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PFA Player of the Year: Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante wins top award for 2016-17


N’Golo Kante has won the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year award for 2016-17. The Chelsea midfielder, 26, beat Eden Hazard, Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Sanchez in the vote by his fellow players. Tottenham’s Dele Alli won the young player prize for the second successive year. Manchester City’s Lucy Bronze won the Women’s Player of ...

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Dele Alli given three-game ban by UEFA

Dele Alli was sent off in the 39th-minute against Gent as Spurs were knocked out of the Champions League (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been banned for three European matches after being sent off against Gent at Wembley in the Europa League in February. Alli was dismissed for a challenge on Brecht Dejaegere in the 2-2 draw. Should Spurs secure a top-three Premier League finish, Alli would miss half of their Champions League group campaign. Meanwhile, Arsenal have been ...

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Tottenham 2-0 Chelsea: Dele Alli hits brace to end Blues winning run


Chelsea missed their chance to set a consecutive winning record in the Premier League after losing 2-0 to Tottenham at White Hart Lane. Dele Alli scored a brace of headers either side of half time, following two fine Christian Eriksen crosses, to ensure the Blues’ lead at the top of the table stayed at five points. The result sees Spurs ...

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England ease past Malta in Gareth Southgate’s first match in charge

Dele Alli scored the second goal of his England career on Saturday, putting the hosts 2-0 up in the process (Image credit: Reuters)

Gareth Southgate started his reign as England’s interim manager with a comfortable win against minnows Malta at Wembley. Southgate – in charge for four games following Sam Allardyce’s departure after the single World Cup qualifying win in Slovakia – had an untroubled opening as England easily overcame a Malta side only focused on damage limitation. Daniel Sturridge’s clever header from ...

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Dele Alli signs new contract until 2022

Alli scored 11 goals for Spurs and England last season (Image credit: EPA)

Tottenham’s England international midfielder Dele Alli has signed a new deal to remain at the club until 2022. Alli, 20, signed a five-and-a-half-year contract when he joined from MK Dons for an initial £5m in February 2015. He made his first appearance for Spurs on the opening day of last season, scored 10 goals in 46 matches and signed an ...

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Dele Alli charged with violent conduct

Dele Alli made his England debut in October (Image credit: Reuters)

Midfielder Dele Alli could miss the rest of Tottenham’s season after being charged with violent conduct by the Football Association. Television footage appeared to show Alli punching Claudio Yacob during his side’s draw with West Brom on Monday. The incident was not in the referee’s report on the match, which ended 1-1. Violent conduct usually incurs a three-game ban, so ...

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England beat France in friendly


England beat France on an emotional night as more than 70,000 fans honoured the victims of the Paris attacks. Fans united to sing La Marseillaise – the French national anthem – in front of the Duke of Cambridge and Prime Minister David Cameron at Wembley. There was a perfectly observed minute’s silence, with both sets of players standing together. Dele ...

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