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England women watch Gazza movie ahead of semi-final

England's women have been preparing for their World Cup semi-final by watching the Paul Gascoigne movie.

Goalkeeper Chamberlain loved watching the new Paul Gascoigne movie. Credit: PA

The film, released earlier this month, charts the life and career of one of England's most maverick players.

Arguably Gascoigne's most famous moment in an England shirt involved a World Cup semi-final, when he was brought to tears as England went out of Italia 90 at the hands of West Germany.

And Mark Sampson's women have been drawing inspiration from the film, with goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain tweeting on Tuesday morning: "Loved watching Gascoigne with the girls tonight. Such pride & honour to play for @england. How it should be!"

Forty-eight-year-old Gascoigne made 57 appearances for England, scoring 10 goals.


Man United confirm new deal for England international

Jones has committed his future to Man United. Credit: Reuters

England defender Phil Jones has signed a new deal with Manchester United, the Premier League club have announced.

Jones, who joined the club from Blackburn in 2011, will now stay at Old Trafford until at least June 2019.

Manchester United announced the new deal on their official Twitter page, saying: "We're pleased to announce @PhilJones4 has signed a new contract, keeping him at #mufc until at least June 2019."

After the new contract was announced, Jones, 23, said on the club's official website: "I am delighted to have signed a new deal. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here so far and am looking forward to continuing my development as a player.

"This a great club to be part of and I cannot wait to start the new campaign. I would like to thank the manager, coaching staff and fans for their continued support."

Andy Murray begins Wimbledon campaign on Centre Court

Andy Murray begins his battle today for a second Wimbledon title amid soaring heatwave temperatures.

Andy Murray Credit: PA Wire

The world number three will be on Centre Court to play world number 58 Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan.

He arrives in SW19 in what many - including himself - have described as the best form of his life.

Bookmakers have made him the second favourite to go all the way after he conquered a fourth title at Queen's last week in impressive fashion.

Following his wedding to long-time girlfriend Kim Sears in April, Murray, 28, has declared that "marriage works".

Fans gripped by Murray mania will be giving their support inside the All England Club or watching on from the big screen on Murray Mound and TV sets in homes and workplaces up and down the country.


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