England are ramping up their preparations for the 2022 World Cup because the Three Lions eye glory in Qatar this winter.
Gareth Southgate’s facet sealed their place on the showpiece event by recording their largest victory in a aggressive worldwide match after they beat San Marino 10-0 final 12 months.
England have an enormous array of expertise in virtually each place and Southgate must slim that down over the course of the following few months.
Southgate is assured his males can win the event however has admitted they must be ‘near excellent’ to triumph within the Persian Gulf.
England’s plans have been dented in June as they did not win any of their 4 Nations League video games and have been smashed 4-0 by Hungary most just lately.
The Three Lions solely have two video games left earlier than the World Cup as they face Italy and Germany in September.
So, how a lot will we learn about England’s preparations, when will they should finalise their squad and the place they are going to be based mostly? talkSPORT.com has a glance…
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England at the 2022 World Cup: When will the squad be confirmed?
Southgate will announce his squad for Qatar on or around Thursday, October 20.
That is 30 days before the World Cup’s opening match and the date FIFA have set as the final deadline for all 32 teams to submit their full squads.
Southgate has the option of naming his squad earlier but he waited until the deadline to do so back in Russia in 2018.
Southgate will give a clue to his World Cup plans when he announces his squad for England’s Nations League games against Italy and Germany in late September.
England will not have any warm-up games before the tournament gets underway.
England at the 2022 World Cup: Where will they based?
Southgate’s squad are set to be treated like royalty when they stay in the Souq Al Wakra hotel in Qatar later this year.
According to Sportsmail, a reserving has been made for when the event is ready to start out in November.
The Souq Al Wakra lodge is alcohol-free and boasts a personal seashore, health centre and hydro pool in addition to a spa and a number of eating places.
England will then practice on the Saoud bin Abdulrahman Stadium during their World Cup keep.
England on the 2022 World Cup: What package will they put on?
The Three Lions package has been created by Nike since 2013 with the newest version resulting from be launched in late summer time or early autumn this 12 months.
Pictures of England’s World Cup shirts have been leaked on-line with fan opinions more likely to be break up when they’re formally revealed.
The house shirt is ready to be a mix of England’s conventional white backdrop with a combination of sky blue and navy throughout the shoulders and the sleeves. The badge has a blue define round it with the Nike brand to the correct of it.
The crimson away shirt has a throwback really feel with a navy blue collar harking back to the shirt worn through the 1990 World Cup in Italy. The sleeves additionally comprise a blue rim.
It stays to be seen if Southgate will don his notorious waistcoat as soon as once more…
England on the 2022 World Cup: Who will they face?
England v Iran – 4pm native/1pm UK – Mon 21/11
England v USA – 10pm native/7pm UK – Fri 25/11
Wales v England – 10pm native/7pm UK – Tue 29/11
If England end 1st
Spherical of 16 – 10pm native/7pm UK – Solar 4/12 (doubtlessly Ecuador or Senegal)
Quarter closing – 10pm native/7pm UK – Sat 10/12 (doubtlessly France or Argentina)
Semi closing – 10pm native/7pm UK – Wed 14/12 (doubtlessly Belgium, Germany, Portugal or Spain)
If England end 2nd
Spherical of 16 – 6pm native/3pm UK – Sat 3/12 (doubtlessly Netherlands)
Quarter closing – 10pm native/7pm UK – Fri 9/12 (doubtlessly Argentina or Denmark)
Semi closing – 10pm native/7pm UK – Tue 13/12 (doubtlessly Spain or Croatia)
third place play off – 6pm native/3pm UK – Sat 17/12
Last – 6pm native/3pm UK – Solar 18/12
England at the 2022 World Cup: How did they get there?
The Three Lions bossed Group I in UEFA’s qualification process for the World Cup.
Southgate’s men were unbeaten in their ten matches, winning eight of them.
They scored 39 goals in doing so, the most of any team, while Harry Kane was joint top-scorer in the UEFA qualifiers with 12.
England empathically sealed their place at the World Cup in the last two rounds of games back in mid-November, beating Albania 5-0 before putting San Marino to the sword too.