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Jadon Sancho will play no part in England’s forthcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Andorra and Poland.

Jadon Sancho will play no part in England’s forthcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Andorra and Poland.

ENGLAND, Football, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, Sports
In a statement released today, The FA said: “Jadon Sancho will play no part in England’s forthcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Andorra and Poland.fifa“The forward picked up a minor knock in training earlier this week which ruled him out of the 4-0 victory in Hungary. “Following further assessment, the 21-year-old has returned to his club and is expected to recover in time for Manchester United’s fixture with Newcastle United on Saturday 11 September.“Gareth Southgate now has a 23-man squad at his disposal for Sunday’s match against Andorra at Wembley Stadium (17:00 BST kick-off).” Wishing you a speedy recovery, Jadon.
Hungary 0-4 England: Gareth Southgate’s side take full control of Group I after big win in Budapest

Hungary 0-4 England: Gareth Southgate’s side take full control of Group I after big win in Budapest

ENGLAND, EUROPE, European Council, EUROPEAN UNION, FIFA, Football, Hungary, World Cup
England continued their perfect start to World Cup qualifying in Hungary; In their first international since defeat on penalties to Italy in the Euro 2020 final, goals from Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane, Harry Maguire and Declan Rice sealed win; England now lead Group I by five points England got their World Cup qualifying campaign back up and running in fine style as Gareth Southgate's side scored four second-half goals to secure a 4-0 victory against Hungary. Just 53 days after their heartbreaking penalty-shootout loss to Italy at Wembley, England side restarted their World Cup qualification campaign in Budapest, and they had to contend with a hostile home crowd at the Puskas Arena. Widespread booing was heard around the stadium as the England players took a knee before kick-...
Statement by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta on the Nomination of Kenya’s Candidate for Secretary General of the Commonwealth

Statement by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta on the Nomination of Kenya’s Candidate for Secretary General of the Commonwealth

Commonwealth, ENGLAND, EUROPE, KENYA, London
statement-on-nomination-of-kenyas-candidate-for-the-post-of-commonwealth-secretary-general-002Download President Uhuru Kenyatta flanked by Cabinet Secretaries Raychelle Omamo (Foreign Affairs) and Monica Juma (Defence) when he delivered a statement on the nomination of Kenya's candidate for the post of Secretary General of the Commonwealth at State House, Nairobi.  President Uhuru Kenyatta flanked by Cabinet Secretaries Raychelle Omamo (Foreign Affairs) and Monica Juma (Defence) when he delivered a statement on the nomination of Kenya's candidate for the post of Secretary General of the Commonwealth at State House, Nairobi. Also Present is Head of Public Service Dr. Joseph Kinyua. President Uhuru Kenyatta with CS Monica Juma (Defence) when he delivered a statement on the nominati...
BREAKING: Man United submit transfer bid for Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo

BREAKING: Man United submit transfer bid for Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo

ENGLAND, FIFA, Football, London, Manchester United, UK Parliament
The PUNCH had reported that Manchester United are now frontrunners to secure a sensational return to Old Trafford for Cristiano Ronaldo, after it was confirmed Manchester City are no longer interested. Earlier in the day, Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri confirmed the five-time Ballon d’Or winner’s desire to leave the Italian giants. Premier League champions City had been widely linked with a move for the Portuguese forward after missing out on England captain Harry Kane. Christiano Ronaldo is set for his Manchester United medical after the Red Devils jumped ahead of rivals Manchester City to sign the Portuguese on a two-year deal. City have confirmed that their move to sign Ronaldo has collapsed, with the club no longer considering the Portuguese superstar. The Premier ...
Man Utd draw to equal Premier League away record

Man Utd draw to equal Premier League away record

ENGLAND, EPL, FIFA, Football, UK
Mason Greenwood scored his second goal of the season as Manchester United equalled Arsenal's Premier League record of 27 successive unbeaten away matches with a 1-1 draw at Southampton. Harry Maguire hit the woodwork after connecting with Bruno Fernandes' free-kick before Mohammed Salisu cleared the loose ball off the line as Man Utd went close on seven minutes. Paul Pogba then headed narrowly over from a Luke Shaw cross but despite their bright start, the visitors went behind in the 30th minute when Che Adams' shot deflected in off Fred. Man Utd levelled 10 minutes into the second half with a low finish from Greenwood after Pogba had created the opening with his fifth assist of the season. Greenwood, twice, and Fernandes went close as the Red Devils pressed for th...
Grealish on target as Man City cruise past Norwich

