “Of course it’s always easy to make a comment like that and not know the complex scenario decision-makers had to […]

England fans forced to watch Croatia bore draw from hill after being BANNED from stadium

A group of supporters were snapped on a bank behind the stadium – and they might just have had the best view in the house. The raised area is in the ideal place and provided the perfect vantage point. Fans were able to get a glimpse of the Three Lions stars as they took on […]

Jadon Sancho: Why England star was right to join Borussia Dortmund – Paul Ince EXCLUSIVE

England face Croatia in their Nations League showdown tonight, aiming to secure a second win after beating Switzerland last time out. All eyes are on Borussia Dortmund prodigy, who is seen as one of the hottest prospects in the Bundesliga. And Ince, speaking exclusively to Express Sport, believes he was right to head to Dortmund […]

Tom Brady: New England Patriots boss Bill Belichick ready to AXE star – EXCLUSIVE

That’s according to NFL expert Neil Reynolds who reckons the experienced chief has no room for sentimentality. Brady is firmly established as one of the greatest NFL players in history and is a five-time Super Bowl winner. However, the Michigan graduate is now 41 years old and was at the centre of a power struggle […]

England duo combine for once-in-a-lifetime hat-trick

SOMERSET pair Craig Overton and Marcus Trescothick joined forces for a first-class hat-trick the like of which had not been seen for more than a hundred years in their final County Championship match of the season against Nottinghamshire. England paceman Overton’s treble came just a day after Somerset captain Tom Abell had achieved the same […]

England 1-1 Spain LIVE: Score, goals and Nations League updates; Marcus Rashford nets

England vs Spain: Gareth Southgate’s side return to Wembley for the first time since their best World Cup performance in 28 years ENGLAND 1-1 SPAIN | RASHFORD (11), SAUL (12) England XI: Pickford, Maguire, Stones, Gomez; Trippier, Henderson, Alli, Lingard, Shaw; Rashford, Kane. Spain XI: De Gea, Carvajal, Nacho, Ramos, Alonso, Busquets, Saúl, Thiago, Isco, […]

Alastair Cook RETIRES: England opener and Ashes hero to quit international cricket

Alastair Cook RETIRES: England’s former captain will quit international cricket after the fifth Test (Image: GETTY) Cook captained England for four years, leading them to a famous Test series triumph in India within 12 months of his reign. The opener stepped down as captain of the Test team two years ago and will now hang […]

Rugby news: Danny Cipriani handed England lifeline after misconduct hearing

Cipriani is now free to play for Gloucester against the Dragons in tonight’s pre-season warm-up as he bids to impress England boss Eddie Jones. In a mammoth hearing that stretched for the best part of five hours, in Bristol, Cipriani was grilled about events on a pre-season trip to Jersey with Gloucester but after courts […]

India humiliated by England swing kings in Lord’s thrashing

JAMES Anderson and Stuart Broad shared eight wickets before Chris Woakes completed a brilliant return to international duty with the final blow as England thrashed India by an innings and 159 runs in the second Test at Lord’s on Sunday. India, the world’s top-ranked Test side, failed to cope with overcast and swing-friendly conditions in […]