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Southgate’s Selection Headaches

It’s been a heady week for English Football after back to back nights of European thrillers put four Premier League clubs into the Champions & Europa League finals. England manager Gareth Southgate expressed his delight for those Liverpool and Tottenham players who will compete for club football’s ultimate prize, but conceded it will leave him

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England suffer Ox Blow

It’s 7 weeks until the start of the World Cup and international managers are dreading their players calling them the day after limping out of a game. Yesterday Gareth Southgate received one such call from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and now has an extra selection headache. For the player who’s reinvented himself as a dynamic central midfielder

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Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal: It’s grim up North London

It’s Groundhog Day at Arsenal, after the usual loss at Stoke came the gutless first visit to a top 6 rival. The build up was dominated by two selection shocks, Liverpool dropping of keeper Simon Mignolet and Arsenals’s of record signing Alexandre Lacazette. The early skirmishes saw Arsenal struggle to cope with Liverpool’s pace and

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