Southgate warns England players and families against Netflix documentary

Manager opposed to any potential ‘fly-on-wall’ programmeSome players’ partners approached by production companyGareth Southgate has warned his players and their families not to get involved in fly-on-the-wall documentaries around the World Cup after several of the squad’s partners were approached by a production company.The proposed series would follow the England footballers’ loved ones before and during the tournament in Qatar and is intended to be screened on Netflix. Southgate made it clear he would regard any such commitment as a distraction and that he does not want to disrupt the family ecosystem developed during his tenure.