Alli and Lingard axed from England squad as Abraham and Tomori called up

first_imgDELE ALLI has been axed from the England squad but Chelsea duo Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori have both earned call ups for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.Alli’s fellow midfielder Jesse Lingard and his former Spurs teammate Kyle Walker have also been left out of Gareth Southgate’s party to face the Czech Republic and Bulgaria.2 Dele Alli and Jesse Lingard have both struggled for form and fitness this seasonCredit: AFP or licensors2 Chelsea trio Mason Mount, Fikayo Tomori, and Tammy Abraham have all earned England call upsCredit: Getty – ContributorRight-back Walker was also axed by manager Southgate for the previous two matches against Bulgaria and Kosovo.Kieran Trippier has been starring for Atletico Madrid and was watched by England assistant Steve Holland against rivals Real at the weekend.And the 29-year-old has kept his place alongside Liverpool star Trent Alexander-Arnold.Meanwhile Alli, who started for Spurs as they were thrashed 7-2 against Bayern Munich on Tuesday, has only just returned from injury and has not done enough to get back into Southgate’s squad.Lingard has also struggled for form and fitness for Manchester United this season, with the England manager admitting that “Jesse has had a difficult period.”There is also no space for his Red Devils team-mate Aaron Wan-Bissaka, who missed the 1-1 draw with Arsenal on Monday through illness.Everton midfielder Fabian Delph has been recalled, but Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has also been left out after struggling for game-time at Merseyside rivals Liverpool.But Abraham has been rewarded for his stunning start to the season with his first competitive call-up.The 22-year-old, has already won two senior caps but they were in friendlies against Brazil and Germany in 2017, has scored seven Premier League goals this season to add to his one against Lille last night.Goalkeepers: Tom Heaton (Aston Villa), Jordan Pickford (Everton), Nick Pope (Burnley)Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Ben Chilwell (Leicester), Joe Gomez (Liverpool), Michael Keane (Everton), Harry Maguire (Manchester United), Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa), Danny Rose (Tottenham), Fikayo Tomori (Chelsea) Kieran Trippier (Atletico Madrid)Midfielders: Ross Barkley (Chelsea), Fabian Delph (Everton), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), James Maddison (Leicester), Mason Mount (Chelsea), Declan Rice (West Ham), Harry Winks (Tottenham)Forwards: Tammy Abraham (Chelsea) Harry Kane (Tottenham), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Callum Wilson (Bournemouth)Most Read in FootballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticThe England manager also explained his reasons behind a first senior call-up for Tomori, who has been capped at Under 19, 20 and 21 level.Southgate said: “His profile as a defender fits with the way international football is. Athleticism is important; he is capable with the ball. We think it’s a good opportunity to have a closer look at him.”The Three Lions side face an away trip to the Czech Republic on October 11 before travelling to Bulgaria just three days later.Gareth Southgate says England fans should be hugely excited by our young playerslast_img read more

Dynamic team makes sick children smileDynamic team makes sick children smile

first_imgN3TC, SAPS, RTI and Sharaj Ambulance Services personnel recently handed out teddy bears and Easter eggs in Ladysmith Provincial Hospital’s paediatric wards.The dynamic team members took time out of their hectic schedules to put smiles on the children’s faces.Known as the Duduza Project, this initiative sees hospitals in the area being visited every Easter and Christmas.Greeted by delighted nursing staff, the team handed out soft toys and yummy Easter eggs to all the children.The team of paramedics, officers and N3TC personnel spent time chatting to the little ones, holding their tiny hands, and spreading laughter and giggles.Memorable moments were indeed made for all those involved! WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite DID YOU KNOW?Click on the words highlighted in red to read more on this and related topics.If you are reading this on your cellphone and there are telephone numbers provided in the text, you can call these simply by clicking on them.To receive news links via WhatsApp.For the latest news, visit our webpage or follow us on Facebook and Twitter  why not join us there?last_img read more