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Gareth Southgate

"'it was important to step forward and give us the best possible chance to win these games"

68 matches in charge

P 68 W 44 D 14 L 10 F 152: A 42
75% successful
FIFA Rankings:
from 12th to 3rd

2016-21

discipline: 82 3
players managed: 83

Profile

  Gareth Southgate MBE, OBE
Birth Thursday, 3 September 1970 in Watford, Hertfordshire [registered in Watford, September 1970].

Playing Career

Southgate began his playing career as a midfielder with Crystal Palace FC, whom he signed professional forms on 17 January 1989, becoming club captain, and after the club were relegated from the Premier League, Southgate joined Aston Villa FC, on 1 July 1995 for £2.5 million, where he was converted to a central defence role and again was handed the club captaincy. Despite tentative interest from Chelsea FC and Fulham FC, he joined Middlesbrough FC on 11 July 2001 for a £6.5 million transfer fee, new manager Steve McClaren's first signing. Becoming the club captain after Paul Ince's departure. He remained with Boro' until his step-up to player-manager in June 2006. He remained as a player during the 2006-07 season, but did not feature.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1989-90 (0 apps), 1999-2000 (6);
Full-Members Cup winners
1990-91;
Football League
(old) Division One third place 1990-91 (1), FA Premier League fourth place 1995-96 (31); (new) Division One winners 1993-94 (46);
Football League Cup
semi-finalist 1992-93, 1994-95, winners 1995-96, 2003-04;
UEFA Cup
runners-up 2005-06;
Individual honours Middlesbrough FC Player of the Season 2001-02;
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 5' 10", 12st. 3lbs [1996].

Management Career

Club(s) Southgate stepped up to the position of player-manager, despite not having the relevant UEFA coaching badges, of Middlebrough FC on 7 June 2006, after his manager, Steve McClaren, took the vacant England manager's position. Southgate remained, enduring relegation to the Championship, before finally getting the sack on 20 October 2009, with Boro' in fourth place. In January 2011, Southgate was appointed FA's Head of Elite Development, until July 2012.
He was handed the England U21 management position on 22 August 2013 under Roy Hodgson, and continued as manager under Sam Allardyce. Southgate temporarily took charge of the national side from 27 September 2016.
Club honours None
Individual honours FA Premier League Manager of the Month August 2008;
Distinctions None

England Career

England tenure As the England U21 coach, he was appointed interim manager for four matches on 27 September 2016, following the dismissal of Sam Allardyce.
Southgate was then interviewed for the position on 21 November 2016, and appointed on a four-year contract on the 30 November.
First match No. 961, 8 October 2016, England 2 Malta 0, a World Cup qualification match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 46 years 35 days (team ave. age 26 years 215 days)
Oldest Starting XI No. 967, 22 March 2017, Germany 1 England 0, a friendly match at Signal Iduna Park, Westfalenhallen, Dortmund, team ave.age 27 years 356 days.
Youngest Starting XI No. 1000, 14 November 2019, England 7 Montenegro 0, a European Championship qualification match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, team ave.age 23 years 256 days.
Last match No. 1028, 15 November 2021, San Marino 0 England 10, a World Cup preliminary match at San Marino Stadium, Via Rancaglia, Serravalle, aged 51 years 73 days (team ave age 24 years 144 days)
Most used XI Pickford (42);
Walker
(45), Maguire (41), Stones (44), Trippier (35) (Rose (21));
Dier
(33) (Lingard (32)), Henderson (40), Mount (26);
Sterling
(45), Kane (50), Rashford (43).
Captain: Harry Kane (44); Top Goalscorer: Harry Kane (43).
Major tournaments FIFA World Cup Finals 2018;
UEFA European Championship Finals 2020;
UEFA Nations League Finals 2019;
Major honours FIFA World Cup Finals fourth place 2018;
UEFA European Championship Finals runners-up 2020;

Nations League Finals third place 2019;
Individual honours Received Order of the British Empire 4 April 2019
Backroom Staff Southgate generally kept the staff that Sam Allardyce had brought in. Keeping Sammy Lee as his assistant and Martyn Margetson as his goalkeeping coach. However, Southgate did bring with him from the under-21 set up, his first-team coach, Steve Holland, replacing Craig Shakespeare. Holland replaced Lee as Southgate's assistant on 21 December 2016, after Lee lost his position earlier in the month.


