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  • John Stones believes Harry Kane has the drive and desire to keep hitting new heights, despite already establishing himself as the country’s top goalscorer.Kane heads into England’s last two World Cup qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania on the back of a remarkable 13 goals in his last eight appearances, a hot streak that began with a brace against Malta on September 1.The Spurs striker is the talk of the Premier League as he hunts down a third successive golden boot and his continued success is no surprise to Stones, who first lined up with him when the pair were teenagers.? It's been a great week! ? Now looking forward to meeting up with @England later and getting the job done. #ThreeLions ???????????? pic.twitter.com/DMLIVCQKdh— Harry Kane (@HKane) October 1, 2017“I’ve played with him from England Under-19s so I know his game and how he plays, how hungry he is to keep improving,” said the Manchester City defender.“Harry’s been doing it for years now and I think he’s ..

    Stones thinks England colleague Kane has the drive to keep hitting new heights

    John Stones believes Harry Kane has the drive and desire to keep hitting new heights, despite already establishing himself as the country’s top goalscorer.Kane heads into England’s last two World Cup qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania on the back of a remarkable 13 goals in his last eight appearances, a hot streak that began with a brace against Malta on September 1.The Spurs striker is the talk of the Premier League as he hunts down a third successive golden boot and his continued success is no surprise to Stones, who first lined up with him when the pair were teenagers.? It's been a great week! ? Now looking forward to meeting up with @England later and getting the job done. #ThreeLions ???????????? pic.twitter.com/DMLIVCQKdh— Harry Kane (@HKane) October 1, 2017“I’ve played with him from England Under-19s so I know his game and how he plays, how hungry he is to keep improving,” said the Manchester City defender.“Harry’s been doing it for years now and I think he’s ..
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  • ‘Captain Marvel’ Bryan Robson does not believe there is a stand-out candidate to skipper England anymore.Gareth Southgate’s reign as Three Lions boss has brought a change in tack when it comes to the captaincy, through a mixture of design and circumstance.Wayne Rooney initially wore the armband but a lack of form led the England boss to experiment before his international retirement, meaning five different players have led their country out in his 10 games in charge.It's 36 years since Captain Marvel, @BryanRobson, was unveiled as an #MUFC player – on the Old Trafford pitch! pic.twitter.com/EYh5NSVyzB— Manchester United (@ManUtd) October 3, 2017Southgate is still weighing up exactly what to do in regards to a permanent captaincy – a decision Robson believes has been made harder by the options at his disposal.“I don’t think it’s a burden,” former England skipper Robson told Press Association Sport when asked about the pressures of leading out the country.“It’s just a player ..

    Bryan Robson: No clear leader of the current England team

    ‘Captain Marvel’ Bryan Robson does not believe there is a stand-out candidate to skipper England anymore.Gareth Southgate’s reign as Three Lions boss has brought a change in tack when it comes to the captaincy, through a mixture of design and circumstance.Wayne Rooney initially wore the armband but a lack of form led the England boss to experiment before his international retirement, meaning five different players have led their country out in his 10 games in charge.It's 36 years since Captain Marvel, @BryanRobson, was unveiled as an #MUFC player – on the Old Trafford pitch! pic.twitter.com/EYh5NSVyzB— Manchester United (@ManUtd) October 3, 2017Southgate is still weighing up exactly what to do in regards to a permanent captaincy – a decision Robson believes has been made harder by the options at his disposal.“I don’t think it’s a burden,” former England skipper Robson told Press Association Sport when asked about the pressures of leading out the country.“It’s just a player ..
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  • The Football Association is hoping to find out whether Dele Alli will be hit by a FIFA ban for his middle-finger gesture before Gareth Southgate names his England squad on Thursday.The Three Lions welcome Slovenia to Wembley next week, before heading to the Baltics as their World Cup qualification campaign comes to an end at Lithuania.A five-point cushion at the top of Group F leaves England on the brink of sealing their place in Russia, but Southgate may have to deal without Alli for some, if not all, of the upcoming international break.Gareth Southgate faces a midfield selection dilemma (Nick Potts/PA)FIFA confirmed to Press Association Sport that its disciplinary committee will decide on Wednesday or Thursday what, if any, punishment the Tottenham midfielder faces for raising his middle finger during the qualifier against Slovakia.Alli could be hit with a ban and/or a fine for September’s incident, with a lengthy suspension meaning the 21-year-old could potentially even miss th..