Grealish on target as Man City cruise past Norwich

ENGLAND, EPL, FIFA, Football, Man City, Norwich City, UK, UK Parliament, UK Prime Minister
Story by EPL All Photos by Getty Images Jack Grealish marked his home Manchester City debut with a goal as the champions beat Norwich City 5-0 to claim their first points of the season. Pep Guardiola's team took a seventh-minute lead at Etihad Stadium courtesy of an own goal, Grant Hanley turning Gabriel Jesus' cross in off Tim Krul.   Another Jesus cross yielded City's second, the ball hitting Grealish at the far post and going in on 22 minutes.  Aymeric Laporte made it 3-0 when he scrambled home a corner-kick to score his first City goal on home soil 19 minutes after half-time.  Jesus squared the ball for substitute Raheem Sterling to tap in, before fellow replacement Riyad Mahrez latched on to a pinpoint Ruben Dias pass to complete the scoring six minu...
Thousands infected with coronavirus during Euro 2020 finals in London

Thousands infected with coronavirus during Euro 2020 finals in London

COVID-19, ENGLAND, HEALTH, Health Workers, INTERNATIONAL, Ministry Of Health, World Health Organization
Chaos erupted at Wembley especially during England's final match against Italy, when thousands of people entered the stadium without tickets Thousands of people became infected with the coronavirus during the Euro 2020 finals in London, according to figures released by Public Health England on Friday. Of the tens of thousands of spectators and fans, 2,295 of those who were in or around Wembley Stadium during the semi-finals and finals on July 7 and 11 were said to have been highly infectious at the time, while 3,404 people are said to have become infected. Fans were required to take a coronavirus test to be allowed entry to Wembley, though the system relied upon them reporting whether the test was negative or not Chaos erupted at Wembley especially during E...
Antonio matches West Ham record in comeback win

Antonio matches West Ham record in comeback win

ENGLAND, EPL, FIFA, FIFA, Football, West Ham
All Pictures:Getty Images. Story by EPL Michail Antonio scored one and assisted another as he became West Ham United’s joint-leading Premier League goalscorer in their 4-2 comeback victory at Newcastle United.  The striker matched Paolo Di Canio's record total of 47 PL goals for the club to seal a fightback from 2-1 down. Callum Wilson’s ninth goal in 11 league matches against West Ham put Newcastle ahead on five minutes. He headed in from Allan Saint-Maximin’s cross following some dazzling trickery by the winger. West Ham levelled on 18 minutes when Aaron Cresswell’s low strike squirmed in across a crowded penalty area. Newcastle retook the lead before half-time with Jacob Murphy's header from a Matt Ritchie cross. Said Benrahma headed the Hammers' secon...
Boris Johnson blames US withdrawal for ‘accelerating’ Afghan collapse and vows to get Brits out in address made just hours after clowning around with Olympic athletes – and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab was on HOLIDAY

Boris Johnson blames US withdrawal for ‘accelerating’ Afghan collapse and vows to get Brits out in address made just hours after clowning around with Olympic athletes – and Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab was on HOLIDAY

ENGLAND, EUROPE, EUROPEAN UNION, London, UK Parliament, UK Prime Minister
The PM is facing calls for a last-ditch intervention to prevent collapse of countryElements of UK force sent to evacuate remaining nationals from in capital todayArrangements were made to fly the British ambassador Sir Laurie Bristow homeIt had previously been intended he should remain in a secure location at airport By JAMES GANT FOR MAILONLINE Featured Image:Getty Images Boris Johnson said the US decision to withdraw from Afghanistan had 'accelerated' the current situation and said the Government is getting Britons out of the country 'as fast as we can', after he was seen posing for pictures with Team GB Olympians.  The Prime Minister has earlier posed for publicity pictures with athletes at an event in London as Downing Street said ministers and senior offici...
I have recalled the  for a sitting on Wednesday 18 August at 11am to debate the situation in Afghanistan-The UK lord Speaker.

I have recalled the for a sitting on Wednesday 18 August at 11am to debate the situation in Afghanistan-The UK lord Speaker.

