A double Dutch agent, the camp's 'drill sergeant' and BREATHING coaches: Inside the team behind the England team plotting a path to Euro 2024 glory

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They are nan backroom squad truthful integral to England's occurrence present successful Germany, and their number is conscionable astir adjacent to nan 26-man squad tasked pinch performing connected nan pitch.

Be it Ollie Watkins, Ivan Toney, Kobbie Mainoo aliases Marc Guehi, nan stars connected nan transportation person grabbed nan attraction of nan country, but a batch of activity has gone into things disconnected of it too.

Gareth Southgate has built his backroom unit pinch care, and they are now erstwhile again on nan verge of delivering history for nan squad and nan nation.


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From coaches to analysts to nutritionists, chefs and doctors, each guidelines is covered. Here, Mail Sport takes a look astatine nan squad down nan team.

Gareth Southgate's backroom squad person been captious to England's occurrence during Euro 2024

The Three Lions leader has formed an off-field group up that has conscionable astir arsenic galore members arsenic nan playing squad

The players wouldn't person been capable to scope nan last without those down nan curtain

Steve Holland (assistant manager)

The trusted lieutenant who has a large opportunity successful strategies and squad selection. He is besides nan brains down a batch of nan penalty-kick preparation, handing nan head a elaborate dossier earlier nan shootout versus Switzerland.

He was by Southgate's broadside pinch nan Under-21s and followed him to nan elder set-up successful 2016.

His non-League playing profession was trim short and, aged 21, he turned to coaching. He started astatine Crewe's academy but made his sanction at Chelsea arsenic adjunct leader to nan likes of Andre Villas-Boas, Roberto Di Matteo, Rafa Benitez, Guus Hiddink, Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte.

Awarded an MBE successful 2022. He besides useful arsenic a conduit betwixt players, intermediaries and Southgate.

Assistant head Steve Holland has a large opportunity successful strategies and squad action for England

He was by Southgate's broadside successful nan Under-21 set-up and followed him to nan elder team

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (coach)

Best known arsenic a Premier League goalscorer, nan erstwhile Netherlands striker joined Southgate's squad successful 2023 and is simply a lively beingness connected nan training ground.

He played pinch Southgate astatine Middlesbrough earlier going into management, astir notably pinch Burton Albion and QPR. As Marc Guehi says: 'Jimmy brings everything! He brings a batch of laughs. He's very confident. He likes a small spot of a joke and he brings nan affirmative power astir nan campy and makes group smile.'

He besides does a batch of finishing activity pinch nan strikers.

Paul Nevin (coach)

A erstwhile Yeovil striker and presently adjunct leader astatine Strasbourg, he worked pinch Southgate successful nan FA's Elite Coach Placement Programme.

He has been a coach astatine Norwich, Brighton and West Ham and started moving pinch England's elder broadside successful 2021. Very hands-on successful training and tin beryllium seen heavy progressive successful mounting up and starring sessions.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (centre) and Paul Nevin (right) flank Southgate and Holland arsenic coaches successful nan set-up

Martyn Margetson (goalkeeping coach)

The Welshman is vocal and energetic erstwhile putting nan likes of Jordan Pickford done their paces present successful Germany.

He joined nan England set-up nether Sam Allardyce but stayed connected nether Southgate. He made 50 convention appearances for Manchester City and won 1 Wales cap.

John McDermott (technical director)

He looks aft coaching, coach acquisition and subordinate pathways and is present pinch nan squad successful Blankenhain.

He made his sanction astatine Spurs, wherever he oversaw each teams beneath nan seniors, and has been successful nan apical occupation astatine nan FA since 2021.

Chris Jones (physical capacity coach)

He was caput of capacity astatine Chelsea and Everton and worked pinch Frank Lampard connected some occasions.

He knows adjunct Holland from 7 years together astatine Stamford Bridge and was added to nan England backroom squad arsenic precocious arsenic October. He is seen during warm-ups.

Goalkeeping coach Martyn Margetson joined nan set-up nether Sam Allardyce but stayed connected nether Southgate

The Welshman has been vocal successful putting nan likes of Jordan Pickford (second left) done his paces

Physical capacity coach Chris Jones worked astatine Chelsea pinch Steve Holland

Hailu Theodros (physical capacity coach)

Formerly of Chelsea's academy, wherever he was lead diversion improvement coach, he joined England a twelvemonth ago.

Like Jones, you will spot him pre-match, astatine half-time and full-time, putting nan players done warm-up aliases warm-down routines.

James Redden (physical capacity coach)

Promoted to nan elder set-up for nan European Championship, nan erstwhile Luton and Spurs worker is capacity coach for England's Under-21s.

Mike Naylor (nutritionist)

His full-time domiciled is pinch nan England Institute of Sport but he useful pinch England connected a consultancy basis.

He will beryllium progressive successful nan cocktail of supplements and nutritional immunodeficiency you spot laid retired successful nan dressing-room.

Tom Kenton and David Pyle (team chefs)

Pyle's time occupation is arsenic a backstage cook to Premier League stars, while Kenton useful for Everton.

Together, present successful Germany, they person a person a squad of section chefs down them (including 1 pinch a Michelin star) and they inspect nan nutrient earlier it is served to players and staff.

Mark Williams (team doctor)

Another who worked alongside Southgate pinch nan Under-21s. He was antecedently a Ministry of Defence doctor.

Team expert Mark Williams (right) besides worked pinch Southgate during his stint pinch nan Under-21s and was previosuly Ministry of Defence doctor

Steve Kemp (head of performance, medicine and nutrition)

He has worked his measurement done nan ranks pinch England, starting arsenic physio 12 years ago.

He landed nan apical occupation of caput of capacity 12 months ago.

Simon Spencer (lead physio)

He took complete from Kemp arsenic lead physio past twelvemonth having worked pinch nan Under-21s nether Southgate.

He's cardinal task retired present has been nan rehabilitation and guidance of Luke Shaw's fitness.

Simon Spencer (right) useful arsenic lead physio, and has been focusing connected nan rehabilitation of Luke Shaw successful Germany

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Suzanne Scott (movement therapist)

She is nan pilates master who is now a acquainted look pinch England, and Southgate values her activity incredibly highly.

The head appreciates nan calmness she brings to nan group, particularly during sessions successful nan days aft a game.

Steve O'Brien, Mike Baker, Chris Mugglestone and Dan Parker (analysts)

O'Brien has much than 20 years' acquisition pinch nan FA and has worked alongside Baker since 2007.

They are said to make an fantabulous brace who 'paint really clear pictures for nan players'. Jordan Pickford has benefited from their 'cheat sheet' punishment analysis.

Ben Mortlock and Joel Harris (soft insubstantial therapists)

This brace are invaluable successful nan prevention of injuries and managing niggles and recovery.

Mortlock is simply a erstwhile futsal player, while Harris is simply a elder teacher astatine nan University of Hertfordshire. Both person worked pinch nan FA since 2017.


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