The Numbers
matches squads named squad players teamsheet players used players debutants careers ended ave. age
68 25 92 89 82 (982) 50 39 25 yrs 224 dys
up until the final match of the 2019-20 season.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
68 44 14 10 152 42 +110 12 40 2.235 0.618 75.0 +34

Venue Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 37 28 7 2 83 17 +66 4 24 2.243 0.459 85.1 +26
Away 21 12 5 4 52 14 +38 5 13 2.476 0.667 69.05 +8
Neutral 10 4 2 4 17 11 +6 3 3 1.70 1.10 50.0 =0

Competition Record

Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L

WCP

19 15 4 0 56 6 +50 1 14 2.947 0.316 89.5 +15
WCF 7 3 1 3 12 8 +4 2 1 1.714 1.143 50.0 =0
World Cup 26 18 5 3 68 14 +54 3 15 2.615 0.538 78.8 +15

ECP

8 7 0 1 37 6 +31 0 5 4.625 0.75 87.5 +6
ECF 7 5 2 0 11 2 +9 1 5 1.571 0.286 85.7 +5
European Championship 15 12 2 1 48 8 +40 1 10 3.20 0.533 86.7 +11

NLP

10 5 2 3 13 9 +4 4 4 1.30 0.90 60.0 +2
NLF 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1 1 0.50 1.50 25.0 -1
Nations League 12 5 3 4 14 12 +2 5 5 1.167 1.00 54.2 +1
Friendly match 14 8 4 2 19 8 +11 3 10 1.357 0.571 71.4 +6

Tournament Record
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2016-18 9 7 2 0 17 3 +14 1 7 1.889 0.333 88.9 +7
WCP 2021-22 10 8 2 0 39 3 +36 0 7 3.90 0.30 90.0 +8
WCP All 19 15 4 0 56 6 +50 1 14 2.947 0.316 89.5 +15
World Cup Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCF 2018 7 3 1 3 12 8 +4 2 1 1.714 1.143 50.0 =0
WCF All 7 3 1 3 12 8 +4 2 1 1.714 1.143 50.0 =0
World Cup
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 2016-18 16 10 3 3 29 11 +18 3 8 1.813 0.688 71.9 +7
WC 2021-22 10 8 2 0 39 3 +36 0 7 3.90 0.30 90.0 +8
WC All 26 18 5 3 68 14 +54 3 15 2.615 0.538 78.8 +15

European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 2019-20 8 7 0 1 37 6 +31 0 5 4.625 0.75 87.5 +6
ECP All 8 7 0 1 37 6 +31 0 5 4.625 0.75 87.5 +6
European Championship Final Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 2020 7 5 2 0 11 2 +9 1 5 1.571 0.286 85.7 +5
ECF All 7 5 2 0 11 2 +9 1 5 1.571 0.286 85.7 +5
European Championship
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
EC 2019-20 15 12 2 1 48 8 +40 1 10 3.20 0.533 86.7 +11
EC All 15 12 2 1 48 8 +40 1 10 3.20 0.533 86.7 +11

Nations League Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
NLP 2018 4 2 1 1 6 5 +1 1 1 1.50 1.25 62.5 +1
NLP 2020 6 3 1 2 7 4 +3 3 3 1.167 0.667 58.3 +1
NLP All 10 5 2 3 13 9 +4 4 4 1.30 0.90 60.0 +2
Nations League Finals Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
NLF 2019 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1 1 1.50 1.25 62.5 +1
NLF All 2 0 1 1 1 3 -2 1 1 1.50 1.25 62.5 +1
Nations League
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
NL 2018-19 6 2 2 2 7 8 -1 2 2 1.167 1.333 50.0 =0
NL 2020-21 6 3 1 2 7 4 +3 3 3 1.167 0.667 58.3 +1
NL All 12 5 3 4 14 12 +2 5 5 1.167 1.00 54.2 +1

