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The Holland players react to the disappointment of failing to qualify for their second major football tournament in a row. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images
London — In Graham Swift’s novel Waterland his narrator, a history teacher going through a mid-life crisis, says: “And where history does not undermine and set traps for itself in such an openly perverse way, it creates this insidious longing to revert. It begets this...
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Howard Wilkinson, pictured in 2000, says: ‘These are young people and many are not getting what they have been promised and a number naturally feel genuinely let down.’ Photograph: Dan Chung for the Guardian
London – Howard Wilkinson, the architect of English football’s modern youth development programme, has called for the system to be reviewed and overhauled, accusing the top clubs of failing in their “moral responsibility” to give young players opportunities....
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Marcus Rashford (left) is pictured in England training ahead of Thursday’s World Cup qualifer against Slovenia. Photograph: Paul Currie/BPI/Rex/Shutterstock
London – As Marcus Rashford stretched out his limbs on one of the white leather seats at St George’s Park, the great young hope of English football stopped for a moment to consider how life had changed since those days when even his team-mates at Manchester...
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Seniors are encouraged improve their exposure to vitamin D for
London — Recent analysis of data from a long-term study into the effects of an active lifestyle show those who lead active lifestyles were around 10 years younger in terms of motor skills. The results of the study were published by the Sports Institute at the German...
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Gylfi Sigurdsson has helped Iceland reach the World Cup. Now it’s time to make an impact for Everton in the league. Photograph: Tony McArdle/Everton/Getty Images
London – Gylfi Sigurdsson, Everton, £45m It wasn’t just the £45m fee Everton forked out for Gylfi Sigurdsson that was costly but also the time they spent securing his signature when they could have been looking at areas of the squad that were in greater need of...