England manager Gareth Southgate has stressed his players will follow UEFA protocols if they experience racist chanting during forthcoming European Championship qualifiers.
England travel to Prague to face the Czech Republic on Friday night knowing that victory in their Euro 2020 qualifier will assure them of a place at next summer’s finals.
England’s players should face sanctions from UEFA if they continue to talk about the possibility of racist abuse in Bulgaria, the president of the eastern European country’s federation has said.
David James has urged England not to walk off the pitch in the event of racist abuse in either of their next two Euro 2020 qualifiers.
Tammy Abraham and Trent Alexander-Arnold say England’s players are prepared to defy UEFA’s racism protocols and walk off the pitch if someone is targeted.
Matt Le Tissier believes James Maddison can emerge as a gamechanger from the bench for England as he looks to force his way into Gareth Southgate’s side.
Mason Mount was delighted to score at Southampton and help Chelsea go into the latest international break with momentum after they claimed another three points on Sunday.
Tammy Abraham finished off a fantastic week with another goal to help Chelsea win 4-1 at Southampton and move up to fifth in the Premier League.
Frank Lampard has backed Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham to score regularly for England, but warned he will have to maintain his current goal record for his club first.
Gareth Southgate insists his current England squad is selected purely on merit – with the likes of Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham called up as a host of big names missed out.
England manager Gareth Southgate says Tammy Abraham is now ready for the demands of international football.