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Sensitive Issue: England Players Told Not To Use Public Wi-Fi At 2018 World Cup For Fear Of Russian Hack Attacks

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England players and staff are being advised not to use public or hotel wi-fi at the World Cup in Russia next year for fear of nefarious hack attacks.

According to the Telegraph, the FA have alerted FIFA about their concerns over sensitive information, such as team selections, tactical details and injury issues, being leaked during the tournament.

England Rugby coach warns Southgate’s men to get over their ‘fear of failure’

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England’s Rugby head coach Eddie Jones says that English footballers have to step out of their comfort zone if they wish to achieve international success in major tournaments.

Gareth Southgate’s men are on the brink of qualifying for next year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia following their 2-1 victory over Slovakia in a qualifier on Monday.

Gareth Southgate And The England Squad Train With Royal Marines Ahead Of Scotland Qualifier (Photos)

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Symbolism rife as Gareth Southgate emerges wet and terrified from a deep, dark hole (Photo: @England/Twitter)

With a trip to deepest, darkest Scotland in the offing this coming weekend, England manager Gareth Southgate took one look at his squad and decided a bit of intensive training was required.

England: Wayne Rooney Overlooked As Gareth Southgate Announces Latest Squad For Scotland And France Fixtures

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The England squad for next month's fixtures against Scotland and France has been announced and Wayne Rooney has not made the cut.

Gareth Southgate's side will play Scotland in a World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park on 10th June, followed by a friendly against France in Paris three days later.

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FIFA investigate Dele Alli middle finger gesture

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London (AFP) – FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli after the player was caught making an obscene gesture during an England match, the world governing body announced on Friday.

Alli stuck his middle finger up during the national side’s World Cup qualifier against Slovakia on Monday but said after the game the gesture had been directed at teammate Kyle Walker as a joke.

FIFA investigate Dele Alli middle finger gesture

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London (AFP) – FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli after the player was caught making an obscene gesture during an England match, the world governing body announced on Friday.

Alli stuck his middle finger up during the national side’s World Cup qualifier against Slovakia on Monday but said after the game the gesture had been directed at teammate Kyle Walker as a joke.

Southgate says Rashford is on path to greatness

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London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate says he has seen glimpses of former national-team heroes Wayne Rooney and Michael Owen in Manchester United teenager Marcus Rashford.

Rashford, 19, scored one goal and made another as England came from behind to beat Slovakia 2-1 on Monday, which took them to within touching distance of World Cup qualification.

Southgate says Rashford is on path to greatness

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London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate says he has seen glimpses of former national-team heroes Wayne Rooney and Michael Owen in Manchester United teenager Marcus Rashford.

Rashford, 19, scored one goal and made another as England came from behind to beat Slovakia 2-1 on Monday, which took them to within touching distance of World Cup qualification.

Alli’s obscene gesture takes shine off England win

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London (AFP) – England were left fearing disciplinary action against Dele Alli after the midfielder was caught on camera making an obscene gesture during his side’s World Cup qualifier against Slovakia.

The Tottenham Hotspur player raised his middle finger during the 77th minute of Monday’s game at Wembley, which England won 2-1, and there were claims it was directed at French referee Clement Turpin.

Alli’s obscene gesture takes shine off England win

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London (AFP) – England were left fearing disciplinary action against Dele Alli after the midfielder was caught on camera making an obscene gesture during his side’s World Cup qualifier against Slovakia.

The Tottenham Hotspur player raised his middle finger during the 77th minute of Monday’s game at Wembley, which England won 2-1, and there were claims it was directed at French referee Clement Turpin.

Five things learned from England v Slovakia

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London (AFP) – Exactly one year ago, England kicked off their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign with a fortuitous 1-0 win over Slovakia in what was Sam Allardyce’s only match as manager before being axed.

With Gareth Southgate now in charge of England, the Three Lions faced Slovakia again, winning 2-1 at Wembley on Monday.

Five things learned from England v Slovakia

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London (AFP) – Exactly one year ago, England kicked off their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign with a fortuitous 1-0 win over Slovakia in what was Sam Allardyce’s only match as manager before being axed.

With Gareth Southgate now in charge of England, the Three Lions faced Slovakia again, winning 2-1 at Wembley on Monday.

Rashford redemption sends England closer to World Cup

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London (AFP) – Marcus Rashford atoned for a costly error to bring England a 2-1 home win over Slovakia on Monday that left them within touching distance of next year’s World Cup.

The 19-year-old was at fault as Stanislav Lobotka stunned a two-thirds full Wembley to give Slovakia a third-minute lead, but set up the equaliser for Eric Dier and then netted a sumptuous 20-yard winner in the second half.

