England is the only team who qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2018 easily without any trouble. They played total 10 matches and won all of them, but they scored only 18 goals in 10 matches. Although they also struggled with their some of the departments including their midfield lineup. During the World Cup qualifier 2018, the Wembley stadium witnessed a lot of disappointed, but still England successfully managed to keep the trend and figures of highest average attendance.
World Cup 2018 Friendly Schedule – England
The English team played against Costa Rice which went Drew in result, while England defeated Netherlands by 1-0. Now they would face Nigeria and Costa Rica on 2nd & 7th June, 2018.
England – World Cup 2018 Schedule
English team is looking forward to play some of the toughest teams of it’s Group G. They would face Tunisia on 18th June, 2018 and then Panama & Belgium on 24th and 28th of June, 2018.
Gareth Southgate – England Coach – World Cup 2018
Freshly appointed coach of England, Gareth came into charge in 2016 with a deal of four-year contract. Like many other coaches of different teams, Garth also holds a solid and credible profile. He played the World Cup 1998 Final in which England lost the match. He was also part of the English team who appeared in semi-final match of Euro 1996 in which England missed the crucial penalty shoot and lost.
England Squad – World Cup 2018 – Lineups
Harry Kane will be captain of English team squad and he deserves captaincy too as he is a match winner like the way he played in recent matches scoring crucial goals. Dele Ali is also part of the English team squad for FIFA World Cup 2018. The midfielder of Liverpool, Jordan Henderson was the favorite man of coach Southgate.
- Goalkeepers – Jack Butland, Jordan Pickford, Nick Pope
- Defenders – Ryan Bertrand, Joe Gomez, Phil Jones, Harry Maguire, Danny Rose, John Stones, Kieran Tripper, Kyle Walker, Ashley Young
- Midfielders – Dele Alli, Eric Dier, Jordan Henderson, Jesse Lingard, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Jack Wilshere
- Forwards – Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Raheem Sterling, Jamie Vardy
On the other side, Eric Dier and Manchester City’ Kyle Walker has been added in the list of players going to Russia. Manchester United’ Marcus Rashford is also added in England team squad.
While Wayne Rooney is not going to participate in the World Cup after announcing his retirement. Adam Lallana and Daniel Sturridge would also miss the flight because of injury.
Where some players are missing, at same time few new faces to come out like Harry Winks and Michael Keane. They will make their debut for the World Cup and even in international football.