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Spurs and Liverpool ‘pretty much the England national team’ says Klopp. Is he right?

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Hidden in the midst of a wide-ranging interview with The Guardian's superb Donald McRae published this week, Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp made some pretty interesting comments about the...

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Arsene Wenger ‘very happy’ with Danny Welbeck’s resurgent form

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Jack Wilshere says Arsenal are ‘ready’ for Europa League clash following Stoke City victory

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Training Aid: England Players Warm Up For Italy Friendly With Spirited Game Of Nerf Ball (Video)

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With an impending friendly against Italy to prepare for, the England camp seemed relaxed and at ease as the squad went through their final preparations at St. George's Park on Monday.

Many of the drills took an informal bent, with Gareth Southgate's merry band getting stuck into some rubber-band-based resistance training and even a spirited bout of Nerf ball.

England’s Butland relishes battle for goalkeeping slot

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London (AFP) – England’s Jack Butland is backing manager Gareth Southgate’s policy of keeping his goalkeepers guessing as to who will be the number one for the World Cup in Russia.

The Stoke player is set to start against Italy at Wembley on Tuesday and needs to keep pace with Everton’s rising star Jordan Pickford, who made it two clean sheets from two appearances during Friday’s 1-0 win in the Netherlands.

England’s Butland relishes battle for goalkeeping slot

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London (AFP) – England’s Jack Butland is backing manager Gareth Southgate’s policy of keeping his goalkeepers guessing as to who will be the number one for the World Cup in Russia.

The Stoke player is set to start against Italy at Wembley on Tuesday and needs to keep pace with Everton’s rising star Jordan Pickford, who made it two clean sheets from two appearances during Friday’s 1-0 win in the Netherlands.

England: Jesse Lingard Nets First International Goal As Three Lions Beat Netherlands 1-0 In Amsterdam (Photo & Video)

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Jesse Lingard was the match-winner for England on Friday night, with the Manchester United midfielder scoring the only goal of the game against the Netherlands in Amsterdam.

England boss Gareth Southgate opted to exercise his right to experiment, starting with Kyle Walker on the right side of a back three and Kieran Trippier outside him at wing-back, while Marcus Rashford started up front.

Lingard strike sees new-look England enjoy Dutch friendly success

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Amsterdam (AFP) – Jesse Lingard scored his first England goal as a reshaped side beat the Netherlands 1-0 in an Amsterdam friendly on Friday.

This was England’s last away match before they travel to Russia for this year’s World Cup finals in Russia and they were rewarded with a well-deserved win against a Dutch side who will be one of the major absentees from the showpiece tournament.

Lingard strike sees new-look England enjoy Dutch friendly success

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Amsterdam (AFP) – Jesse Lingard scored his first England goal as a reshaped side beat the Netherlands 1-0 in an Amsterdam friendly on Friday.

This was England’s last away match before they travel to Russia for this year’s World Cup finals in Russia and they were rewarded with a well-deserved win against a Dutch side who will be one of the major absentees from the showpiece tournament.

England Train At St George’s Park As Three Lions Limber Up For Netherlands Friendly (Photos)

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Nothing more, nothing less just a big dump of photos from England's midweek training session at St. George's Park ahead of their dual friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy coming up in the next fortnight.

The big/only news out of the Three Lions camp is that Trent Alexander-Arnold was invited to train with the senior team for the morning session.

Jack Wilshere swears to make his presence in the England set-up known

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England must learn to live without Kane – Southgate

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate insisted his side must learn to cope without star striker Harry Kane in case he should miss this summer’s World Cup.

Kane has been ruled out for England’s friendlies later this month against the Netherlands and Italy due to an ankle ligament injury.

England must learn to live without Kane – Southgate

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate insisted his side must learn to cope without star striker Harry Kane in case he should miss this summer’s World Cup.

Kane has been ruled out for England’s friendlies later this month against the Netherlands and Italy due to an ankle ligament injury.

Official: England Squad Announced For Upcoming Friendlies, Tarkowski And Mawson Among Raft Of New Faces

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Gareth Southgate has announced his 27-man England squad for the upcoming dual friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy and, as expected, a raft of new faces have been included.

Burnley pair Nick Pope and James Tarkowski have both received their maiden England nods, as has Swansea centre-back Alfie Mawson and Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Cook.

