´Proud´ Southgate feels he has proved a point

Gareth Southgate still would not express his wish to be given the England job on a permanent basis following Tuesday’s 2-2 friendly draw with Spain. The former Middlesbrough boss guided England to seven points from three World Cup qualifiers – including a 3-0 victory over fierce rivals Scotland – before a dramatic late Spain comeback

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Rooney misses England training

England captain Wayne Rooney and defender Ryan Bertrand missed training on the eve of Tuesday’s friendly against Spain. The Manchester United forward and Southampton left-back are both nursing minor injuries and have not been ruled out of taking on Julen Lopetegui’s side at Wembley. England’s numbers were bolstered by 17-year-old Tottenham midfielder Dylan Duncan for

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Rooney sends signed shirt to terminally ill fan

England captain Wayne Rooney has sent his shirt from Friday’s victory over Scotland to a terminally ill young fan. Kasabian Newton-Smith, an eight-year-old from Sheffield, has been at the centre of a social media campaign after being diagnosed with inoperable cancer. Players and other senior football figures have been encouraged to tweet ‘#1LastSmile4Kasabian’ in order

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I don’t fear England job – Southgate

Gareth Southgate has declared he would not be afraid to take on the England manager’s job on a permanent basis when his four-game stint as interim head coach ends. Southgate was installed following Sam Allardyce’s abrupt departure in September and Friday’s 3-0 win over Scotland in World Cup qualifying left him with two wins and

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