LIVE Football Blog: World Cup Draw Day As England Learn Their Fate

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09:12, 01 Apr 2022
Last Updated: 18:36, 01 Apr 2022

The international break is over, and club football will return with a bang!

The Premier League set to return, FPL teams need to be changed and of course, the World Cup draw kicks off at 5pm today. Stay with us throughout the day to see the latest football news. 

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England Handed Favourable Draw While Spain Face Ge

Gareth Southgate’s England side have avoided the big guns in the group stages of the Qatar World Cup, but could face Scotland, Wales or Ukraine, depending on who wins their play-off in June. Th

England Handed Favourable Draw While Spain Face Germany
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2022 FIFA World Cup Draw
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Qatar World Cup mascot revealed
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World Cup Draw

Here's a reminder of what each pot looks like for the World Cup draw:

Pot 1: (seeded teams): Qatar, Brazil, Belgium, France, Argentina, England, Spain, Portugal.

Pot 2: Mexico, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Uruguay, Switzerland, USA, Croatia.

Pot 3: Senegal, Iran, Japan, Morocco, Serbia, Poland, South Korea, Tunisia.

Pot 4: Cameroon, Canada, Ecuador, Saudi Arabia, Ghana, Wales/Scotland/Ukraine, Costa Rica/New Zealand, UAE/Australia/Peru.

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Ralf Rangnick shows his support for Harry Maguire

The Manchester United manager was certain that Old Trafford will be welcoming to captain Harry Maguire. 

"I didn't understand what was going on at Wembley, but I'm pretty sure that this will not happen in our stadium."

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Brilliant Spurs graphic for Harry Kane
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Alfredo Morelos unavailable for Old Firm

Alfredo Morelos will miss Sunday's Old Firm clash due to a thigh injury.

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AC Milan's new fourth kit

Cop or drop? 

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Erik ten Hag not giving much away

But he did drop United fans a cheeky comment. They don't need any more teasing Erik!

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Joao Felix is a lovely player to watch

Will we ever see him in the Premier League?

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Joao Felix is a lovely player to watch

Will we ever see him in the Premier League?

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Neil Lennon on the Sydney Super Cup

Neil Lennon has branded Rangers 'small minded' for pulling out of Australian Old Firm friendly. 

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World Cup kick-off times

The Qatar World Cup's kick off times have been confirmed, with matches in the first two rounds taking place at 1pm, 4pm, 7pm and 10pm local time. Viewers in the UK can watch these at 10am, 1pm, 4pm and 7pm.

The final round of the group stage games and knockout fixtures take place at 7&10pm local time, and the final is scheduled for 6pm local time (3pm UK.)

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Mikel Arteta wins Manager of the Month

Mikel Arteta has been named Premier League Manager of the Month for March.

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Harry Kane wins Player of the Month

Harry Kane has been awarded the Premier League Player of the Month for March. He equals Sergio Aguero's record for the most POTM awards.

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No Rainbow flags to be allowed at World Cup

Rainbow flags will reportedly be taken from fans at the Qatar World Cup in order to protect them.

Qatari official: Rainbow flags may be taken to protect fans
Qatari official: Rainbow flags may be taken to protect fans
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Bruno Fernandes signs new deal

 Bruno Fernandes has signed a new contract, which will keep him at the Manchester United until June 2026, with the option to extend for a further year.

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World Cup 2022 draw

The World Cup draw will take place live on BBC from 4:45pm this evening.

Pot 1 (seeded teams): Qatar, Brazil, Belgium, France, Argentina, England, Spain, Portugal.

Pot 2: Mexico, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Uruguay, Switzerland, USA, Croatia.

Pot 3: Senegal, Iran, Japan, Morocco, Serbia, Poland, South Korea, Tunisia.

Pot 4: Cameroon, Canada, Ecuador, Saudi Arabia, Ghana, Wales/Scotland/Ukraine, Costa Rica/New Zealand, UAE/Australia/Peru.

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England's Nightmare World Cup Draw
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Haaland to Arsenal?

For anyone coming for the Erling Haaland news, read the first letter of each line of his quote. Sorry. 😂

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Aymeric Laporte on Manchester United

Speaking to The Guardian, Aymeric Laporte slammed Manchester City's neighbours. 

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Zlatan's World Cup drought
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Feathers = Ruffled
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