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England 3-0 USA: Gareth Southgate’s vibrant young side excel in Wayne Rooney’s final Three Lions game at Wembley

England 3-0 USA: Gareth Southgate’s vibrant young side excel in Wayne Rooney’s final Three Lions game at Wembley

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THANK ROO AND GOODNIGHT While much of the attention was on the former Manchester United forward, the future looks bright for England Wayne Rooney may well have missed out on a final goal for England, but Gareth Southgate will be delighted after watching the Three Lions beat the USA 3-0 at Wembley. Goals in the first half from Jesse Lingard and Trent Alexander-Arnold effectively killed off the game as a contest as the visitors head’s dropped. Alexander-Arnold celebrates his first goal for England Callum Wilson finally got his debut goal before being withdrawn after several missed opportunities in the game. The latter wrapped up victory on a night that also saw Lewis Dunk and Alex McCarthy make their international bows, with 18-year-old J...
Detroit Lions P Sam Martin 'fine' after precautionary hospital visit

Detroit Lions P Sam Martin 'fine' after precautionary hospital visit

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Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin said he has no lingering issues from the chest injury that sent him to the hospital following this weekend's loss to the Chicago Bears. Martin also said that he expects to play for the Lions (3-6) in their home game versus the Carolina Panthers (6-3) on Sunday (1 p.m. ET). The 28-year-old Martin was injured after being blocked by Bears wide receiver Josh Bellamy during the third quarter of Sunday's game. He remained on the ground for several moments before making his way back to the sideline. Martin was taken via ambulance to a Chicago-area hospital, with the NFL Network reporting that he was coughing up blood at one point. The 6-foot-1, 211-pound Martin was later discharged and flew home with the team. "It was precautionary. I'm all good. No story here...
Three Lions breaks chart record

Three Lions breaks chart record

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After a heart-breaking week for English football fans, Three Lions is number one on this week's official singles chart.It's the first time in chart history a song has scored four spells at number one with the same artist line-up.The original 1996 version had two one-week stints whilst the 1998 re-work had a three-week spell.With over 1.6 million copies sold since its release, the anthem is also one of the UK's best-selling singles ever. 'It's Coming Home': The song that defines England England World Cup defeat seen by 26.5m Radio 1's chart show host Scott Mills said: "England gave us everything at this World Cup. The whole country got swept away with it."Three Lions being the official number one shows how we really got behind ou...
‘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’

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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...
Cassel agrees to deal with Lions

Cassel agrees to deal with Lions

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Quarterback Matt Cassel has agreed to a contract with the Detroit Lions, multiple media sources reported on Wednesday. The 35-year-old Cassel will back up starter Matthew Stafford for the Lions, who also have quarterback Jake Rudock on the roster and waived quarterback Alek Torgerson on Wednesday. Cassel was released by the Tennessee Titans on March 9 after backing up Marcus Mariota the last two seasons. Cassel was drafted by the New England Patriots in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft and also has played for the Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, Buffalo Bills and Dallas Cowboys. In his 13 NFL seasons, Cassell has passed for 17,499 yards and 104 touchdowns, with 81 interceptions in 106 games, 81 of them starts.Let's block ads! (Why?) Sports News - UPI.com