Afaghanstan, ENGLAND, POLITICS, UK Parliament, UK Prime Minister, USA
Lord Speaker:John McFall – Lord McFall of Alcluith I have recalled the @UKHouseofLords for a sitting on Wednesday 18 August at 11am to debate the situation in Afghanistan. This message was contained in his twitter handle today 15th August,2021. Background: Story by By Ahmed Mengli, Mushtaq Yusufzai, Rhea Mogul, Andrea Mitchell and Courtney Kube KABUL — Armed Taliban fighters entered Afghanistan's capital on Sunday, a spokesman for the group said, as the U.S. rushed to evacuate all personnel two decades after toppling the militant regime. Just months after President Joe Biden announced the full withdrawal of U.S. forces, the militant group's rapid advance across the country had left the Afghan gover...
Salah sets record for Matchweek 1 goals

Salah sets record for Matchweek 1 goals

ENGLAND, EPL, FIFA, Football, Liverpool, Sports
Egyptian assists two goals and scores third to get Reds off to winning start Mohamed Salah scored one goal, setting a Premier League record, and assisted another two as Liverpool eased to a 3-0 victory over Norwich City at Carrow Road. Tim Krul tipped Diogo Jota’s header over the crossbar, while Alisson was forced to deny Teemu Pukki as both sides started brightly. Mohamed Salah wheels away in delight after scoring Liverpool's third goal Liverpool made the breakthrough on 26 minutes, Salah diverting Trent Alexander-Arnold’s cross into the path of Jota, who fired in. The visiting side doubled their advantage on 65 minutes, when Roberto Firmino finished off a cross from Salah. The Egyptian got on the scoresheet himself nine minutes later when his curling shot beat Krul fro...
Chalobah’s super strike caps off victory over Palace

Chalobah’s super strike caps off victory over Palace

Chelsea, ENGLAND, EPL, FIFA, Football, INTERNATIONAL
Featured Photo:Getty Images. Story:EPL Trevoh Chalobah marked his Premier League debut with a long-range goal as Chelsea eased past Crystal Palace 3-0 at Stamford Bridge. Thomas Tuchel’s side took the lead on 27 minutes when Marcos Alonso curled a 25-yard free-kick beyond Vicente Guaita. Chelsea doubled their advantage five minutes before half-time, Christian Pulisic finishing from close range after reacting quickest to a loose ball. Alonso almost got his second after the break, but his first-time shot was well saved by Guaita. Chalobah, playing in a three-man defence, sealed the win on 58 minutes when he drilled in a low shot from outside the box for his first Chelsea goal. At the other end, Palace created few chances as their new manager Patrick Vieira ...
Fernandes hits treble and Pogba equals record for Man Utd

Fernandes hits treble and Pogba equals record for Man Utd

ENGLAND, EPL, Football
Story by EPL: Bruno Fernandes scored a hat-trick and Paul Pogba equalled the Premier League record of four assists in a match as Manchester United started their season with a 5-1 home win over Leeds United. Bruno Fernandes celebrates one of his 3 goals.Photo Credit :Getty Bruno Fernandes (L) in action: Photo Credit :Photo Credit:Getty The hosts had already gone close twice when Fernandes put them ahead on the half-hour mark, running on to Pogba’s through-ball and forcing the ball past Illan Meslier. Bruno Fernandes (L) in action. :Photo Credit:Getty Leeds equalised early in the second half through Luke Ayling's scorching 25-yard strike - his first Premier League goal. But Man Utd responded with three goals in the next 12 minutes. Pogba freed Mason Greenw...
Deepening of Kenya-UK ties top agenda as President Kenyatta and PM Johnson meet at Chequers

Deepening of Kenya-UK ties top agenda as President Kenyatta and PM Johnson meet at Chequers

Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND, EUROPE, KENYA, UK
Buckinghamshire, UK, 28th July 2021 (PSCU) – Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday met British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for bilateral talks on the second day of the Kenyan leader's official visit to the United Kingdom. - President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday met British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for bilateral talks at Chequers, the Prime Minister's official country residence in Buckinghamshire, on the second day of the Kenyan leader's official visit to the United Kingdom.  The leaders meeting at Chequers, the Prime Minister's official country residence in Buckinghamshire, discussed the deepening of the Kenya-UK historic ties as well as explored new avenues of bilateral cooperation. In their broad discussion, the President and the Prime Minister were clear that it ...
Lewis Hamilton vows to continue racing ‘hard but fairly’ after Max Verstappen collision

Lewis Hamilton vows to continue racing ‘hard but fairly’ after Max Verstappen collision

