Tag: England

Miguel Azeez celebrates a goal against Crawley Town (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal’s exceptional Azeez faces 3-way battle for his services

Miguel Azeez is the subject of a three-way fight between England, Spain, and Nigeria to secure his international services at senior level.
Bukayo Saka with the Player of the Match award (Photo via England on Twitter)

Arsenal star wins 1st Player of the Match award for positive England performance

Bukayo Saka won the Player of the Match award for England's friendly win over Ireland on Thursday, winning a penalty for the team.
Bukayo Saka and Ainsley Maitland-Niles with England (Photo via England on Twitter)

Arsenal player to make first competitive England start on Wednesday night

Bukayo Saka or Ainsley Maitland-Niles are likely to get their England debut against Denmark on Wednesday night, due to various absences.
Bukayo Saka with England (Photo via Instagram / BukayoSaka87)

Arsenal star will make his England debut against Wales on Thursday night

Bukayo Saka will make his England debut on the left against Wales on Thursday night, according to reports in the local media.
Bukayo Saka with England (Photo via Instagram / BukayoSaka87)

Saka describes proud moment he found out about his England call-up

Bukayo Saka was left speechless after receiving the news of his first England call-up this week, with Alexandre Lacazette having to bring him around.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by CATHERINE IVILL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Nigeria pushing to convince talented Arsenal teenager to pick them over England

Nigeria are 'accelerating their attempts' to convince Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka to pick them over England, according to a report.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka leaves Arsenal's Colney training centre north of London on May 20, 2020 as training continues for Premier League clubs with a June re-start the intention during the COVID-19 pandemic. - Teams have started socially-distanced training in small groups this week, but several Premier League stars have expressed concerns about plans to resume the season. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP)

Manager will not 'beg' superb young Arsenal star to play for them

Nigeria will not 'beg' Bukayo Saka to play for them with the Arsenal youngster eligible to represent both the Super Eagles and the Lions. Saka...
Bukayo Saka of Arsenal stretches for the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on February 16, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arteta praises Saka amid England call-up suggestion

Mikel Arteta praised Bukayo Saka for his recent form on Saturday, amid the suggestion of a possible England call-up from reporters.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur embraces Harry Winks and Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur after the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at London Stadium on November 23, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Harry Kane to miss Arsenal game – or so Spurs say

Tottenham Hotspur and Jose Mourinho claim that Harry Kane may not be anywhere near full fitness when the Euros start this summer as they do not expect him to return to the pitch until Spurs' last two games of the season.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal and Andreas Pereira of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal FC at Old Trafford on September 30, 2019, in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Supremely talented Arsenal star youngster admits he has a choice to make

Bukayo Saka hasn't decided if he'll play for England or Nigeria internationally, having featured for the former at youth level.
Sam Greenwood with England (Photo via Instagram / England)

Video: Sam Greenwood scores yet another goal for England’s youth teams

Sam Greenwood kept his excellent recent goalscoring record for the England youth teams going with a winner against Slovakia on Monday.

Mertesacker shocked at Arsenal's failure to get players in the England squad

Academy manager Per Mertesacker says he's shocked that there are no Arsenal players in the England senior setup, and he thinks that's something that needs to change.
LE HAVRE, FRANCE - JUNE 27: (L-R) Jodie Taylor, Beth Mead and Lucy Staniforth of England celebrate victory following the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Quarter Final match between Norway and England at Stade Oceane on June 27, 2019 in Le Havre, France. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Beth Mead: England having nothing to fear from USA

Beth Mead insists that England have 'no fear' ahead of their World Cup showdown against the USA.

Is spitting really the worst thing that happens in football?

On Sunday night there was uproar across the footballing world because a Cameroon player spat at an England one but less was said about the tackle on Steph Houghton that could have left her like Abou Diaby, so what's that about?

Arsenal 22-year-old: "It is just the hugest honour"

Leah Williamson has described the last few weeks as "some of the best of my life" as the 22-year-old gets ready for the start of the World Cup in France.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND, 13th January 2019: Leah Williamson of Arsenal thanking the fans postgame during the FA Women's Super league football match between Arsenal Women and Chelsea Women at Meadow Park on January 13th in Borehamwood, England. (DP)

Arsenal pair get England World Cup call

Arsenal duo Beth Mead and Leah Williamson have been named in Phil Neville's final England squad for this summer's FIFA World Cup that will take place in France.
BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Dan Crowley of England issues instructions during the Under 17's international between England and Italy at the Pirelli Stadium on August 29, 2012 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Former Gunner confirms he wants to play for Ireland and not England

Dan Crowley says he's formally requested to transfer his national allegiance from England to the Republic of Ireland, and he'd love a call-up to the side.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Hannah Blundell of Chelsea and Beth Mead of Arsenal battle for an aerial ball during the SSE Women's FA Cup Final match between Arsenal Women and Chelsea Ladies at Wembley Stadium on May 5, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal pair get England call-up

Arsenal’s Beth Mead and Leah Williamson have been called up by Phil Neville for England’s training camp in Qatar.
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 16: Reiss Nelson of England U21 and Aidy Boothroyd, Manager of England U21 speak as Reiss Nelson is substituted off during the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifier match between Scotland U21 and England U21 at Tynecastle Stadium on October 16, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Manager admits he's trying to convince Arsenal forward to switch allegiances

Zimbabwe team manager Wellington Mupandare says they haven't given up on convincing Reiss Nelson to play for them, but admits they have a lot of convincing to do.
BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Jordan Nobbs of England Women speaks to the press during a training session at St Georges Park on November 21, 2017 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Arsenal consult with England medical staff on midfielder surgery & rehab plan

Arsenal have been liaising with the England medical team as they work out the best plan of approach for treating Jordan Nobbs' ACL injury.
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 16: Reiss Nelson of England U21 and Aidy Boothroyd, Manager of England U21 speak as Reiss Nelson is substituted off during the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifier match between Scotland U21 and England U21 at Tynecastle Stadium on October 16, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

The 12 Arsenal academy stars called up for England duty

12 Arsenal academy stars have been called up for England duty over the upcoming international break, so let's have a look at who made the cut this month.

