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Montenegro 1-5 England: Barkley inspires blazing comeback

After the high of a five-star showing at Wembley on Friday, there was always a danger of this trip to Podgorica being a case of after the Lord Mayors Show. England’s previous trips to Montenegro had ended in frustrating draws and injury doubts saw Southgate pick a much changed lineup. Dele Alli was passed fit

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Spain 2-3 England: Sterling wins The Thriller in Sevilla

“I can only see a Spain win” predicted the oracle that is Paul Merson. For once most agreed, Spain came into this game unbeaten in 38 straight competitive games at home, a run stretching back to 2003, their last home game being a 6-0 hiding of Croatia last month. England meanwhile hadn’t won in Spain

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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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