It's been a few months since the Premier League was last disrupted for an international break but the first one of 2019 has arrived. It's arguably a good time for a break for United as a back to back losses against Arsenal in the league and Wolves in the FA Cup have exposed Ole's depleted squad and the gap gives the manager time to take stock ahead of Barca in April. For Gareth Southgate, it's the first real opportunity to assess his England squad ahead of the Nations League semi-final in Portugal against Netherlands in June. On Friday 22 March, England will face the Czech Republic in the first qualifier for EURO 2020 at Wembley. The England boss has announced his squad but alongside his usual suspects like Kyle Walker, Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling he has called upon in-form players such as Burnley's Tom Heaton who was having a great run in the side until the past couple of weeks. It's also thought that Southampton's James Ward-Prowse could be drafted in to replace the injured Jordan … [Read more...] about When are the England football team playing and who against?
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England footballer Declan Rice apologises for pro-IRA Instagram post BelfastTelegraph.co.uk England international footballer Declan Rice has apologised for making a pro-IRA statement on Instagram in 2015. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/england-footballer-declan-rice-apologises-for-proira-instagram-post-37938079.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/article37929665.ece/04f82/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_dfa153f4-532e-436a-af2e-7c08a48b57f5_1 Email England international footballer Declan Rice has apologised for making a pro-IRA statement on Instagram in 2015. Rice released a statement after the post, made when he was 15, resurfaced on social media. The 20-year-old midfielder, who previously represented the Republic of Ireland at senior level before switching to England, could be set to make his debut for his new country when they take on the Czech Republic on Friday. Rice had been eligible to play for Ireland as his grandparents were from … [Read more...] about England footballer Declan Rice apologises for pro-IRA Instagram post
0 Have your say The Peterborough office of property agent Barker Storey Matthews (BSM) is supporting a school football team. BSM has agreed to sponsor the new sports kit for pupils at William Hildyard Church of England Primary and Nursery School in Market Deeping.The kit was presented to the school by BSM director Julian Welch.He said: “Our sponsorship strategy is focused on, amongst other things, the community interests of our staff and clients in the areas in which we have offices, so to sponsor this school’s new sports kit seemed like a natural fit.”Simon Fell, head of school, said: “The children are extremely excited about the new kit and can’t wait to represent the school so that they can wear it officially. It was a pleasure to invite Mr Welch to the school to hand over the new kit.” This is every Peterborough business with a 0 or 1 star food hygiene rating Peterborough engineers’ … [Read more...] about Peterborough property agents sponsor school football team
DISGRACED footballer Adam Johnson fell from the top of the game to serving a six-year sentence for child grooming and sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl. He was jailed in March 2016 after a jury heard he swapped seedy texts with the schoolgirl Sunderland fan and met her in his Range Rover. Who is Adam Johnson? Johnson, now 31, grew up in County Durham and was a youth player at Newcastle United and Middlesbrough. He made his senior debut for Middlesbrough in March 2005, in a Uefa Cup game aged just 17. The talented winger played 120 games for the club, and spent time on loan at Leeds United and Watford. In 2010, he was snapped up by Manchester City for a rumoured £7million, signing a lucrative four-a-half-year contract. The next year he helped City win the FA Cup and the following season was part of the squad that won the club's first Premier League trophy in 2012. He also earned 12 senior caps for the England national team. After struggling for game time in City's … [Read more...] about Who is Adam Johnson? Paedophile ex-Sunderland and England footballer jailed for grooming teenager
Football teams across Teesside will be paying their respects to Luke Jobson. The 22-year-old Thornaby man, who was found dead by police searching the River Tees on Monday, was a fine junior footballer. These photos from the Gazette archives show Luke and his Thornaby Central team-mates in 2007 and 2009. And on Sunday, weather permitting, many teams across the Teesside Junior Football Alliance will be paying their respects. TJFA secretary Kevin Close said: "Lots of teams will be observing a minute’s silence before their games on Sunday - particularly those from the Teesside area. "There’s been a tremendous amount of messages of support for Luke’s family." Senior teams will also be paying tribute, with Luke’s home town team, Thornaby FC, holding a minute’s silence ahead of their home fixture with Esh Winning at Teesdale Park on Saturday at 3pm. In a Facebook message earlier this week, the club posted: "Remembering one of our own. On behalf of all our players … [Read more...] about Teesside football teams to remember Luke Jobson this weekend