International Football

England v Lithuania: Chilling Iceland experience ensures visitors will be fully respected

Eric Dier has warned England cannot afford to take Lithuania lightly tomorrow – and is sure the Three Lions have learned from the chastening Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland.

Ben Gibson has earned a first international call-up (Photo: PA)

Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson earns first England call-up

Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson has received his first call-up to the England squad as a replacement for the injured Chris Smalling.
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Germany's Lukas Podolski celebrates with team-mates after his final game.

Dortmund defeat is harsh lesson to learn as Podolski’s farewell goal denies England

England defender Gary Cahill admitted a failure to punish Germany saw Gareth Southgate’s first match as permanent manager end in a 1-0 defeat.


Germany v England - All you need to know about tonight’s showdown in Dortmund

England are in Dortmund this evening, to take on Germany at the Signal Iduna Park in an international friendly, with Gareth Southgate looking to prove he is up to the job of being England boss with a victory over Joachim Low’s weakened team.

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Gareth Southgate, who takes charge of his first match today since being appointed full-time England manager, with Gary Cahill, the Chelsea defender who will captain the Three Lions side against Germany in Dortmund (Picture: Mike EgeRton/PA Wire).

We have to change way we do things to become winners, says England boss Southgate

Gareth Southgate has called on his England team to adopt the winning mentality that has driven tonight’s opponents Germany to so much international success.

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Surprise, surprise: Gareth Southgate makes mark with unexpected call-ups to England squad

GARETH SOUTHGATE sprung several shocks when he named his first England squad since becoming permanent manager, including Jermain Defoe, Jake Livermore and Luke Shaw as well as four uncapped players.

Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson led his side seven points clear at the top of League Two in January

Doncaster boss Darren Ferguson and Leeds United's Chris Wood among winners in monthly awards

Darren Ferguson has been rewarded for guiding Doncaster Rovers clear of the chasing pack in League Two by receiving the manager of the month award for January.

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Graham Taylor, who has died aged 72 (Photo: PA)

Graham Taylor: Great and good of football pay tribute on social media

The football world has mourned former England manager Graham Taylor, who has died of a suspected heart attack aged 72..

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White Rose will continue to be in full bloom in the year ahead

THE year 2016 was another memorable one for Yorkshire.

Gareth Southgate talks to the media yesterday for the first time since being appointed by the Football Association as Englands new permanent manager (Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire).

Days of fish, chips and beer are gone, says England boss Gareth Southgate

NEW England manager Gareth Southgate has warned his players they cannot afford to take liberties with their free time on international duty.

New England manager Gareth Southgate during a press conference at Wembley Stadium, London (Photo: PA)

Wayne Rooney remains as England captain under Gareth Southgate

New England manager Gareth Southgate intends to keep Wayne Rooney as national captain but stressed the role did not come with a guaranteed starting place.

Gareth Southgate is the new England manager. (Picture: PA / Graphic: Graeme Bandeira)

Leon Wobschall: Four-game audition leads to four years for Gareth Southgate and England

GARETH SOUTHGATE. First among equals. From a shortlist of one.

Gareth Southgate's appointment as England manager is expected to be rubber stamped on Wednesday. Picture: Nick Potts/PA.

Rubber-stamped: Gareth Southgate confirmed as new England manager on four-year deal

GARETH SOUTHGATE is England’s new manager after his long-expected appointment was confirmed by the Football Association.

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Southgate must wait as FA delay top job decision

Gareth Southgate has been told the Football Association views him as a “strong candidate” to become England manager but chief executive Martin Glenn promised not to rush a decision.

Englands John Stones stands dejected after Spains Isco had equalised in stoppage time for the visitors who had trailed 2-0 (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire).

England 2 Spain 2: Visitors inflict late pain but England look much better under Gareth Southgate

England were caught cold by a late Spain comeback, but a positive performance at the end of a turbulent year will only have strengthened Gareth Southgate’s grip on the manager’s job.

England interim manager Gareth Southgate during a training session at Tottenham. (Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire)

England v Spain: Lot of work ahead for whoever takes Three Lions forward, says Gareth Southgate

England’s humiliating World Cup and Euro 2016 exits are the uncomfortable benchmarks for a team that Gareth Southgate still believes have the attitude and aptitude to achieve.

BRING ON ENGLAND: Scotlands Robert Snodgrass takes a break after a training session at Mar Hall, Glasgow ahead of the trip to Wembley. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA

Hull City’s Robert Snodgrass happy to switch from KCOM hero to Wembley villain

ROBERT SNODRGASS, Hull City’s hero at the weekend, is hoping to return to Yorkshire next week as public enemy No 1 after inspiring Scotland to World Cup victory at Wembley.

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Hull City and Scotland's Robert Snodgrass (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire).

Hull City are Robert Snodgrass’s priority, insists Scotland boss Gordon Strachan

GORDON STRACHAN says that Robert Snodgrass faces a race against time to prove his fitness after being named in Scotland’s squad for their World Cup qualifying game with England at Wembley a week tomorrow.

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England's Marcus Rashford receives advice from caretaker manager Gareth Southgate. Picture: Nick Potts/PA

Getting to know you: Gareth Southgate up close and personal with England’s players

Jordan Henderson says England’s players want to work with interim manager Gareth Southgate “for a long time”.

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England's Wayne Rooney arrives for the walkaround at Stadion Stozice, Ljubliana.

Rooney is still part of England plans, says Southgate

Wayne Rooney accepts the England captaincy no longer comes with a guaranteed starting spot after interim manager Gareth Southgate made the bold decision to drop him for tonight’s World Cup qualifier in Slovenia.

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