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 begin Nations League journey with defeat against Hungary

England start Nations League campaign with a losing start as a disappointing display brought a deserved defeat by Hungary in Budapest. This international was billed as taking place behind closed doors as Uefa punishment for racist and homophobic behaviour by Hungary’s fans during Euro 2020. And yet it was played in front of a large crowd, consisting mainly of schoolchildren…

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Tariq Lamptey considers representing Ghana

Brighton right-back Tariq Lamptey asked to be left out of England’s squad for their upcoming European Under-21 Championship qualifying games as he is considering representing Ghana. The London-born defender, 21, was contacted by Ghana in 2020 but made his England Under-21 debut later that year. England Under-21 head coach Lee Carsley says Lamptey has again been approached and is “considering”…

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