11/30/2022
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FIFA World Cup: FIFA World Cup LIVE – England has submitted a 55-man provisional squad for the World Cup to FIFA. Interestingly, the players have no idea whether they are part of the squad or have been left out! England manager Gareth Southgate has decided to keep the provisional squad a ‘secret’ and the FA has not officially published the list. Follow FIFA World Cup updates LIVE on InsideSport.IN.

FIFA World Cup: England manager Gareth Southgate submits SECRET provisional squad, players Not INFORMED – CHECK OUT 

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Southgate’s decision implies that the English players will have no idea if they are in the reckoning for the World Cup until the official 26-man squad is announced. Even the clubs of the players selected have not been informed about the list. As per reports, Southgate is trying to safeguard the players from ‘distractions’ and keep his cards close to himself, leading to the World Cup. The deadline to announce the 26-man final squad is November 14.

FIFA World Cup: England manager Gareth Southgate submits SECRET provisional squad, players Not INFORMED – CHECK OUT 

The English players on the fringes of the national team like James Maddison, Kieran Trippier and Aaron Ramsdale among others will now have to wait for a longer time to know if they are in the plans for the World Cup. Southgate’s decision also means we do not know for sure if injured players like Reece James and Kalvin Phillips are a part of the squad or have been officially ruled out.

FIFA World Cup: England manager Gareth Southgate submits SECRET provisional squad, players Not INFORMED – CHECK OUT 

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Reece James is a major doubt for the tournament after picking up a injury during his club Chelsea’s Uefa Champions League clash against AC Milan. The pacey full back is an integral part of Gareth Southgate’s side and if he misses the World Cup flight, it will be a big blow for the Three Lions. Meanwhile, Manchester City mid-fielder, Kalvin Phillips suffered a dislocated shoulder last month and is almost certain to miss the big event.

FIFA World Cup: England manager Gareth Southgate submits SECRET provisional squad, players not informed – CHECK OUT

England is placed in Group B at the World Cup alongside Iran, the United States, and Wales. They will be first seen in action on November 21 against Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Al Rayyan. The Three Lions will then take on the U.S.A on November 25, before facing neighbors Wales on November 29.

FIFA World Cup: England manager Gareth Southgate submits SECRET provisional squad, players Not INFORMED – CHECK OUT 

Follow FIFA World Cup updates LIVE on InsideSport.IN

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