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Premier League fixtures revealed: Champions Chelsea start at Burnley, promoted Brighton host Manchester City and Huddersfield Town take on Crystal Palace

Champions Chelsea will start their 2017/18 Premier League campaign at home to Burnley.

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Reading's Paul McShane goes in for a challenge on Fulham's Kevin McDonald which earned him a red card. PA Sport

Championship Play-Offs: Fulham 1 Reading 1 - Ten-man Royals hang on to go back home level

Reading escaped with a 1-1 draw from a feisty Sky Bet Championship play-off semi-final first leg at Fulham.

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Reading boss Jaap Stam has been surprised by his side's challenge this season

Championship Play-Offs: Jaap Stam shocked by Reading's promotion challenge

Jaap Stam admits Reading's success this season came as a surprise to him.
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Fulham are hoping Chris Martin can come up trumps when it matters

Championship Play-Offs: Fulham boss hoping Chris Martin can be their hero after turbulent season

Chris Martin could complete his journey from villain to hero when Fulham take on Reading in the Championship play-offs.

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Jamie Vardy with the Premier League trophy he won at Leicester City last season

Jamie Vardy the only Englishman on Fifa World XI shortlist

Jamie Vardy is the only Englishman named among the 55 nominees for FIFPro's 2016 World XI award.

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Gareth Southgate is the new England manager

Gareth Southgate is the new England boss...what do you think? Vote here

The Football Association have ended weeks of waiting by confirming Gareth Southgate as the new England manager, with the 46 year-old signing a four-year deal.

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Garetrh Southgate was today confirmed as the new England manager

Pros and cons of Gareth Southgate as England manager

Gareth Southgate is the new permanent England manager after winning a one-horse race.

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England's Jamie Vardy, centre, and Raheem Sterling, right, celebrate after Vardy scored his side's second goal

England 2 Spain 2 - Jamie Vardy on target but late surge snatches a draw for Spain in Gareth Southgate’s last game as interim boss

England captain Jordan Henderson admits it was devastating to concede two late goals to draw 2-2 with Spain at Wembley.

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Pep Guardiola has banned his players from having sex before midnight at Manchester City

No sex after midnight: The secret of success for Pep Guardiola and Manchester City

Samir Nasri claims Pep Guardiola has banned Manchester City players from having sex after midnight in order to improve their performances on the pitch.

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Jamie Vardy has revealed his pre-match routines in his new autobiography. Press Association

How to score goals like Sheffield's Jamie Vardy: Port in a Lucozade bottle, a double espresso, three cans of Red Bull and a cheese and ham omlette

Jamie Vardy has revealed a bizarre pre-match routine, that includes drinking port out of a Lucozade bottle, which helped him fire Leicester to their unlikely Premier League title success last season.

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Sam Allardyce speaks to the media outside his home in Bolton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo

Sam Allardyce: 'On reflection it was a silly thing to do' - ex-England manager rues 'error of judgement'

Outgoing England boss Sam Allardyce has apologised for the "silly" decision that cost him his dream job, bemoaning "entrapment" winning but refusing to rule out a return to management.
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Sam Allardyce is no longer England manager

BREAKING: Sam Allardyce leaves 'dream job' as England manager

Sam Allardyce's time as England manager is over after one match after his contract was terminated by mutual consent with the Football Association.
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'I hope Sam Allardyce can clear his name,' says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger hopes Sam Allardyce can "clear his name" after he was part of secretly-filmed conversations which show the recently-appointed England manager making a variety of controversial comments to undercover reporters.
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Sam Allardyce's position at the England helm is under scrutiny as the Football Association awaits further details of secretly-filmed conversations which appear to show the recently-appointed manager making a variety of controversial comments to undercover reporters. Nick Potts/PA Wire.

POLL: Sam Allardyce battling to save job as England boss after newspaper sting

Sam Allardyce is battling to remain at the England helm as the Football Association investigates secretly-filmed conversations which appear to show the manager making a variety of controversial comments to undercover reporters.

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'I hope Sam Allardyce can clear his name,' says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger hopes Sam Allardyce can "clear his name" after he was part of secretly-filmed conversations which show the recently-appointed England manager making a variety of controversial comments to undercover reporters.

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QUIZ: Celtic, Barcelona, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday - test your football knowledge

QUIZ: Celtic, Barcelona, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday - test your football knowledge

That was the week that was with home clubs' Euro clashes - including Barca's goal fest against Celtic captured here - competing for our attention with Manchester derby.

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Scotland's Steven Fletcher celebrates scoring his side's fourth goal

Sheffield Wednesday striker Steven Fletcher on target in Scotland win over Malta

Sheffield Wednesday striker Steven Fletcher was on target for Scotland as Gordon Strachan’s side got their World Cup qualifying campaign off to a flying start with a 5-1 victory in Malta.

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England's Adam Lallana (centre left) celebrates scoring his side's goal with teammate Gary Cahill (right) during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying match at the City Arena, Trnava.

England: John Stones admits to relief in the camp after Adam Lallana’s late goal earns win for Sam Allardyce

Relief was the over-riding emotion in the dressing room following England’s last-gasp victory over Slovakia in their World Cup qualifier, according to John Stones.

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One of the new footballing hubs in Sheffield

Sheffield-born England star Jamie Vardy praises new grassroots football hubs in city

England star Jamie Vardy has hailed the opening of The FA’s multi-pitch community football hubs in his home city of Sheffield.

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West Ham United's Michail Antonio (left) and Manchester City's Nicolas Otamendi battle for the ball during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium

Former Sheffield Wednesday winger Michail Antonio called up for Sam Allardyce’s first England squad

Former Sheffield Wednesday winger Michail Antonio is the surprise inclusion in Sam Allardyce’s first England squad.

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