Gareth Southgate warns England Under-17 world beaters to put team first

• England manager troubled by the way players celebrated World Cup win
• ‘It’s the badge on the front of the shirt rather than the name on the back’

Gareth Southgate has told England’s youngsters to focus on the badge over the name on the back of the shirt after the debate sparked by the under-17s’ celebrations following their victory in last Saturday’s World Cup final in Kolkata.

Danny Murphy led the criticism of the team for turning their shirts back to front in the aftermath of the win over Spain, saying that it was wrong that the England crest did not appear in photographs, and Southgate sided with his former international team-mate when he urged the stars of the future to value the collective over individual glory.

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