As England takes on Wales in the Group B encounter on Tuesday, Alison Southgate will be cheering for her country England, as well as Gareth Southgate, her husband and the England manager. 

A lot of onus will rest on Southgate as after the draw against USA, Three Lions will now have to get at least a draw against Wales. On the other hand, with a draw and a loss, Wales will need a win today to qualify for the Round of 16 of the tournament. 

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Alison Southgate, like many other English fans, will hope that the Three Lions can successfully take the next step to bring the World Cup home, after 66 years.

Who is Alison Southgate? 

Alison Southgate was born on June 6, 1967, in Harrogate, England and she is 55 years old. She has been married to the England manager for the last 25 years. As per reports, she met Gareth Southgate when he was a managerial trainee at the English Premier League club Crystal Palace. 

They got married in July 1997 at Gareth Southgate’s family home in Crawley, England. Together, they have two children, daughter Mia and son Flynn. Gareth Southgate has often talked about the importance of having his family’s foundation behind him.

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“Over the last couple of weeks I’ve just had a nice time spending it with the family though,” he told an English news outlet in a 2017 interview, “and for me that’s important because my kids are 18 and 14, and their development is as important for me as anything else in my life.”

According to reports, Alison Southgate is a business owner based in London. However, it is not clear what business she is into or any other details about her work. 

As of November 2022, Alison Southgate has an estimated net worth of $1 million.