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Children apply to FA for England manager's job

The search for the .new England manager goes on after Roy Hodgson's resignation. And one young Southampton fan - and his pals - think they could be the answer. Hannah Bechelet went to meet them


Bertrand, Kane, and Townsend chat during training

The football season has drawn to a close for our teams this week - and now fans can turn their attentions to Euro 2016.

This week manager Roy Hodgson announced his 26-man squad ahead of England's pre-tournament friendlies.

Among them is defender Ryan Bertrand - a former member of Gillingham's youth team. He joined the rest of the squad ahead of England's friendly against Turkey on Sunday. Lauren Hall reports

Teenage skier gets England call-up

A thirteen year old boy from Fleet has been picked to ski for England, in the chance of a lifetime. Toby Case, who trains in Aldershot and at the Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead, will join the Under 14's squad, and is now aiming to compete at a future Winter Olympics. He's being supported by his proud parents, and encouraged by Snowsport England. Cary Johnston reports.

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Scots living in England react to the referendum

A 'yes' vote in the Scottish referendum could have far-reaching implications for England. So what do the thousands of Scots living in the south think about Scotland possibly going it alone? Tom Savvides talks to members of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society in Tunbridge Wells.

Mystic pig in Sussex predicts a Uruguay win

Porker predicts a Uruguay win Credit: Drusillas Park

Porker the Prediction Pig from Drusillas Park in East Sussex, has indicated that Uruguay will be the winner in their World Cup match against England.

The mystic pig dribbled his way out from the penalty box towards two fodder-filled buckets; one flying the flag of England and the other adorning the colours of Uruguay.

The goal was that Porker would predict the winning team based on which bucket he pigged out on first. Drusillas park say he has 'a 100% success rate having never predicted the outcome of any other match in his life'.


England fans get ready for the game against Uruguay

With England playing their second World Cup match tomorrow night, fans are getting into the spirit of things and showing their support for the team.

Jeff Rolls, who was told his flag supporting England in the Euro 2012 championships was too noisy, has gone bigger and better for the World Cup!

Jeff Rolls with his huge flag in Eastbourne Credit: Jeff Rolls
The big flag outside a pub in Eastbourne Credit: Jeff Rolls

The Prince of Wales pub in Fleet has also gone World Cup crazy and decked out the whole of the pub with flags and football shirts, as well as putting down green "turf".

The Prince of Wales pub in Fleet has gone World Cup crazy! Credit: Diane Branch

They've also managed to bring a bit of Rio to Hampshire and created Copacabana beach in the back garden with 60 tonnes of sand!

60 tonnes of sand helped to create a beach volleyball court in the pub's garden Credit: Diane Branch

England fan has close shave with Steven Gerrard

Stevie G makes a special appearance Credit: Daren Terry

Footy fan Kai Ward has shown how he is backing England in the World Cup by having an image of Steven Gerrard shaved into the back of his head.

Let's hope we can beat Uruguay!! Credit: Daren Terry

Kai Ward, from Bognor Regis, had his close shave with the England captain after he visited stylist Daren Terry.

England fan Kai Ward Credit: Daren Terry

After the defeat against Italy the taxi driver will be hoping that that the team are a cut above the rest when they face Uruguay.

Football fans across the South get in World Cup spirit

Alfie Boare, from Hampshire, in his England gear ahead of the match at the weekend Credit: Natalie Boare

Following England's start in the World Cup on Saturday night, you've been sharing with us how you were celebrating - and commiserating - during the football match.

A whole family in Old Wives Lees supported the England football team Credit: Sarah Topley-Dixon
A young boy enjoyed the England World Cup matches Credit: Chloe Ann Rankin
These fans adorned themselves with the England flag - even on their face Credit: Stuart Welby
A young England fan was excited about the football Credit: Carla Ross
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