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Gareth Southgate sees fearlessness and fitness as key to England’s ambitions

England manager wants his players to be mentally and physically ready for the World Cup in Russia and has liked what he has seen in the past week Gareth Southgate tells a story, going back to his playing days with … Continue reading

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Gareth Southgate eyes mock shootout in bid to end England’s penalty pain

• Manager plans Wembley friendly practice after years of tournament failure • Joe Hart to return in goal against Brazil but warned of competition for place England’s football team might be put through a mock penalty shootout in front of … Continue reading

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Harry Kane late strike against Slovenia secures England’s World Cup place

These are the moments England are supposed to enjoy. Their place in the World Cup is secure and, if we are going to be generous, they must be doing something right bearing in mind they have now reached four major … Continue reading

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Pampered Lions? Welcome to England’s no-frills World Cup base for Russia 2018

England have lined up on an out-of-town Baltic Sea hotel with an ambience that stands in contrast with opulent choices of the past This is the hotel, on a secluded part of the Gulf of Finland, that Gareth Southgate has … Continue reading

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England’s alternative history: World Cup winners under Alex Ferguson | Barney Ronay

For all the soul-searching about the English game’s institutional failings, the mood might be very different if Alex Ferguson had left Manchester United for England in 2002 It is probably not a date many people have inked into their pocket … Continue reading

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Dele Alli could face ban after showing middle finger during England’s win… but who was the target?

The Spurs star was seen apparently reacting to a challenge from Martin Skrtel mirror – Football

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England’s Euro 2017 dream ends at hands of Van de Donk inspired Holland

• Women’s Euro 2017 semi-finals: Holland 3-0 England• Miedema 22, Van de Donk 62, Bright 90og Mark Sampson’s bold ambitions of European domination were reduced to tatters as, inspired by Danielle van de Donk’s outstanding midfield performance, Holland left his … Continue reading

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England’s Mark Sampson proud of Jodie Taylor’s ‘obsession with scoring goals’

• ‘She puts so much work in for team, we are very fortunate to have her’• Manager says Euro 2017 semi-final against Holland will ‘be great test for us’ Mark Sampson paid tribute to Jodie Taylor after Euro 2017’s leading … Continue reading

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England’s Mark Sampson shocked over terror plot before Scotland game

• Head coach remaining level-headed despite security concerns• Scotland are the opening Group D opponents in Euro 2017 Mark Sampson has admitted he and his England squad were “shocked” when they learned their Euro 2017 match against Scotland here on … Continue reading

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England’s Fara Williams: ‘We’re feeling the pain but if you want to win it needs to hurt’ | Louise Taylor

The midfielder says a punishing training regime and Mark Sampson’s willingness to let his players go ‘walkabout’ are setting up England well for Euro 2017 Fara Williams takes a seat in the vast hotel lobby and contemplates a soaring ceiling, … Continue reading

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