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Sport 'My God' - Billy Gilmour display against England hailed by Scotland captain

03:55  19 june  2021
03:55  19 june  2021 Source:   scotsman.com

Billy Gilmour gives Scotland a fighting chance at Euro 2020

  Billy Gilmour gives Scotland a fighting chance at Euro 2020 In the past few weeks, Gilmour has been named in Scotland's squad for the European Championship, has won the Champions League and made his international debut. And when it comes to fashion, he used to be a Burberry model. It was on May 19 when Gilmour’s phone pinged with a message from an unknown number. ‘Congratulations, you’ve been selected,’ it read. Gilmour, unsure, phoned his agent to confirm that, yes, he had just been selected in the Scotland squad for the Euros. Only then did he phone his parents.

Gilmour was forced into fouling Mount inside five minutes as England sought to break, but soon shrugged off the man two years his elder during another midfield joust. A penny for the thoughts of Frank Lampard, influential in the progress of Gilmour and Mount towards the Chelsea first team By the interval, Gilmour had endorsed Scotland ’s confidence. He was composed in possession. The ease with which so many of the visiting players collected passes even in tricky situations was noticeable. It should be a given in this match that Scotland ’s players will fight like lions, but there was also an

Scottish Football. England 0-0 Scotland : Billy Gilmour - Scotland 's Kante - shines in Wembley Euros draw. By Thomas DuncanBBC Scotland . Last updated on. 7 minutes ago7 minutes ago.From the section Scotland . His composure on the ball, range of passing, and tenacity left Scotland fans applauding him off the pitch after 76 minutes and perhaps pondering why cameos against the Netherlands and Luxembourg were his only international appearances to date. " My god … right up there," Scotland captain Andy Robertson said when asked about Gilmour 's performance.

Scotland captain Andy Robertson was left gushing over the performance of Billy Gilmour in the goalless draw with England at Wembley.

a young man is throwing a ball on a field © Scotland's midfielder Billy Gilmour - star of the match - reacts after the EURO 2020 Group D draw wi...

Gilmour was handed his first international start – becoming the youngest player to feature for Scotland in a major finals – and produced a stand-out performance that earned him UEFA’s Star of the Match award.

There been made a clamour in the build-up to the Euro 2020 Group D fixture for the Chelsea midfielder to start against Gareth Southgate’s side, and the hype was justified with Robertson hailing the 20-year-old’s classy and mature display in the middle of the park.

Why Chelsea's Billy Gilmour is now a serious contender for Euro 2020 Scotland starting place

  Why Chelsea's Billy Gilmour is now a serious contender for Euro 2020 Scotland starting place And now the serious business begins. © Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour impressed in his time on the pitch in the 1-0 friendly win over Lu... The moment tournament-starved Scotland fans have been waiting for since 10.23pm on 12 November is only one week away. Scotland’s first major finals game since 1998 is now the very next game.Yesterday Luxembourg, tomorrow the world. Well, Europe at least. It sends off all kinds of warning signals when one is tempted to think optimistic thoughts, but, whisper it, Scotland are in a good place.

KRIS COMMONS: Billy Gilmour typified everything good about Scotland 's performance against England on current form I'm backing him to get the better of Luka Modric at Hampden in that pivotal final match. When Billy Gilmour left the pitch late in the second half, the Tartan Army rose to acclaim their new hero. After affording him a standing ovation, they chanted Gilmour ’s name loudly and proudly — and will have done so long into the night in London . With a performance which oozed poise, class and composure, the little midfielder typified everything that was good about Scotland at Wembley.

Could Billy Gilmour be in line for his first start for Scotland ?Credit: The Sun. Read our live blog for all the Scotland latest at Euro 2020 . Tongues were wagging when sources south of the border claimed they knew the Scotland team which would be playing against England today. The team sees David Marshall starting in goal, with Stephen O'Donnell keeping his place at right back. With Kieran Tierney apparently confirmed as a starter on the left side of a back three, it was claimed that Scott McTominay and Grant Hanley will be fielded alongside him.


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Gareth Southgate wearing a suit and tie: On 1st June 2021, Gareth Southgate finally named his Euro2020 squad who will be battling for the European football trophy this year. The manager cut the team from a 33-man provisional squad which he announced a week previously, to a 26 man final team where Aaron Ramsdale, Ben Godfrey, Ben White, Jesse Lingard, James Ward-Prowse and Ollie Watkins have all been excluded.

“My God - right up there," the Liverpool left back said when asked to rate Gilmour’s performance on ITV.

“I spoke to him in the hotel today and I just looked at him and to be fair to Billy, nothing fazes him.

"That's why I believe he can have as many caps as he wants for Scotland. He's got a huge future ahead of him but the here and now is pretty good as well. Both him and Callum McGregor in the holding role were magnificent.”

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'I spoke to somebody at Norwich' - Journalist drops transfer claim .
Journalist Pete O’Rourke has been speaking on the latest edition of The Football Terrace’s The Done Deal Show about Norwich City’s interest in Billy Gilmour. The Canaries are pushing ahead with signings ahead of their return to the Premier League in the 2021/22 campaign and have already signed Milot Rashica and Angus Gunn. They have […]The Canaries are pushing ahead with signings ahead of their return to the Premier League in the 2021/22 campaign and have already signed Milot Rashica and Angus Gunn.

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