JACK GAUGHAN: Southampton's vaunted academy is watching teenage ‘street’ games in inner-city London as they bid to find the next big talent to roll off their production line.
The country is still in a process of reassessment after Roy Hodgson's men suffered a galling Euro 2016 last-16 exit to Iceland, while the backdrop has shifted markedly following Brexit.
Southampton's Europa League campaign good off to a winning start with Sparta Prague seen off. A winning run continued at West Ham, on Thursday we'll be off to Hapoel Be'er Sheva.
Southampton boss Claude Puel is hopeful that striker Charlie Austin's good form is recognised by a call-up to the England squad.
Goalscorers Charlie Austin and Dusan Tadic have both been speaking following the victory over West Ham United on Sunday.
Manager Claude Puel has spoken of his delight at seeing Southampton take victory over West Ham in Sunday's game.
Southampton are represented in the latest League Cup team of the round that has been selected after this week's action.