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Chelsea’s Conte inspired by rugby ‘winner’ Jones

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London (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said Thursday he had gained “inspiration” from meeting with England rugby coach Eddie Jones and experiencing the Australian’s “winning” mentality at first hand.

The Italian clearly knows something about winning himself, having revived Chelsea’s fortunes since his pre-season arrival at Stamford Bridge to the extent that the Blues head into this weekend’s Premier League fixtures eight points clear at the top of the table.

Southgate glad of ‘Clough-like’ Jones’s insight

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London (AFP) – England football manager Gareth Southgate said it had been “fascinating” to spend time with Eddie Jones as a rival rugby coach compared the Australian to legendary football manager Brian Clough.

The England rugby union team are on a national record 15-match winning streak heading into their Six Nations clash against Wales on Saturday, with 14 of those wins coming since Jones took over following the team’s first-round exit on home soil at the 2015 World Cup.

Southgate glad of ‘Clough-like’ Jones’s insight

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London (AFP) – England football manager Gareth Southgate said it had been “fascinating” to spend time with Eddie Jones as a rival rugby coach compared the Australian to legendary football manager Brian Clough.

The England rugby union team are on a national record 15-match winning streak heading into their Six Nations clash against Wales on Saturday, with 14 of those wins coming since Jones took over following the team’s first-round exit on home soil at the 2015 World Cup.

Three Lions

GNev To Give England Rugby Team Talk

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Gary Neville has been asked to give a motivational talk to the England rugby team today. England's rugby coach, Stuart Lancaster, asked Neville to deliver the talk to help sort out the rugby team who made a show of themselves at last year's World Cup.

"When Gary Neville says it is an honour, it is an honour, if the players understand that, then you get more responsible behaviour as well," said Lancaster.

Gary Neville to deliver motivational speech to England rugby squad

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Red Nev leads rugby revolution Former Manchester United and England right-back Gary Neville is to give a speech to England's rugby players on the pride of playing for your country. Neville widely reported to have led a proposed strike by England players over Rio Ferdinand's drugs ban has been asked to talk about [.

The Rest

Which Of The Promoted Sides Has The Best Chance Of Staying Up?

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Which Of The Promoted Sides Has The Best Chance Of Staying Up? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Last season's promoted sides were a revelation. Swansea dazzled the league with an adherence to short passing football stronger than Elton John's adherence to ill-fitting wigs, Norwich showed a tactical flexibility rarely seen in England before while QPR relied on more prosaic methods to fashion an impressive escape from relegation, almost causing one of the biggest upsets in British football history against Manchester City in the process.