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Manchester United striker Michael Owen is determined to resume his England career.

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The wretched days of the Jabulani were removed from the mind in every way the Football Association could think of, even to the point of adorning last night's match ball with the flag of St George. One of the questions of the occasion was how Theo Walcott might manage to manipulate it.

England must rely on familiar faces to erase horror of World Cup

Eight of the side that played Germany are expected to start tonight as Capello's team kick off Euro campaign

Crouch ruled out of England qualifiers

Peter Crouch will miss the Euro 2012 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Switzerland due to a back injury.

Rodallega and Wigan leave limp Spurs with red faces

Tottenham Hotspur 0 Wigan Athletic 1: First goal of the season for Martinez's battlers while Redknapp rounds on complacency after Euro win

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Roberto Martinez

Played two, lost two, conceded 10. Times aren't great at the DW Stadium.

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Footballer Jermain Defoe could be disqualified from driving for the second time in less than 12 months.

Redknapp calls for all-out attack to earn Spurs European prize

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