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September 22, 2021


‘Heartbroken, disappointed & betrayed by England’s withdrawal of Pakistan tour’

Pakistan’s men toured England earlier this year, playing three one-day internationals and three Twenty20s Aatif Nawaz is a Test Match Special commentator as well as a comedian, writer and actor. Here he reveals the depth of feeling among Pakistan cricket fans about England’s decision not to play in the upcoming......

England’s winter plan for the virus includes some booster shots and trying to avoid lockdown.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here A plan to offer all those age 50 and older a booster vaccine was announced on Tuesday as part of a winter coronavirus strategy for England designed to prevent any new surge in cases from overwhelming the National......

How Facebook Failed to Stem Racist Abuse of England’s Soccer Players

New York Times
In May 2019, Facebook asked the organizing bodies of English soccer to its London offices off Regent’s Park. On the agenda: what to do about the growing racist abuse on the social network against Black soccer players. At the meeting, Facebook gave representatives from four of England’s main soccer organizations......

England’s ‘freedom day’ marred by soaring cases and isolation chaos

England lifts most COVID restrictions Johnson forced to isolate after trying to skip it PM urges caution as cases rocket to 50,000 a day Businesses say app causing isolation chaos Clubbers dance through dawn LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ‘freedom day’ ending over a year of......

England’s lifting of Covid lockdowns is a danger to the entire world, experts warn

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street to attend Prime Ministers Questions at the Houses of Parliament on July 7, 2021 in London, England. Chris J Ratcliffe | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — Global scientists have......

England’s potential will be wasted if Southgate can’t learn to be bold

England will need some time to recover from their penalty shootout defeat to Italy in the Euro 2020 final, but the countdown to the 2022 World Cup has already begun. It will be 499 days between the end of Euro 2020 and the opening game of the next World Cup......

Johnson, set to ease England’s rules, says pandemic not over

UK PM set to outline end of COVID restrictions Government says vaccines breaking link between COVID and deaths Concern that Euro 2020 gatherings could accelerate infections LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will urge caution on Monday as he confirms plans to remove nearly all remaining......

After Defeat, England’s Black Soccer Players Face a Racist Outburst

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here LONDON — England wrapped its arms around its national soccer team the morning after its history-making run ended in heartbreaking defeat. But an ugly eruption of racist jibes against some of its young Black players was a reminder......

England’s run reflects how Southgate, players changed national mood

BURTON UPON TRENT, England — It was in the months after England‘s run to the 2018 World Cup semifinals when manager Gareth Southgate began to realise the impact he had made on the country. “What hit me coming back from Russia was families coming up to me on the street,......

England’s Foden misses training ahead of Euro final v Italy

Soccer Football – Euro 2020 – Semi Final – England v Denmark – Wembley Stadium, London, Britain – July 7, 2021 England’s Phil Foden celebrates after the match Pool via REUTERS/Paul Ellis July 10 (Reuters) – England midfielder Phil Foden did not take part in Saturday’s team training session ahead......

England’s Sterling, Kane Rise Above the Discourse

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Jonathan Wilson Life in tournaments moves pretty fast. Watching Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane shredding Ukraine and Denmark in the quarterfinals and semifinals of the Euros, it was hard to imagine that when the tournament began less than a month......

Sterling deserves praise as England’s best player at Euro 2020

Having inspired England to a Euro 2020 semifinal victory against Denmark with a man-of-the-match performance at Wembley, rather than bask in headlines celebrating his latest impressive display, Raheem Sterling was greeted with criticism for “diving” to win the penalty that led to Harry Kane scoring the extra-time winner for Gareth......

‘Finally’: England’s media hail Southgate’s ‘history-making’ team

July 8 (Reuters) – England ended a 55-year wait to reach a major final after they overcame Denmark at Euro 2020 and the result dominated the front and back pages of the country’s newspapers on Thursday with most going on a similar theme to Daily Mirror’s splash: “Finally”. England beat......

UK PM Johnson looks to end England’s virus restrictions

PM Johnson to set out plan to end restrictions on July 19 Cases soaring but vaccinations avert strain on hospitals Doctors say masks should continue to be worn LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was due on Monday to set out plans to end social and......

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