Danny Welbeck of England shoots past goalkeeper Yann Sommer of Switzerland to score their first goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E qualifying match between Switzerland and England at St Jakob-Park on September 8, 2014
Result: Welbeck gets England off to winning start
Danny Welbeck's second-half brace gives England a 2-0 win over Switzerland in their first qualifier for Euro 2016.
Reaction
Joe Hart makes a clearance while on international duty with England on November 19, 2013.
Joe Hart: 'England have always been confident'
Joe Hart insists that confidence has never been an issue for England under Roy Hodgson.
Sep 10, 02:09
England's forward Wayne Rooney (R) celebrates after scoring past Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera during the Group D football match on June 19, 2014
Wayne Rooney hails "brilliant" Fabian Delph
England captain Wayne Rooney describes Fabian Delph's performance on his full international debut against Switzerland as "brilliant"
Sep 9, 23:04
England's Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring against Poland on October 15, 2013
Wayne Rooney pleased with England improvement
England skipper Wayne Rooney believes that his side's performance in the win over Switzerland was the best that they have produced since beating Brazil in February 2013.
Sep 9, 22:55
England defender Gary Cahill wrestles for possession with Brazilian striker Neymar on February 06, 2013.
Gary Cahill delighted by England victory
Gary Cahill claims that England's 2-0 win over Switzerland should lift some of the "doom and gloom" around the national team.
Sep 9, 15:58
England's coach Roy Hodgson looks on during the Group D football match between Uruguay and England at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014
Roy Hodgson praises Fabian Delph
England manager Roy Hodgson praises Fabian Delph for his performance in their 2-0 win over Switzerland.
Sep 9, 05:42
Jack Wilshere of England in action during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifying Group H match between England and Moldova at Wembley Stadium on September 6, 2013
Jack Wilshere: 'Danny Welbeck needs to play up front'
Jack Wilshere calls for Danny Welbeck to be given a lengthy run as a centre-forward for England.
Sep 9, 04:23
Jamie Redknapp at the HMV Football Extravaganza in London on February 3, 2009
Jamie Redknapp: 'Raheem Sterling is England's David Silva'
Jamie Redknapp compares Liverpool's Raheem Sterling to Manchester City playmaker David Silva.
Sep 9, 03:18
England striker Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring against Scotland on August 14, 2013.
Wayne Rooney "delighted" for Danny Welbeck
England captain Wayne Rooney expresses his delight for teammate Danny Welbeck after the Arsenal striker struck twice to defeat Switzerland.
Sep 9, 02:20
England's coach Roy Hodgson gestures during the Group D football match between Costa Rica and England at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on June 24, 2014
Roy Hodgson delighted with winning start to Euro 2016 qualifying
Roy Hodgson hopes that England's winning start on the road to the 2016 European Championships will give his side confidence for the rest of their qualifying campaign.
Sep 9, 00:28
Danny Welbeck of England shoots past goalkeeper Yann Sommer of Switzerland to score their first goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E qualifying match between Switzerland and England at St Jakob-Park on September 8, 2014
Roy Hodgson hypes counter-attack "weapon"
England boss Roy Hodgson admits that their counter-attacking prowess could prove to be a "weapon" in future games after two goals on the break saw them beat the Swiss.
Sep 8, 23:34
England manager Roy Hodgson looks on at the start of the international friendly football match between England and Scotland on August 14, 2013
Roy Hodgson: Win over Switzerland is of "special importance"
England manager Roy Hodgson admits that the 2-0 win over Switzerland carries extra importance to him because of the pressure that was on his side prior to the match.
Sep 8, 23:16
England's coach Roy Hodgson gestures during the Group D football match between Costa Rica and England at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on June 24, 2014
Roy Hodgson: 'England can still improve'
England manager Roy Hodgson insists that there is still room for improvement in the side following their 2-0 win over Switzerland.
Sep 8, 22:26
Danny Welbeck of England shoots past goalkeeper Yann Sommer of Switzerland to score their first goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E qualifying match between Switzerland and England at St Jakob-Park on September 8, 2014
Wayne Rooney hails "happy performance" by England
England captain Wayne Rooney describes England's display in their 2-0 win over Switzerland as a "happy performance".
Sep 8, 22:10
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole takes a look at who impressed during England's 2-0 victory over Switzerland in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier this evening.
Analysis
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at England's 2-0 win over Switzerland in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier this evening.
Match Report
Danny Welbeck's second-half brace gives England a 2-0 win over Switzerland in their first qualifier for Euro 2016.
