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Gareth Southgate’s Euro 2020 plans disrupted by European club finals

Preparations for delayed tournament thrown into disarrayUp to 11 players likely to miss June warmup matchesGareth Southgate’s preparations for the delayed Euro 2020 finals have been thrown into turmoil by the involvement of English clubs in the Champio…

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Giovani Lo Celso: ‘Losing the way we did in Zagreb hurt everyone a lot’

After losing the Carabao Cup final, the Champions League remains Tottenham’s aim rather than the new Europa Conference LeagueFor Tottenham, the dream remains alive. Never mind the scorn, they are still on course to force their way into a startup Europe…

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De Bruyne and Mahrez put Manchester City in driving seat against PSG

Pep Guardiola had called for calm, for his Manchester City players to be themselves, for them to enjoy the occasion. The manager made the point that Champions League semi-finals do not come around very often. For City, this was only their second.It was…

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De Bruyne and Mahrez put Manchester City in driving seat against PSG

Pep Guardiola had called for calm, for his Manchester City players to be themselves, for them to enjoy the occasion. The manager made the point that Champions League semi-finals do not come around very often. For City, this was only their second.It was…

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‘I want the biggest prizes’: Harry Kane opens up on frustration at Tottenham

Striker’s comments will raise alarm at SpursKane refers to ‘disappointing’ season with clubHarry Kane has expressed frustration at a continued inability to achieve his ambition of winning major trophies at Tottenham in comments that will raise alarm ab…

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‘I want the biggest prizes’: Harry Kane opens up on frustration at Tottenham

Striker’s comments will raise alarm at SpursKane refers to ‘disappointing’ season with clubHarry Kane has expressed frustration at a continued inability to achieve his ambition of winning major trophies at Tottenham in comments that will raise alarm ab…

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Mauricio Pochettino: ‘It’s so easy with Neymar. He’s very humble, he listens’

PSG’s manager on his thrilling Champions League adventures, what trilingual Mbappé asks him and the secret of staying young“I am not an actor,” Mauricio Pochettino says, as he explains how he is handling his superstar cast at Paris Saint-Germain. “Neym…

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Toby Alderweireld confident ‘positive’ Ryan Mason can deliver silverware

As Manchester City and Wembley loom, Spurs have gone back to the future with a hungry coach in the Pochettino mouldIt has only been a matter of days but, to Toby Alderweireld, it is already plain. After the turbulence of the José Mourinho era, the rese…

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Manchester United and City tracking Aston Villa’s Carney Chukwuemeka

England Under-18 midfielder is also wanted abroadWest Ham join race for Norwich full-back Max AaronsCarney Chukwuemeka, the 17-year-old Aston Villa midfielder rated as one of England’s most promising talents, is being tracked by a host of clubs, includ…

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‘Prepared’ Ryan Mason ready for any challenge as interim Spurs manager

Former Tottenham midfielder retired injured aged 26 and now, three years later, has replaced José Mourinho as their managerRyan Mason was at his lowest ebb, stricken in a hospital bed after emergency surgery to repair a fractured skull, when he receive…

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‘Champions League: earn it’ – Leeds leave shirts in Liverpool dressing room

Club spell out opposition to European Super League‘We will not wear them, we cannot,’ says Jürgen KloppLeeds summed up their indignation at the proposed European Super League and Liverpool’s support of it by laying out T-shirts for their rivals before …

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Tottenham target attack-minded manager after sacking José Mourinho

Mourinho goes amid poor results and divided squadRyan Mason in charge for rest of the seasonDaniel Levy wants an attack-minded manager to replace José Mourinho, who he sacked on Monday morning. The Tottenham chairman is keen for the replacement to be m…

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Premier League’s furious ‘Other 14’ look to derail Super League plan

Clubs consider sanctions against ‘Big Six’ breakaway clubs Ideas on the table include a Premier League points deductionThe Premier League’s “Other 14” clubs have reacted furiously to the threat of a European Super League and have begun to brainstorm id…

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Gareth Southgate may select fewer defenders in England’s Euro 2020 squad

Manager may opt for 4-3-3 rather than 3-4-3 at tournamentSmall number of Scotland fans will be able to travel to WembleyGareth Southgate has suggested he will name no more than eight defenders in his squad for Euro 2020 as he works out how best to acco…

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Lewandowski-less Poland hope for 1973 repeat as Southgate ponders options | David Hytner

England manager searches for balance and wary of Poland on Wednesday despite absence of their star man When Paulo Sousa, the new Poland manager, feared that Robert Lewandowski would miss the World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley because of cor…

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Paulo Sousa: ‘Poland’s great players are strikers – we must feed them’

The new Poland manager, whose side take on England on Wednesday, has relied on Zoom calls to chart his team’s ‘universe’Paulo Sousa accepted the Poland manager’s job towards the end of January. The Portuguese, a member of his country’s fabled golden ge…

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Luke Shaw admits letting Southgate down over serial England withdrawals

Manchester United left-back vows to turn over new leaf ‘I have another chance and I need to prove I’m different now’Luke Shaw has talked about the deep sense of regret he carried for more than two years at letting down Gareth Southgate as he vowed to m…

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Harry Kane takes centre stage as efficient England see off Albania

The disparity has been difficult to explain. Harry Kane’s numbers have been phenomenal for Tottenham this season; he is the joint top scorer in the Premier League and the outright leader in assists. In all competitions at club level, the striker has 27…

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Exciting Phil Foden has potential to become an England wide boy

Fierce competition for attacking spots in Southgate’s starting XI means City youngster’s best opportunity may be on the flanksPhil Foden got the nod from Gareth Southgate and so did three others. It was half-time against San Marino on Thursday night an…

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Exciting Phil Foden has potential to become an England wide boy

Fierce competition for attacking spots in Southgate’s starting XI means City youngster’s best opportunity may be on the flanksPhil Foden got the nod from Gareth Southgate and so did three others. It was half-time against San Marino on Thursday night an…