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England January Round Up

It’s officially down time for international football, with no games scheduled until March. As a result news to discuss is thin on the ground at England Football.org Towers. So here’s a quick round-up of the January England news. Southgate in demand? It was revealed in the Daily Telegraph that Gareth Southgate is on Manchester United’s

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England’s Weekly Winners & Losers Week 5

A look back at last week’s England winners and losers… Winners Jadon Sancho In a week that saw his old youth team coach compare him to Neymar, Sancho produced an inspired 32 minute appearance to help Dortmund to a 3-1 win. With the game at 1-1 Sancho delivered a perfect cross fit Marius Wolf to

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England’s Winners and losers: Week 3

Our weekly look at this weeks winners and losers is headlined by two World Cup centre backs experiencing contrasting fortunes. England’s Winners and losers: Week 2 England’s winners & losers: Week 1 Winners Harry Maguire The man who can do no wrong! Maguire scored a 92nd minute winner with a scuffed shot from distance and

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England’s winners & losers: Week 1

With a new club season upon us, here’s our weekly form check on England hopefuls… Winners Luke Shaw He scored his first goal! It seems the love/ hate relationship between Shaw and Jose Mourinho is all hearts and roses. Shaw was stout in defence, overlapped well and came up with a neat finish to secure

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From West Yorkshire to San Francisco Bay…

Here’s the thing about supporting teams in 2 teams different sports located at opposite ends of the globe- you don’t expect their worlds will collide! This morning I awoke to find they had, with the announcement the San Francisco 49ers had entered a ‘strategic partnership’ with Leeds United, buying a 10% share of the Championship club.

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The Exodus to the Bundesliga Continues

In 1960 a Liverpool based promoter named Allan Williams arranged a residency in Hamburg for a little know Rock n’ Roll band called The Beatles, it was here that John, Paul & George honed their craft before playing on into history. 17 years later the same city would welcome another Liverpool import : Kevin Keegan

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Is the Winter Break finally going to happen?

In the autumn of 1993 as Graham Taylor’s World Cup bid turned to dust Sky Sports’ Richard Keys hosted a post-mortem as English football looked to the future. Then Leeds boss and future FA Technical Director Howard Wilkinson reeled off a list of changes that would help the next England Manager- top of that list

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Barkley’s big chance

On Friday and 4 months late Ross Barkley finally joined Chelsea. At his unveiling Chelsea Director Marina Granovskaia beamed a huge smile as Barkley put pen to paper and with good reason- she’s got an absolute snip bagging the Everton midfielder for £15million. In the week a certain other attacking midfielder left Merseyside for almost

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A Season in need of the FA Cup

Tonight sees the third round of the worlds oldest cup competition get under way. Recent years have not been too kind to the FA Cup- the competition no longer represents the pinnacle of the club game with the increasingly powerful Premier League and the expanded Champions league now seen as the major prizes for England’s

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Wilshere back in the fold?

It’s the year 2030 and pundits are still arguing whether or not England should recall Jack Wilshere; Never have so many words been typed by so many about someone who played so little. It’s often felt that way with Wilshere a player who’s natural gifts on the pitch far exceed his English contemporaries but whose

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