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Welbeck keeps England on track after Spain get a helping hand

Spain Under-21 1 England Under-21 1

Pearce plays up English strengths

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Alex Ferguson targets 'three signings' for Manchester United

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Pearce defends decision to call up Wilshere for Under-21 finals

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Wigan 2 Birmingham 1

Al Habsi gifts City win on a Silva platter

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