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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News – Southgate: The NFL aided England’s World Cup

Gareth Southgate attended Super Bowl LIII alongside Messrs Martinez and Moyes He revealed American football helped England thrive at Russia 2018 Southgate hailed the NFL’s strategising and media relations Wondering if there was a secret to England scoring a whopping nine goals from set-pieces at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™? There was. Let us spare you a few guesses… England’s scheme scribbler learned how to get the best from a dead adidas Telstar 18 by studying plays from a leather, prolate spheroid ball. Gareth Southgate attended his third Super…

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Cook, Thomas and Southgate honoured in UK New Year list

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain has recognized its sporting stars in the Queen’s New Year’s honors list with a knighthood for cricketer Alastair Cook, and awards for Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, England soccer boss Gareth Southgate and his captain Harry Kane. Former England captain Cook, 34, who retired from international cricket this year, was his country’s most-capped test player and record test run scorer. Welsh cyclist Thomas, 32, has won three world championships and two Olympic gold medals along with this year’s Tour de France, while the honors for…

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New Year Honours 2019: Twiggy, Michael Palin and Gareth Southgate on list

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTwiggy, Michael Palin and Philip Pullman are among those being honoured. Monty Python star Michael Palin has been knighted and model Twiggy made a dame in a New Year Honours list that also recognises the achievements of England manager Gareth Southgate. Southgate becomes an OBE after guiding the Three Lions to the World Cup semi-finals in Russia – and the same honour goes to another sporting hero from 2018, Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas. Former England cricket captain Alastair Cook and…

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Gareth Southgate: What we learned from England boss on Match of the Day

‘Unicorns and rubber chickens’ – England’s World Cup entertainment Match of the Day: Southgate’s World Cup Watch on iPlayer and on Football Focus, Saturday, 29 December at 12:00 GMT on BBC One It is more than five months since the World Cup, that glorious summer during which the temperature soared and England fans fell back in love with their football team. Looking back on the tournament, England boss Gareth Southgate has spoken to the BBC as part of a special programme – MOTD: Southgate’s World Cup – which is available…

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Sports Personality of the Year: Gareth Southgate named Coach of the Year

Gareth Southgate was appointed England manager in 2016 Gareth Southgate has won Coach of the Year at the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year show after leading England to the World Cup semi-finals this summer. England defied expectations to reach the last four in Russia but lost 2-1 to Croatia after extra time in Moscow. It was the Three Lions’ third appearance in a World Cup semi-final and their first since Italia 90. Southgate’s side had earlier won their first ever World Cup penalty shootout to reach the final eight.…

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Bear Grylls tests Gareth Southgate in TV mission

Image copyright ITV Image caption Grylls (left) took Southgate to “rugged, unspoilt moorlands” England football manager Gareth Southgate has become the latest star to go on a mission into the wilderness with TV action man Bear Grylls. Grylls will be seen testing the seemingly unflappable England boss on his “composure and poise under pressure” in an ITV special. Southgate took the “ultimate challenge” on “some of the country’s most rugged, unspoilt moorlands”, ITV said. Bear’s Mission with Gareth Southgate will be screened in the coming months. Grylls described Southgate as…

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Spain v England: Gareth Southgate says World Cup players ‘lacking freshness’

Southgate led England to the semi-finals of the World Cup in Russia this summer Premier League players have suffered because the competition started “so early” after the World Cup, says England manager Gareth Southgate. The first match of the Premier League season took place on Friday, 10 August – 26 days after the World Cup final. “I think it’s a lack of psychological freshness, rather than physical,” said Southgate, whose team face Spain in the Nations League in Seville on Monday. But he acknowledged it was a “complex scenario” for…

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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News – Southgate signs on for four more years

England manager Gareth Southgate has signed a new four-year contract, with the FA announcing the deal will see the Three Lions coach through to the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ in Qatar. Southgate led the 1966 World Cup winners to a fourth-placed finish at Russia 2018, the country’s joint-best placing at a World Cup on foreign soil. “I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead the national team through the next two major tournaments,” Southgate said to TheFA.com, after signing his new deal. “The job remains an incredible privilege and…

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Gareth Southgate: England manager signs new contract until 2022 World Cup

Gareth Southgate has signed a new contract which will see him remain as England boss until the 2022 World Cup. Southgate, whose previous deal was due to end after Euro 2020, led his team to the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 28 years this summer in Russia. He has agreed improved terms, which will see his salary increase to a reported £3m a year. “I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead the national team through the next two major tournaments,” he said. “The job remains…

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Gareth Southgate: England boss to sign deal to 2022 World Cup

England boss Gareth Southgate’s new deal will cover the next two major tournaments Gareth Southgate is set to sign a new four-year contract to remain as England manager for the 2022 World Cup. The 48-year-old, whose current deal expires in 2020, led his team to the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 28 years this summer in Russia. He has agreed improved terms, which will see his salary increase to a reported £3m a year. The contract will be discussed at a Football Association board meeting on Thursday.…

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