England put a tough fortnight behind them with a predictably straightforward victory against Malta, getting Gareth Southgate’s interim reign off to a solid if unspectacular start.
In the four months since the national team last trotted out at Wembley, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the Three Lions suffered a humbling Euro 2016 exit to Iceland and Roy Hodgson’s successor Sam Allardyce lost his dream job after 67 days.
Last week’s publication of secretly-recorded footage brought his reign to […]
Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli will play with his forename ‘Dele’ on the back on his shirt this season, citing personal reasons as his motivation for changing.
The 20-year-old had previously worn ‘Alli’ above his No 20 but says he feels ‘no connection’ with that name. Alli lived away from his family from the age of 13.
‘I wanted a name on my shirt that represented who I am and I feel I have no connection with the Alli surname,’ the Spurs midfielder […]
Tottenham starlet Dele Alli has announced he will revert from wearing ‘Alli’ on the back of his shirt for the 2016/17 season to simply ‘Dele’.
The 20-year-old midfielder enjoyed a superb first season in the Premier League last year, scoring 10 goals in 33 games for Spurs.
Having quickly established himself as a household name in the English top flight, Alli will now be going by a different name as he explains a lack of connection to his surname.
‘I wanted a name […]
Tottenham starlet Dele Alli insists he would rather give up football altogether than play for Arsenal.
The Spurs midfielder has been one of the players of the campaign so far for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.
After an impressive breakthrough season, the England international has now held down his spot at White Hart Lane as they continue to push Leicester City in the race for the Premier League title.
Alli’s performances on the field for Spurs – which include eight goals and nine assists – […]