Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Come on Southgate, Rashford Must Start

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Come on Southgate, Rashford Must Start

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I find it tough at the best of times to get interested in England internationals which get in the way of our own fascinating Premier League.

But Malta tomorrow at Wembley - it's hardly one to savour. So I'm, instead, going to watch the Super League Grand Final between Warrington and Wigan at Old Trafford.

It could, and should be double figures, for the Three Lions in Gareth Southgate's first match - and we are 200/1 at Betfred that any player nets a double-hattrick.

England's record goals tally at Wembley - old and new - was 9-0 in 1982 against Luxembourg when they were captained by one of my heroes, Bryan Robson.

For England to hit eight or more against a team all pro clubs in this country would beat easily, we're going 10/1.

For a 10-1 final score it's 50/1 at Betfred.

Marcus Rashford has surely got to start. …

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