Rashford redemption sends England closer to World Cup

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London (AFP) – Marcus Rashford atoned for a costly error to bring England a 2-1 home win over Slovakia on Monday that left them within touching distance of next year’s World Cup.

The 19-year-old was at fault as Stanislav Lobotka stunned a two-thirds full Wembley to give Slovakia a third-minute lead, but set up the equaliser for Eric Dier and then netted a sumptuous 20-yard winner in the second half.

Henderson keeps England armband against Slovakia

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Enfield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson will captain England in their World Cup qualifier against Slovakia on Monday, manager Gareth Southgate confirmed on Sunday.

Southgate has rotated the captain’s armband since easing former skipper Wayne Rooney out of his squad and with Rooney having since retired from international football, England do not have a permanent captain.

Henderson keeps England armband against Slovakia

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Enfield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson will captain England in their World Cup qualifier against Slovakia on Monday, manager Gareth Southgate confirmed on Sunday.

Southgate has rotated the captain’s armband since easing former skipper Wayne Rooney out of his squad and with Rooney having since retired from international football, England do not have a permanent captain.

Don’t expect champagne football, says unapologetic Southgate

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Valletta (AFP) – Gareth Southgate tried to assuage fans’ disappointment at England’s lacklustre performance in a flattering 4-0 win over minnows Malta in their 2018 World Cup qualifier saying it was nothing new.

The 46-year-old - who saw late goals by Ryan Bertrand, Danny Welbeck and a second for Harry Kane put a brighter hue on the scoreline - said he had experienced similar frustrations as a player in qualifiers.

Kane’s double saves England blushes

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Valletta (AFP) – Harry Kane scored a brace to help Gareth Southgate’s lacklustre England to a 4-0 win over minnows Malta in their 2018 World Cup qualifier on Friday.

Kane opened the score early in the second-half but three goals inside the last 10 minutes put a brighter sheen on the result than the performance deserved.

Maguire, Chalobah called up for England World Cup qualifiers

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London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate has handed first call-ups to uncapped duo Harry Maguire and Nathaniel Chalobah for next month’s World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia.

In the first England squad since Wayne Rooney’s international retirement, Southgate named Leicester defender Maguire and Watford midfielder Chalobah in a 28-man group to face Malta and Slovakia in World Cup qualifiers on September 1 and 4 respectively.

Rooney calls time on England despite recall

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London (AFP) – England’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney announced on Wednesday he is retiring from international football with immediate effect after manager Gareth Southgate tried to recall him to the squad.

The 31-year-old - scorer of 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country - told Southgate of his decision during a phone conversation on Tuesday.

Rooney calls time on England despite recall

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London (AFP) – England’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney announced on Wednesday he is retiring from international football with immediate effect after manager Gareth Southgate tried to recall him to the squad.

The 31-year-old - scorer of 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country - told Southgate of his decision during a phone conversation on Tuesday.

Southgate gauges gap to best as England lose in France

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Paris (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate admitted Tuesday’s 3-2 friendly defeat to France in Paris provided further evidence of how far his side still have to go before they can be considered contenders at next year’s World Cup.

They were unable to hold onto an early lead given to them by Harry Kane and ended up conceding defeat despite the hosts playing most of the second half with 10 men at the Stade de France.

Kante suffers from French strength in depth, says Southgate

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Croissy-sur-Seine (France) (AFP) – N’Golo Kante’s inability to claim a regular starting berth at international level sums up the strength in depth France have at their disposal, admits England manager Gareth Southgate.

The midfielder won both the Players’ Player of the Year and Football Writers’ Association award after helping Chelsea land the Premier League title this season.

Heaton to replace Hart for England-France friendly

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Croissy-sur-Seine (France) (AFP) – Tom Heaton of Burnley will replace Joe Hart in goal for England in Tuesday’s friendly against France in Paris, manager Gareth Southgate has confirmed.

The 31-year-old Heaton will win his third international cap in the match at the Stade de France, as Hart - criticised following his performance in Saturday’s 2-2 draw against Scotland - is left out.

Heaton to replace Hart for England-France friendly

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Croissy-sur-Seine (France) (AFP) – Tom Heaton of Burnley will replace Joe Hart in goal for England in Tuesday’s friendly against France in Paris, manager Gareth Southgate has confirmed.

The 31-year-old Heaton will win his third international cap in the match at the Stade de France, as Hart - criticised following his performance in Saturday’s 2-2 draw against Scotland - is left out.

Southgate confronts ghosts in England machine

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London (AFP) – By dropping Wayne Rooney and dragging his players out of their comfort zones, England manager Gareth Southgate has attempted to draw a line beneath the team’s calamitous 2016 and propel them to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Humiliated by Iceland at Euro 2016, England then saw Sam Allardyce, Roy Hodgson’s successor as manager, farcically brought down by a newspaper sting after just one game in charge.