    Gareth Southgate could know the deal with Dele before naming next England squad

    The Football Association is hoping to find out whether Dele Alli will be hit by a FIFA ban for his middle-finger gesture before Gareth Southgate names his England squad on Thursday.The Three Lions welcome Slovenia to Wembley next week, before heading to the Baltics as their World Cup qualification campaign comes to an end at Lithuania.A five-point cushion at the top of Group F leaves England on the brink of sealing their place in Russia, but Southgate may have to deal without Alli for some, if not all, of the upcoming international break.Gareth Southgate faces a midfield selection dilemma (Nick Potts/PA)FIFA confirmed to Press Association Sport that its disciplinary committee will decide on Wednesday or Thursday what, if any, punishment the Tottenham midfielder faces for raising his middle finger during the qualifier against Slovakia.Alli could be hit with a ban and/or a fine for September’s incident, with a lengthy suspension meaning the 21-year-old could potentially even miss th..
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  • The Football Association is hoping to find out whether Dele Alli will be hit by a FIFA ban for his middle-finger gesture before Gareth Southgate names his England squad on Thursday.The Three Lions welcome Slovenia to Wembley next week, before heading to the Baltics as their World Cup qualification campaign comes to an end at Lithuania.A five-point cushion at the top of Group F leaves England on the brink of sealing their place in Russia, but Southgate may have to deal without Alli for some, if not all, of the upcoming international break.Gareth Southgate faces a midfield selection dilemma (Nick Potts/PA)FIFA confirmed to Press Association Sport that its disciplinary committee will decide on Wednesday or Thursday what, if any, punishment the Tottenham midfielder faces for raising his middle finger during the qualifier against Slovakia.Alli could be hit with a ban and/or a fine for September’s incident, with a lengthy suspension meaning the 21-year-old could potentially even miss th..

    Gareth Southgate could know the deal with Dele before naming next England squad

    The Football Association is hoping to find out whether Dele Alli will be hit by a FIFA ban for his middle-finger gesture before Gareth Southgate names his England squad on Thursday.The Three Lions welcome Slovenia to Wembley next week, before heading to the Baltics as their World Cup qualification campaign comes to an end at Lithuania.A five-point cushion at the top of Group F leaves England on the brink of sealing their place in Russia, but Southgate may have to deal without Alli for some, if not all, of the upcoming international break.Gareth Southgate faces a midfield selection dilemma (Nick Potts/PA)FIFA confirmed to Press Association Sport that its disciplinary committee will decide on Wednesday or Thursday what, if any, punishment the Tottenham midfielder faces for raising his middle finger during the qualifier against Slovakia.Alli could be hit with a ban and/or a fine for September’s incident, with a lengthy suspension meaning the 21-year-old could potentially even miss th..
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  • Sheffield United youngster David Brooks has been named in the Wales squad for their final 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland.Brooks has only started three league games for the Blades, but he has earned rave reviews at Bramall Lane and shone in the 4-2 Steel City derby victory over Sheffield Wednesday last Sunday.The 20-year-old Warrington-born striker starred in England’s Toulon Tournament success last summer, when he was named the best player in the south of France.Here's the squad that will play Georgia and Republic of Ireland in two crucial #WCQ matches. #TogetherStronger pic.twitter.com/ZJcUNl7DO1— Wales (@FAWales) September 28, 2017But Brooks, who qualifies for Wales through his Wrexham-born mother, switched allegiance in August when he was named in Rob Page’s Under-21 squad.Brooks subsequently scored in a 3-0 victory for the U21s in Switzerland and his commitment to Wales is another boost for senior manager Chris Coleman.Liverpool te..

