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1 England vs. 1 Hungary LIVE REACTION: Stones cancels off Sallai’s opener as the Three Lions lose a World Cup qualifying match. ENGLAND were held to a draw by Hungary at home, as Gareth Southgate’s side lost ground in their bid for the 2022 World Cup. Southgate made a number of changes, but there were some unsavory scenes in the away end early on, with Hungarian fans attacking police. After Luke Shaw gave away a penalty, Roland Sallai put the visitors ahead, but John Stones’ header leveled the scores in a hectic first half. In the second quarter, the Three…

RHIAN BREWSTER’S face said it all – and that was minutes before he was harshly sent off. The 21-year-old had just missed a great opportunity to put England’s Under-21s ahead against Andorra on Monday night when James Garner found him with a delightful cross. It was by no means a sitter, but one Brewster would have lapped up as a teenager when goal-scoring seemed so easy. Yet he steered it wide, to continue an unwanted rut he has been stuck in for over a year now. His frustration was clear, as he lay prostrate on the plastic pitch of the…

ENGLAND’S draw with Hungary will drop them to fifth in the October world rankings. Gareth Southgate’s side matched the Three Lions’ highest-ever rating when they moved up to third last month. But they will be overtaken by Nations League winners France and Euro 2020 champions Italy when the next set of numbers are unveiled. Belgium, who have been top of the list for more than three years, will retain their place at the summit despite back to back defeats by France and Italy. But their advantage over second placed Brazil will drop to just 12 points if Tite’s team beat…

Despite Ghana’s interest, Callum Hudson-Odoi tells Gareth Southgate that he is not keeping England hostage. CALLUM HUDSON-ODOI told Gareth Southgate that his international loyalty is not a game. After turning down two England Under-21 call-ups, questions have been raised regarding the Chelsea winger’s intentions. Hudson-Odoi is also being courted by Ghanaian officials, who hope he would forsake England and play for them more often. Players who have played no more than three competitive games for one country before the age of 21 can now switch national teams. Hudson-Odoi, 20, has three caps for England, the most recent of which he…

Grealish, Sancho, Chilwell, and Abraham rip at each other in a Gogglebox-style appraisal of England’s Three Lions victory. In a Gogglebox-style evaluation, England’s stars were evaluated and slammed following their 5-0 World Cup qualification thrashing of Andorra. On England’s YouTube page, the Three Lions quintet of Jack Grealish, Ben Chilwell, Tammy Abraham, and Jadon Sancho made no holds barred. With a Sancho assist, Chilwell scored his first goal for England. “Look, I had an open goal Sanch!” said Roma striker Abraham, who was also clear on goal for Manchester United. Sancho stated that his only concern at the time was…

JESSE LINGARD was reduced to tears after being left out of Gareth Southgate’s squad for Euro 2020. The Manchester United forward made it into the Three Lions manager’s provisional 33-man squad but was then ousted from the final 26. That was despite scoring nine goals on loan at West Ham during the second half of last season. And Lingard recently described the anguish he felt when he found out he had not made it to the Euros. Speaking to The Players’ Tribune, he said: “Back in June, I really thought I had done enough to get into the final 26…

THIS is the shocking moment Hungarian football thugs attacked cops at Wembley on Tuesday. Police made six arrests as crowd trouble marred England’s World Cup qualifying draw – including one for voyeurism. Officers were attacked after going into the crowd to take care of a Hungarian accused of racially abusing a steward. A video clip emerged showing hooligans waded in on the police and forcing cops backwards before having to use batons in an attempt to regain control. Riot police eventually calmed the situation having been forced back under the stands, where around 1,000 visiting fans were in place. The…

Tammy Abraham is a concern for Roma’s match against Juventus after spraining his ankle while on international duty with England. TAMMY ABRAHAM is a concern for Roma’s match against Juventus after spraining his ankle while on international duty with England. The 24-year-old former Chelsea striker came in for the final 15 minutes of Hungary’s 1-1 tie with England. However, due to a knock, he was pulled off in the dying minutes of the World Cup qualifier, and was replaced by Ollie Watkins. Abraham has a sprained ankle, according to CalcioMercato, and could be out for a few weeks. Roma, who…

Trent Alexander-Arnold is back in training and expected to play against Watford after missing Man City. TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD is likely to make his comeback against Watford this weekend, giving Liverpool a major boost after missing the last two games due to injury. Before the international break, Alexander-Arnold, 23, was missing from Liverpool’s 5-1 Champions League win over Porto and their thrilling 2-2 draw with title rivals Manchester City. With the same groin problem, the full-back was ruled out of England’s World Cup qualifiers against Andorra and Hungary. He also missed the Euros this summer. Before his brief layoff, the Liverpool…

UEFA has officially launched the bidding process to host the 2028 European Championships. And England ALREADY meets all the stadium criteria required. Under the demands for a 24-team tournament involving 51 matches, potential hosts must be able to put forward 10 stadia. That includes at least one with a capacity of 60,000 and preferably two that can seat 50,000. Four grounds must have a capacity of 40,000-plus with three able to host 30,000 or more. While the FA is currently only in the middle of the ‘feasibility study’ into whether to go through with the proposed England-led 2030 World Cup…

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