James McCarthy could make his first Republic of Ireland appearance for almost three years after being named in Mick McCarthy’s squad for next month’s clashes with Switzerland and Bulgaria.
England manager Gareth Southgate and his players are determined to reach new heights after their penalty shoot-out triumph saw them win bronze at the Nations League.
England’s teams experienced the highs and lows of VAR on Sunday.
Gareth Southgate was delighted to see penalty shoot-out preparations bear fruit – but the disappointment of finishing third at the Nations League has only heightened the England squad’s desire to kick on.
Gareth Southgate’s England won their second successive penalty shoot-out to beat Switzerland in the Nations League third-place play-off.
Jordan Pickford admitted to feeling nervous when he stepped up to take a penalty in England’s shoot-out win over Switzerland.
Jordan Pickford was England’s penalty shoot-out hero once again as Gareth Southgate’s men eventually overcame Switzerland to bring an exciting end to a tepid third-place play-off in the Nations League.
Joe Gomez insists England cannot abandon their philosophy purely because of the defensive errors that cost them a place in the Nations League final.
England will play Switzerland on Sunday in the Nations League third-place play-off in Guimaraes. Here, Press Association Sport delves into the picture archives to look at previous meetings between the countries.
Gareth Southgate is focusing on progress rather than the pain of another semi-final loss as the England manager looks to build towards Euro 2020 glory.
Portugal boss Fernando Santos hailed the “genius” of Cristiano Ronaldo after his stunning hat-trick beat Switzerland 3-1 to book the hosts a place in the Nations League final