Clean bill of health for England


Last Updated: 02/07/18 9:34am










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Gareth Southgate has a fully-fit squad to choose from for the last-16 game against Colombia with Dele Alli and John Stones both joining training on Monday.

Gareth Southgate has a fully-fit squad to choose from for the last-16 game against Colombia with Dele Alli and John Stones both joining training on Monday.

England’s full squad trained on Monday morning ahead of their World Cup showdown with Colombia on Tuesday night.

Fabian Delph was the only absentee after the Manchester City midfielder returned home for the birth of his third child but the rest of the squad took part in training in Repino.

Harry Kane is expected to return to the starting line-up Harry Kane is expected to return to the starting line-up

Harry Kane is expected to return to the starting line-up

There had been injury concerns over Dele Alli and John Stones but both players are now back in contention to start the last-16 clash in Moscow.

Alli sustained a thigh problem in England’s win over Tunisia and missed their remaining two group games, while Stones was substituted at half-time of the loss to Belgium in Kaliningrad and was seen with bandaging on his left calf after the game.

Raheem Sterling was one of eight players rested for the Belgium defeat Raheem Sterling was one of eight players rested for the Belgium defeat

Raheem Sterling was one of eight players rested for the Belgium defeat

Harry Kane is expected to return to the starting line-up after being one of eight players rested for the final game in Group G.

The squad travel to Russia’s capital on Monday afternoon, where manager Gareth Southgate will hold a news conference.

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