The International break is over with and England and must be happy that Gareth Southgate's side have acquired nine points from nine. It's quite some time since an England manager was blessed with such a choice of good players to pick from. English footballers who would, in some past years, have been selected to compete in the European Championships and the next World Cup, will not be in the final squads. So blessed with choice is Southgate in certain positions. It's worth remembering that things could have been much worse had not Sam Allardyce been caught out . . .
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