Football

Pep: England hurting themselves with fixtures

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says England are hurting their own chances of Euro 2020 success because of the number of fixtures in the English schedule. Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho has raised the possibility England’s first-choice striker Harry Kane could be out until next season and miss Euro 2020 after he ruptured a tendon ...

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Ancelotti backs Calvert-Lewin for England call

Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has backed in-form striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin to receive an England call-up, insisting he has the “quality” to play international football. Calvert-Lewin has scored nine Premier League goals this season, four of them coming since Ancelotti’s arrival in December, including the equaliser in Saturday 1-1 draw at West Ham. Everton transfer rumours Calvert-Lewin earns Everton point at ...

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Vardy not planning England return

Jamie Vardy is not planning to reverse his international retirement, despite England’s forward options being depleted by injury. The Leicester striker – who is the Premier League’s top scorer with 17 goals for the season – has faced calls to return following the fitness problems suffered by Harry Kane and Marcus Rashford. Kane will be out until April after rupturing ...

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