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England boss Gareth Southgate ‘verbally agrees’ new deal with FA

England boss Gareth Southgate ‘verbally agrees’ new deal with FA

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four more years According to reports, the 48-year-old will remain as Three Lions manager until after the 2022 World Cup England manager Gareth Southgate has verbally agreed a new contract with the FA which will see him remain in charge of the Three Lions until after the 2022 World Cup, according to reports. The 48-year-old has been in negotiations with the FA over an extended stay after leading the Three Lions to the World Cup semi-finals in the summer. Southgate is expected to be in charge at the 2022 World Cup And according to Sky Sports, he is expected to put pen to paper before the senior squad meet up at St George’s Park on Sunday evening. It is understood the new deal will include a significant pay rise which will see him earn 50 ...
North Korea agrees to shut missile site, says Moon

North Korea agrees to shut missile site, says Moon

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut one of the country's main missile testing and launch sites, says the South's President Moon Jae-in.After meeting in Pyongyang, the two leaders "agreed on a way to achieve denuclearisation," said Mr Moon. The agreement was described by Mr Kim as a "leap forward" towards military peace on the peninsula.Mr Kim also said he hoped to "visit Seoul in the near future" - he would be the first North Korean leader to do so.Summit results: DenuclearisationThe main focus of the summit was the issue of denuclearisation. While the US and North Korea agreed in broad terms earlier this year to work towards that goal, negotiations have stalled. Pyongyang has now sought to reconfirm its commitment...
Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver agrees £40m-a-year deal until 2020

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver agrees £40m-a-year deal until 2020

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World champion Lewis Hamilton will race for Mercedes in Formula 1 for at least a further two seasons.The 33-year-old Briton has signed a new contract with the German manufacturer that lasts until the end of 2020.BBC Sport understands Hamilton will earn at least £30m a year, rising to a maximum of £40m, depending on bonuses. Hamilton said a new contract had been "a formality" since he sat down with Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff to begin discussions last winter.He said: "It's good to put pen to paper, announce it and then get on with business as usual."I have been part of the Mercedes racing family for 20 years and I have never been happier inside a team than I am right now."We are on...
Macedonia agrees to name change deal with Greece

Macedonia agrees to name change deal with Greece

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June 12 (UPI) -- Macedonia reached an agreement with Greece to change its name on Tuesday, ending a 27-year dispute between the two countries. Prime Minister Zoran Zaev reached an agreement with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to change the country's name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia in acknowledgement of the Greek region of Macedonia across the border. Both countries' parliaments must ratify the deal and Macedonia is expected to hold a referendum on the change. "There is no way back," said Zaev. The name will be used both internally by the government and externally when conducting foreign affairs. Macedonia was previously only recognized by organizations such as the United Nations by the name Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. A spokesman for United Nations Secretary...
Leicester City FC transfer news: Jonny Evans passes medical and agrees terms ahead of Foxes move

Leicester City FC transfer news: Jonny Evans passes medical and agrees terms ahead of Foxes move

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Evans was relegated from the Premier League with West Brom last term Thursday, June 7, 2018 Jonny Evans has passed his medical at Leicester City and has agreed terms on a three-year deal with the club, according to reports. The 2015/16 Premier League winners triggered the defender’s £3.5million release clause after West Brom were relegated from the top flight last month. The Foxes have captured Evans, 30, for £17.5million less than what West Brom turned down for their captain. The Northern Ireland international nearly left the Baggies during the past two transfer windows but the club rejected a £21million bid from Leicester as well as an £18million offer from Manchester City. Leicester will pay Albion in two inst...