Three Lions? Make that 11 roaring heroes with our ultimate England football side
From Friday 23 March, 7.30pm, ITV/HD (CH 103/113)
We don’t mean to alarm you, Gareth Southgate, but the 2018 World Cup is just around the corner. Got your squad sorted yet? We thought not.
So it’s just as well that the Three Lions are getting in some serious preparation with friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy this month.
Even though neither the Dutch nor the Italians qualified for this summer’s tournament, these matches will give England’s manager a great chance to fine-tune his team before they fly out to Russia… and get knocked out in the quarter-finals. Probably.
A whole new batch of players could make themselves heroes at the World Cup, but who are the true icons of the national team? To find out who’s made the cut in our greatest ever England XI, click/hover on the shirts below…
Live international football on ITV
Netherlands v England
Friday 23 March, 7.30pm, ITV/HD (CH 103/113)
England v Italy
Tuesday 27 March, 7.30pm, ITV/HD (CH 103/113)
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