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Cocaine Prevalent Among Footballers In England According To Expert

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A leading expert on drugs in sport has claimed that recreational drugs like cocaine and marijuana are ‘widespread’ among professional footballers in England and that the FA don’t take drug-testing as seriously as they ought to. Ivan Waddington is a leading lecturer at the University of Chester and has spent years studying the use of drugs in sport. Waddington undertook a survey …

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Watch: Michael Obafemi Provides Assist In First Premier League Start

Relegation-threatened Southampton are in the lead against Manchester United, thanks in no small part to an Irish debutant. Some early chances were available in what is a must-win game for both sides at St. Mary’s. Romelu Lukaku has yet to score in the league since mid-September, and he really should have punished an early error from Saints keeper Alex McCarthy. …

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English Players Overworked After World Cup, Says Southgate

Gareth Southgate believes English players have been hampered by the Premier League starting so soon after the World Cup. England’s top flight began on Friday August 10, less than a month after England had been knocked out by Croatia in the semi-finals in Russia. The first divisions in France and Italy began on the same weekend, but La Liga in …

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Rashford Gets England Back To Winning Ways Over Switzerland

England bounced back from three consecutive defeats for the first time in 30 years as a much-changed side edged past Switzerland for a 1-0 friendly win in Leicester thanks to Marcus Rashford’s winner. The Three Lions failed to hit the heights from their World Cup campaign in a laboured performance against an impressive young Swiss outfit. However, Gareth Southgate did …

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England V Croatia – Reliving Their Seven Previous Encounters

England face Croatia on Wednesday for a place in the 2018 World Cup final. The two countries have emerged from what is considered the easier side of the draw, with the highly-fancied Belgium and France playing in the other semi final on Tuesday. Nonetheless, both Luka Modric and Harry Kane have a terrific chance of lifting the Jules Rimet Trophy …

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Ex-England Stars Rally Around Raheem Sterling After Criticism

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Raheem Sterling has had an interesting few months outside of participating deep into the 2018 World Cup. The agenda that it seems like certain tabloids have had against the Englishman came to a head prior to the beginning of the tournament, as pundits and fans alike accused those outlets of unfairly singling him out, and among other things, racism. Sterling …

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West Brom Relegated As Southampton Defeat Swansea

West Brom are now confirmed for football in the Championship next year after Southampton edged closer to safety with a win over Swansea. West Brom’s supporters would have no doubt been watching intently as today’s Premier League clash between Southampton and Swansea got underway at the Liberty Stadium. A draw would have been enough for their Premier League survival to …

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England Players An ‘Easy’ Target, Claims Harry Kane

England’s talismanic striker Harry Kane believes he and his international colleagues are an easy target for cheap jokes just over a month before he carries his nation’s hopes at the World Cup. Kane was widely mocked on social media even by a number of ex-professionals, fans and even England team-mate Jamie Vardy after claiming his side’s second goal in a …

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