Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Mario handed Portugal a 1-0 win over England in their opening game at the European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic on Thursday with Liverpool FC defender Tiago Illori helping keep Tottenham star Harry Kane and Manchester United’s Jess Lingard at bay. Mario scored the game’s only goal on 57 minutes with a rebound off a shot that hit the post, which took Portugal second in Group B behind Sweden, while England are bottom. England’s attack suffered a heavy blow before the game with West Brom striker Saido Berahino — the top scorer in qualifying with ten goals in as many games — sidelined with a knee injury. England also lost Everton defender John Stones to suspected concussion. Tottenham striker Harry Kane squandered a few chances with Liverpool FC’s Tiago Illori marshaling the defense of Portual. Kane was denied by Portugal keeper Jose Sa after a good shot from 20 yards in the first half. . […]

Manchester United target Harry Kane says he is flattered by the interest shown in him, but, reiterates his desire to start the new season with Tottenham Hotspur. Harry Kane has been in sensational form for Tottenham in the 2014-15 season and is reportedly subject of interest from Manchester United who are set to launch a 40 million pound bid for the England striker. Tottenham, however, will not sell Harry Kane to Manchester United even if the English giants make a major bid, according to reports in ESPN FC. And the Tottenham fans will be happy to know that while the player is happy to know “big clubs” are interested in him, he wants to stay at the club. Kane said: “I am happy at Spurs and I look forward to the future with Spurs.” “I have seen there is interest but that’s all I know. It is flattering for other clubs to maybe be interested.” Harry Kane is currently away […]

As England prepare to face Portugal in the European Under 21 Championship, we bring you five lions who will not only light up the tournament but are set to become household names in the next few seasons. Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea FC) The Chelsea FC central midfielder was handpicked by Jose Mourinho as one of the players to join the champion’s squad towards the later stages of their title winning campaign and the manager expects him to play a much bigger role in the Chelsea squad next season. The powerful midfielder is expected to play a big role if England are to stake a claim for the Euro U21 title. Calum Chambers (Arsenal FC) The versatile Arsenal FC man had a decent first season at the club following big money move from Southampton.He has already featured a number of times for Arsenal FC this season is expected to be a big part of the Young Lions set up. Big things are […]

Tottenham will not sell Harry Kane to Manchester United even if the English giants make a major bid, according to reports in ESPN FC. Harry Kane has been in sensational form for Tottenham in the 2014-15 season and is subject of interest from Manchester United who are set to launch a 40 million pound bid for the Spurs striker. Following the departure of Radamel Falcao back to Monaco with Manchester United taking the decision not to sign the forward following a poor season, the club have been looking to sign a forward. . While Harry Kane has recently expressed his desire to become a club legend at Tottenham Hotspur, signing a new five year deal till 2020 with the club, it has not stopped Manchester United from pursuing the player with reports stating that Ed Woodward, the executive vice chairman of Manchester United keen to negotiate with Daniel Levy for the player. And while, both, Spurs and the player are […]