Kane heads long list of World Cup worries for England

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London (AFP) – Harry Kane’s injury casts a shadow over England manager Gareth Southgate’s squad announcement on Thursday for friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy just three months from the World Cup kick-off.

But the Tottenham forward’s ankle ligament damage suffered in his side’s 4-1 win at Bournemouth on Sunday is just one of many headaches for Southgate as the Russian showpiece looms.

Kane heads long list of World Cup worries for England

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London (AFP) – Harry Kane’s injury casts a shadow over England manager Gareth Southgate’s squad announcement on Thursday for friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy just three months from the World Cup kick-off.

But the Tottenham forward’s ankle ligament damage suffered in his side’s 4-1 win at Bournemouth on Sunday is just one of many headaches for Southgate as the Russian showpiece looms.

Southgate’s England seek seclusion at World Cup

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Repino (Russia) (AFP) – England’s World Cup squad will seclude themselves in a modest hotel in the woods near Saint Petersburg, opting for the calm of a history-steeped village rather than a city closer to their group matches.

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Southgate’s England seek seclusion at World Cup

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Repino (Russia) (AFP) – England’s World Cup squad will seclude themselves in a modest hotel in the woods near Saint Petersburg, opting for the calm of a history-steeped village rather than a city closer to their group matches.

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Arsenal & Liverpool tail England goalkeeper’s £40m signature

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Gareth Southgate to keep England job irrespective of Russia 2018 performance

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In an overwhelming display of support, FA chief executive Martin Glenn has told Gareth Southgate that he will keep his England managerial job irrespective of England’s Russia 2018 World Cup result and even if the three lions lose all the group stage matches.

“Gareth has a long-term contract,” said Glenn.

Southgate safe even if England fail in World Cup

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London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate has been told his job is safe even if his side lose all their group matches at next year’s World Cup in Russia.

Southgate took the reins on a permanent basis 12 months ago on a four-year contract and oversaw a successful qualification for the 2018 showpiece event, where England will face Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in the group stage.

Southgate safe even if England fail in World Cup

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London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate has been told his job is safe even if his side lose all their group matches at next year’s World Cup in Russia.

Southgate took the reins on a permanent basis 12 months ago on a four-year contract and oversaw a successful qualification for the 2018 showpiece event, where England will face Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in the group stage.

Southgate ‘won’t write off’ World Cup foes

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Moscow (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate refused to get carried away with what appeared to be a hugely favourable draw on Friday for his team at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The draw in Moscow saw England given games against Belgium, Panama and Tunisia in Group G.

It meant England, who have not won a major men’s international trophy since lifting the 1966 World Cup on home soil, avoided global giants Argentina, Brazil and Germany after Argentina great Diego Maradona picked them out of Pot 2 at the Kremlin’s State Palace.

Southgate ‘won’t write off’ World Cup foes

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Moscow (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate refused to get carried away with what appeared to be a hugely favourable draw on Friday for his team at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The draw in Moscow saw England given games against Belgium, Panama and Tunisia in Group G.

It meant England, who have not won a major men’s international trophy since lifting the 1966 World Cup on home soil, avoided global giants Argentina, Brazil and Germany after Argentina great Diego Maradona picked them out of Pot 2 at the Kremlin’s State Palace.

England national football team, the eternal mystery

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London (AFP) – Though untroubled in qualifying, England approach Friday’s 2018 World Cup draw harbouring the same eternal doubts about whether they will crack under pressure once the tournament comes around.

England have picked up the pieces impressively under Gareth Southgate since their humiliation by Iceland at Euro 2016, finishing unbeaten and eight points clear in their qualifying group.

England national football team, the eternal mystery

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London (AFP) – Though untroubled in qualifying, England approach Friday’s 2018 World Cup draw harbouring the same eternal doubts about whether they will crack under pressure once the tournament comes around.

England have picked up the pieces impressively under Gareth Southgate since their humiliation by Iceland at Euro 2016, finishing unbeaten and eight points clear in their qualifying group.

Smalling ‘nothing to prove’ as he bids to regain England place

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London (AFP) – Manchester United defender Chris Smalling says he has nothing to prove despite the shock of losing his England place and seeing his ability publicly questioned by manager Gareth Southgate.

The 27-year-old, capped 31 times for England, was overlooked for recent friendlies against Germany and Brazil because of concerns over his passing despite impressing for United this season.

