The players were told to take as few devices as possible, to avoid public wifi and not to use the memory sticks that are often handed out at major tournaments.
Southgate has quietly overseen a changing of the guard with England, however, by promoting young players and overlooking the likes of Wayne Rooney, Joe Hart, Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere and he believes that England will travel to Russian Federation having already pressed the reset button with the fans.
"We ask people to pay a lot of money to watch football".
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Despite England taking the lead from the penalty spot through Wayne Rooney, Iceland still went on to win 2-1 to progress into the quarter-finals at the expense of a star-studded English side.
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They changed into their official tracksuits for the flight to Russian Federation, with Manchester United teammates Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard pictured sat next to each other. "We have personal support, team support and official protocol in place".
"I'm always happy to be able to play with him, we do not meet so often", he added.
And they have chosen a song by Glasgow-born Lonnie Donegan for the dubious honour, with the track known as World Cup Willie.
"We're proud to be here, we will work hard, be energetic".
"If we do all of those things and we play with a smile on our face, enjoy our football, enjoy being in a tournament, then I think we will get results".