England held to a goalless draw with Italy

England continued with their winless start to their Nations League campaign continued as an experimental Three Lions side failed to break down European champions Italy in a goalless draw at Molineux. This was a game played behind closed doors as punishment for the chaos that preceded the last meeting between these two, when Italy beat England in the Euro 2020…

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England players jeered for taking a knee in Hungary

England players were jeered when they took a knee before their Nations League match in Hungary, despite most of the crowd in Budapest being children. Last June, Hungary were ordered by Uefa to play three games behind closed doors as punishment for discriminatory behaviour by their fans at Euro 2020. But Saturday’s fixture saw over 30,000 spectators at Budapest’s Puskas Arena.…

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England to host Ivory Coast in a friendly match

England will play Ivory Coast in a friendly at Wembley on 29 March. Ivory Coast are ranked 56th in the world and are through to the last-16 of the Africa Cup of Nations having knocked out holders Algeria on Thursday. Their squad boasts the likes of Arsenal’s Nicolas Pepe, Ajax’s Sebastien Haller and Fulham’s Jean Michal Seri. England are already hosting Switzerland on 26…

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Italy sets new record in win against Lithuania

European champions Italy became the first national team to go 37 games without defeat. They achieved this feat in their 5-0 win against Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier. There were suggestions the Azzurri had broken the record during last Sunday’s goalless draw with Switzerland. However, Roberto Mancini’s side ended any doubt, with Everton’s Moise Kean on loan at Juventus -scoring twice.…

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Mido hails Southgate ahead of Euro final

Egypt legend Ahmed Hossam ‘Mido’ has praised England head coach Gareth Southgate. This has followed their EURO 2020 run to the final following wins over Germany, Ukraine, and Denmark. The Three Lions have reached the tournament’s final for the first time in their history. They are set to face Italy at Wembley on July 11. Following their historic achievement, Mido applauded Southgate, who is currently…

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