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Who are the most successful teams in the history of the European Championships?

The European Championships pit the best national teams on the continent against each other, with some of the world’s biggest players competing head-to-head. With Euro2024 on the horizon, in this article, we will look at the most successful teams in the history of the competition. Germany (3-time winners in 1972, 1980 and 1996) The joint-most […]

Why Should International Football Matter?

I was reading an article from someone who was complaining about the pointless international friendlies. There are countless football supporters in England who see the international break as nothing more than a waste of time, or an inconvenience which serves little purpose. There’s a growing band of fans who would rather see their team win […]

Insigne Breaks Three Lions Hearts In Controversial Wembley Circumstance

A late penalty that was awarded by the Video Assistant Referee denied Gareth Southgate’s England back-to-back victories as Luigi Di Biagio’s Italy visited Wembley Stadium for the first time on Tuesday evening in an International friendly. Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy had given the Three Lions the lead in the first-half with a memorable finish […]

Young Lions Overcome Late Ukraine Scare To Continue Unbeaten Run in EURO 2019 Qualifying

Aidy Boothroyd’s England U21s made it six consecutive victories in all competitions yesterday evening at Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane by overcoming Oleksandr Holovko’s Ukraine U21s. The Young Lions have now won each of their last five Group 4 2019 UEFA European U21 Championship qualifiers and initially went ahead through Sheffield-born striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin. A header […]

Three Lions Look To Roar At Wembley As Dejected Italians Pay A Tuesday Night Visit

In both nation’s second International friendly of 2018, Gareth Southgate’s England welcome Luigi Di Biagio’s Italy to London to renew a classic rivalry between two proud footballing countries, an eagerly-awaited one too over the last few months. The Three Limos head into the friendly off the back of beating the Netherlands for the first time […]

Five Great Wins for England against Italy

After England’s first win in the Netherlands since 1969, they take on Italy at home tonight. So far the two nations have met twenty-six times in all competitions and friendlies. England have won eight, Italy ten with eight draws. Here are five wins for England against The Azzurri. 1976 Bicentennial Tournament, Yankee Stadium, New York, […]

Clarke-Salter Makes Dream Debut And Four Other Main Talking Points From The Cyrille Regis International

Aidy Boothroyd’s England U21s got the better of Daniel Isaila’s Romania U21s at Molineux Stadium on Saturday evening in the one-off Cyrille Regis International to extend their unbeaten run in all International competitions to nearly a year, here’s five of the biggest Talking Points from the competitive contest. Gray Marks Captaincy In Style Young Leicester […]

Clarke-Salter And Skipper Gray Shine As The Young Lions Are Rated From Their Cyrille Regis International Beating Of Romania

Let’s take an in-depth look at England U21 player performance from Saturday evening’s Cyrille Regis International victory over Daniel Isaila’s Romania U21s at Molineux Stadium on Saturday evening, as Aidy Boothroyd’s Young Lions became the first team to defeat the Romanians in just under a year. Dean Henderson: 8/10 Enjoying a rare start between the […]

Live Blog: England U21s vs Romania U21s: The Cyrille Regis International Live From Molineux Stadium

7:20 PM: Unfortunately that wraps up our coverage live from Molineux Stadium this evening where Boothroyd’s England U21s and Isaila’s Romania U21s played out an entertaining affair that the home nation just edged in the end, Demarai Gray and Jake Clarke-Salter rendering a late Romanian consolation useless. Tonight was the visitors’ first loss in just […]

Three Lions Look To Roar Away In Holland Against Resurgent Flying Dutchmen

In the first round of international friendlies of 2018, Gareth Southgate’s England travel to face Ronald Koeman’s Netherlands in what promises to be an intriguing matchup in the Dutch capital between two teams that have endured opposite fortunes in recent months. The Dutch head into the fixture off the back of following their disastrous 2018 […]

Can We Not Knock Him? – Part Seven. The Ref’s Got me The Sack. Thank Him For me, Won’t You?

Win or Bust The documentary now reaches its denouement. It was a tv producers dream as footage of the pre-match anthems and crowd reactions overdubbed with Brian Moore’s commentary on how this game was a winner-takes-all, a shootout between two European giants for one place in the World Cup Finals. At the draw both nations […]

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