ENGLAND, FIA, Formula 1, Motorsport, RACING, Sports
F1 championship leader Verstappen released from hospital 'without any major injuries' following high-speed crash at British Grand Prix Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday, July 18. (Bradley Collyer/PA) Lewis Hamilton said he will continue to race “hard but fairly” after Max Verstappen accused the Briton of being dangerous, disrespectful and unsportsmanlike behaviour following their high-speed collision at the British Grand Prix on Sunday. Verstappen was released from hospital at 10pm on Sunday night, seven hours after his crash with Hamilton on the opening lap of the Silverstone race. Hamilton was dealt a 10-second penalty for the accident. But the Mercedes driver recovered from fourth to pass Ferrari’s Charles L...
UK police arrest four over racist abuse of England soccer players

UK police arrest four over racist abuse of England soccer players

ENGLAND, Football, POLICE, RACISM, Sports
Four people have been arrested over online racist abuse aimed at members of the England soccer team after Sunday's European Championship final, British police said on Thursday. A specialist team is looking into the offensive comments, police said, after three Black players - Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka - were targeted with racist abuse on social media sites Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. All three missed penalties in the penalty-shootout defeat against Italy at Wembley stadium in London. The abuse has been widely condemned and the government has promised action against social media companies if they do not remove offensive material more quickly. "We are working very closely with social media platforms, who are providing data we need to progress enquirie...
Britain fines drugmakers $360 million for overcharging NHS

Britain fines drugmakers $360 million for overcharging NHS

ENGLAND, HEALTH, INTERNATIONAL
Britain's competition regulator said on Thursday it has fined several drugmakers a total of more than 260 million pounds ($360 million) for overcharging the state-backed NHS healthcare network in relation to supply of hydrocortisone tablets. The companies engaged in practices including buying potential rivals to keep them off the market, increase prices of the drugs as the sole provider and paying off competition, the Competition and Markets Authority said. The regulator fined Actavis UK, Auden Mckenzie, Allergan Plc, Accord Healthcare, Intas Pharmaceuticals (INTA.NS), Waymade Plc, Amdipharm, Advanz Pharma and some Cinven entities. Auden Mckenzie and Actavis UK together will pay 221.1 million pounds. The watchdog said the firms charged the NHS "excessively high prices" for al...
UK PM warns social media sites face fines if they don’t remove racist contents

UK PM warns social media sites face fines if they don’t remove racist contents

ENGLAND, INTERNATIONAL, INTERNET, PRIME MINISTER, Social Media
Boris Johnson is talking tough against racism. The UK Prime minister condemned the racist abuse against England's football players following their Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy. "[The England footballers] really do represent the best of our country. And I repeat, that I utterly condemn and abhor the racist outpourings that we saw on Sunday night. And so what we are doing is today taking practical steps to ensure that the football banning order regime is changed so that if you are guilty, Mr Speaker, of racist abuse online of footballers then you will not be going to the match", Johnson said. While speaking in the UK Houses of Parliament, Johnson adds that social media networks will be fined if they fail to remove racist content from their various platforms. "Last night I me...
Harry Maguire reveals his dad suffered suspected broken ribs in Wembley stampede

Harry Maguire reveals his dad suffered suspected broken ribs in Wembley stampede

ACCIDENT, ENGLAND, EURO 2020, Football, Sports
Harry Maguire has told how his father was left with suspected broken ribs by ticketless fans who breached security at Wembley at the Euro 2020 final. In the first interview by an England player after their loss to Italy on Sunday evening, the defender told the Sun that his dad was caught up in the chaotic scenes inside the stadium and was left struggling to breathe. Harry Maguire has told The Sun that his father was left with suspected broken ribs by ticketless fans who breaches security at Wembley at the Euro 2020 final. The Manchester United defender revealed that his father, Alan, and agent Kenneth Shepherd were trampled on by fans who overwhelmed security and ran into the ground through a disabled entrance. The violent scenes, which occurred shortly before kick-off on ...
First man to be arrested over racists tweets is 50 year-old children’s football coach

First man to be arrested over racists tweets is 50 year-old children’s football coach

ENGLAND, Football, RACISM, Sports
A tweet from Scott's Twitter account Scottywwfc was directed at Rashford minutes after he missed a penalty in the shoot-out defeat to Italy on Sunday night. Police have arrested a 50 year-old children’s football coach on suspicion of posting racist abuse at England star Marcus Rashford. Nick Scott, of Powick, near Worcester, is accused of tweeting the Manchester-born forward to ‘get to ya own country’ following England’s Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy at Wembley on Sunday night. West Mercia Police confirmed he had been detained on suspicion of inciting racial hatred following reports of an inappropriate tweet. He has since been released under investigation. A youth football coach ffs https://t.co/tEF0iasZn7— Nooruddean (@BeardedGenius) July 13, 2021 Commen...