'Draconian' rules not suitable - Southgate

New England manager Gareth Southgate says he will not introduce a "draconian" disciplinary regime despite the controversy over captain Wayne Rooney's late-night drinking.

Rooney apologised to Southgate and the Football Association after "inappropriate" pictures taken following the World Cup qualifying win against Scotland were made public.

Southgate, speaking after signing a four-year contract, said: "I'm not convinced that draconian is going to work for English players.

"There has got to be lines of what is acceptable and what isn't.

"Look at top sports teams like the All Blacks, who are one of the best examples of teams that have won consistently over the years.

"The players are involved in that, because you are giving them ownership and accountability."

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