Jordan Pickford's inglorious Cruyff turn means little as England No.1 again proves his worth - Alex Richards

Jordan Pickford’s inglorious Cruyff turn means little as England No.1 again proves his worth – Alex Richards

One of Gareth Southgate’s boldest decisions as England manager during his tenure has been making Jordan Pickford his undoubted No.1. Rewind back to the start of 2018, and it appeared to be a straight shoot-out ahead of the World Cup between the £30million Everton keeper and Jack Butland for first choice. By the time the […]

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Dazzle of front three sees England fill gap on Gareth Southgate’s CV | Dominic Fifield | Football

There must have been times as the interval approached when even Gareth Southgate, such a staunch believer in the talent of this youthful group, found himself peering in disbelief up at the big screen at one end of this bowl of an arena. The list of English goalscorers had become cluttered by then, the board […]

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Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa donates £1.9m to his first club Newell's Old Boys for players' centre, BBQ balcony and games room

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa donates £1.9m to his first club Newell’s Old Boys for players’ centre, BBQ balcony and games room

LEEDS boss Marcelo Bielsa has shown why he is still a legend in Argentina – with an extraordinary donation to the first club he played for and managed. The 63-year-old is giving Newell’s Old Boys $2.5million – around £1.9m – for a players’ centre, barbecue balcony and games room. Reuters Marcelo Bielsa is still very […]

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Gareth Southgate hails England's spectacular front-three as they silence their critics

Gareth Southgate hails England’s spectacular front-three as they silence their critics

Gareth Southgate heaped praise on England’s magnet attacking trio as their clinical performance quashed previous critics during England’s 3-2 victory over Spain.  Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford and Raheem Sterling had all come under question after misfiring on more than one occasion in Southgate’s post-World Cup reign but weaved in between Spain’s frayed defenders at will […]

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Spain 2-3 England: How England players rated - plus your verdicts

Spain 2-3 England: How England players rated – plus your verdicts

The England players celebrate after scoring during their first win in Spain for 31 years England delivered a fine counter-attacking display as they stunned Spain to register their first victory in the Uefa Nations League. Two goals from Raheem Sterling and a Marcus Rashford effort gave Gareth Southgate’s side a 3-0 lead at the interval. […]

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Nations League roundup: Northern Ireland face relegation after Dzeko double | Football

Northern Ireland were shown the value of clinical finishing as the Bosnia-Herzegovina captain, Edin Dzeko, condemned them to a third successive Nations League defeat in a match during which they hit the post three times. Dzeko scored in either half on the ground where he began his professional career, but Northern Ireland will rue a […]

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Jordan Pickford thought "he was a midfielder" when attempting horror Cruyff turn during England's victory over Spain

Jordan Pickford thought “he was a midfielder” when attempting horror Cruyff turn during England’s victory over Spain

Jordan Pickford has admitted he thought he was a midfielder while attempting his horror Cruyff turn during England’s victory over Spain. Three Lions keeper Pickford attempted to pull off a ridiculous piece of skill while under pressure from Spain striker Rodrigo. The Everton shot stopper messed up and needed to make a stunning slide to […]

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George Burgess is in an England shirt, complete with new scar from brother Tom

George Burgess is in an England shirt, complete with new scar from brother Tom

GEORGE Burgess is back home and back in an England shirt with extra drive and an extra question – what is brother Tom’s head made of? The hulking powerhouse is set to line up for his country for the first time in two years after heartache of missing out on the World Cup. George Burgess […]

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Raheem Sterling at the double as England come of age with famous win over Spain

Raheem Sterling at the double as England come of age with famous win over Spain

A night when so many records were broken and real ground may have been broken by this brilliant young England team. This 3-2 was the truly convincing England performance that the World Cup didn’t quite feature – the country’s first win in Spain in 1987 and Spain’s first home defeat since 2003. But it was […]

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Spain 2-3 England: Raheem Sterling goals inspire stunning victory

Spain 2-3 England: Raheem Sterling goals inspire stunning victory

Raheem Sterling scored his first goals for England since October 2015 vs Estonia – 1102 days ago. Raheem Sterling scored his first international goals for three years to help England to a sensational victory over Spain in the Uefa Nations League. While the hosts dominated possession, the Three Lions were incisive on the counter-attack with […]

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