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England v Wales – how the players rated

Media playback is not supported on this device Wales were denied a second win at Euro 2016 as England came from behind to claim victory in their much-hyped group game. Gareth Bale put Chris Coleman’s side ahead before Jamie Vardy equalised and Daniel Sturridge scored a 91st-minute winner to take Roy Hodgson’s team top of Group B with four points. ...

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Hodgson revels in England victory

Media playback is not supported on this device England manager Roy Hodgson says it is a long time since he celebrated a goal as much as Daniel Sturridge’s winner against Wales at Euro 2016. Substitute Sturridge poked home in the 91st minute to give England a 2-1 victory in the Group B match in Lens. Earlier, fellow substitute Jamie Vardy ...

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Your England v Wales DO NOT DISTURB sign

It’s time. Thursday, 16 June is a date that has been etched, scribbled, embedded in the minds of England and Wales fans ever since the draw for the Euro 2016 finals was made. Today is the day the Group B rivals meet in Lens. It’s Harry Kane v Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey v Wayne Rooney, Roy Hodgson v Chris Coleman, ...

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'Behave responsibly', England fans urged

England football fans have been urged to behave responsibly ahead of their match with Wales at Euro 2016 later. At least 36 people have been arrested following clashes in Lille on Wednesday – where riot police fired tear gas and charged at hundreds of England fans. Martin Glenn, chief executive of the FA, said England fans should be aware of ...

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Davies warns Alli 'be careful' in Lens

Euro 2016: England v Wales Venue: Stade Felix Bollaert-Delelis, Lens Date: Thursday, 16 June Kick-off: 14:00 BST Coverage: Live on BBC One, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Wales, the BBC Sport website and app. Ben Davies says his Tottenham Hotspur team-mate Dele Alli must be “careful” when England face Wales on Thursday. Alli missed Spurs’ final three games of ...

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England won't kick Bale, says Hodgson

Media playback is not supported on this device Euro 2016: England v Wales Venue: Stade Felix Bollaert-Delelis, Lens Date: Thursday, 16 June Kick-off: 14:00 BST Coverage: Live on BBC One, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Wales, the BBC Sport website and app. England will not resort to a physical approach to combat Gareth Bale and his Wales team-mates in ...

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Police fire tear gas at fans in Lille

Tear gas has been used against football fans in Lille amid reports of renewed clashes at the Euro 2016 tournament. It has not been made clear which team’s fans were involved. England fans have gathered in the city ahead of their match in nearby Lens against Wales. Russian and Slovakian supporters are also in Lille, after their match at the ...

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Wales, England fans not wearing team shirts

By Ben Mundy Newsbeat reporter in Lille Ahead of their Euro 2016 match in Lens, many Wales and England fans have been gathering in nearby Lille. Some have told Newsbeat they are dressing down ahead of the match, not wanting to wear team shirts and kit which would draw attention to themselves. “I was a little bit worried coming over,” ...

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England v Wales

BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website TEAM NEWS All of England’s players trained on Wednesday ahead of the match so Roy Hodgson has a full-strength squad to select from. He may opt to select the same starting XI and 4-3-3 formation that played against ...

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'Why Wales won't park the bus against England'

Media playback is not supported on this device Euro 2016: England v Wales Venue: Stade Bollaert-Delelis, Lens Date: Thursday, 16 June Kick-off: 14:00 BST Coverage: Live on BBC TV One, S4C, BBC 5 Live, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, the BBC Sport website and app England and Wales meet in a mouth-watering Euro 2016 home nations derby on Thursday. ...

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French crack down ahead of England game

French authorities are restricting the sale of alcohol and drafting in 4,000 extra police in Lille ahead of England and Russia’s next Euro 2016 matches. Shops selling alcohol will be closed until Friday, while some 350 bars will shut early on Wednesday and Thursday. England and Russia fans are gathering in Lille, and the FA has expressed “serious concerns” about ...

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Bale not Wales' sole threat – Lallana

Wales v England Venue: Stade Bollaert-Delelis, Lens Date: 16 June Kick-off: 14:00 BST Coverage: Live on BBC One, BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app. Live text commentary on BBC Sport website. England midfielder Adam Lallana says Roy Hodgson’s side must not focus solely on the threat of Gareth Bale when they face Wales in their second ...

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