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England defender Kieran Trippier says he ‘could have done a lot better’ this season as competition for right-back slot heats up

England defender Kieran Trippier says he ‘could have done a lot better’ this season as competition for right-back slot heats up

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England defender Kieran Trippier admits he “could have done a lot better this season” ahead of the Three Lions’ opening two games in their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign.Trippier, who plays his club football for Tottenham, was instrumental in helping England reach the semi-finals of the World Cup last summer. Trippier scored a beautiful free-kick in England’s semi-final defeat to Croatia However, his club form this season has been indifferent which includes a calamitous own goal during Spurs’ Premier League defeat against Chelsea last month. Revealed: The most error prone players in the Premier League It’s led to suggestions that he has fallen behind as England’s first choice right-back, with talkSPORT’s Danny Murphy su...
Warren Gatland as England head coach? Lawrence Dallaglio says Wales boss will be on shortlist to replace Eddie Jones after 2019 World Cup

Warren Gatland as England head coach? Lawrence Dallaglio says Wales boss will be on shortlist to replace Eddie Jones after 2019 World Cup

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gat fight The World Cup winner has told talkSPORT he wouldn't be surprised to see the 55-year-old targeted by the RFU at the end of this year Lawrence Dallaglio expects Warren Gatland to be firmly in the frame to take charge of England after the 2019 World Cup. Eddie Jones, the current England head coach, has a contract until 2021 but Dallaglio does not believe he will stay in the job that long. And the former captain and World Cup winner believes the RFU will have Gatland in their sights, after the New Zealander won his third Grand Slam with Wales on Saturday. Gatland, 55, has confirmed he will end his 12-year stint as Wales boss after the World Cup in Japan later this year and is sure to be a man in demand, given his success with the home nation and in two...
Niall Mason: Doncaster Rovers defender sacked after sexual assault conviction

Niall Mason: Doncaster Rovers defender sacked after sexual assault conviction

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contract cancelled The 22-year-old had his contract cancelled by the club after he withdrew an appeal against his dismissal Doncaster Rovers have sacked defender Niall Mason following his conviction for sexual assault. The 22-year-old pleaded guilty to the charge in January following an incident last year. Niall Mason was sacked by Doncaster He was handed a six-month prison sentence, suspended for two years, and placed on the sex offenders’ register for seven years. A statement released by the League One club on Monday said: “Rovers have cancelled the contract of Niall Mason after he withdrew an appeal against his dismissal by the club. consistent ...
Rory McIlroy says best golf still to come after Players Championship win

Rory McIlroy says best golf still to come after Players Championship win

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Rory McIlroy says his best golf is still to come after winning the Players Championship at Sawgrass.The four-time major winner produced a superb performance on the back nine to beat Jim Furyk by one stroke on Sunday.It ensured the 29-year-old Northern Irishman claimed his first PGA Tour title since March 2018. "I've started the second phase of my career. I've learned a lot in the last 10-11 years and feel I can make the next 10-11 years even better," he said."It's a massive win on a course on which I've had mixed results. I had to show a lot of character out there."I'm just really proud of myself the way I played the last few holes."I kept telling myself on the way to the 17th tee, just make ...
Bolton Wanderers fans clash with police during Wigan Athletic defeat as coins and bottles are thrown

Bolton Wanderers fans clash with police during Wigan Athletic defeat as coins and bottles are thrown

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'AN ONSLAUGHT' An eyewitness reported young children and families were in the middle of the melee at the DW Stadium Bolton Wanderers supporters clashed with police during Saturday’s clash with Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium as violent scenes marred the fixture. During the Latics’ 5-2 win over their Championship relegation rivals, young children and families were reportedly right in the middle of the melee. There ugly scenes in the Championship game between Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic In a short clip which was posted to Twitter, a fan can be seen being lead from by the arm by police officers. As the individual grabs onto a railing in an attempt to stay, the officers strike him repeatedly. In doing ...