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England - National Football Team, World Cup 2018

Sports by Published on Updated on 05 Jun, 2018

Synopsis

England National Football Team is one of the oldest national teams in football. England has played the world’s first international football match in 1872.

Representing England, the team is controlled by The Football Association. England has made 14 FIFA World Cup appearances and has won a World Cup title in 1966. FIFA has ranked the country in 15th position.

Gareth Southgate, The Coach

Gareth Southgate is the coach of the England national team. He is a former football player who played as a midfielder and a defender. He has won the 1995-96 League Cup with Aston Villa. He has also won 2003-04 League Cup with Middlesbrough.

CAPTION: Gareth Southgate SOURCE: Daily Express

Southgate ended his career in 2006, after more than 500 appearances, featuring 1998 World Cup. As a player, he reached UEFA Cup and FA Cup final and has made 57 appearances for the England national team.

Southgate is set to pick his squad for Russia. As per the source by dailymail, the 23-man squads must be decided until June 4. Hope he chooses the best for the 2018 World Cup.

Daniel Sturridge

Daniel Sturridge plays for West Bromwich Albion on loan from fellow club Liverpool and English national team.

CAPTION: Daniel Sturridge SOURCE: Sky Sports

Sturridge plays as a striker and often used as a winger. Representing England, he has made 15 appearances and scored 4 goals for the U-21 team. He made his debut match for England and was selected for the 2012 Olympics and 2014 World Cup.

Harry Kane, The Star

Harry Kane plays as a striker for Tottenham Hotspur at the Premier League and English national team. He made his debut for Tottenham on August 25, 2011, in a UEFA Europa League.

Kane became a regular starter for Tottenham in the 2014-2015 season, scoring 31 goals in the campaign. He was named PFA Young Player of the Year at the time.

CAPTION: Harry Kane SOURCE: Goal.com

Kane completed both 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 Premier League seasons as a top scorer. He has been named Premier League Player of the Month six times. He is currently in 9th position in the Tottenham's all-time top goalscorers list, scoring over 100 goals for the team.

Here's the list of England's 23-man squad heading to World Cup 2018, Russia.

Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards
Jordan Pickford (Everton), Jack Butland (Stoke City), Nick Pope (Burnley) Kyle Walker (Manchester City), John Stones (Manchester City), Harry Maguire (Leicester City), Danny Rose (Tottenham), Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Ashley Young (Manchester United), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Kieran Trippier (Tottenham) Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Eric Dier (Tottenham), Dele Alli (Tottenham), Jesse Lingard (Manchester United), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Crystal Palace), Fabian Delph (Manchester City) Harry Kane (Tottenham), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Danny Welbeck (Arsenal)

World Cup 2018

England sealed their spot at their sixth consecutive World Cups, defeating Slovenia in their pre-ultimate Group F match at Wembley.

England will be playing against Tunisia, Panama, and Belgium in the second edition of the tournament, World Cup 2018.

For more details regarding the matches have a look at this World Cup schedule.