James McCarthy could make his first Republic of Ireland appearance for almost three years after being named in Mick McCarthy’s squad for next month’s clashes with Switzerland and Bulgaria.
England manager Gareth Southgate and his players are determined to reach new heights after their penalty shoot-out triumph saw them win bronze at the Nations League.
England’s teams experienced the highs and lows of VAR on Sunday.
Gareth Southgate was delighted to see England’s penalty shoot-out preparations bear fruit again, with the Three Lions boss taking Nations League bronze as a welcome acknowledgement of the progress being made.
Gareth Southgate’s England won their second successive penalty shoot-out to beat Switzerland in the Nations League third-place play-off.
Jordan Pickford admitted to feeling nervous when he stepped up to take a penalty in England’s shoot-out win over Switzerland.
Jordan Pickford was England’s penalty shoot-out hero once again as Gareth Southgate’s men eventually overcame Switzerland to bring an exciting end to a tepid third-place play-off in the Nations League.
Joe Gomez insists England cannot abandon their philosophy purely because of the defensive errors that cost them a place in the Nations League final.
England will play Switzerland on Sunday in the Nations League third-place play-off in Guimaraes.
Gareth Southgate is focusing on progress rather than the pain of another semi-final loss as the England manager looks to build towards Euro 2020 glory.
Portugal boss Fernando Santos hailed the “genius” of Cristiano Ronaldo after his stunning hat-trick beat Switzerland 3-1 to book the hosts a place in the Nations League final Juventus forward Ronaldo opened the scoring at the Estadio do Dragao with a fine free-kick after 25 minutes.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning hat-trick fired hosts Portugal into the Nations League final after a 3-1 win over Switzerland at the Estadio do Dragao.
Switzerland are looking to spring a surprise in this summer’s Nations League finals.
Brain injury charity Headway has demanded a UEFA investigation after Newcastle defender Fabian Schar played on for Switzerland against Georgia on Saturday despite being knocked unconscious in the first half.
Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri has pulled out of Switzerland’s squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Georgia and Denmark.
Gareth Southgate welcomed a shot of half-time player power from his England side after a dressing room debrief helped turn the tide against Switzerland.
England brought a timely, if unconvincing, end to their three-match losing streak by beating Switzerland on Tuesday.
Marcus Rashford’s eye for goal helped England see off Switzerland with a victory that ensured the enthusiasm of a World Cup semi-final run did not descend into a record losing streak.
The Football Association honoured Kick It Out’s 25th anniversary as England walked out onto the pitch in black and white ahead of the friendly against Switzerland in Leicester.
England will look to get back to winning ways when Switzerland arrive at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday evening.