Jacob Steinberg, The Guardian

Jacob Steinberg

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Recent articles by Jacob:

England’s Southgate has no qualms using Saka and Rashford in shootouts

Gareth Southgate has backed both Bukayo Saka and Marcus Rashford if needed for penalty shootout duties against Senegal on Sunday → Read More

Southgate and Kane press home message on England high standards

Gareth Southgate and Harry Kane have urged England players to maintain high standards off the field before their World Cup last-16 tie against Senegal → Read More

Declan Rice indicates he wants to leave West Ham as he outlines ambitions

Declan Rice has spoken before England’s World Cup game against Senegal of his ambition to win trophies and play in the Champions League → Read More

Harry Kane felt discomfort in injured foot against USA, reveals Southgate

The England coach has confirmed his captain is still affected by an injury sustained in the opening group game against Iran but will be fit to face Wales → Read More

England confident Harry Kane will be fit to face USA after World Cup injury scare

England are optimistic that Harry Kane will be available for Friday night’s World Cup game against the United States → Read More

England concern as Harry Kane requires ankle scan before USA game

England have cause for concern with captain Harry Kane requiring a scan on his ankle before the second World Cup group match against the USA → Read More

‘We’re disappointed’: Kane unhappy that Fifa banned ‘OneLove’ armband

The England captain, who was ordered to wear a Fifa armband against Iran, said: ‘The decision was taken out of my hands. It’s out of our control’ → Read More

England’s Harry Kane may abandon ‘OneLove’ armband over booking fear

Harry Kane must decide whether to wear the ‘OneLove’ rainbow captain’s armband against Iran amid fears the gesture could earn an instant booking → Read More

Gareth Southgate says World Cup can be England’s best moment ever

Gareth Southgate will blast away the negativity surrounding England by telling his players they can make this the best period in the team’s history by winning the World Cup → Read More

James Maddison helps Leicester see off West Ham and survives injury scare

James Maddison put Leicester ahead at West Ham before departing with a leg injury but Harvey Barnes sealed the visitors’ 2-0 win → Read More

Gianluca Scamacca: ‘Eric Cantona was imposing. I am working on that’

West Ham’s striker talks to Jacob Steinberg about growing into English football, leaving Italy at 16 for the Netherlands and being at only 70% of his potential → Read More

Conte asks Spurs fans for ‘time and patience’ after boos in Liverpool loss

Antonio Conte is adamant the club have ‘made a lot of improvement’ but added: ‘I can’t promise, in this moment, trophies to our fans’ → Read More

Salah’s double leaves Liverpool enough room to see off Spurs’ late charge

A fine first-half Mohamed Salah double was followed by a trademark charge from Tottenham with a Harry Kane goal but Liverpool held on to win 2-1 → Read More

England’s defensive problems deepen after Chilwell ruled out of World Cup

England’s defensive problems have deepened after Chelsea’s Ben Chilwell was ruled out of the Qatar World Cup with a torn hamstring → Read More

Aubameyang could haunt Arsenal but is he really the answer for Chelsea?

The striker feels like a short-term Stamford Bridge fix as he faces his former club, where Mikel Arteta will not regret exiling and selling him → Read More

Ben Chilwell expects to miss World Cup as England’s defensive woes grow

Chelsea’s left-back is braced for the news confirming that his torn hamstring will keep him out of Gareth Southgate’s squad for Qatar → Read More

Leipzig’s Amadou Haidara: ‘I loved Yaya Touré and Steven Gerrard’

Mali midfielder on helping children in his homeland, Premier League links and Leipzig’s revival before decisive Shakhtar match → Read More

Graham Potter admits he looks ‘a bit of a fool’ after Chelsea’s defeat to Brighton

Graham Potter accepted that using Raheem Sterling and Christian Pulisic as wing-backs against his former club Brighton had backfired after Chelsea’s 4-1 defeat → Read More

Rampant Brighton ruin Graham Potter’s return by thrashing sorry Chelsea

Leandro Trossard was on target in a 4-1 win to give Roberto De Zerbi his first victory as Brighton manager and inflict a first defeat on Chelsea under Potter → Read More

Kai Havertz’s stunner against Salzburg sends Chelsea into knockout stages

Goals from Mateo Kovacic and Kai Havertz gave Chelsea a 2-1 win against Red Bull Salzburg, who scored through Junior Adamu → Read More