Online Broadband Guide
Online Broadband Guide


Rio Ferdinand backs Marcus Rashford to impress at World Cup

Rio Ferdinand backs Marcus Rashford to impress at World Cup

Costa Rica may be be ranked 30 places higher than their fellow Central Americans but how England line up against them - and the kind of football they try to play - will surely offer heavy hints about Southgate's plans. Rose is a better option for England at this moment than Young. He also said that they had group discussions on key issues such as how to respond to potential racism in Russian Federation this month and also on tactics - which the players are encouraged to contribute to.

"She is great and my family will always come first but we have got a big tournament to prepare for". With no goalkeeper. I didn't want them to affect my confidence. Following closely behind are France and England, who average 26 years and 18 days old. Southgate acknowledged concerns about a lack of experience but claimed it was outweighed by the benefits.

On Thursday, England played their last global friendly before they jet off to the World Cup in Russian Federation.

Speaking to BBC Radio 5 live, Southgate said: "Marcus is desperate to do well and we said to him and all the players we were expecting mistakes to be made". When we went a goal behind against Iceland, we didn't know what to do. He has encouraged the squad to tell their backstories to each other to improve cohesion on the pitch but also to improve the public image of the team.

Up front, there was a place for Jamie Vardy as Southgate tested out playing with the Leicester City striker as the focal point of his attack. "As a team, we are hugely supportive of what he's done". It's not a comfortable space for us to be at times but it helps to build a togetherness.

"It's one of the things that the three boys that have been on standby have talked about when I spent time with them today, and that's not to be underestimated because I think that gives us a real strength going into Russian Federation".

The Three Lions' catalogue of heart breaking failures from 12 yards in World Cup and European Championships started back in 1990 when Sir Bobby Robson's side were eliminated by Germany, and sadly for England fans this has been a much too common theme ever since. "We need that competition, but I'm delighted with our preparation and I feel positive about our platform leading into the tournament", he said.

"We just didn't know what to do to get back in the game when we were behind because we just hadn't planned for it".

"Then you've got to be good enough and lucky enough to make it".

The difference in manager wages demonstrates the huge gap between the competitors, with England manager Gareth Southgate only the seventh best-paid boss.

follow

loading...

editors' picks

June 10, 2018
Twitter reacts to news of Anthony Bourdain’s death
Outside of the US , please visit the International Association for Suicide Prevention for a database of resources . Fans of the chef and journalist are responding to the news with reminders about mental health and mental illness.

June 09, 2018
Signs point to James leaving Cavaliers
His eighth straight appearance didn't go well either, and now there's uncertainty where the superstar will play next. For his overall playoff performance, Durant was named the MVP of the NBA Finals for a second straight season.

June 07, 2018
Rafael Nadal's French Open set streak ends in quarterfinals
Rafael Nadal has won 37 completed sets in a row at the French Open heading into his quarterfinal against Diego Schwartzman. Garbine Muguruza overwhelmed Maria Sharapova 6-2, 6-1 in a matchup of past French Open champions to reach the semifinals.

June 05, 2018
Apple is launching a new Pride Edition watch band and watch face
This is the first time Apple hasn't made a watchOS upgrade available to every generation of the Apple Watch. Additionally, Apple has released new colors of the Beats Powerbeats3, as well as the Beats Solo3 .

June 04, 2018
Liverpool close in on £70million deal
While Liverpool's interest is obvious, the club has responded to the above rumour by denying that Fekir is set for a medical. Lyon, however, are prepared to play the long game and make as much money from the deal as they can.

June 04, 2018
Trump Takes To Twitter To Slam Canada's Softwood Lumber Sector
Speaking after the meeting, Le Maire said the European Union was poised to take counter-measures against the new USA tariffs. The Canadian-born billionaire wants Trudeau to agree to a USA demand for a five-year sunset clause on NAFTA.

June 03, 2018
China: Trade deals in jeopardy if U.S. tariffs are implemented
The Trump administration's shifting stance on China may complicate Ross's ability to extract concessions from Beijing . The Chinese statement said the two sides made "positive and concrete progress", but neither side released details.

June 02, 2018
Euro recovers on the back of strong eurozone inflation figures
FILE PHOTO: The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, March 20, 2018. Google's parent company Alphabet lost 1.5 percent to $1,068.21 and Mastercard fell 2.3 percent to $186.80.

May 30, 2018
Deadliest Catch star Blake Painter found dead at 38
Deadliest Catch star Blake Painter was found dead in his home in OR on Friday, the Clatsop County Sheriff's office confirms to ET. In 2010, Phil Harris, captain of the Cornelia Marie, died of a stroke while in port at St Paul Island.

May 30, 2018
The odds are stacked against the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals
But he was eliminated in the playoffs by James before he was with the Warriors, and that grudge could still be there to this day. Cleveland finished in fourth place in the East during a tumultuous season of roster upheaval, and was 29th all year on defense.