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Joe Root resigns from England Test captaincy after back-to-back series defeats

Joe Root resigns from England Test captaincy after back-to-back series defeats

Joe Root has announced his resignation from the England Test captaincy after five years in the role. The 31-year-old revealed he was stepping down on Friday in a detailed statement, with a replacement yet to be announced.

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Why Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford were dropped from England squad for March friendlies

Why Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford were dropped from England squad for March friendlies

Gareth Southgate has named his latest England squad for friendlies against Switzerland and Ivory Coast this month, both at Wembley. Marc Guehi is a surprise addition to the usual names; the Crystal Palace defender is set to earn his first senior cap.

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England's 20-0 demolition of Latvia exposes women's football problems that UEFA & FIFA must solve

England's 20-0 demolition of Latvia exposes women's football problems that UEFA & FIFA must solve

“Women’s football is a joke,” read one tweet. “A complete farce,” read another. After England beat Latvia 20-0 on Tuesday night, there were heaps more just like these. It was the biggest ever win in a Women’s World Cup qualification game, breaking a record set just days earlier by Belgium, who defeated Armenia 19-0.

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England vs. Italy result: Italians beat English in Euro 2021 final in penalty kick shootout

England vs. Italy result: Italians beat English in Euro 2021 final in penalty kick shootout

“It’s coming to Rome” is what Italian players were shouting in celebration after winning the Euro 2021 final in a dramatic penalty kick shootout against England that saw goalkpeeper Gigi Donnarumma emerge as the hero.

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