A team of players hailing from southern areas plus Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard earned bragging rights over their northern counterparts on Friday as England continued their World Cup preparations at St George's Park.
Tournament captain Harry Kane took to social media to post a picture of himself and teammates Eric Dier, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Adam Lallana, Jack Butland, Jake Livermore, Nick Pope, Dele Alli, Ashley Young, Nathaniel Chalobah and Raheem Sterling plus assistant coach Steve Holland, all of whom were clutching prizes and small pennants after their training-ground victory in Burton-upon-Trent.
'The winning southerners! (+ @JesseLingard) Northerners didn't stand a chance,'
England's 'southern' team celebrate their victory in a game against their northern counterparts
Steve Holland throws the ball in for Danny Welbeck and Raheem Sterling during training
Lingard was part of the southern team that prevailed on the day, despite hailing from Warrington in Cheshire and joining