Matt Lawton for the Daily Mail

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    Harry Kane feeling the strain as he is excused from England training

    Harry Kane feeling the strain as he is among six England players excused from training session to get more rest Harry Kane raises fears over fitness after being withdrawn from England training The other five players excused all came to England on the back of a big fixture  Joe...
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    Premier League clubs inflating attendance figures are quoting ticket sales

    A number of Premier League clubs have been accused of providing inflated figures for their attendances. A report by the BBC claims that last season West Ham quoted numbers a staggering 22 per cent higher than the number of fans passing through their turnstiles, while Manchester City were second...
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    Heiko Salzwedel sacked by British Cycling

    Heiko Salzwedel has played a key role in the success of British Cycling Salzwedel was part of Sir Bradley Wiggins’ Gold Medal at the Rio Olympics Wiggins was part of the Great British Team Pursuit group that set a world record  It is thought clashes with certain riders may...
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    Lithuania 0-1 England: Harry Kane penalty enough for win

    When a World Cup qualifier bears a closer resemblance to 22 office workers hiring the local leisure centre astroturf, the value to the England manager is always likely to be limited. But Gareth Southgate will have to accept yet more criticism after failing to deliver on the promise of...
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    Sam Allardyce to sue the FA for England sacking

    Sam Allardyce is pursuing damages from the FA for the way they handled the fallout from his removal as England manager. A 5,000-word letter has been sent to the FA high command of chairman Greg Clarke and chief executive Martin Glenn from Allardyce’s lawyers. The 62-year-old was essentially sacked...
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    France 3-2 England: Dembele strikes winner for Les Bleus

    The temptation to blame Theresa May might have been considerable in the England dressing room. Our chastened Prime Minister was here after all. But Gareth Southgate will have to take the rap for this one as his decision to square up to this ferocious French attack with such a...
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    England's Gareth Southgate left with too many weak links

    Now might not seem the right time to bemoan a lack of England talent, but, a year from the World Cup, manager Gareth Southgate has some legitimate concerns. There is cause for optimism when assessing England’s attacking strengths: an abundance of youth, flair and ambition and in Harry Kane...
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    Dele Alli: 'You don't want players to walk all over you'

    A rare interview with Dele Alli plays out like a microcosm of his career thus far, not least because he leaves you wondering why it has taken him this long to appear at an England media day. Initially he does try to give the impression that he’s a little...
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    Sir Dave Brailsford on the brink after Chris Froome snub

    Sir Dave Brailsford’s seven-year reign as boss of Team Sky could be coming to an end after Chris Froome did not respond to a request for the riders to support him. A source said cyclists were asked to tweet support for their boss ‘or else the team is done’....