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04 Jul 2018

World Cup 2018: Gareth Southgate's 5 steps to England redemption

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Gareth Southgate is a man getting used to doing the impossible.

First, he managed to unite the country in support of the England national team in a way we haven't seen in years.

Second, he won a knockout game at a World Cup - on penalties, no less.

The sky is the limit for this exuberant young England team, a side that looks transformed from the limp performances at the Euros just two years ago.

Southgate has only been in charge for a year and a half, so how has he brought about such a staggering change of fortunes?