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England win relay double, Wales add to medal tally – day 10 round-up & video

England win relay double, Wales add to medal tally – day 10 round-up & video

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Media playback is not supported on this device 2018 Commonwealth GamesVenue: Gold Coast, Australia Dates: 4-15 AprilCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV and Red Button with extra streams on Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and app; listen on Radio 5 live; follow text updates online. Times and channelsEngland's sprinters secured an impressive relay double on the track as the country's netballers won a dramatic semi-final to keep their hopes of a Commonwealth Games gold medal alive.Wales' Michael Wixey took men's trap gold, while England's David Luckman added his second shooting title.Jon Mould added a road race silver for Wales, while Dani Rowe took bronze.In boxing, England's Lisa Whiteside and Gal Yafai won gold as Northern Ireland collected ...
Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Mauricio Pochettino backs 'fighter' Dele Alli to make his way back into Gareth Southgate's England squad

Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Mauricio Pochettino backs 'fighter' Dele Alli to make his way back into Gareth Southgate's England squad

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Alli silencing his critics at Stamford BridgeSunday, April 1, 2018Mauricio Pochettino tipped "fighter" Dele Alli to win back England boss Gareth Southgate's trust after the Tottenham star's match-winning double at Chelsea.Alli followed up being dropped for England's 1-1 draw with Italy by netting twice as Tottenham secured a first win at Stamford Bridge since 1990 in Sunday's Premier League clash.Pochettino insisted Spurs have achieved "nothing" despite opening up an eight-point gap on rivals Chelsea that all-but cements Tottenham's bid for a fourth-place finish that will secure Champions League qualification.The Spurs boss conceded Alli had faced a "tough period" in not featuring for England against Italy - but insisted he never doubted the 21-year-old's ability to bounce back."Dele is no...
Bairstow stars against NZ despite England struggles

Bairstow stars against NZ despite England struggles

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Second Test, Christchurch (Hagley Oval), day one:England 290-8: Bairstow 97 not out, Wood 52, Southee 5-60New Zealand: Yet to batScorecardJonny Bairstow struck an unbeaten 97 as England's batsmen struggled once again on the first day of the second Test against New Zealand in Christchurch.England were 94-5 after losing three wickets in nine balls before Bairstow, aided by number nine batsman Mark Wood (52), steadied the innings.Wood registered his maiden Test half-century before he was bowled by Tim Southee, who ended the day with 5-60.However, Bairstow played well to ensure England ended the day on 290-8.England opted to make three changes to the side that lost by an innings and 49 runs in Auckland, with Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes and Craig Overton the men to make way. That meant returns for ...
Italy's late VAR penalty cancels out Vardy's strike for England

Italy's late VAR penalty cancels out Vardy's strike for England

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England were denied a second successive friendly victory by a late Italy penalty awarded by the video assistant referee (VAR) at Wembley.Gareth Southgate's side were good value for a lead given to them by Jamie Vardy's powerful 26th-minute finish, fired past keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma after Jesse Lingard's quickly taken free-kick caught the visitors out.England were fortunate to escape some defensive lapses, especially when Ciro Immobile headed over in the first half - but looked to be closing out a confidence-boosting win until a late intervention from VAR.Referee Deniz Aytekin consulted VAR after Burnley defender James Tarkowski tangled with Federico Chiesa, and decided the England debutant had stepped on the Italian's foot, allowing Lorenzo Insigne to beat Jack Butland with just three ...
'Give us some love,' Sterling urges England fans

'Give us some love,' Sterling urges England fans

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England forward Raheem Sterling has urged fans to "give love" to the team going into this summer's World Cup in Russia.They have three more warm-up games before the tournament, starting with Italy at Wembley on Tuesday, having beaten the Netherlands 1-0 on Friday.Sterling told BBC Radio 5 live: "I feel sometimes there is too much negativity."I would love to hear some positive notes coming in, just to let the boys know everyone is behind them."Football Daily podcast: 'Lack of world-class creative midfielder will hold England back'Euro Leagues Show: How are World Cup favourites looking?England were unbeaten as they topped their World Cup qualifying group, winning eight out of 10 matches, but their recent performances have not always impressed the supporters.Gareth Southgate's team, who face ...