England's World Cup starts on SUNDAY as Gareth Southgate rethinks plan to rest stars for Lithuanian dead rubber - Irish Mirror

Irish MirrorEngland's World Cup starts on SUNDAY as Gareth Southgate rethinks plan to rest stars for Lithuanian dead rubberIrish MirrorGareth Southgate is ready to begin England 's World Cup preparations in Lithuania — by resting the temptation to make wholesale changes. Boss Southgate is considering giving chances to Jack Butland, Michael Keane and Jesse Lingard in Sunday ...and more »

Gareth Southgate tells England supporters to stop booing and get behind his young side: 'The players need the chance ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailGareth Southgate tells England supporters to stop booing and get behind his young side: 'The players need the chance ...Daily MailWhat should have been a night of celebration after Southgate's side secured World Cup qualification with a 1-0 win over Slovenia descended into farce as fans rounded on the players. Fans pelted the pitch with paper planes, booed the team and thousands ...and more »

West Ham keeper Joe Hart: I will do everything I can to make fans feel good about England - Daily Star

Daily StarWest Ham keeper Joe Hart: I will do everything I can to make fans feel good about EnglandDaily StarJOE HART has turned into 'Mr Motivator' in a bid to make fans feel good about England again. 0. By Jeremy Cross, Chief Sports Writer / Published 6th October 2017. Joe Hart GETTY. Joe Hart was part of the England team to be knocked out by Iceland in the ...and more »

Chelsea star Gary Cahill: England will win a major tournament, it's matter of time - Daily Star

Daily StarChelsea star Gary Cahill: England will win a major tournament, it's matter of timeDaily StarGARY CAHILL claims it is only a matter of time before England win a major tournament. 0. By Jeremy Cross, Chief Sports Writer / Published 6th October 2017. Gary Cahill GETTY. Gary Cahill is Chelsea's captain but Harry Kane was selected as England ...and more »

Which teams have qualified for FIFA World Cup 2018? Who is on course? Who will miss out? - Evening Standard

Evening StandardWhich teams have qualified for FIFA World Cup 2018? Who is on course? Who will miss out?Evening StandardEngland booked their spot at the World Cup finals on Thursday thanks to a last-gasp strike from Harry Kane. The Tottenham man bundled home an injury-time winner to give Gareth Southgate's side a decisive 1-0 victory over Slovenia at Wembley. It comes ...and more »

England 2018 World Cup squad: Who's on the plane, who's in contention, who could miss out? - The Independent

The IndependentEngland 2018 World Cup squad: Who's on the plane, who's in contention, who could miss out?The IndependentWho has a place on the plane and who is at risk of missing out entirely? Mark Critchley · @mjcritchley; 3 hours ago. Click to follow. The Independent Sport. England's predicted 2018 World Cup squad. 23 show all. England's predicted 2018 World Cup squad ...and more »

Kane injury would kill off England's World Cup hopes, says Keegan - South Wales Argus

South Wales ArgusKane injury would kill off England's World Cup hopes, says KeeganSouth Wales ArgusKevin Keegan fears England's already faint World Cup hopes would evaporate like his did in 1982 should Harry Kane get injured. Keegan was England's star man going into the tournament in Spain 35 years ago, but injuries to him and Trevor Brooking ...and more »

Play faster, think positive: Five things England need to do for the World Cup - ESPN FC (blog)

ESPN FC (blog)Play faster, think positive: Five things England need to do for the World CupESPN FC (blog)Mark Ogden says England's lacklustre performance against Slovenia shows just how far behind they are compared to the world's best. Mark Ogden discusses the frustration of England fans as they watched their team's performance against Slovenia at ...and more »

Harry Kane names the one key change that has turned him into a super striker for Spurs and England - Football.London

Football.LondonHarry Kane names the one key change that has turned him into a super striker for Spurs and EnglandFootball.LondonTottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has revealed the secret behind his sensational early season form for club and country. Slovenia became the latest team to suffer at the hands of the England international in a turgid 1-0 win at Wembley. He scored ...and more »