    Former England Under-20 striker David Brooks named in Wales squad

    Sheffield United youngster David Brooks has been named in the Wales squad for their final 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland.Brooks has only started three league games for the Blades, but he has earned rave reviews at Bramall Lane and shone in the 4-2 Steel City derby victory over Sheffield Wednesday last Sunday.The 20-year-old Warrington-born striker starred in England’s Toulon Tournament success last summer, when he was named the best player in the south of France.Here's the squad that will play Georgia and Republic of Ireland in two crucial #WCQ matches. #TogetherStronger pic.twitter.com/ZJcUNl7DO1— Wales (@FAWales) September 28, 2017But Brooks, who qualifies for Wales through his Wrexham-born mother, switched allegiance in August when he was named in Rob Page’s Under-21 squad.Brooks subsequently scored in a 3-0 victory for the U21s in Switzerland and his commitment to Wales is another boost for senior manager Chris Coleman.Liverpool te..
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  • Dele Alli has been named in England’s squad despite the threat of a FIFA ban hanging overhead, while Fabian Delph has been called up by Gareth Southgate for the first time.The Three Lions welcome Slovenia to Wembley next Thursday, before rounding off World Cup qualification with a trip to the Baltics to take on Lithuania.Alli has been included in England’s squad for the final Group F matches, despite the fact his middle-finger gesture in the qualifier against Slovakia could lead FIFA to hand out a ban ruling the attacking midfielder out of both games.Here it is – the #ThreeLions squad for our last two @FIFAWorldCup qualifiers. ????Find out more about who's in: https://t.co/huntW8ptZv pic.twitter.com/ZKouegPKUX— England (@England) September 28, 2017The Football Association had been hoping to find out about his availability before Thursday’s squad announcement but, as had always been intended, the 21-year-old has been called up despite his position being unclear.FIFA confirme..

    Dele Alli included in England squad despite threat of FIFA ban

    Dele Alli has been named in England’s squad despite the threat of a FIFA ban hanging overhead, while Fabian Delph has been called up by Gareth Southgate for the first time.The Three Lions welcome Slovenia to Wembley next Thursday, before rounding off World Cup qualification with a trip to the Baltics to take on Lithuania.Alli has been included in England’s squad for the final Group F matches, despite the fact his middle-finger gesture in the qualifier against Slovakia could lead FIFA to hand out a ban ruling the attacking midfielder out of both games.Here it is – the #ThreeLions squad for our last two @FIFAWorldCup qualifiers. ????Find out more about who's in: https://t.co/huntW8ptZv pic.twitter.com/ZKouegPKUX— England (@England) September 28, 2017The Football Association had been hoping to find out about his availability before Thursday’s squad announcement but, as had always been intended, the 21-year-old has been called up despite his position being unclear.FIFA confirme..
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  • Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he wants to recall Dele Alli from the England squad if the midfielder is banned by FIFA.A disciplinary committee of the governing body was expected to decide on Thursday whether Alli will be suspended, after he raised his middle finger during a qualifier against Slovakia earlier this month.The 21-year-old could face a fine or, at worst, a lengthy ban for the incident, which could even mean he misses the start of next summer’s World Cup.Just to clarify, the gesture tonight was a joke between me and my good friend Kyle Walker! Apologies for any offence caused! Great win 2nite— Dele (@dele_official) September 4, 2017Alli claimed he directed the gesture as a joke at team-mate Kyle Walker.England host Slovenia at Wembley next week before concluding their qualification campaign away in Lithuania and Alli has been named in Gareth Southgate’s squad for the two matches.Here it is – the #ThreeLions squad for our last two @FIFAWorldCup qualifiers...