Live Commentary
Relive England's 2-0 victory over Switzerland as Roy Hodgson's side get their Euro 2016 campaign off to a winning start in Basel.
HT Report
England head into half time level with Switzerland despite creating a number of chances in their Euro 2016 qualifier.
Team News
England boss Roy Hodgson opts for a three-man central midfield against Switzerland, with both Jordan Henderson and Fabian Delph in the starting XI.
Preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to England's opening Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland in Basel.
Build-up
Everton's John Stones in action against Aston Villa during their Premier League match on February 1, 2014
John Stones confident of England success
John Stones believes that England can begin their Euro 2016 qualification campaign with a win when they face Switzerland in Basel this evening.
Sep 8, 11:27
Aston Villa's Fabian Delph celebrates after scoring his team's third goal against Southampton during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Fabian Delph to start for England following Jordan Henderson injury?
Fabian Delph could reportedly start for England in tonight's Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland after Jordan Henderson suffered a training-ground injury.
Sep 8, 08:59
Jordan Henderson of England in action during the International Friendly match between England and Denmark at Wembley Stadium on March 5, 2014
Report: Jordan Henderson injures ankle in training ahead of England qualifier
England midfielder Jordan Henderson is reportedly a doubt for Roy Hodgson's side's clash against Switzerland in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier.
Sep 8, 04:49
England's coach Roy Hodgson looks on during the Group D football match between Uruguay and England at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014
Roy Hodgson: 'Raheem Sterling could fill Daniel Sturridge role'
England boss Roy Hodgson reveals that he has plenty of options to consider to replace the injured Daniel Sturridge for his side's clash with Switzerland.
Sep 8, 03:47
Switzerland's forward Haris Seferovic celebrates after scoring during a Group E football match between Switzerland and Ecuador at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014
Haris Seferovic: 'It may take us time to adjust'
Switzerland striker Haris Seferovic believes that it may take a while for his side to adjust to new manager Vladimir Petkovic during their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Sep 8, 03:32
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic barks the orders against Catania on September 25, 2013
Vladimir Petkovic: 'We do not fear England'
Switzerland boss Vladimir Petkovic reveals that his side are not afraid of England as they ready themselves for their clash in the first Euro 2016 qualifier.
Sep 8, 03:18
Wayne Rooney of England gestures during the International friendly match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium on September 3, 2014
Wayne Rooney has sights on Sir Bobby Charlton's record
England striker Wayne Rooney reveals that he wants to become his country's all-time leading goalscorer and surpass Sir Bobby Charlton's record.
Sep 8, 02:18
Lazio boss Vladimir Petkovic barks the orders against Catania on September 25, 2013
Vladimir Petkovic: 'Switzerland are equal to England'
Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic says that his side are more than a match for England ahead of their meeting in Basel on Monday.
Sep 7, 18:59
Wayne Rooney of England gestures during the International friendly match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium on September 3, 2014
Wayne Rooney: 'We are confident'
England captain Wayne Rooney insists that the Three Lions have the quality to gain a positive result from Monday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland.
Sep 7, 17:52
Former England manager Glenn Hoddle is interviewed for British televison ahead of the UEFA Champions League football match between Benfica and Chelsea at Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, on March 26, 2012
Glenn Hoddle: 'I'm worried about England'
Glenn Hoddle reveals that he has concerns over how England will fare in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign after watching the 1-0 win over Norway on Wednesday.
Sep 7, 04:55
 Manager Roy Hodgson of England looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between England and Italy at Arena Amazonia on June 14, 2014
Roy Hodgson: 'We have to put failures behind us'
England boss Roy Hodgson feels that his side have to put their poor performance at the World Cup behind them if they are to qualify for Euro 2016.
Sep 7, 04:03
 England captain Wayne Rooney tries to tackles Danny Welbeck during a England training session before the international friendly match against Norway at London Colney on September 1, 2014
England's Danny Welbeck focused on good Euro 2016 qualifying start
England striker Danny Welbeck is adamant that Roy Hodgson's side need to get off to a good start against Switzerland in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Sep 7, 02:22
Wayne Rooney of England gestures during the International friendly match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium on September 3, 2014
Wayne Rooney: 'England have to improve'
England captain Wayne Rooney admits that his side must improve on their performance against Norway if they are to get anything out of Monday's game against Switzerland.
