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An England ‘One Cap Wonders’ XI

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 07: Joey Barton of England is challenged by Fernando Torres of Spain during the International Friendly match between England and Spain at Old Trafford on February 7, 2007 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Though Roy Hodgson will be taking a young England squad to France for this summer’s European Championships, it would be fair to say that they are not short on international experience. Of the 23 man squad that Hodgson has selected, only a handful have less than 10 international caps – and of those, only Marcus Rashford and Tom Heaton have …

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5 Flops Who Prove Kane’s Call-Up Shouldn’t Be Overhyped

Harry Kane’s inclusion in the England squad has generated widespread media attention, and there is a real excitement around the Tottenham striker, but will he fulfil his potential or fade away like so many overhyped English strikers. The English media have a new poster boy. ‘A proper striker’, ‘an old-school number 9’, ‘a real English centre forward’. This media frenzy …

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Premier League: Looking Back At The 02/03 January Transfer Window

January 2003 saw the Premier League’s first foray into January transfers. Twelve years on, we examine the best and worst signings of the first ever January transfer window.    The January transfer window is a frenzy filled period. It is a time when Sky Sports kicks into overdrive, gossip columns become even more ludicrous and all of us develop an opinion about …

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