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Why Mason Mount's England call-up is no surprise
17:00 Tuesday 9th October 2018

Gareth Southgate's latest England squad selection had a more youthful look to it when the news was announced on Thursday. The headlines were dominated by a talented trio earning their first senior call-ups, as Leicester playmaker James…

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Why England must win the race for Declan Rice allegiance
15:00 Monday 8th October 2018

A chorus of praise, the humming of admiration and a tone of positivity –this week's feel-good anthem is here and it comes in the form of England’s latest squad announcement. James Maddison, Jadon Sancho, and Mason Mount are…

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Can these players step up for England if Harry Kane is injured?
08:00 Friday 5th October 2018

Jamie Vardy, Marcus Rashford, Danny Welbeck and, of course, Harry Kane. They comprised Gareth Southgate's strike force in Russia. Kane won the World Cup Golden Boot, scoring six goals in the Three Lions’ semifinal run.  Problem?…

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Can Gareth Southgate take England to the top?
09:00 Tuesday 11th September 2018

Much was made of the Three Lions' run at the World Cup. Gareth Southgate won his nation's heart. Social media went ablaze with a movement. #ItsComingHome. Unfortunately, it never did. The England team under Southgate is good, just not…

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Why England's World Cup run was a failure
15:30 Friday 13th July 2018

England are out of the 2018 World Cup, and deservedly so.  Two tough games, two losses. That’s the story of England’s 2018 World Cup campaign. Forget all the ‘let’s be proud of the boys’ rubbish. Once again…

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Are we witnessing England's golden generation?
15:30 Wednesday 11th July 2018

As the days go by and the England national team continue to advance in the 2018 World Cup, the term 'golden generation' seems to be entering our daily conversations. And why wouldn’t it? Football is indeed coming home and it’s…

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England winning on penalties? What is this madness?!
16:30 Wednesday 4th July 2018

No, England fans, you're not dreaming. The Three Lions did actually win a World Cup penalty shootout for the first time ever. Italia 90, France 98 and Germany 06. Three spot-kick showdowns in international football's greatest competition.…

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Why don't we like England?
09:00 Wednesday 13th June 2018

The current England squad deserves more appreciation than it is receiving. However, such has been the level of disappointment in the past 20 years, support for the Three Lions is at an all-time low.  Despite qualifying comfortably for…

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England World Cup squad: Has Gareth Southgate made the correct calls in attack?
08:00 Tuesday 29th May 2018

Gareth Southgate announced his England World Cup squad 13 days ago. Taking to Russian soil, the Three Lions must navigate through a group containing North Africa’s Tunisia, unknown quantities Panama, and highly-fancied Belgium. Does Southgate…

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Why Jordan Henderson, not Harry Kane, should captain England
17:00 Monday 28th May 2018

This is not an advisory article for Gareth Southgate. It's too late for that. On Tuesday, the 47-year-old made public his decision of who will wear England's armband at the World Cup.  Even without skippering the Three Lions, Harry…

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How does England's World Cup squad compare to 2014?
12:00 Sunday 27th May 2018

The time has almost arrived for the footballing universe to feast its eyes on the World Cup. As a whole nation sits in eager anticipation, England will enter Russia with a new-look squad. Gareth Southgate's men prepare for battle against Belgium,…

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England World Cup squad: Has Gareth Southgate made the correct calls on defence?
08:00 Friday 25th May 2018

England’s 23-man squad for this summer’s World Cup was announced last Wednesday. The pressure is mounting on Gareth Southgate. The Three Lions manager has only two friendlies against Nigeria and Costa Rica to perfect his system…

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Why Ashley Young is set for a defining debut World Cup
12:00 Tuesday 22nd May 2018

We are just a few weeks away from the biggest event in the sporting calendar; the 2018 FIFA World Cup. With all eyes on England, the squad selected by Gareth Southgate is certainly interesting. One player making a surprise debut in a World…

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Gareth Southgate wants Three Lions to stay grounded
08:00 Monday 21st May 2018

Life is filled with choices. Back in the day, I was in junior high. My science teacher gave the class an assignment to be handed in at semester’s end. Research and write a 12-page paper on any science topic of our choosing. Jaws was selling…

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Should these England players be on the plane to Russia?
17:00 Tuesday 8th May 2018

As the season draws to an end, the World Cup opening ceremony also draws ever nearer. Unless you have been living under a non-football saturating rock you will know that the 2018 World Cup will be held in Russia this summer, despite protests…

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