ENGLAND will be hoping to retain the Calcutta Cup when they face Scotland at Twickenham in an enticing match on Saturday.The current Six Nations leaders have help the trophy since 2009, and Eddie Jones knows a win will go a long way in securing the championship, the Triple Crown and the Grand Slam.FOLLOW LIVE UPDATES FROM ENGLAND VS SCOTLANDScotland go into the game in high confidence, they defeated Wales for the first time in ten years to climb up to their highest-ever position of fifth in the world rankings. Keep up to date with ALL the latest Six Nations news, gossip and rumoursThey are third in the Six Nations table, having lost to France after they beat Ireland in their opener, but know they have a chance of claiming their first Triple Crown since 1990.The two nations will come face-to-face when they will battle out for the Calcutta Cup on Saturday.The match during the penultimate weekend of the 2017 Six Nations Championship at Twickenham Stadium kicks off at 4pm UK … [Read more...] about What time does England vs Scotland kick off, what TV channel is Six Nations match on and what is the latest team news?
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SUNSPORT’S chief sports photographer Richard Pelham will be on duty for the England vs Scotland game at Wembley tonight – just over 20 years since he covered their infamous clash at Euro 1996.To mark the oldest fixture in international football, Dickie has trawled through his award-winning photo album to bring you his pictures and memories of that famous clash, when Terry Venables’ Three Lions triumphed 2-0.Our legend behind the lens also reveals his prediction for tonight’s 2018 qualifier. So Dickie, how does the build-up to this battle with the Auld Enemy compare to 20 years ago?RP: This game has had nowhere near the hype the one at Euro 96 had. The draw for only the second major tournament to be held in this country after 1966 was made in December 1995 so we had more than six months to come up with ideas for previews and features. On one hand that gave me plenty of time to come with ideas but on the other it meant that it gave my rivals the chance to … [Read more...] about Euro 96: Gazza, the Dentist’s Chair and Teddy Sheringham in a kilt – the best pictures from England vs Scotland 20 years ago
WHILE you'd like to think that England vs Scotland would be a rather one-sided affair, nothing appears to be easy for the Three Lions anymore.Just cast your minds back to the Iceland horror show at this summer's European Championships or even the tame 0-0 draw with Slovenia last month.But while fans may remain pessimistic going into almost every game these days, it would appear the bookies are anything but. Keep up to date with ALL the latest news from Gareth Southgate's England squad here.In fact, for England's World Cup qualifier with Scotland at Wembley on Friday, there are 11 goalscorers more likely to net the game's opener than a Scottish player.Leigh Griffiths holds the honour of the visitors' biggest goal threat, but is just 8/1 to score first.That is behind ten England stars, including Harry Kane and Daniel Sturridge, as well as the 'No Goalscorer' scenario at 15/2 with Sun Bets.Kane and Sturridge are England's greatest attacking threat at 5/2 and 3/1 respectively, with fellow … [Read more...] about England vs Scotland: Bookies claim there are 11 goalscorers more likely to net first than a Scottish star on Friday
IT WAS the summer of hope for England.Three Lions on the shirts . . . but Terry Venables’ Euro 96 squad were on the rack.His stars had been hammered for the ‘Dentist’s Chair’ booze- up in Hong Kong and the damage aboard the flight home. Keep up to date with ALL the England news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentaryThe mood got no better with a miserable 1-1 draw against Switzerland and next was a make-or-break clash with Scotland. SunSport talks to ALAN SHEARER, TONY ADAMS, ALLY McCOIST and GARY McALLISTER about that famous day.TONY ADAMS says the 2-0 win over Scotland at a packed Wembley was the “turning point” for the Three Lions.England’s Euro 96 skipper recalled: “We’d got off to a poor start against Switzerland.“There were a lot of factors in that, the heat, the nerves, picking up the pace of the game.“The hype and build-up to … [Read more...] about England vs Scotland: Alan Shearer, Tony Adams, Ally McCoist and Gary McAllister recollect on famous Euro 96 encounter at Wembley
ENGLAND manager Gareth Southgate and Scotland boss Gordon Strachan head into this 2018 World Cup qualifying fixture with something to prove.Interim manager Southgate has just two more games to convince the FA that he is the man for the job on a permanent basis, while Strachan has come under fire.Friday's fixture could be pivotal in deciding the future of both. Where can I watch it?The game is live Friday, November 11 on ITV1 from 7.15pm - kick off at 7.45pm.You can also follow the action with our live blog. Team newsENGLAND - Spurs striker Harry Kane returned to first team action on Sunday after seven weeks out.His team mate Dele Alli is injured after suffering a twisted knee in training, opening the door for Jack Wilshere's inclusion.Burnley's Michael Keane is also in the squad as Manchester United defenders Chis Smalling and Luke Shaw miss out through injury.SCOTLAND - Celtic captain Scott Brown has been named in the Scotland squad after announcing his … [Read more...] about England vs Scotland: What TV channel is it on, what is the team news and what are the latest odds for the World Cup Qualifying clash?