Sep 6, 22:59
Switzerland's defender Philippe Senderos reacts during the 2014 World Cup European zone group E qualifying football match between Cyprus and Switzerland at GSP Stadium in Nicosia on March 23, 2013
Philippe Senderos: 'England have a strong team'
Switzerland defender Phillip Senderos believes that they will face a strong England team in their Euro 2016 qualifier.
Sep 6, 16:27
Wayne Rooney of England gestures during the International friendly match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium on September 3, 2014
Wayne Rooney: 'Winning start to Euro 2016 qualifying campaign is vital'
England captain Wayne Rooney says that it is vital for the Three Lions to get a "good result" against Switzerland in their Euro 2016 qualifier.
Sep 6, 15:16
Rio Ferdinand of QPR and Nikica Jelevic of Hull City during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Hull City at Loftus Road on August 16, 2014
Rio Ferdinand "excited" by England squad
Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand admits that he would not want to face the current England squad.
Sep 6, 13:31
England's Rickie Lambert celebrates scoring the third goal against Scotland on August 14, 2013
Matt Le Tissier: 'Rickie Lambert should start for England'
Former England international Matt Le Tissier admits that he would like to see Rickie Lambert take the place of injured teammate Daniel Sturridge.
Sep 6, 12:12
Arsenal's Jack Wilshere celebrates after scoring against Norwich during the English Premier League football match on October 19, 2013
Jack Wilshere: "It is time to deliver"
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere insists that he must start putting in quality performances to live up to his potential at club and international level.
Sep 6, 03:24
Bayern Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates scoring for Switzerland on October 12, 2012.
Xherdan Shaqiri targets England victory
Switzerland midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is eyeing a win over England to kick his side's Euro 2016 qualifying campaign off in the perfect fashion.
Sep 6, 03:07
England's Daniel Sturridge vies with Norway's Ruben Yttergard Jenssen during the international friendly football match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium in north London on September 3, 2014
Daniel Sturridge left "heartbroken" with injury
England's Daniel Sturridge claims that he is "heartbroken" to be ruled out of the Three Lions' opening Euro 2016 qualifier in Switzerland.
Sep 6, 00:54
England's Daniel Sturridge vies with Norway's Ruben Yttergard Jenssen during the international friendly football match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium in north London on September 3, 2014
Report: Daniel Sturridge to miss four months
Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge could reportedly miss up to four months with a hamstring injury.
Sep 5, 21:03
England's forward Daniel Sturridge celebrates after scoring a goal during a Group D football match between England and Italy at the Amazonia Arena in Manaus during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 14, 2014
Daniel Sturridge ruled out of England qualifier with Switzerland
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge will miss England's Euro 2016 qualifier with Switzerland next week after picking up a thigh injury in training on Friday.
Sep 5, 18:41
Gary Cahill is congratulated by Leighton Baines after he scores for England against Peru on May 30, 2014.
Gary Cahill optimistic over fitness chances for Switzerland game
Gary Cahill is optimistic that he will be fit to feature in England's opening Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland, despite missing training with an ankle problem.
Sep 5, 15:15
England defender Gary Cahill wrestles for possession with Brazilian striker Neymar on February 06, 2013.
Gary Cahill: 'Switzerland match will be hardest test'
England defender Gary Cahill admits that he is expecting Monday's match in Switzerland to be the hardest of their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Sep 5, 14:59
England's Daniel Sturridge vies with Norway's Ruben Yttergard Jenssen during the international friendly football match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium in north London on September 3, 2014
Daniel Sturridge doubtful for England qualifier
England striker Daniel Sturridge will undergo a scan on an injury picked up in training, leaving him as a doubt for his side's Euro 2016 qualifier with Switzerland.
Sep 5, 13:59
England defender Gary Cahill wrestles for possession with Brazilian striker Neymar on February 06, 2013.
Gary Cahill: 'I'm under pressure to perform for England'
England defender Gary Cahill believes that there is more pressure on him to be a leader for the national side following a string of retirements earlier this year.
Sep 5, 10:09
Wayne Rooney of England gestures during the International friendly match between England and Norway at Wembley Stadium on September 3, 2014
Paul Scholes: 'Wayne Rooney should play in midfield for England'
Paul Scholes believes that Roy Hodgson would be wise to use Wayne Rooney in midfield against Switzerland on Monday.
Sep 5, 04:09
Jordan Henderson of England in action during the International Friendly match between England and Denmark at Wembley Stadium on March 5, 2014
England's Jordan Henderson: 'We need to lift our game against Switzerland'
England midfielder Jordan Henderson believes that the Three Lions need to up their game against Switzerland next week.
Sep 4, 10:36



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