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‘The team spirit at the moment is amazing’ – England star Jesse Lingard tells talkSPORT the Three Lions are ‘playing with confidence and enjoyment’

‘The team spirit at the moment is amazing’ – England star Jesse Lingard tells talkSPORT the Three Lions are ‘playing with confidence and enjoyment’

Sports
JESS HE CAN The Manchester United scored the third goal during the 6-1 rout of Panama on Sunday afternoon Jesse Lingard admitted it was ‘an amazing feeling’ to score his first World Cup goal. The Manchester United midfielder scored a sensational goal in the 6-1 drubbing of Panama on Sunday afternoon which saw England qualify for the knockout stages of the World Cup. Lingard celebrates scoring against Panama After missing several gilt-edged chances in the Tunisia game earlier in the week, Lingard had said he was bound to score eventually. And he said scoring early set the tone for the Threee Lions to go out and score more. When asked how it felt to score in Russia, he told talkSPORT: “Yeah I mean, it’s an amazing feelin...
Consumer confidence now worse than in December last year: RBI survey

Consumer confidence now worse than in December last year: RBI survey

Finance
MUMBAI: Consumer confidence has waned since December 2017 with respondents to an RBI survey being more pessimistic about the current economic situation and employment opportunities compared to a year ago. The only area where sentiment is in the optimistic zone is in spending on essential and non-essential items. However, here too people are less positive than they were a year ago. The bimonthly RBI consumer confidence survey has two components — the current situation index (CSI) and the future expectations index (FEI). The CSI — or perception of current prices, jobs and overall economy — has remained in the pessimistic zone since March 2017, while the FEI followed the same trend but was not in pessimist territory. “Households’ current perceptions on the general economic situation dived sha
Palace had no confidence in De Boer two weeks ago

Palace had no confidence in De Boer two weeks ago

Sports
Crystal Palace were already considering replacing manager Frank de Boer two weeks before he was eventually sacked.De Boer, 47, met with Palace chairman Steve Parish and sporting director Dougie Freedman on Monday, 28 August. Parish and Freedman left that meeting very underwhelmed and with no confidence that the Dutchman was the right man to turn Palace's fortunes around.They made contact with former England manager Roy Hodgson - the favourite to take over at Selhurst Park - and other potential replacements about their availability that week - but the club's focus turned to player recruitment at the end of the transfer window.De Boer was expected to be sacked before Sunday's trip to Burnley and although that did not materialise and there were signs of encouragement despite Palace's 1-0 defe...
Hung parliament sinks business confidence, IoD finds

Hung parliament sinks business confidence, IoD finds

Business
The uncertainty caused by the general election has led business confidence to sink "through the floor", according to a lobby group.A snap poll of 700 members of the Institute of Directors found a "dramatic drop" in confidence following the hung parliament.Members saw no clear way to resolve the political impasse quickly, the IoD said.However, it found there was "no desire" for another election this year.Going to the polls again before Christmas would have a negative impact on the UK economy, which was already facing global headwinds, the IoD said.The loss of the Conservatives' majority in the Commons has led Theresa May to seek the support of MPs from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to govern.The resulting political uncertainty could have disastrous consequences for the UK eco...