Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Gareth Bale, who won the English Professional Footballers' Association player of the year and young player of the year awards last night, has tweeted:
When it's your fellow pros who vote for the awards, it makes them feel that extra bit more special. Thanks for all the kind tweets!
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The Foreign Secretary said "good connections" were important, and suggested the Channel Tunnel might simply be "a first step."