England vs Nigeria: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for the international friendly

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England vs Nigeria: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for the international friendly

ENGLAND continue to prepare for the 2018 World Cup in Russia this summer with an international friendly with Nigeria.

The two sides will meet at Wembley as Gareth Southgate’s side play for the first time since the final squad was confirmed.

Gareth Southgate’s side are preparing ahead of the World CupPA:Press Association What time is kick-off?

THIS game takes place on Saturday, June 2. 

The match will be held at Wembley.

Kick-off is at 5.15pm.

Which channel is it on and can I live stream it?

YOU can watch this game live on ITV, with coverage starting at 5pm. 

Fans will also be able to live stream the game from the ITV hub.

Alternatively, you can keep up-to-date with all the latest action on the SunSport LIVE blog.

What is the team news?

GARETH Southgate named his 23-man squad relatively early in May and will be choosing  his starting XI from these. 

The England boss also named his captain as Tottenham star Harry Kane.

Tottenham star Harry Kane will captain the sidePA:Press Association England squad:

Goalkeepers: Jordan Pickford (Everton), Jack Butland (Stoke), Nick Pope (Burnley)

Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Kyle Walker (Man City), Kieran Trippier, Danny Rose (both Tottenham), Harry Maguire (Leicester), Phil Jones (Man Utd), John Stones (Man City), Gary Cahill (Chelsea)

Midfielders: Jordan Henderson, (Liverpool), Eric Dier, Dele Alli (both Tottenham), Jesse Lingard, Ashley Young (both Man Utd), Fabian Delph (Man City), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea)

Forwards: Raheem Sterling (Man City), Jamie Vardy (Leicester), Harry Kane (Tottenham), Marcus Rashford (Man Utd), Danny Welbeck (Arsenal)

Southgate had also named five standby players, but that list is down to four now after Burnley’s James Tarkowski pulled out on May 27 to undergo hernia surgery. England have confirmed that they have no plans to call up another defender at this time.

Standby list: Tom Heaton (Burnley), Lewis Cook (Bournemouth), Jake Livermore (West Brom) and Adam Lallana (Liverpool)


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