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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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Arsenal Fans React Furiously To Underwhelming Defeat As Southampton Ease Through


Arsenal disappointed their watching faithful as a largely untested team were torn apart by a Southampton team who themselves had made eight changes from Sunday’s win over Everton. Petr Cech, Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez, Theo Walcott and Laurent Koscielny were just some of the big names missing from the starting line-up, with Arsene Wenger opting to hand opportunities to Emiliano …

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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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England 2-0 Malta: Player Ratings From A Routine Win At Wembley

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: Dele Alli of England celebrates with team mates after scoring his teams second 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 Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

The Gareth Southgate era began for England in what turned out to be a comfortable win for England. Though the home side were camped out in the Maltese half, it took half an hour for the opposition’s defence to be breached as Daniel Sturridge headed home a cross from his Liverpool team-mate Jordan Henderson. The Three Lions made it two courtesy …

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Jamie Redknapp Blasts West Ham’s Antonio Over Poor Defending

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 25: Ryan Bertrand of Southampton and Michail Antonio of West Ham United battle for the ball during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Southampton at London Stadium on September 25, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp has criticised West Ham midfielder turned defender Michail Antonio for his failure to track Southampton’s Ryan Bertrand’s run in the build up to Southampton’s opening goal at the London Stadium on Sunday. Bertrand had found some space down the left wing before playing Nathan Redmond in behind the Hammers defence, who in turn cut the ball back to Charlie Austin …

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Is Ryan Bertrand Really The Best Left-Back In The Premier League?

Last weekend Southampton’s Ryan Bertrand was named in the PFA Team of the Year for the 2014/15 season. So, is he really the best left-back in the Premier League?  _______________________________________________________________________________   The 25-year-old has enjoyed regular football this season with his new club while he has also been consistent in that left-back position for Southampton, but statistically speaking, has he …

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Teams’ Playing Styles: Southampton

In the first of a series looking at Premier League teams’ playing styles, Gavin Nolan takes us through the style of play which Ronald Koeman has got his Southampton side playing this season. In 2007 Southampton were in fear of relegation to League Two. Last Saturday, they solidified their second place position in the Premier League with a 1-0 victory over …

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Bertrand Looking To Stay With Southampton

Ryan Bertrand has already seen enough at Southampton to make him keen to join the club permanently from Chelsea. The 25-year-old was one of a clutch of players parachuted in during a summer of upheaval at St Mary’s, penning a season-long deal with a view to a permanent transfer. The England left-back has slotted in seamlessly and helped Ronald Koeman’s …

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On-Loan Chelsea Player Hits Out At Parent Club & Mourinho

Ryan Bertrand, the Chelsea player currently on loan at Southampton, has hit out at his parent club, accusing them of ‘dishonesty’. The Stamford Bridge outfit have an astonishing 26 players currently out on loan leading to concerns that they are hanging onto talented youngsters but not giving them opportunities. Bertrand himself has been loaned out 9 times to 7 different …

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Top Five Obscure European Cup Medalists

The most illustrious club competition in football grips the footballing public year after year. One would think that only great players could be good enough to win such a tournament; think again. Here are some of the most obscure players to win the European Cup/Champions League. 1. Djimi Traoare – Liverpool When the question is asked; who is the worst player …

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Liverpool Fans Want Big Name Striker

The question all summer long for Liverpool fans is where are the 31 goals scored by the Luis Suarez in last term going to come from next season? Liverpool really need to back up last season’s impressive showing to cement their re-emergence as a force in English football. While Rodgers has been spending cash in the transfer window signing good players, the Reds, having …

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