Southgate: Danny Rose has full support of England squad over racism concerns

Southgate: Danny Rose has full support of England squad over racism concerns

Southgate: Danny Rose has full support of England squad over racism concerns

"We play like that against any team in the world we are going to cause them problems, so that's what we've got to try and do".

However, Southgate believes walking off in protest at abuse would be counter-productive as he believes England can set an example as one of the most diverse teams in the competition.

"There was loads of unselfish movement, and if the player gets it he gets it, but if he doesn't it opens up more space for other players", he said.

Rose admits he will always be grateful to Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate and his staff, including physio Steve Kemp, for helping keep him sane.

"I'm really pleased to have him with us".

"With quite a few of those clubs, there has been a lot of change of ownership and they just need some stability to build". As a squad we're ready and using the next game as well for our preparation before we head to Russian Federation.


The Liverpool captain joined up with his team-mates ahead of Thursday's friendly against Costa Rica at Elland Road, where he is expected to start in midfield. "We have to look at that because I think we will only want to play with one pivot".

Gareth Southgate should at least make sure the sound of brass defeats the Samba beat of Brazil, the oompah marches of the Germans and the guitar and castanets of Spain.4BRForget the sound of Samba. "You either select players or you choose your system and pick the best people to fit into it".

The former Leeds youth-team players Danny Rose and Delph will start, while Harry Maguire will join Phil Jones in a back three.

The Commerzbank analysis takes into account world rankings, track record at previous World Cups, home bias and number of goals scored in the tournament over the years.

Southgate said: "I don't think anybody gets to be a top player without having resilience and that is developed in different moments of your career". Dave Seaman was at Peterborough and Birmingham and David Platt was released and came through Crewe.

"To be honest I didn't really feel that in the last camp (Euro 2016); it was pretty relaxed in the last camp as well".

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