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 26 18 5 3 68 14 +54 3 15 2.615 0.538 78.8 +15
EC 15 12 2 1 48 8 +40 1 10 3.20 0.533 86.7 +11
NL 12 5 3 4 14 12 +2 5 5 1.167 1.00 54.2 +1
53 35 10 8 130 34 +96 9 30 2.452 0.642 75.5 +27

Match History

Took Interim Charge on 27 September 2016
World Cup preliminary matches
1 961 8 October 2016 - England 2 Malta 0 [2-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (81,781)
Sturridge, Alli HW
2 962 11 October 2016 - Slovenia 0 England 0 [0-0]
Stadion Stožice, Ljubljana (13,274)
  AD
3 963 11 November 2016 - England 3 Scotland 0 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (87,258)
Sturridge, Lallana, Cahill HW
Friendly matches
4 964 15 November 2016 - England 2 Spain 2 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley
(83,716)
Lallana (pen), Vardy
Iogas Aspas, Isco
HD
Took Permanent Charge on 30 November 2016
5 965 22 March 2017 - Germany 1 England 0 [0-0]
Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund
(60,109)
Podolski AL
World Cup preliminary matches
6 966 26 March 2017 - England 2 Lithuania 0 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (77,690)
Defoe, Vardy HW
7 967 10 June 2017 - Scotland 2 England 2 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Glasgow (48,520)
Griffiths (2)
Oxlade-Chamberlain, Kane
AD
Friendly match
8 968 13 June 2017 - France 3 England 2 [2-1]
Stade de France, Saint-Denis (75,000)
Umtiti, Sidibé, Dembélé
Kane
(2 (1 pen))
AL
Raphael Varane

Season 2017-18
World Cup preliminary matches
9 969 1 September 2017 - Malta 0 England 4 [0-0]
Stadium Nazzjonali,
Ħ'Attard
(16,994)
Kane (2), Bertrand, Welbeck AW
10 970 4 September 2017 - England 2 Slovakia 1 [1-1]
The National Stadium, Wembley (67,823)
Dier, Rashford
Lobotka
HW
11 971 5 October 2017 - England 1 Slovenia 0 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (61,598)
Kane HW
12 972 8 October 2017 - Lithuania 0 England 1 [0-1]
LFF stadionas, Vilnius (5,400)
Kane (pen) AW
Friendly matches
13 973 10 November 2017 - England 0 Germany 0 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (81,382)
  HD
14 974 14 November 2017 - England 0 Brazil 0 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (84,595)
  HD
15 975 23 March 2018 - Netherlands 0 England 1 [0-0]
Johan Cruijff Arena, Amsterdam (51,500)
Lingard AW
16 976 27 March 2018 - England 1 Italy 1 [1-0]
The National Stadium, London (82,598)
Vardy
Insigne (pen)
HD
17 977 2 June 2018 - England 2 Nigeria 1 [2-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley
(70,025)
Cahill, Kane
Iwobi
HW
18 978 7 June 2018 - England 2 Costa Rica 0 [1-0]
Elland Road, L
eeds (36,104)
Rashford, Welbeck HW
World Cup Finals in Russia
19 979 18 June 2018 - Tunisia 1 England 2 [1-1]
Volgograd Arena, Volgograd (41,064)
Sassi (pen)
Kane (2)
NW
20 980 24 June 2018 - England 6 Panama 1 [5-0]
Stadion Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod (43,319)
Stones (2), Kane (3 (2 pens)), Lingard
Baloy
NW
21 981 28 June 2018 - England 0 Belgium 1 [0-0]
Stadion Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad (33,973)
Januzaj NL
22 982 3 July 2018 - England 1 Colombia 1 [0-0]ᴭᵀ
4-3 on penalty kicks
Otkritie Arena, Moskva (44,190)
Kane (pen)
Mina
ND
23 983 7 July 2018 - Sweden 0 England 2 [0-1]
Cosmos Arena,
Samara (39,991)
Maguire, Alli NW
24 984 11 July 2018 - Croatia 2 England 1 [0-1]ᴭᵀ
Luzhniki Stadium, Moskva (78,011)
Perišić, Mandžukić
Trippier
NL
25 985 14 July 2018 - Belgium 2 England 0 [1-0]
Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg (64,406)
Meunier, Hazard NL

