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As the football fraternity prepares for the World Cup final on Sunday it is only fair that Yorkshire claims a hand in the success of the Argentinian manager.
The man who will lead the South Americans into their clash with Germany played nearly 100 games for Sheffield United and Leeds in the seventies and eighties.
Chris Dawkes reports:
Former Leeds and Bradford man Chris Kamara has even further enhanced his heroic status with a dramatic street chase in Brazil.
The footballer turned pundit executed an uncharacteristic turn of pace to chase down a street robber.
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Former Leeds United player and Bradford City manager Chris Kamara told Good Morning Britain that Wayne Rooney is expected to play through the middle against Uruguay tonight.
Roy Hodgson's men need to draw at least to keep their World Cup hopes alive.
Speaking to Ben Shephard, Kamara says he expects Luis Suarez to start for the South Americans after the Liverpool star missed their opening game loss to Costa Rica:
The sights and sounds of host country Brazil will bring a carnival atmosphere to a popular Leeds city square this week as England continue their bid for World Cup glory.
With Roy Hodgson’s men’s next two group games set to be screened live on the big screen in Millennium Square, fans will treated before each match to entertainment provided by DJ Lubi and Brazilian dancers. Keeping with the theme, there will also be a Brazilian BBQ catering option available.
A specially created outdoor viewing arena will once again be available for supporters to watch England’s final two group games on Thursday 19 June (8pm KO) against Uruguay and Tuesday 24 June (5pm KO) against Costa Rica.
If England progress from the group stage, the round 16 knock-out game will also be shown on Millennium Square on either Saturday 28 or Sunday 29 June.
Fans are asked to note that due to the arrival of the Tour de France, all World Cup quarter final matches taking place on Friday 4 to Sun 6 July will not be screened on Millennium Square.
Gates for Thursdays now crucial game against Uruguay will be open from 4.45pm showing coverage of the earlier game (Columbia v Ivory Coast) followed by the Brazilian themed entertainment in the lead up to the big kick-off for the England game at 8pm.
For all games, fans are advised to arrive early to secure their places as admission is on a first-come first-served basis until the capacity is reached. No tickets will be issued or required and the outdoor arena will also feature a fully-licensed bar, food concessions and toilet facilities.
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