'Give your head a wobble' - Leeds United fans left unimpressed as Patrick Bamford misses out on England squad

England manager Gareth Southgate included Leeds United's Kalvin Phillips in his March squad but there was no place for Patrick Bamford or even Luke Ayling.

By Joe Urquhart
Thursday, 18th March 2021, 2:49 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th March 2021, 2:52 pm
Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford. Pic: Getty
Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford. Pic: Getty

In our daily social media talking point, we take a look at what Leeds fans have had to say over the omission of United's top scorer from the Three Lions squad:

@HarryAslett1 No call up for Bamford but Watkins gets one Southgate give your head a wobble

@stumblesdrunken Hahaha Watkins over Bamford. Ok, Southgate....England Managers never change. Keeps our boys fresh for that final run in. #LUFC

@al_fandango Bamford > Watkins. This is fact.

@sophangelx Am I the only one relieved that Bamford & Ayling aren’t in the squad? My god they deserve it but we could really do without anymore injuries.

@THPFootball Such a solid squad across the board, interesting inclusions such as Stones, Lingard and Watkins. Surprised to see no Bamford considering his stats this season.

@FowadZ23 Bamford’s had a better season than Watkins.

@kkfla737 Really disappointed Bamford didn't get a call up. A lot of English attackers can score goals, but Bamford finds space, links the play, and can score in multiple ways more than just about anyone eligible for England not named Kane.

@Folabii_ No Bamford? Wow.

@Mitchthommoo95 Ollie Watkins over Bamford?? Come on have a word.

@WiIlClay We remain at #SouthgateOut then. Bamford leads the press for the team that presses the most in the entire league. No way Watkins is better at it than him. Southgate with poor decisions across the squad again.

@Jody_TR Watkins over Bamford WOW #SouthgateOut

@JackForster92 Ollie Watkins over Bamford? Watkins; 10 goals - minutes per goal; 253. Bamford; 13 goals - minutes per goal; 182.

@SonOfAnarchy_14 I feel bad for Bamford. Deserved a call up. A Silky, proper and inform striker.

@BrandonHosannah How did Bamford not get a call up???

@LiamBoden_ Watkins getting a call up over Bamford is daylight robbery