Latest England News - Three Lions ready for Italy test
Italy v England - Tuesday 31st March (ITV 1, 7.45pm)
England travel to Turin on Tuesday night for an international friendly against old foes Italy. The Three Lions head into the match on the back of a 4-0 win over Lithuania, which saw Roy Hodgson's men extend their winning run to seven successive matches.
On Friday man of the moment Harry Kane came off the bench to score on his England debut, in a comfortable 4-0 win for the hosts at Wembley. Skipper Wayne Rooney opened the scoring early on, before Danny Welbeck netted just before half-time. Raheem Sterling made it three after the restart, before Kane headed home just 79 seconds after coming onto the field.
Euro 2016 Betting
The European Championships is always a massive betting tournament and the betting was bigger than ever in 2012. The hot favourites, Spain, were victorious yet again as they successfully defended their trophy and in the process won their third consecutive major tournament. Meanwhile, England were typically knocked-out on penalties in the quarter-finals, but there were many positives to take from the tournament.
Euro 2016 will be held in France, with the tournament extended from 16 to 24 teams. England are competing in Group E alongside Switzerland, Lithuania, San Marino, Estonia and Slovenia, and should have few problems finishing at the top.
World Cup 2018 Odds
Defending champions Germany are the favourites to retain their trophy in the latest World Cup 2018 Odds. Joachim Low's men hoisted their fourth golden globe in Brazil, and will now be gunnging to draw level with the Samba Kings (5 trophies) in four years time.
Meanwhile the usual candidates are in the mix for glory, including Brazil, Argentina and Spain. Alternatively Belgium and Colombia, who both impressed in Brazil, are definitely worth keeping an eye on, whereas England are further back in the betting.
England Football Results
England headed into the Euro 2016 qualification campaign on the back of a shocking 2014 World Cup, which saw Hodgson's men eliminated after just two games. However, The Three Lions responded well by beating Group E rivals Switzerland 2-0 in Basel, followed by a 5-0 victory at home to San Marino. Check out the England Results page for a full list of their recent scores.
Will Wayne Rooney break England goalscoring record?
Three Lions skipper Wayne Rooney recently moved up to third in England's all time goalscoring list. At just 29 years of age the Man Utd player is on the verge of surpassing Sir Bobby Charlton's record tally of 49 goals, with Bet Victor pricing Rooney at 7/4 to break the record before 13 October 2015.
England Goalscoring List
- 49 - Sir Bobby Charlton
- 48 - Gary Lineker
- 46 - Wayne Rooney
- 44 - Jimmy Greaves
- 40 - Michael Owen
- 30 - Alan Shearer, Tom Finney & Nat Lofthouse
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