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Comment: It's time for England to follow the German example

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Rickie Lambert (middle) celebrates scoring England’s winner

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Wayne Rooney

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Marouane Fellaini of Everton celebrates his goal during

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Alexander Buttner

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David Moyes poses near the home dugout at Old Trafford

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Everton's Leighton Baines has been linked with a move to Manchester UnitedEverton's Leighton Baines

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