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England: Get Peter Crouch And Andy Carroll On That Bloody Plane To 2018 World Cup (And Keep Joe Hart As Far Away As Humanly Possible)

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Two of the Premier League's preeminent 'big men' came to the fore as West Ham and Stoke produced a 1-1 draw at the London Stadium on Monday night.

The Grand Old Duke of Crouch opened the scoring in the 79th minute, but only after a trademark lapse of technique and concentration from Joe Hart provided the gangly striker with the means to do so.

Sky Sports expert raves about Newcastle star: 'Probably the best English passer'

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Sky Sports expert Tony Cottee has claimed that Newcastle’s Jonjo Shelvey is the best passer England have got.

The former England footballer also urged Gareth Southgate to consider Shelvey’s place in the World Cup squad.

According to Cottee, Shelvey is better than the likes of Henderson, Wilshere and Dier when it comes to passing and he will add some much-needed creativity to the side.

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Lingard stars as Lukaku brings up Premier League century

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku scored his 100th Premier League goal as Manchester United retook second place in the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Swansea on Saturday, although it was Jesse Lingard who stole the show.

Lingard, who started England’s two recent friendlies, is emerging as an increasingly important figure for Gareth Southgate as he prepares for the World Cup in Russia.

Lingard stars as Lukaku brings up Premier League century

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku scored his 100th Premier League goal as Manchester United retook second place in the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Swansea on Saturday, although it was Jesse Lingard who stole the show.

Lingard, who started England’s two recent friendlies, is emerging as an increasingly important figure for Gareth Southgate as he prepares for the World Cup in Russia.

VAR confusion could blight World Cup – Southgate

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London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate believes a lack of clarity over the video assistant referee (VAR) system could blight the 2018 World Cup.

Southgate’s side were denied another impressive World Cup warm-up friendly result as Lorenzo Insigne’s penalty three minutes from time salvaged a 1-1 draw for Italy at Wembley on Tuesday.

To Russia with love: Johnson’s World Cup jibe doesn’t interest Southgate

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London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate said on Thursday he has “little interest” in British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s opinion on Russia hosting this summer’s World Cup.

Johnson agreed on Wednesday with a fellow member of parliament’s assertion that Russian president Vladimir Putin would exploit the World Cup as Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler had done with the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Contenders for England’s goalkeeper World Cup conundrum

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Just three months out from the World Cup in Russia, England manager Gareth Southgate has admitted his “number one jersey is up for grabs” with four goalkeepers vying to start against Tunisia on June 18.

Burnley’s Nick Pope has forced himself into Southgate’s reckoning with a fine season and is part of a four-strong group of goalkeepers for England’s final World Cup warm-up friendlies against the Netherlands on Friday and Italy on March 27 before Southgate names his World Cup squad.

Contenders for England’s goalkeeper World Cup conundrum

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Just three months out from the World Cup in Russia, England manager Gareth Southgate has admitted his “number one jersey is up for grabs” with four goalkeepers vying to start against Tunisia on June 18.

Burnley’s Nick Pope has forced himself into Southgate’s reckoning with a fine season and is part of a four-strong group of goalkeepers for England’s final World Cup warm-up friendlies against the Netherlands on Friday and Italy on March 27 before Southgate names his World Cup squad.

England ‘desperate’ to attend World Cup despite Russia tensions

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Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate said Thursday his players are “desperate” to go to the World Cup in Russia despite soaring political tensions between London and Moscow over the poisoning of an ex-spy.

Britain on Wednesday said it would expel 23 Russian diplomats and suspended high-level contacts over the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, which it has blamed on Russia.

No blame for Stones blow, says Guardiola

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Leicester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola refused to blame England manager Gareth Southgate for John Stones’ injury absence from Manchester City’s Premier League title charge until the New Year.

Stones is expected to be out of action for up to six weeks after damaging a hamstring in City’s 2-0 win at Leicester City on Saturday, leaving Guardiola with some defensive concerns.

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It was the March international break and I opted to nip over to Paris on the Eurostar to check out two of the World Cup finalists before heading back to London to see another.

McLeish: McTominay’s passion for Scotland decided his international future

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Both the Scotland manager, Alex McLeish, and England manager, Gareth Southgate, visited Carrington last week to try to convince Scott McTomainy to play for them.

McTominay had previously claimed he felt more Scottish than English so it was no surprise to read reports claiming he had chosen the country of his father, rather than his own birth.