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Surprise Inclusions As Gareth Southgate Announces England Squad To Face Germany And Lithuania

PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 23: Jermain Defoe of England celebrates scoring the opening goal during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group C match between Slovenia and England at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on June 23, 2010 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Gareth Southgate has included a few surprise additions in his first England squad since becoming the full-time boss, for games against Germany and Lithuania later this month. Here we look at who was picked in each position, and who missed out on this occasion. Goalkeepers Southgate has decided not to mess around too much in the goalkeeper department. Joe Hart and …

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Pep Guardiola Defends ‘Amazing’ Claudio Bravo After Yet Another Howler In Man City’s Win V Huddersfield

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has leapt to the defence of under-fire goalkeeper Claudio Bravo. The Chilean international’s Etihad career has not quite gone to plan since making a £17m move from Barcelona, as a series of errors, not to mention conceding 16 goals from that last 25 shots on target that he’s faced, have culminated in Bravo losing his place …

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Opinion: Manchester City’s Shortcomings Were Laid Bare Last Night Despite Victory

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: John Stones of Manchester City reacts during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between Manchester City FC and AS Monaco at Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

In the build-up to the first leg clash at the Etihad Stadium between Manchester City and French league leaders Monaco, many people were predicting a goal fest. Free-scoring Monaco have smashed in an incredible 76 goals in 26 league games this season boasting some exciting young talent along with a rejuvenated Radamal Falcao. Guardiola described them as “killers in the …

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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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Liverpool Set To Throw Money At Their Goalkeeping Problems [Report]

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The past few weeks have seen a storm in a tea cup with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp defending his under performing goalkeeper Loris Karius from the criticism of pundit Gary Neville.  The fact remains neither Karius nor Simon Mignolet are deemed good enough to be trusted to help Liverpool to their first title in 27 years and reports in The …

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Football’s British And Irish ‘Lions’ XI

CARDIFF, WALES - NOVEMBER 12: Gareth Bale of Wales (r) in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Serbia at Cardiff City Stadium on November 12, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Ireland and Wales are in the same World Cup qualification group, as are England and Scotland. Therefore yet another hypothetical fantasy team is necessary. So, what would football’s equivalent of a British and Irish Lions team look like? Goalkeeper: Fraser Forster (Southampton) A few mistakes don’t make a bad goalkeeper but for Joe Hart the mistakes have kept coming. His …

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Which Scotland Players Could Get Into An England XI?

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 18: James Morrison of Scotland is pursued by Ross Barkley of England during the International Friendly match between Scotland and England at Celtic Park Stadium on November 18, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Old rivals England and Scotland clash on Friday night at Wembley in a crucial World Cup Qualifier for both sides. England interim manager Gareth Southgate has another opportunity to stake his claim for the permanent poisoned chalice as England manager. However, he has not impressed in his two previous games in charge with a dour 2-0 win against minnows Malta …

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Watch: Another Joe Hart Blunder Costs Torino A Goal

Fergal Sharkey once topped the charts with his hit song “A good Heart these days is hard to find”. While the song was not specifically written about future England number 1 Joe Hart, who was not even born at the time, it sure as hell could have been. It hasn’t been the best of season’s thus far for Joe. After …

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Slovenia V England: Everything You Need To Know

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: Daniel Sturridge of England celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the game during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier Group F match between England and Malta at Wembley Stadium on October 8, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

England’s interim manager Gareth Southgate will be hoping his second test runs as smoothly as his first. Malta were swatted aside with routine ease at Wembley on Saturday, though perhaps the side should have secured something more comprehensive than a 2-0 win. Nonetheless, Slovenia are likely to provide a much sterner challenge in Ljubljana on Tuesday night, as they look to …

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Chelsea Boss Ignites Joe Hart Speculation After Turning Up At Torino Clash

Manchester United TURIN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 18: Joe Hart (C) of FC Torino salutes the fans at the end of the Serie A match between FC Torino and Empoli FC at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on September 18, 2016 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte was in Italy this past weekend to take in Torino’s Serie A clash with Fiorentina, fuelling speculation the manager is interested in bringing goalkeeper Joe Hart to Stamford Bridge. While the reason for his attendance hasn’t been verified, The Mirror have indicated that Hart could be a possible target for Conte in light of the recent turbulence surrounding current …

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The Starting XI England Boss Gareth Southgate Should Play Against Malta

UHERSKE HRADISTE, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUNE 18: England manager Gareth Southgate looks on during the UEFA Under21 European Championship 2015 Group B match between England and Portugal at Mestsky Fotbalovy Stadium on June 18, 2015 in Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Whether Gareth Southgate likes it or not, he will be the England manager for the foreseeable future. The former Aston Villa and Middlesbrough defender was suddenly promoted (temporarily) this week when Sam Allardyce resigned under something of a cloud, and while he has previously distanced himself from the role, he now finds himself in charge of the national side for …

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Watch: Francesco Totti Scored His 250th Roma Goal Earlier, Netting Against Joe Hart

Roma legend Francesco Totti scored his 250th goal for the club on Sunday and denied England goalkeeper Joe Hart a clean sheet during Roma’s 3-1 loss to Torino on Sunday. Totti’s second-half penalty gave Luciano Spalletti’s side some brief hope before on-loan Roma winger Iago Falque sealed off the game with Torino’s third goal just ten minutes after the Roma captain had pulled one back. …

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Is It Time To Ditch Modern Football’s Sweeper-Keeper Concept?

Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola watches from the touchline as Manchester City's English goalkeeper Joe Hart keeps goal in the foreground during the UEFA Champions league second leg play-off football match between Manchester City and Steaua Bucharest at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on August 24, 2016. / AFP / OLI SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Pat O’Rourke discusses the ins and outs of the demands placed on modern day goalkeepers and whether or not the idea of having a sweeper-keeper should be abolished.  What do you want most from the man between the sticks of your favourite football team? Do you want a goalkeeper who is competent, cool under pressure, commands his penalty area, deals adequately …

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Watch: Joe Hart’s Torino Debut Has Gone Horribly, Horribly Wrong

England goalkeeper Joe Hart arrived in Turin on Agust 30 ahead of undergoing a medical that should see him sign a season-long loan deal with the unfashionable Serie A club.

While Claudio Bravo’s Manchester City debut yesterday was a bit shaky, Joe Hart, the goalkeeper he replaced, has also been having a first match to forget in Italy. The England international joined Serie A side Torino on a season-long loan deal towards the end of the transfer window last month, looking for first-team football having slipped to third-choice keeper at …

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