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I Now Get A Trophy Every Week, Jokes Wenger After Receiving LMA Award

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger joked he now "gets a trophy every week" after being honoured by the League Managers Association (LMA). Wenger left the Gunners in May after winning three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups in a 22-year spell. He was awarded the LMA Service to Football Award at Wembley on Thursday. "The LMA is proud to recognise Arsene's remarkable career in football management," said LMA chief executive Richard Bevan. "The role of the football manager has changed beyond recognition since…

Harry Kane Late Header Seals Dramatic Win For England

Captain Harry Kane scored twice, including an injury-time winner, as England battled to victory over Tunisia in their opening game of the World Cup. Kane nodded home from close range in the 91st minute following Harry Maguire's flick-on from a corner, adding to his opportunistic finish in the first half in Volgograd. Manager Gareth Southgate has instilled a feel-good factor in the side since taking over in November 2016 and England's youngest team at a World Cup since 1958 showed flashes of thrilling attacking…

Lukaku Hits Brace As Belgium Thrash Panama

Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Belgium proved too good for World Cup debutants Panama in the opening match in England's Group G. After a goalless first half, Belgium, ranked third in the world, finally broke Panama's resistance when Dries Mertens steered in a spectacular volley. Panama, 55th in the rankings, had a chance to snatch an equaliser but Thibaut Courtois was quick off his line to save Michael Murillo's shot with his legs. Manchester United striker Lukaku made certain of the victory as he scored with a…

Int’l Friendly: Three Lions Clip Eagles’ Wings At Wembley

First half goals by Gary Cahill and Harry Kane gave England a much-needed victory over Nigeria at Wembley. Gareth Southgate's side controlled the first half after Cahill headed home a corner to give the Three Lions an early lead. Harry Kane doubled their advantage in the 39th minute with drilled shot past Francis Uzoho. Eric Dier picks off a poor pass and plays the ball to Raheem Sterling, who has the held the ball up for Harry Kane. The Tottenham man takes a touch and drills a low finish into the bottom corner.…

2018 World Cup: Kane Named England Captain

England have named striker Harry Kane as their captain ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia this summer. England’s coach Gareth Southgate named the Tottenham’s star striker as his skipper for the tournament during a meeting with the squad at St. George's Park on Monday night. The 24-year-old has won 23 caps and scored 12 goals for his country, and also has captained England four times under Southgate in the World Cup qualifier matches against Lithuania, Slovenia and Scotland and a friendly against France. Southgate…

Hart, Wilshere Dropped As England Name 23-Man World Cup Squad

England coach Gareth Southgate has announced his 23-man final squad for the Russia 2018 World Cup scheduled to hold from 14th – 15th June. Southgate made the announcement via the official England Twitter handle on Wednesday. As expected, the likes of Harry Kane, who scored 30 Premier League goals for Tottenham Hotspur this season, Dele Alli, Jamie Vardy, Reheem Sterling, Gary Cahill and Kyle Walker are all included. However, West Ham’s goalkeeper Joe Hart, Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere and Manchester United…

FIFA Opens Disciplinary Proceedings Against Dele Alli Over Offensive Gesture

World football governing body FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli after he gestured with his middle finger during England's match against Slovakia on Monday. The 21-year-old was caught on camera making a one-finger salute, which Alli claimed was aimed at his former Tottenham team-mate Kyle Walker and not at the referee, Clément Turpin. The incident occurred in the 77th minute after the official waved away his appeals for a free-kick. Alli was body-checked by Fenerbahce…

Wayne Rooney Quits International Football

England's all-time leading goal scorer Wayne Rooney has announced on Wednesday he is retiring from international duties, after turning down the chance to be part of the squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers. The former Manchester United Captain who now plays for club rivals Everton was asked by England boss Gareth Southgate to be involved against Malta and Slovakia But Rooney chose to hang his boots for his country. His statement in full read: “It was great Gareth Southgate called me this week to tell me he…
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