Gareth Southgate makes us proud, Florentino Pérez comes hat in hand, and Murderball on the streets of Leeds

With just a few days before the Euros starts, Kate's optimism has reached fever pitch. Luke and Jim try their best to keep her feet on the ground, but Gareth Southgate's statesman-like conduct and Phil Foden's new hair are just more fuel on the raging fire. 

International football's kept us warm in the meantime, as Olivier Giroud closes in on a record and Ireland draw in Hungary. Elsewhere, Marcelo Bielsa has been coaching a local U11's team and Florentino Pérez wants to rent Atlético's stadium - because he spent Real Madrid's entire fortune on David Alaba's contract.

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