England Squad Named But How Times Have Changed
Yesterday, Gareth Southgate named his Senior England squad to face Germany next week but if you compare the squads from the last time these countries played (2016) then you might be in for a surprise.
26 March 2016
The year of the European Championships...hopes were high that Roy Hodgson's group of players were going to do something special, especially after England beat Germany 3-2 in front of a 71,413 Olypiastadion crowd. And we all know what happened against Iceland, don't we!
Gary Cahill (c)
Wednesday 22 March 2017
Gareth Southgate takes the following squad to Dortmund.
Fraser Forster (Southampton), Joe Hart (Torino, on loan from Manchester City), Tom Heaton (Burnley).
Ryan Bertrand (Southampton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Nathaniel Clyne (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Michael Keane (Burnley), Luke Shaw (Manchester United), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), John Stones (Manchester City), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur).
Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur), Michail Antonio (West Ham United), Ross Barkley (Everton), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Adam Lallana (Liverpool), Jesse Lingard (Manchester United), Jake Livermore (West Bromwich Albion), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Nathan Redmond (Southampton), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), James Ward-Prowse (Southampton).
Jermain Defoe (Sunderland), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City).
How does this year's squad compare to 12 months ago and can you envisage a similar score?