X
Follow The Sportsman on Facebook
Football  /

England Manager Gareth Southgate Tipped For Knighthood

Southgate could receive a huge honour
Southgate could receive a huge honour

Sir Gareth Southgate could be turned from a distant dream to a reality in the New Year as he is just 9/4 with the bookies to receive a knighthood this year. This would be quite the achievement for Southgate who was attempting to turn around a dodgy England side at the start of the season with a brand new style of football.

Southgate has lead England to a remarkable year, kicking things off with a few decent wins in the build-up to the 2018 World Cup beating the Netherlands, Nigeria and Costa Rica before flying out to the World Cup in Russia. A dramatic last-minute win against Tunisia thanks to Harry Kane sent the country wild before a 6-1 win over Panama saw us into the knockout stages.

Remarkably, for the first time ever, England won a World Cup penalty shootout. They beat Colombia on penalties before Sweden were swept aside with ease at the quarter-final stage.

Unfortunately, the wonderful run ended at the semi-finals as Croatia were too strong for Southgate's men but the country was inspired and had fallen in love with international football once again.

England managed to get revenge on Croatia after a thrilling Nation’s League group stage, where they came from the brink of relegation to qualify for the four and relegate Croatia in the process.

Gareth has had an amazing year, as have England, but a knighthood does seem a bit extreme this time around. Let’s wait until you bring it home in 2019/20/22, hey Gareth.

Register with The Sportsman to personalise your news feed with your favourite sports and team.
Latest Football Articles
Bet Slip
Log In
Open
Settled
Deposit
Quick Deposit
Deposit
CV2
Deposit Funds
Change Payment Method
Bet Placed
Retain Selections
Clear Slip
Bet Slip 0
| Join Now
Balance: £0.00
Refresh
Log Out
The line, odds or availability of your selections has changed.
Remove All
Singles
Click a price to add a selection
Multiples
To view multiples
Multiple options are restricted for the highlighted selections
The line, odds or availability of your selections has changed.
Accept Changes
Total Stake:
£ 0.00

Estimated Returns:
£ 0.00
£ Place Bet
Bet on Bet365 website
New To Bet365?
Bets are accepted in accordance with the operator's rules
and terms and conditions. Hillside (UK Sports) LP is licensed
and regulated by the British Gambling Commissioner
(Licence number 39563). Registered Office Hillside (UK Sports) LP
(registration number 117), Unit 1.1, First Floor, Waterport Place,
2 Europort Avenue, Gibraltar.
DON'T HAVE A
BET365 ACCOUNT? New Customer Offer
The Sportsman is an officially endorsed bet365 betting partner. All bets are placed securely via our API link-up with bet365 and no data or transactional information is sahred with or accessible by the sportsman.com. Bets are accepted in accordance with the operator's Rules and Terms and Conditions.