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Watch: Rashford Redeems Early Mistake With 20-Yard Screamer

Having lost possession cheaply in the first half to let Slovakia in for the opening goal of the game, Marcus Rashford more than made up for his mistake with a sumptuous edge-of-the-box effort.   Picking up the ball in the final third from Jordan Henderson, Rashford ran straight at the retreating defence who were simply helpless in stopping a superbly …

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Wayne Rooney Should Be Recognised As A Major Player In Man United’s History

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With the announcement that Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has finalised a transfer to his boyhood club, Everton, there arrived a sense that the club for whom the divisive striker lined out for 13 years, Manchester United, is moving from one era to another. Just Michael Carrick remains from the 2008 Champions League-winning squad. Having played his testimonial earlier this …

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What Would A British And Irish Lions Football Squad Look Like?

LENS, FRANCE - JUNE 16: Adam Lallana of England and Aaron Ramsey of Wales compete for the ball during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group B match between England and Wales at Stade Bollaert-Delelis on June 16, 2016 in Lens, France. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

With the Lions squad recently announced, we take a look at a potential British and Irish football Lions squad.  It is impossible to please every fan with these kinds of selections and is always open to opinion and discussion. The following squad consists of 25 players and tries to involve players from each of the five countries. International form is …

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Tottenham’s Progress Could Be Catalyst For England Success

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 26: Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his teams fourth goal with teammate Harry Kane during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City at White Hart Lane on February 26, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Tottenham have enjoyed a fine season and currently sit in second place behind Chelsea in what has been an enthralling title race. Manchester United’s recent win over Chelsea also puts Spurs just four points from the summit. Tottenham are arguably playing the most aesthetically pleasing football this term and this is shown in an impressive goal difference of +46 compared to …

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Five Uncapped Players Who Should Be In The England Squad This Month

WATFORD, ENGLAND - MARCH 04: Nathan Redmond of Southampton celebrates scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League match between Watford and Southampton at Vicarage Road on March 4, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

All eyes will be on England manager Gareth Southgate next Thursday (March 16), when he names his first squad since becoming full-time boss. After two wins and two draws as caretaker boss, he will be keen for a first victory in the permanent role when England face Germany in Dortmund on March 22. After that ‘friendly’ international, it’s back to …

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Manchester United Set To Make £30m Move For Arsenal Midfielder [Report]

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 31: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on January 31, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger’s future in north London is yet to be decided as well as a number of key players, such as Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. And now Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could be another to at the very least contemplate his future at the club, with The Mirror reporting that Manchester United may be a possible destination for the England international. Jose …

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On-Field Allies And Foes React To Chelsea Legend Lampard’s Retirement

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 04: Frank Lampard of Chelsea acknowledges the crowd following the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on May 4, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Former England international Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from football, at the age of 38. Lampard, who made 913 club appearances and earned 106 caps for his country, announced his decision today (Thursday) on social media. After 21 incredible years, I have decided that now is the right time to finish my career as a professional footballer. Whilst I …

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Patrice Evra In Talks Over Move To French Giants

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 10: Patrice Evra of France reacts during the UEFA EURO 2016 Final match between Portugal and France at Stade de France on July 10, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Patrice Evra is set to undergo talks with Marseille. The former Manchester United player has been linked with a return to the Premier League in recent weeks. According to Sky Sports, the Frenchman will open negotiations to move back to his native county with the Ligue 1 giants. Evra has also been linked with fellow French side Lyon but Rudi Garcia’s …

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Watch: Five Of Rooney’s Most Memorable Manchester United Goals

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United (C) celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester United at Bet365 Stadium on January 21, 2017 in Stoke on Trent, England. Wayne Rooney scores his 250th goal for Manchester United in all competitions, which makes him the club's top goal scorer of all time. He surpasses the record previously held by Sir Bobby Charlton. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Wayne Rooney scored his 250th goal for Manchester United on Saturday, going ahead of Sir Bobby Charlton as United’s all-time record goalscorer. And he did it in style too, with his wonderful free-kick rescuing a 1-1 draw for Jose Mourinho’s side in injury time at Stoke. The result sees United stretch their unbeaten run to 17 games, but the result in general …

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Everton Linked With £10m-Rated England Under-20 Winger

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: Ademola Lookman of Charlton Athletic contests the ball with Sam Hoskins of Northampton Town during the Sky Bet League One match between Charlton Athletic and Northampton Town at The Valley on August 13, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

With the January transfer window just days away, Everton have been linked with a move for exciting midfielder Ademola Lookman. The Merseysiders will hope to tempt Lookman away from Charlton Athletic, where he is beginning to make a name for himself. The Guardian has reported that the Toffees are in the hunt for the highly rated winger. The 19-year-old is …

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Chelsea Have Lined Up A Surprising Target Should Courtois Depart

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Thibaut Courtois (C) of Chelsea catches the ball during the Premier League match between Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge on December 11, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

With reports continuing to circulate around the possibility of Chelsea stopper Thibaut Courtois being snapped up by Real Madrid, the Blues appear to have lined up a replacement, if necessary.  The Belgium international has so far had just eleven strikes hit the back of his net in the Premier League this term and is rightly deemed by some as the …

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Manchester United Winger Chased By A Host Of Premier League Clubs

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Islam Slimani of Leicester City and Ashley Young of Manchester United shake hands after the final whistle during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on September 24, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

With the January transfer window just around the corner United are being linked with a number of high profile signings. There will, however, need to be room made for any such recruitments. One such player who could be making way for those potential new signings is winger Ashley Young, who has managed just four Premier League appearances so far this term …

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Promising English Youngster Turns Down Manchester United And City

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Reece Oxford of West Ham United in action during the West Ham United training session at London Stadium in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on August 3, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images). (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

When Manchester United and Manchester City both show interest it is often a tough attraction to turn down for a young footballer, but that is exactly what Englishman Reece Oxford has done in the hope of bettering his career at West Ham United. Set to sign a new five-year deal on his 18th birthday this Friday, Oxford looks to be making a …

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