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Gareth Southgate welcomes move towards more ‘tolerant society’

England manager Gareth Southgate believes Hungary’s stadium ban and a prison sentence for a West Brom fan shows that a more “tolerant society” is emerging. Last week, Fifa ordered Hungary to play two home matches behind closed doors, one suspended for two years, and handed out a 200,000 Swiss francs (over £158,000) fine. It followed […]

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Reaction to Euro final pain outweighs Poland frustration for Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate’s delight at England’s positive response to their Euro 2020 final heartache outweighed his frustration at conceding a last-gasp equaliser against Poland in Wednesday’s World Cup qualifier. Less than two months on from the crushing penalty shoot-out loss to Italy, the Three Lions regathered their thoughts and returned with back-to-back 4-0 wins against Hungary […]