England fans 'should be proud' of team qualifying for 2018 World Cup - ESPN FC

ESPN FCEngland fans 'should be proud' of team qualifying for 2018 World CupESPN FCMark Ogden discusses the frustration of England fans as they watched their team's performance against Slovenia at Wembley. Harry Kane insists England should be proud "as a team and as a nation" of qualifying for the World Cup after a subdued reaction ...and more »

Preview: Lithuania vs. England - Sports Mole

Sports MolePreview: Lithuania vs. EnglandSports MoleEngland will bring their World Cup qualification campaign to a close in Vilnius on Sunday when they take on Lithuania at the Vilniaus LFF Stadium. Gareth Southgate's side have already secured top spot in Group F, and with it a place at next summer's ...and more »

5 things we learned from Northern Ireland's defeat to Germany - Aberdeen Evening Express

Aberdeen Evening Express5 things we learned from Northern Ireland's defeat to GermanyAberdeen Evening ExpressWorld champions Germany's passage to Russia next summer was secured on Thursday with a third victory over Northern Ireland in 16 months. A 3-1 triumph maintained Die Mannschaft's 100 per cent record in qualifying and left Northern Ireland still waiting ...and more »

Marcus Rashford and Harry Kane must play together - Paul Merson - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukMarcus Rashford and Harry Kane must play together - Paul MersonExpress.co.ukMANCHESTER UNITED star Marcus Rashford and Tottenham striker Harry Kane must play up front together for England, according to Paul Merson. By Lewis Winter. PUBLISHED: 16:49, Fri, Oct 6, 2017 | UPDATED: 16:49, Fri, Oct 6, 2017 ...and more »

This soccer match was so boring, fans started throwing paper airplanes into the goals - Sacramento Bee

This soccer match was so boring, fans started throwing paper airplanes into the goalsSacramento BeeFor the vast majority of the 94 minutes of real soccer between England and Slovenia in a 2018 World Cup qualifying match Thursday night, fans at Wembley Stadium were bored with their team's failed attempts to get through Slovenia's wall of defense.and more »

FA chief plays down England's World Cup chances - New Straits Times Online

New Straits Times OnlineFA chief plays down England's World Cup chancesNew Straits Times OnlineEngland's Harry Kane is expected to spear head the nation's challenge during the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. EPA-EFF. By AFP - October 6, 2017 @ 10:57pm. LONDON: Football Association chief Martin Glenn was cautious about England's chances at ...and more »

Tottenham should provide template for England - HotspurHQ

HotspurHQTottenham should provide template for EnglandHotspurHQGareth Southgate's England struggled much as Tottenham do in Wembley Stadium on Thursday, but there are lessons to be learned from their co-tenants. While on paper it's difficult to criticize a win that earned England a spot in the 2018 World Cup, over ...and more »

The unbridled joy of the paper airplane (and how to perfect your handmade flying machine) - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukThe unbridled joy of the paper airplane (and how to perfect your handmade flying machine)Telegraph.co.ukWere you watching the footy last night gentleman? England played Slovenia, a country with a population of two million (that's one less than Wales) at Wembley for a chance at qualification for next year's World Cup. They won 1-0 but it was a ...and more »

Paul Merson picks his 23-man England squad for 2018 World Cup - SkySports

SkySportsPaul Merson picks his 23-man England squad for 2018 World CupSkySportsAfter England booked their place at the 2018 World Cup, Paul Merson has selected the 23 players he thinks should be on the plane to Russia. Thursday's 1-0 victory over Slovenia may have been underwhelming, but what it lacked in entertainment it made up ...and more »

Hotspur Harry strikes home for England - RFI

RFIHotspur Harry strikes home for EnglandRFImedia Harry Kane scored a last gasp winner for England against Slovenia at Wembley. Reuters/Dylan Martinez. Harry Kane scored in second half stoppage time to clinch a 1-0 victory for England over Slovenia at Wembley and book his country's berth at the ...and more »

England engulfed in pessimism despite earning World Cup spot - Malta Independent Online

Malta Independent OnlineEngland engulfed in pessimism despite earning World Cup spotMalta Independent OnlineBefore Harry Kane finally broke the tedium with a late goal, the extent of the excitement at Wembley Stadium on Thursday was fans ripping out pages of the program, folding them into paper airplanes and launching them on the pitch. A 1-0 victory over ...and more »