England World Cup Squad Photos

Esequiel Farfan
Junio 14, 2018

England will also face World Cup debutants Panama and highly fancied Belgium in Group G. "I have to manage the game correctly and see what we are doing in the game". "That is good, things can change pretty quickly", Southgate said before the squad headed off to their base at the ForRest Mix Club in Repino.

"We are seeing a team that is enjoying each other's company, getting on well, is very proud to represent the nation".

It only seems fitting then, that during this summer's World Cup, the FA will be broadcasting an all access, interactive show, "The Lions' Den".

The Tottenham forward believes the squad can build on a positive atmosphere within the camp. "We just wanted to get over here and settled to start to prepare for the games ahead", he said.

England have won only six matches in the knockout stages of major global tournaments since their World Cup triumph in 1966, the last victory of that kind being 12 years ago against Ecuador.

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Usually the subject of intense media scrutiny, England's players have already become the brunt of jokes on social media, where the Twitterati laid into England's suits when they posed for a group photo. There was a clear shift in the identity of the team, we went to a back three and people have been warmed by that, not only the young players in this squad, but the young players in the system and the success with the junior teams. However, the young striker may yet be forced to miss the Three Lions' opening game against the Eagles of Carthage.

There are widespread concerns surrounding racism on the eve of the World Cup, with the Russian Football Union fined £22,000 by FIFA for racist chanting in a March friendly against France in St Petersburg.

But Young will have his family present at the games and backed the Football Association's security measures to keep everyone safe.

'He played with a real swagger, he's a Man United player and got booed at the start and cheered off at the end so that tells you about his performance.

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