Inside Access: U21 boss Gareth Southgate's victory team-talk

Wednesday 15 Oct 2014
Gareth Southgate delivers his post-match team-talk

Gareth Southgate delivered his England Under-21s side an inspiring team-talk after they won in Croatia to qualify for the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship in the Czech Republic.

Croatia 1-2 England

(England win 4-2 on aggregate)
European U21s Championship
Qualification play-off
Stadion HNK Cibalia, Vinkovci
Tuesday 14 October 2014

The Young Lions followed up last Friday's 2-1 win in Wolverhampton with a second-leg victory by the same score in Vinkovci, with Leicester City's Liam Moore and Derby County man Will Hughes scoring the goals.

And Southgate was eager to tell his players how proud he was of their effort, application and bravery on the ball, not only on Tuesday night, but throughout the campaign where they won all but one of their fixtures.

The former England centre-half said: "This is a credit to you all. You have changed people's opinions of what England teams are about and what we are capable of doing."

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Inside Access: Gareth Southgate's post-match team-talk


By FA Staff