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Despite progress, much work remains for Southgate and England

2 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

By Simon Evans MOSCOW - England's first run to the World Cup semi-finals in 28 years represented real progress and provided cheer to their long-suffering supporters, but there remain clear shortcomings for manager Gareth Southgate to address when the emotion fades. The 2-1 extra-time defeat to Croatia on Wednesday exposed the limitations of Southgate's inexperienced side, weaknesses that were evident at other times in the tournament, but were often masked by the euphoria of unexpected success. For all the talk of a new, modern, passing style of football, England found it difficult to play...
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Youth and diversity - how Southgate's team came to represent 'modern England'

Youth and diversity - how Southgate's team came to represent 'modern England'

2 days ago   |   By BBC

Poet, author and journalist Musa Okwonga explores how Gareth Southgate's team represented "modern England" and captured the imagination of a nation.
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