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Potential Dream And Nightmare England Groups Ahead Of World Cup Draw

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: England's Eric Dier celebrates scoring his side's equalising goal to make the score 1-1 during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium on September 4, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Ashley Western - CameraSport via Getty Images)

The 2018 World Cup draw takes place in Russia on Friday afternoon, thus beginning the countdown to next year’s finals. As of earlier this month, all 32 qualifiers have been confirmed, as well as the seeding in which they find themselves. As expected, England find themselves in Pot 2 of the draw, meaning that the likelihood of their progression to …

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Eddie Jones Makes Cuts As England Squad For Argentina Test Announced

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Eddie Jones, the England head coach looks on during the England training session held at Brighton College on May 16, 2017 in Brighton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England are currently preparing for their opening November International against Argentina this weekend. The Red Rose are looking to get their season off to the best possible start in Twickenham, as Eddie Jones continues to search for the right combination of players which he will bring to the World Cup in 2019. Ahead of the clash with the Pumas, Jones …

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Israel Folau Doubles Down On Same-Sex Marriage Opposition

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 16: Israel Folau of the Wallabies runs the ball during The Rugby Championship match between the Australian Wallabies and the Argentina Pumas at Canberra Stadium on September 16, 2017 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Australia’s Israel Folau has reaffirmed his opposition to same-sex marriage, and insists he hasn’t let the backlash affect him. The 28-year-old caused something of a storm both in his homeland and abroad when he tweeted his initial disagreement with proposals in Australia to legalise gay marriage, with many prominent figures in rugby voicing their support for the movement. I love …

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An Alternative Uncapped England Backline For Eddie Jones To Consider

Following the Argentina tour and the relative success of England u-20s in Georgia it seems youth could play an increasingly important part to Eddie Jones regime. This could mean we see the blooding of a number of new names when the autumn internationals roll around. ______ 9. Ben Spencer (Saracens) The Saracens scrum-half has for a long time now been …

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The Big Teams Who Could Miss Out On The 2018 World Cup

As the qualification groups for the 2018 World Cup begin to take shape, we take a look at some of the big sides who could very well miss out on a place in Russia next summer. Argentina A World Cup without Lionel Messi is fast becoming a genuine possibility. Jorge Sampaoli’s side are currently fifth in qualifying after a dismal 1-1 …

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Watch: Luis Suarez Somehow Avoids Red Card For Horror Tackle Vs. Argentina

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Luis Suarez was very lucky to avoid punishment in Uruguay’s clash with Argentina on Thursday night. The Barcelona forward played 83 minutes with an injury in Montevideo against Jorge Sampaoli’s side, but was fortunate that his withdrawal was for a substitution rather than leaving his side down to ten men in the closing stages. With ten minutes of the game remaining, Suarez …

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