When you don’t win something, no matter how small the margins, you will always face criticism.
Gareth Southgate says he’s still learning. Listening to him and his assistant, Steve Holland, I know how much they feel like they are forever evolving their management and understanding more about international football.
Southgate has learned a lot since the Euros. He has learned how his players have dealt with big games, how they dealt with adversity.
Gareth Southgate has withstood the criticism to cement his position as the England boss
He's brought a talented generation together and given the nation something to be proud of
Southgate has done a wonderful job of getting England to the final four of two huge tournaments in succession. No one has done that before. There is no doubt that he is the right man to lead England at the World Cup.
He has built a group of young, hungry players who are capable of winning tournaments. There will always be people who nit-pick