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English football managers' gate theatre

I have to say that, all those centuries past, it was very far-seeing and considerate of his ancestors to arrange for the new England manager to come among us in 2016 with a ‘gate’ already appended to his surname, thus sparing journalists the effort of having to add the same four letters if – when? - his reign goes, as it were, south.

RACING - TODAY'S NEWS

Mares’ allowance to swing it for Vroum Vroum Mag

Decisions, decisions, decisions. That was my lot yesterday morning as I tried to choose the right ones in the big races on a brilliant card tomorrow at Fairyhouse. But there was no such indecision this afternoon as I’m off to Sandown to ride Un De Sceaux in the Tingle Creek.