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Southgate’s pride as his kids keep out Brazil

England boss Gareth Southgate hailed his side’s defensive qualities as they held Brazil to a goalless draw at Wembley.

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Jamie Vardy speaks to the press ahead of England's double-header with Germany and Brazil. PA Sport

Jamie Vardy hoping to add a World Cup summer to his football fairy-tale

England's Jamie Vardy knows his standards need to be high if his dream journey from non-league to the World Cup is to become a reality.

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Gary Cahill injured his chin in Wednesday night's Champions League draw for Chelsea against Roma

Chelsea captain Gary Cahill's bizarre bandage brings out the comedy best in twitter

Any footballer wearing a bandage on his head and carrying on playing is always a funny look, let's be honest.
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England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring the winner against Slovenia

Job done - England look to positives

Gareth Southgate says now is not the time for a post-mortem on England’s sluggish 1-0 win over Slovenia which booked their spot at the 2018 World Cup.

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Ross Barkley looked set to sign for Chelsea

Everton’s Ross Barkley has a medical then decides against £35million move to Chelsea

Everton midfielder Ross Barkley changed his mind about moving to Chelsea despite undergoing a medical, according to Toffees’ majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri.

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FOOTBALL RUMOURS: Arsenal, Man City, Liverpool, Spurs and Chelsea all look to strike last minute deals

FOOTBALL RUMOURS: Arsenal, Man City, Liverpool, Spurs and Chelsea all look to strike last minute deals

Here are the stories making today’s headlines.

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Harry Maguire was called into the England squad for the first time

WATCH: Sheffield's Harry Maguire shows his working-class roots by turning up for England duty with his gear in a bin bag

He may now be a fully fledged Premier League footballer and received an England international call-up but the trappings of of life at the top are not for Harry Maguire.
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Wayne Rooney has retired from international football

'The time is right' England's all-time record goalscorer Wayne Rooney retires from international football

Wayne Rooney, England's all-time top scorer, has announced his immediate retirement from international football.
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Premier League build up: Spurs and Chelsea square up, Howe demands response, Huddersfield aim to keep feel-good factor

Premier League build up: Spurs and Chelsea square up, Howe demands response, Huddersfield aim to keep feel-good factor

Looking ahead to this week’s Premier League fixtures.

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Chelsea's Gary Cahill with the Premier League trophy

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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