Season 2018-19
Nations League preliminary match
26 986 8 September 2018 - England 1 Spain 2 [1-2]
The National Stadium, Wembley
(81,392)
Rashford
Saúl, Rodrigo
HL
Friendly match
27 987 11 September 2018 - England 1 Switzerland 0 [0-0]
King Power Stadium, Leicester
(30,256)
Rashford HW
Nations League preliminary match
28 988 12 October 2018 - Croatia 0 England 0 [0-0]
Stadion HNK Rijeka, Rijeka
(0)
  AD
29 989 15 October 2018 - Spain 2 England 3 [0-3]
Estádio Benito Villamarín, Sevilla (60,000)
Alcácer, Ramos
Sterling (2), Rashford
AW
Friendly match
30 990 15 November 2018 - England 3 USA 0 [2-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (68,155)
Lingard, Alexander-Arnold, Wilson HW
Nations League preliminary match
31 991 18 November 2018 - England 2 Croatia 1 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (78,221)
Lingard, Kane
Kramarić
HW
European Championship preliminary matches
32 992 22 March 2019 - England 5 Czech Republic 0 [2-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (82,575)
Sterling (3), Kane (pen), Kalas OG HW
33 993 25 March 2019 - Montenegro 1 England 5 [1-2]
Stadion Pod Goricom, Podgorica (8,329)
Večović
Keane, Barkley (2), Kane, Sterling
AW
Nations League Finals in Portugal
34 994 6 June 2019 - Netherlands 3 England 1 [0-1]ᴭᵀ
Estádio Dom Afonso Henriques, Guimarães (25,711)
de Ligt, Walker OG, Promes
Rashford (pen)
NL
35 995 9 June 2019 - Switzerland 0 England 0 [0-0]ᴭᵀ
5-6 on penalty kicks
Estádio D. Afonso Henriques, Guimarães (15,742)
  ND

Season 2019-20
European Championship preliminary matches
36 996 7 September 2019 - England 4 Bulgaria 0 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (82,605)
Kane (3 (2 pens), Sterling HW
37 997 10 September 2019 - England 5 Kosovo 3 [5-1]
St. Mary's Stadium, Southampton (30,151)
Sterling, Kane, Vojvoda OG, Sancho (2)
Berisha (2), Muriqi (pen)
HW
38 998 11 October 2019 -
Czech Republic
2 England 1
[1-1]
Sinobo Stadium, Praha-Vršovice (18,651)
Brabec, Ondrášek
Kane (pen)
AL
39 999 14 October 2019 - Bulgaria 0 England 6 [0-4]
Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski, Sofija (17,481)
Rashford, Barkley (2), Sterling (2), Kane AW
40 1000 14 November 2019 - England 7 Montenegro 0 [5-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (77,277)
Oxlade-Chamberlain, Kane (3), Rashford, Šofranac OG, Abraham HW
41 1001 17 November 2019 - Kosovo 0 England 4 [0-1]
Stadiumi Fadil Vokrri, Prishtinë (13,500)
Winks, Kane, Rashford, Mount AW