Southgate confronts ghosts in England machine

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London (AFP) – By dropping Wayne Rooney and dragging his players out of their comfort zones, England manager Gareth Southgate has attempted to draw a line beneath the team’s calamitous 2016 and propel them to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Humiliated by Iceland at Euro 2016, England then saw Sam Allardyce, Roy Hodgson’s successor as manager, farcically brought down by a newspaper sting after just one game in charge.

Under-fire England goalkeeper Hart to sit out France game

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Glasgow (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate has defended Joe Hart after the goalkeeper was beaten by two Leigh Griffiths free-kicks during his side’s 2-2 draw against Scotland.

Griffiths caught Hart out from 25 yards twice in the space of three minutes in the latter stages of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier in Glasgow, before Harry Kane’s 93rd-minute equaliser rescued a point for the visitors.

Southgate heartened by England’s resolve

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Glasgow (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate said his team’s last-gasp 2-2 draw against Scotland demonstrated the kind of mental fortitude he is trying to instil in his players.

England shipped two late Leigh Griffiths free-kicks in Saturday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park, only for new captain Harry Kane to rescue a point by volleying in a 93rd-minute equaliser.

Kane to captain England against Scotland

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Glasgow (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane will captain England in Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland in Glasgow, manager Gareth Southgate announced on Friday.

With Wayne Rooney having again been overlooked, England do not currently have a permanent captain and Southgate said Kane, 23, would wear the armband at Hampden Park.

Kane to captain England against Scotland

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Glasgow (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane will captain England in Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland in Glasgow, manager Gareth Southgate announced on Friday.

With Wayne Rooney having again been overlooked, England do not currently have a permanent captain and Southgate said Kane, 23, would wear the armband at Hampden Park.

Kane to captain England football against Scotland

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Glasgow (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane will captain England in Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland in Glasgow, manager Gareth Southgate announced on Friday.

With Wayne Rooney having again been overlooked, England do not currently have a permanent captain and Southgate said Kane, 23, would wear the armband at Hampden Park.

Spurs striker Harry Kane ready for England captaincy

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane says he is ready to succeed Wayne Rooney as England’s long-term captain.

England manager Gareth Southgate has eased Manchester United forward Rooney, 31, out of the picture and says he will decide who captains his side on a match-by-match basis.

Spurs striker Harry Kane ready for England captaincy

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane says he is ready to succeed Wayne Rooney as England’s long-term captain.

England manager Gareth Southgate has eased Manchester United forward Rooney, 31, out of the picture and says he will decide who captains his side on a match-by-match basis.

England football’s Butland relishes taste of Marine life

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Goalkeeper Jack Butland says a surprise trip to a military boot camp with the England squad had been “one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve ever had”.

England manager Gareth Southgate surprised his players when they reported for international duty last Friday by whisking them away for a weekend at the Royal Marines’ Commando Training Centre in Devon, southwest England.

England football’s Butland relishes taste of Marine life

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Goalkeeper Jack Butland says a surprise trip to a military boot camp with the England squad had been “one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve ever had”.

England manager Gareth Southgate surprised his players when they reported for international duty last Friday by whisking them away for a weekend at the Royal Marines’ Commando Training Centre in Devon, southwest England.

Liverpool’s Clyne out of England squad

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Liverpool right-back Nathaniel Clyne has withdrawn from the England squad due to injury, national team manager Gareth Southgate revealed on Tuesday.

“We’ll be without Nathaniel Clyne,” Southgate told reporters at the St George’s Park national football centre in Burton-on-Trent, central England.

Liverpool’s Clyne out of England squad

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Liverpool right-back Nathaniel Clyne has withdrawn from the England squad due to injury, national team manager Gareth Southgate revealed on Tuesday.

“We’ll be without Nathaniel Clyne,” Southgate told reporters at the St George’s Park national football centre in Burton-on-Trent, central England.

Wayne Rooney left out of England squad

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London (AFP) – All-time top-scorer Wayne Rooney was Thursday left out of the England squad for next month’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland and a friendly against France.

The 31-year-old striker has lost his place at Manchester United and was similarly omitted from Gareth Southgate’s England squad announced in March, although he was carrying a knee injury at the time, but is now fit.

Wayne Rooney left out of England squad

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London (AFP) – All-time top-scorer Wayne Rooney was Thursday left out of the England squad for next month’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland and a friendly against France.

The 31-year-old striker has lost his place at Manchester United and was similarly omitted from Gareth Southgate’s England squad announced in March, although he was carrying a knee injury at the time, but is now fit.