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Days of fish, chips and beer are gone, says England boss Gareth Southgate

NEW England manager Gareth Southgate has warned his players they cannot afford to take liberties with their free time on international duty.

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New England manager Gareth Southgate during a press conference at Wembley Stadium, London (Photo: PA)

Wayne Rooney remains as England captain under Gareth Southgate

New England manager Gareth Southgate intends to keep Wayne Rooney as national captain but stressed the role did not come with a guaranteed starting place.

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Gareth Southgate is the new England manager. (Picture: PA / Graphic: Graeme Bandeira)

Leon Wobschall: Four-game audition leads to four years for Gareth Southgate and England

GARETH SOUTHGATE. First among equals. From a shortlist of one.

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Gareth Southgate's appointment as England manager is expected to be rubber stamped on Wednesday. Picture: Nick Potts/PA.

Rubber-stamped: Gareth Southgate confirmed as new England manager on four-year deal

GARETH SOUTHGATE is England’s new manager after his long-expected appointment was confirmed by the Football Association.

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Southgate must wait as FA delay top job decision

Gareth Southgate has been told the Football Association views him as a “strong candidate” to become England manager but chief executive Martin Glenn promised not to rush a decision.

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Englands John Stones stands dejected after Spains Isco had equalised in stoppage time for the visitors who had trailed 2-0 (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire).

England 2 Spain 2: Visitors inflict late pain but England look much better under Gareth Southgate

England were caught cold by a late Spain comeback, but a positive performance at the end of a turbulent year will only have strengthened Gareth Southgate’s grip on the manager’s job.

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England interim manager Gareth Southgate during a training session at Tottenham. (Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire)

England v Spain: Lot of work ahead for whoever takes Three Lions forward, says Gareth Southgate

England’s humiliating World Cup and Euro 2016 exits are the uncomfortable benchmarks for a team that Gareth Southgate still believes have the attitude and aptitude to achieve.

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BRING ON ENGLAND: Scotlands Robert Snodgrass takes a break after a training session at Mar Hall, Glasgow ahead of the trip to Wembley. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA

Hull City’s Robert Snodgrass happy to switch from KCOM hero to Wembley villain

ROBERT SNODRGASS, Hull City’s hero at the weekend, is hoping to return to Yorkshire next week as public enemy No 1 after inspiring Scotland to World Cup victory at Wembley.

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Hull City and Scotland's Robert Snodgrass (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire).

Hull City are Robert Snodgrass’s priority, insists Scotland boss Gordon Strachan

GORDON STRACHAN says that Robert Snodgrass faces a race against time to prove his fitness after being named in Scotland’s squad for their World Cup qualifying game with England at Wembley a week tomorrow.

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England's Marcus Rashford receives advice from caretaker manager Gareth Southgate. Picture: Nick Potts/PA

Getting to know you: Gareth Southgate up close and personal with England’s players

Jordan Henderson says England’s players want to work with interim manager Gareth Southgate “for a long time”.

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England's Wayne Rooney arrives for the walkaround at Stadion Stozice, Ljubliana.

Rooney is still part of England plans, says Southgate

Wayne Rooney accepts the England captaincy no longer comes with a guaranteed starting spot after interim manager Gareth Southgate made the bold decision to drop him for tonight’s World Cup qualifier in Slovenia.

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Fletcher prepared to risk injury as Scotland face key Slovakia tie

Scotland captain Darren Fletcher is willing to take a risk with his injured thigh in his desperation to face Slovakia tonight.

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England's Jordan Henderson.

Henderson’s Kop role behind Southgate’s captaincy switch

Gareth Southgate says Jordan Henderson earned the right to replace Wayne Rooney as England captain after successfully stepping out of Steven Gerrard’s shadow at Anfield.

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England caretaker manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying match at Wembley Stadium, London. (Picture: PA)

England manager Gareth Southgate asks for time as he stands by Wayne Rooney

GARETH SOUTHGATE admits England will take time to adapt to his ideas after a tumultuous few months that have seen a different manager take charge in each of the last three games.

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Norther Ireland's Steven Davis after the final whistle during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying match at Windsor Park, Belfast. (Picture: PA)

Northern Ireland 4 San Marino 0: Ireland mindful of backlash from Euro opponents

Michael O’Neill has warned his Northern Ireland squad they must be braced for the Germany backlash that has followed their failure to win Euro 2016 this summer.

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Lithuania's Mantas Kuklys and Scotland's Robert Snodgrass

Scotland 1 Lithuania 1: Hull City’s Andrew Robertson staying positive despite Hampden setback

Hull City’s Andy Robertson is glad for the chance to return to action so soon after Scotland’s 1-1 draw against Lithuania on Saturday night.

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Wales' Gareth Bale reacts after coming close to scoring a second goal during the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifying, group D match at the Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff. (Picture: PA)

Wales 1 Georgia 1: Georgia’s second-half rally brings Wales back to earth

Chris Coleman admitted Wales were punished for not “taking care of business” as they were held to a draw by Georgia.

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James Meredith.

Promotion with Bradford City would boost James Meredith’s international hopes

JAMES MEREDITH admits that securing Championship football with Bradford City would breathe new life into his international career with Australia.

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England v Malta: Southgate can lead from the front for England

THIS isn’t the first time Gareth Southgate has stepped forward when England needed him most.

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England caretaker manager Garerth Southgate, centre, during a training session with his players at St George's Park, Burton yesterday (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire).

Gareth Southgate gives England a licence to take risks

NO MATTER how low the national team sinks, or how deep the scandal surrounding England, one thing can be guaranteed: the nation’s fans will still turn up in their droves.

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