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Former England captain Gerrard to be named Rangers manager

Former England captain Gerrard to be named Rangers manager

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Steven Gerrard will be announced as Rangers' new manager on Friday afternoon.The former Liverpool midfielder, 37, will replace Graeme Murty, who was placed in interim charge following the October sacking of Pedro Caixinha.Gerrard, who leaves his role as a youth coach at Anfield to move north, captained the Reds and England during a glittering playing career.He made 710 appearances and won nine trophies for Liverpool over 19 years.He also won 114 England caps and captained the national team at three of the six major tournaments at which he played. Gerrard retired in 2016 and joined the youth set-up at Anfield after rejecting an offer to become manager of MK Dons.Read more: 'Glasgow isn't a city where you can sit pretty and develop - it's either triumph or disaster'Let's block ads! (Why?) B...
The Queen of England gets a supreme salary … see how other world leaders stack up

The Queen of England gets a supreme salary … see how other world leaders stack up

Finance
At 92 years of age, Britain's beloved Queen Elizabeth is in a league of her own when it comes to income. Her earnings add up to 2,660.4 times the per capita GDP of the United Kingdom. Sounds like a lot, but if the queen's salary were equally distributed across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, each citizen would only get £1.16, or $ 1.62 at current exchange rates, apiece.Sources: IG Group, Google/World BankLet's block ads! (Why?) Financial Advisor Hub
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 ...