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Strikers’ coach Allan Russell takes the long route to Russia with England

Russell is on England’s staff at the World Cup to work specifically with the forwards after being inspired by coaching methods in the USGlance along the second row of suited England players and staff on their official World Cup squad photograph and the focus is drawn to an unfamiliar face at the end of the line. Allan Russell, once a journeyman striker at clubs from St Mirren to Macclesfield, stands next to Nick Pope and behind Trent Alexander-Arnold, a Scot with the Three Lions badge on his breast pocket.England’s travelling...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Wednesday, 13 June