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England

TEAM ANALYSIS: England had no trouble qualifying for the World Cup or advancing our of Group G. Overall the Team Injury Risk remains High due to injury concerns with many of their best players. Harry Kane has suffered quite a few ankle sprains. And although he is healthy now, it wouldn’t be a surprise if he aggravated his ankle at some point during the tournament. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is missing out after an April ACL tear required surgery. Jordan Henderson has suffered far too many lower body muscle strains to count and comes with an Elevated Injury Risk. He is currently at less than 100% due to hamstring tightness. Jamie Vardy may also be unavailable as he continues to recover from a groin strain that forced him to miss the quarterfinals. This team has the talent to make a deep run, but injuries and some concerns on defense could prevent them from advancing to the finalsClick here for more analysis on England’s 2018 World Cup Squad!

 

OVERALL INJURY RISK: HIGH

 

Jordan Pickford G, Everton

  • Thigh injury (August 2017, missed 1 week)
  • ACL injury (December 2016, missed 8 weeks)
  • Lingering thigh strain (October 2016, missed 2 weeks)
  • Thigh strain (August 2016, missed 1 week)

Kyle Walker D, Manchester City

  • Calf and back injury (March 2018, missed 1 week)
  • Right thigh strain (January 2018, missed 1 week)
  • Ankle/foot injury (April 2015, missed 7 weeks)
  • Groin surgery (September 2014, missed 7 months)
  • Groin injury (March 2014, missed 4 months)
  • Hip injury (February 2014, missed 2 weeks)

John Stones D, Manchester City – PROBABLE

  • Calf injury (June 2018, day-to-day)
  • Concussion (March 2018, missed 3 weeks)
  • Lingering knee injury (February 2018, missed 2 weeks)
  • Hamstring injury (November 2017, missed 7 weeks)
  • Knee injury (September 2015, missed 3 weeks)

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain M, Liverpool – OUT

  • Right knee ligament damage (April 2018, out indefinitely)

Dele Alli M, Tottenham

  • Slight hamstring strain (June 2018, 1 week)
  • Groin strain (March 2018, missed 3 weeks)
  • Hamstring strain (November 2017, missed 11 days)
  • Knee injury (November 2016, missed 10 days)
  • Ankle injury (February 2015, missed 45 days)

Eric Dier M, Tottenham

  • Elbow injury (March 2018, missed 1 week)
  • Hamstring injury (September 2016, missed 2 weeks)
  • Concussion (April 2016, missed 2 weeks)

Raheem Sterling M, Manchester City

  • Hamstring strain (February 2018, missed 4 weeks)
  • Back injury (November 2017, missed 1 week)
  • Back injury (March 2017, missed 1 week)
  • Knee injury (November 2016, missed 1 week)
  • Calf strain (October 2016, missed 1 week)
  • Groin strain (March 2016, 4 weeks)
  • Hamstring strain (September & October 2015, missed 1 week)

Jordan Henderson M, Liverpool – PROBABLE

  • Hamstring strain (July 2018, day-to-day)
  • Thigh muscle tightness (March 2018, missed 1 week)
  • Hamstring injury (December 2017, missed 4 weeks)
  • Thigh injury (November 2017, missed 1 week)
  • Foot/plantar fasciitis (February 2017, missed 18 weeks)
  • LCL injury (April 2016, missed 5 weeks)
  • Metatarsal fracture (September 2015, missed 10 weeks)
  • Heel injury (August 2015, missed 4 weeks)

Jamie Vardy F, Leicester City – QUESTIONABLE

  • Aggravation of groin injury (July 2018, day-to-day)
  • Lingering groin injury (December 2017, missed 4 weeks)
  • Groin injury (September 2017, missed 2 weeks)
  • Ankle injury (August 2017, missed 1 week)
  • Thigh strain (June 2017, missed 1 week)
  • Calf injury (February 2017, missed 2 weeks)
  • Groin injury (January 2016, 2 weeks)
  • Broken wrist (September 2015, missed 5 weeks)

Marcus Rashford F, Manchester United

  • Undisclosed injury (June 2018, details still emerging)
  • Thigh injury (February 2018, missed 1 week)
  • Tight hamstring (October 2017, missed 1 week)
  • Knee injury (May 2017, missed 4 days)
  • Thigh injury (October 2016, missed 1 week)
  • Knee injury (May 2016, missed 1 week)

Harry Kane F, Tottenham

  • Right ankle ligament injury (March 2018, missed 3 weeks)
  • Knee injury (November 2017, missed 1 week)
  • Minor left hamstring strain (October 2017, missed 1 week)
  • Right ankle injury (March 2017, missed 24 days)
  • Minor knee injury (February 2017, no missed time)
  • Groin strain (January 2017, missed 1 week)
  • Ankle ligament injury (September 2016, missed 7 weeks)
  • Back injury (November 2013, missed 7 weeks)

 

Group ARussia / Saudi Arabia / Egypt / Uruguay 

Group BPortugal / Spain / Morocco / Iran

Group CFrance / Australia / Peru / Denmark

Group DArgentina / Iceland / Croatia / Nigeria

Group EBrazil / Switzerland / Costa Rica / Serbia

Group FGermany / Mexico / Sweden / South Korea

Group GBelgium / Panama / Tunisia / England

Group HPoland / Senegal / Colombia / Japan

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