Gareth Southgate was hailed for "playing a blinder" ahead of England's World Cup opener with Tunisia, as the afterglow of a notionally happy squad and not-quite-as-adversarial-and-vituperative-media was directed his way.
The coach was treated in a nearby hospital and admitted afterwards that he will have to control his behaviour during his side's coming games.
Marcus Rashford is paired up front with Harry Kane instead of Sterling, who was substituted off in the second half after failing to impact Monday's opening 2-1 win over Tunisia.
"Being more clinical", he told reporters, "I think we know how the games are going to play out now and who we are going to play", he said.
Just over a week into the World Cup and we have a tremor. Not long after that, my mum made the decision to leave me and my sister in Jamaica and go to England so she could get her degree and give us a better life.
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Australia's Labor Party leader Bill Shorten also congratulated the couple on the birth. She wrote on social media at the time: "We'll be joining the many parents out there who wear two hats".
Tall and powerful, he is an elegant presence on the ball and showed great self-confidence in possession plus a willingness to try the unorthodox that enabled England to gather late momentum building to Harry Kane's victor.
But maybe the England coach simply didn't want to be filmed or snapped wearing a sling?
Maguire, Stones and Kane, in particular, offer an aerial threat at set-pieces which England believe they can fully exploit.
He's navigated England through a qualification campaign.
"It told us a story that we have got to keep working hard at them because it pays off - even in the dying seconds".
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More facets to his game than Michael Ballack; as gifted in tight spaces as Jack Wilshere when he was being heralded as the one English midfielder who could play for Spain.
'Ruben can twist and turn his way out of tight situations and, as I say, open a game up.
"That's football and it is down to the referee and it shows good character to get on with it and that's what we done".
He will have to be more restrained, on the outside at least, should England score against Panama, having to protect that dislocated shoulder.
'If they decide to loan him out again we will be first in line with the begging bowl.
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Chelsea could have to pay £4.5m if they were to employ Sarri before July 1 but that figure would go up to £7m after that date. The coach is known to be a master tactician and would also work well within the structure of the club's transfer policy.
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