Tottenham man denies England arrogance claims

It takes a special type of arrogance to repeatedly dismiss the same charge levelled at you from a load of different people without ever once asking if they might be right.
Heather O'Reilly [photo via Getty/David Price]

Former Arsenal star tells England to ‘show more personality’

Heather O’Reilly believes England needs to show more personality if it is to better engage with its fans.

Arsenal midfielder willing to fight for place

Arsenal’s Jordan Nobbs is willing to fight for her place in Phil Neville’s England World Cup squad although if he was to leave her at home he’d only show himself to be an idiot.
WATFORD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Troy Deeney of Watford applauds the fans after the Premier League match between Watford and Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road on December 26, 2016 in Watford, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Troy Deeney hits out at Danny Welbeck selection

Troy ‘Cajones’ Deeney has hit out at England for selecting Danny Welbeck even though the forward can hardly get any game time for Arsenal.

Arsenal youngster selected for surprise call up to train with England first-team

Eddie Nketiah stepped up from the England u20s squad to train with the first-team on Thursday, along with Marcus Tavernier of Middlesbrough.

Arsenal forward scores 2 as England win 6-0

Beth Mead found the net twice as England beat Kazakhstan 6-0 to finish their World Cup qualifying group in style.

USA move to ‘steal’ 17-year-old ‘top Arsenal scholar’ from England

The USA Soccer Federation has called up Forlain Balogun for their u18 team ahead of a tournament in the Czech Republic, ‘leap-frogging’ England and Nigeria who are both interested in the player.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 11: An England fan enjoys the pre match atmosphere during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Semi Final match between England and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 11, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Long read: Explaining where accusations of England World Cup arrogance come from

After crashing out of the World Cup, England have faced global accusations of arrogance but England fans can't quite grasp why that might be. Let me try to explain it...

Daily Mail rate Harry Kane higher than Raheem Sterling again

If there was one thing most people could agree on after England’s World Cup semi-final defeat at the hands of Croatia it was that Harry Kane had a stinker of a game.

Podcast: They’re going home – World Cup daily roundup

During the World Cup, Anita Sambol is bringing you a daily roundup of all the action. However, today, in this latest World Cup roundup, Anita is too hungover so Lee steps in for a very brief roundup of the World Cup semi-finals.

Female Arsenal fan credited with changing England’s fortunes at World Cup

The sports psychologist who is being credited with changing England’s fortunes at the World Cup is an Arsenal fan.
during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on May 9, 2018 in Leicester, England.

The World Cup is shaping up perfectly for Arsenal in 2018/19

Arsenal could have a bit of a boost on some of their rivals at the start of the 2018/19 season, with many players from other big-six clubs still on international duty.
England's forward Danny Welbeck is interviewed in Repino on July 1, 2018, ahead of the team's Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match against Colombia. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS / AFP)

Danny Welbeck feels the freezer burn in cryo chamber after England win

Danny Welbeck may not be seeing much action on the pitch, but he got a chance to make sure he was still with us when he was popped into a cryo-chamber after England’s win over Colombia to reach the quarterfinals of the World Cup.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 03: David Ospina of Colombia looks dejected following his sides defeat in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Colombia and England at Spartak Stadium on July 3, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Arsenal keeper describes saving Liverpool man's penalty

David Ospina said there was ‘fortune’ involved in his excellent, yet futile, penalty save from Jordan Henderson as Colombia crashed out of the World Cup to England.
SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Kyle Walker of England during the England Media Access on June 22, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger savages Manchester City star, calls for Tottenham man to replace him

Arsene Wenger believes that Kyle Walker should lose his place in the England starting lineup and that Gareth Southgate should turn to his former teammate at Tottenham, Eric Dier.

Podcast: What was he thinking? World Cup roundup

During the World Cup, Anita Sambol will bring you a daily roundup of all the action. In this latest roundup, Anita turns her attention to...
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Liverpool reacts after the Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium on September 9, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Oxlade-Chamberlain's history with knee injuries should have Liverpool fans worried

On Tuesday, Liverpool smashed AS Roma at Anfield to put one foot in the Champions League final, but in the process Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain picked up a knee injury.

England ditch Arsenal for Tottenham because they’re ‘nicer’

England have permanently switched their preferred training ground from Arsenal’s London Colney to Tottenham’s Enfield because Arsenal made them feel less welcome according to a report on Tuesday morning.
BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - MARCH 20: Jack Wilshere speaks during an England press conference session at St Georges Park on March 20, 2018 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

World Cup hopes in 'tatters': Manager delivers massive blow to Arsenal star

Jack Wilshere may not be going to Russia this summer with his first injury of the season timed so badly it looks to have undone months of great work staying fit.