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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...
Brexit ferry contracts could cost government millions more

Brexit ferry contracts could cost government millions more

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The government will be forced to spend tens of millions of additional pounds to keep its no-deal ferry contracts in place if Brexit is delayed. Sources have confirmed to the BBC extra payments will need to be made to two ferry companies, to cover their costs of preparing for a 29 March exit.Extra ferries may be needed in case of congestion on roads to the coast.Brittany Ferries, one of the contractors, said it had already incurred large fuel and staffing costs.It said it would need to be compensated for those expenses. In December the Department for Transport contracted three suppliers to provide additional capacity on cross-channel ferries that carry lorries.Sources close to the Department for Transport (DfT) confirmed to the BB...
Brexit: Could the UK drop tariffs to zero?

Brexit: Could the UK drop tariffs to zero?

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MPs are set to hold key votes next week on the terms of Brexit, the outcome of which could determine whether the UK has greater flexibility to set its own trade tariffs.A second "meaningful vote" on the Brexit agreement negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May is due to take place on Tuesday.However, if no agreement can be reached, and the UK ultimately leaves the European Union on 29 March with no deal in place, reports last week suggested the UK government might cut trade tariffs on between 80% and 90% of goods, with some tariffs being scrapped completely.Business Secretary Greg Clark told the BBC that new tariff schedules would be published only after next week's vote on Mrs May's Brexit agreement, if it became clear the UK would be leaving the EU with...
Burnley vs Tottenham Hotspur: Amazing statistic about headed goals could bode well for the Premier League title challengers

Burnley vs Tottenham Hotspur: Amazing statistic about headed goals could bode well for the Premier League title challengers

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LIVE ON TS You can hear live and exclusive national radio commentary of the game live on talkSPORT Tottenham Hotspur could be heading to another Premier League win on Saturday – literally – as they face Burnley – live on talkSPORT. Spurs claimed their 20th win of the season in their last domestic match as they defeated Leicester City 3-1 at Wembley. Tottenham Hotspur defender Davinson Sanchez heads home a goal against Leicester. It was a big win for Mauricio Pochettino’s men as they not only kept chase with Manchester City and Liverpool at the top of the table but also made sure they kept top four rivals Chelsea, Arsenal, and Manchester United at bay. The victory was hard fought with the Foxes impressing in north Londo...