Harry Kane doubtful for England’s encounter against USA

England captain Harry Kane is set to have a scan on his right ankle before Friday’s World Cup game with the United States. Kane, 29, sustained a blow early in the second half during the 6-2 victory over Iran in Group B on Monday. He was eventually replaced by Callum Wilson and was later seen with light strapping on the ankle. Kane…

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England held by Germany at Wembley

England were denied a dramatic win after a late error by goalkeeper Nick Pope halted a superb comeback and gifted Germany an equaliser in the Uefa Nations League clash at Wembley. In a game of fluctuating fortunes, Germany looked on course for victory as two bad mistakes from the hapless Harry Maguire put Hansi Flick’s side in control. England manager…

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Kane scores as Tottenham moves top

Harry Kane scored his 250th goal for Tottenham as they moved top of the Premier League with a hard-fought win over Wolves. The England forward reacted sharply to head in Ivan Perisic’s flick on from a corner to give Spurs their reward for their second-half dominance. Kane’s effort also saw the hosts become the fifth team to score 1,000 goals…

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England held to a goalless draw with Italy

England continued with their winless start to their Nations League campaign continued as an experimental Three Lions side failed to break down European champions Italy in a goalless draw at Molineux. This was a game played behind closed doors as punishment for the chaos that preceded the last meeting between these two, when Italy beat England in the Euro 2020…

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England players jeered for taking a knee in Hungary

England players were jeered when they took a knee before their Nations League match in Hungary, despite most of the crowd in Budapest being children. Last June, Hungary were ordered by Uefa to play three games behind closed doors as punishment for discriminatory behaviour by their fans at Euro 2020. But Saturday’s fixture saw over 30,000 spectators at Budapest’s Puskas Arena.…

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England begin Nations League journey with defeat against Hungary

England start Nations League campaign with a losing start as a disappointing display brought a deserved defeat by Hungary in Budapest. This international was billed as taking place behind closed doors as Uefa punishment for racist and homophobic behaviour by Hungary’s fans during Euro 2020. And yet it was played in front of a large crowd, consisting mainly of schoolchildren…

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Harry Kane equals Premier League player of the month record

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been named Premier League player of the month for a seventh time. Kane equalled former Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero’s record. Kane, 28, scored four goals and had two assists in March to help Spurs’ push for a Champions League place. Aguero, who retired in December, won the last of his seven monthly awards in January 2020.…

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Kane matches Charlton England tally

Harry Kane moved level with Sir Bobby Charlton on 49 England goals as they came from behind to beat Switzerland in a friendly at Wembley. England were grateful to the excellence of goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in the first half but they still fell behind when Breel Embolo’s header put Switzerland in front after 22 minutes. Gareth Southgate’s side were second…

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Kane scores late as Tottenham edge Manchester City

Harry Kane’s stoppage-time goal gave Tottenham a stunning victory over Premier League leaders Manchester City in a chaotic finale at Etihad Stadium. City thought they had rescued a point moments earlier when Riyad Mahrez converted a penalty awarded after a VAR review, but there was another twist to come and Kane, predictably, provided it. The Spurs striker, whom City had…

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England to host Ivory Coast in a friendly match

England will play Ivory Coast in a friendly at Wembley on 29 March. Ivory Coast are ranked 56th in the world and are through to the last-16 of the Africa Cup of Nations having knocked out holders Algeria on Thursday. Their squad boasts the likes of Arsenal’s Nicolas Pepe, Ajax’s Sebastien Haller and Fulham’s Jean Michal Seri. England are already hosting Switzerland on 26…

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