    Mauricio Pochettino wants Dele Alli back at Spurs if midfielder gets England ban

    Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he wants to recall Dele Alli from the England squad if the midfielder is banned by FIFA.A disciplinary committee of the governing body was expected to decide on Thursday whether Alli will be suspended, after he raised his middle finger during a qualifier against Slovakia earlier this month.The 21-year-old could face a fine or, at worst, a lengthy ban for the incident, which could even mean he misses the start of next summer’s World Cup.Just to clarify, the gesture tonight was a joke between me and my good friend Kyle Walker! Apologies for any offence caused! Great win 2nite— Dele (@dele_official) September 4, 2017Alli claimed he directed the gesture as a joke at team-mate Kyle Walker.England host Slovenia at Wembley next week before concluding their qualification campaign away in Lithuania and Alli has been named in Gareth Southgate’s squad for the two matches.Here it is – the #ThreeLions squad for our last two @FIFAWorldCup qualifiers...
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  • Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he wants to recall Dele Alli from the England squad if the midfielder is banned by FIFA.A disciplinary committee of the governing body was expected to decide on Thursday whether Alli will be suspended, after he raised his middle finger during a qualifier against Slovakia earlier this month.The 21-year-old could face a fine or, at worst, a lengthy ban for the incident, which could even mean he misses the start of next summer’s World Cup.Just to clarify, the gesture tonight was a joke between me and my good friend Kyle Walker! Apologies for any offence caused! Great win 2nite— Dele (@dele_official) September 4, 2017Alli claimed he directed the gesture as a joke at team-mate Kyle Walker.England host Slovenia at Wembley next week before concluding their qualification campaign away in Lithuania and Alli has been named in Gareth Southgate’s squad for the two matches.Here it is – the #ThreeLions squad for our last two @FIFAWorldCup qualifiers...

    Mauricio Pochettino wants Dele Alli back at Spurs if midfielder gets England ban

    Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says he wants to recall Dele Alli from the England squad if the midfielder is banned by FIFA.A disciplinary committee of the governing body was expected to decide on Thursday whether Alli will be suspended, after he raised his middle finger during a qualifier against Slovakia earlier this month.The 21-year-old could face a fine or, at worst, a lengthy ban for the incident, which could even mean he misses the start of next summer’s World Cup.Just to clarify, the gesture tonight was a joke between me and my good friend Kyle Walker! Apologies for any offence caused! Great win 2nite— Dele (@dele_official) September 4, 2017Alli claimed he directed the gesture as a joke at team-mate Kyle Walker.England host Slovenia at Wembley next week before concluding their qualification campaign away in Lithuania and Alli has been named in Gareth Southgate’s squad for the two matches.Here it is – the #ThreeLions squad for our last two @FIFAWorldCup qualifiers...
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  • Chris Coleman insists England Under-20 international David Brooks deserves his Wales call despite acknowledging that it "will cause ripples the other side of the bridge".Sheffield United striker Brooks was named the best player in the competition when England won the prestigious U20 Toulon Tournament this summer.But Warrington-born Brooks - whose mother is Welsh - switched allegiance last month to play for the Wales Under-21s, and he has now been called into the senior squad for the final 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland.Brooks has started only three league games for Sheffield United, but he has impressed as the Blades have moved into second place in the Sky Bet Championship. The 20-year-old's quickfire Wales promotion comes on the back of Ben Woodburn making an instant impact during his first two appearances last month. Liverpool teenager Woodburn scored within five minutes of making his debut as a second-half substitute against Austria b..

    Chris Coleman says ex-England Under-20 star David Brooks earned Wales call-up

    Chris Coleman insists England Under-20 international David Brooks deserves his Wales call despite acknowledging that it "will cause ripples the other side of the bridge".Sheffield United striker Brooks was named the best player in the competition when England won the prestigious U20 Toulon Tournament this summer.But Warrington-born Brooks - whose mother is Welsh - switched allegiance last month to play for the Wales Under-21s, and he has now been called into the senior squad for the final 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland.Brooks has started only three league games for Sheffield United, but he has impressed as the Blades have moved into second place in the Sky Bet Championship. The 20-year-old's quickfire Wales promotion comes on the back of Ben Woodburn making an instant impact during his first two appearances last month. Liverpool teenager Woodburn scored within five minutes of making his debut as a second-half substitute against Austria b..
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