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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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Young England defenders won't face a tougher test, but there's plenty to improve up top says Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate is delighted with how his young defenders have stepped up against the world's best, but admits his side need more on the front foot after their 0-0 draw with Brazil. Evening Standard – Football

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Gareth Southgate admits to numbers game to reduce England withdrawals

• More debutants likely in Tuesday’s friendly with Brazil at Wembley• England manager wants to reduce number of squad withdrawals Gareth Southgate believes the increased competition for places generated within the England squad, born of his determination to promote youth, … Continue reading

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Gareth Southgate set to continue captaincy rotation against Brazil

Gareth Southgate is set to name another different England captain for Tuesday's friendly against Brazil. Evening Standard – Football

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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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Gareth Southgate far from surprised as Ruben Loftus-Cheek shines against world champions Germany

Gareth Southgate admitted that he was not surprised by the starring role England debutant Ruben Loftus-Cheek played in the draw with Germany at Wembley Stadium. Evening Standard – Football

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Gareth Southgate remains unafraid to make bold decisions for England

With his words on Chris Smalling and Jack Wilshere and the call-ups from the Under-21 squad the manager has shown it is ridiculous that some assumed he would be too nice In a moment of reflection this week, Gareth Southgate … Continue reading

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Gareth Southgate shows ruthless streak by axing stars for England friendlies

• Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Chris Smalling among absentees• Under-21 trio will join Southgate’s senior squad for first time Gareth Southgate has warned his England players that nobody should feel safe about their positions after a day of extensive changes that … Continue reading

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Gareth Southgate: England possess no big players and have it all to prove

• Manager points to team’s lack of international honours• Jack Butland and Michael Keane set to face Lithuania Gareth Southgate has claimed no one in his squad can yet consider himself a “big player” but believes England are hungry to … Continue reading

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Jack Butland to take Joe Hart's place in England goal for Lithuania qualifier, Gareth Southgate confirms

Jack Butland will take Joe Hart's place in the England goal for Sunday's World Cup qualifier in Lithuania. Evening Standard – Football

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