Season 2020-21
Nations League preliminary matches
42 1002 5 September 2020 - Iceland 0 England 1 [0-0]
Laugardalsvöllur, Reykjavík (bcd)
Sterling (pen) AW
Kyle Walker Sverrir Ingi Ingason
43 1003 8 September 2020 - Denmark 0 England 0 [0-0]
Parken Stadion, København (bcd)
  AD
Friendly match
44 1004 8 October 2020 - England 3 Wales 0 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (bcd)
Calvert-Lewin, Coady, Ings HW
Nations League preliminary matches
45 1005 11 October 2020 - England 2 Belgium 1 [1-1]
The National Stadium, Wembley (bcd)
Rashford (pen), Mount
Lukaku (pen)
HW
46 1006 14 October 2020 - England 0 Denmark 1 [0-1]
The National Stadium, Wembley (bcd)
Eriksen (pen) HL
Harry Maguire & Reece James
Friendly match
47 1007 12 November 2020 -
England 3 Republic of Ireland 0 [2-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (bcd)
Maguire, Sancho, Calvert-Lewin (pen) HW
Nations League preliminary matches
48 1008 15 November 2020 - Belgium 2 England 0 [2-0]
Den Dreef, Leuven (bcd)
Tielemens, Mertens AL
49 1009 18 November 2020 - England 4 Iceland 0 [2-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (bcd)
Rice, Mount, Foden (2) HW
Birkir Már Sævarsson
World Cup preliminary matches
50 1010 25 March 2021 - England 5 San Marino 0 [3-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (bcd)
Ward-Prowse, Calvert-Lewin (2), Sterling, Watkins HW
51 1011 28 March 2021 - Albania 0 England 2 [0-1]
Air Albania Stadium, Tiranë (bcd)
Kane, Mount AW
52 1012 31 March 2021 - England 2 Poland 1 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (bcd)
Kane (pen), Maguire
Moder
HW
Friendly matches
53 1013 2 June 2021 - England 1 Austria 0 [0-0]
Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough (8,750)
Saka HW
54 1014 6 June 2021 - England 1 Romania 0 [0-0]
Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough (7,000)
Rashford (pen) HW
European Championship Finals in London/Europe
55 1015 13 June 2021 - England 1 Croatia 0 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (18,497)
Sterling HW
56 1016 18 June 2021 - England 0 Scotland 0 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (20,306)
  HD
57 1017 22 June 2021 - Czech Republic 0 England 1 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (19,104)
Sterling HW
58 1018 29 June 2021 - England 2 Germany 0 [0-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (41,973)
Sterling, Kane HW
59 1019 3 July 2020 - Ukraine 0 England 4 [0-1]
Stadio Olimpico, Roma (11,880)
Kane (2), Maguire, Henderson NW
60 1020 7 July 2021 - England 2 Denmark 1 [1-1]ᴭᵀ
The National Stadium, Wembley (64,950)
Kjær OG, Kane
Damsgaard
HW
61 1021 11 July 2021 - Italy 1 England 1 [0-1]ᴭᵀ 3-2 on penalty kicks
The National Stadium, Wembley (67,173)
Bonucci
Shaw
HD

Season 2021-22
World Cup preliminary matches
62 1022 2 September 2021 - Hungary 0 England 4 [0-0]
Puskás Aréna, Budapest (58,260)
Sterling, Kane, Maguire, Rice AW
63 1023 5 September 2021 - England 4 Andorra 0 [1-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (67,171)
Lingard (2), Kane (pen), Saka HW
64 1024 8 September 2021 - Poland 1 England 1 [0-0]
Stadion Narodowy, Warszawa (56,212)
Szymański
Kane
AD
65 1025 9 October 2021 - Andorra 0 England 5 [0-2]
Estadi Nacional d'Andorra, Andorra la Vella (2,285)
Chilwell, Saka, Abraham, Ward-Prowse, Grealish AW
66 1026 12 October 2021 - England 1 Hungary 1 [1-1]
The National Stadium, Wembley (69,380)
Stones
Sallai (pen)
HD
67 1027 12 November 2021 - England 5 Albania 0 [5-0]
The National Stadium, Wembley (80,366)
Maguire, Kane (3), Henderson HW
68 1028 15 November 2021 - San Marino 0 England 10 [0-6]
San Marino Stadium, Serravalle (2,775)
Maguire, Fabbri OG, Kane (4 (2 pen)), Smith Rowe, Mings, Abraham, Saka AW
Dante Rossi

Notes

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