Two Extra Time errors by John Stones ended England’s UEFA Nations League campaign at the semi final stage with a Kyle Walker own goal and Quincy Promes volley making it 3-1 after Extra Time in Guimares to the Netherlands.
England captain Harry Kane was named in Gareth Southgate’s preliminary England squad ahead of this summer’s UEFA Nations League Finals in Portugal.
England will play the Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League semi finals in Guimares, Portugal on June 6, 2019.
Gareth Southgate’s England may have beaten a Netherlands side that failed to reach a second consecutive major football finals but there are signs of green shoots of recovery after a long winter following the sad debacle against Iceland during Euro 2016.
Almost two years after England failed to perform against Iceland in Nice, Southgate has qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia and the first of four friendlies will help the young England boss decide who will be on the plane in the summer.
New manager Louis van Gaal is relishing the challenge of reviving the fortunes of Manchester United. The 62-year-old Dutchman was speaking today at Old Trafford where he was unveiled at a packed press conference. “When people talk about Manchester United there are a lot of expectations. And because of that it is a great challenge […]