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John Stones: Colombia probably the dirtiest team I have faced

England defender John Stones says Colombia are "probably the dirtiest team" he has faced, following Tuesday's last-16 win in Moscow.

Jordan Pickford: Tunisia pose real challenge in World Cup opener

England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has told ESPN that his side cannot underestimate Tunisia in their World Cup opener as he has first-hand experience of the dangers presented by former Sunderland teammate Wahbi Khazri.

Nick Pope welcomes England goalkeepers’ friendly rivalry

Nick Pope welcomed the friendly rivalry among the goalkeepers in England’s World Cup squad after he made his debut in the 2-0 friendly win over Costa Rica on Thursday night.

Marcus Rashford shines as England cruise past Costa Rica

England manager Gareth Southgate admitted Marcus Rashford had given him a difficult decision to make ahead of the World Cup with a stunning strike in a 2-0 friendly victory over Costa Rica on Thursday.

Jordan Pickford to wear England No 1 shirt at World Cup

Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has been given the England number one shirt for this summer's World Cup.

Gareth Southgate hints Jordan Pickford could be England’s World Cup No 1

Gareth Southgate has hinted Jordan Pickford could be England's World Cup No 1 after heaping praise on the goalkeeper for his performance against Nigeria on Saturday.

Jesse Lingard to start for England against Nigeria

Gareth Southgate has revealed Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard will start for England in Saturday’s friendly against Nigeria.

Jordan Pickford: England hone shootout skills ahead of World Cup

They look to avoid a familiar fate of being knocked out of a major competition on spot kicks, goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has said.

James Tarkowski withdraws from England standby list

The Burnley defender was named as one of the five Three Lions back-ups by Gareth Southgate after failing to make the main 23-man squad.

Sven-Goran Eriksson: England will be tired at World Cup

England will face problems with fatigue at the World Cup in Russia, says former manager Sven-Goran Eriksson.

Gareth Southgate: Joe Hart’s England career may not be over

Gareth Southgate says Joe Hart's international career is not over despite being left out of England's World Cup squad.Gareth Southgate says Joe Hart's international career is not over despite being left out of England's World Cup squad.

World Cup: Gareth Southgate selects youthful England squad

England manager Gareth Southgate named a youthful 23-man World Cup squad on Wednesday with several notable absentees.

Manchester United’s David De Gea wins Premier League golden glove

Manchester United's David De Gea won his first Premier League golden glove after recording 18 clean sheets during the season.

Mohamed Salah named FWA Footballer of the Year

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named the Football Writers' Association player of the year.

Chelsea keep Champions League hopes alive at Burnley

Chelsea kept their outside chances of chasing down Tottenham Hotspur for a place in next season's Champions League alive as a much-changed side secured a 2-1 win at Burnley.

Mark Schwarzer: England number one spot is Joe Hart’s to lose

Mark Schwarzer says England's World Cup number-one shirt is Joe Hart's to lose if he ends the season in good form for West Ham.

Chris Wood back with a bang as Burnley end barren run

Burnley ended an 11-match winless run in the Premier League as Chris Wood's late header sealed a 2-1 victory over Everton on Saturday.

Manchester United have no competition up front – Jose Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists the club's pursuit of Alexis Sanchez has been driven by a need for more competition for places in his squad.

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Federal government urges Nigerians in Diaspora to beware of fake news on social media

The Federal Government at the weekend Nigerians in the diaspora not to believe everything they read on the social media about happenings in the country, saying most of what emanated from the social media was fake news.
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Charity group to sue Libya coastguard for failing migrants in the Mediterranean

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Osun guber: Governor Aregbesola hails APC direct primary system

Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has praised the direct primary system of candidate selection adopted by the All Progressive Congress (APC), which saw his Chief of Staff, Gboyega Oyetola, from Iragbiji emerging as the party’s flag bearer.

Governor Okorocha congratulates Imo APC members for peaceful ward, local government congresses

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has congratulated members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state on the party’s successful ward and local government congresses held on Friday and Saturday respectively.