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  1. Goodbye

    England v Switzerland (Tuesday, 20:00 BST)

    That's all for now, folks. Thanks for following.

    Remember, you can follow text commentary of England against Switzerland on the BBC Sport website. Build-up starts around 18:30 BST on Tuesday.

    BBC Radio 5 live also has full match commentary from the King Power Stadium from 20:00 BST.

    Until next time...

  2. Kane, Walker & Trippier on 55-man list

    England v Switzerland (Tuesday, 20:00 BST)


    England's Kyle Walker, Kieran Trippier and Harry Kane have been named on a 55-man long list for the Fifpro World XI, alongside seven members of France's World Cup-winning team.

    Liverpool quartet Sadio Mane, Mohammed Salah, Virgil van Dijk and Dejan Lovren have been included for the first time.

    Wales' Gareth Bale misses out, and there also no Scottish or Northern Irish players on the list.

    The list was complied from the votes of 25,000 footballers from 65 countries.

    Players were asked to pick one goalkeeper, four defenders, three midfielders and three attackers who excelled in the 2017-18 season.

    Read more here

  3. Alli injury 'not serious'

    England v Switzerland (Tuesday, 20:00 BST)


    This is the key England team news for tomorrow's game:

    Dele Alli has withdrawn with a minor muscle strain but Gareth Southgate believes he will be fine to play for Tottenham against Liverpool on Saturday.

    Leicester's Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray have been drafted into the senior squad.

    Manchester United defender Luke Shaw has left the camp following the concussion he suffered in a nasty collision with Dani Carvajal at Wembley on Saturday.

  4. Southgate plays down contract talks

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    Just to recap, Gareth Southgate was once again keen to avoid talk of a new contract.

    "We have had initial discussions as I said, that has been it," he said. "For me I have to focus on the job in hand. I am contracted for the next 22 months and my focus is on tomorrow night and then building this team to be as competitive as it can be.

    "This summer was an incredible experience for everybody, so they are the games that everyone wants to be involved in, beyond that I don't want to get into details because that will be a distraction ahead of the game."

  5. 'It put a big smile on my face'

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    Leicester City duo Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray have both been called up to the senior England squad for Tuesday's match at the King Power Stadium, and club mate Harry Maguire said it put "a big smile" on his face after he heard they had been called up.

    "They are both top players and they have been with the under-21s for a long time, so they know how the England set-up works," said Maguire.

    "We have a lot of young English players at Leicester so it will be interesting to see what comes from them.

    "It has been a crazy couple of years for myself. The experience of playing in big tournament games at a World Cup gives me great belief that I can go on and have another good season."

  6. Familiar faces

    England v Switzerland (Tuesday, 20:00 BST)

    The Swiss squad contains several familiar faces who play in England.

    Arsenal duo Granit Xhaka and Stephan Lichtsteiner are likely to feature, while Norwich City defender Timm Klose is also in the squad.

    Liverpool's Xherdan Shaqiri is set to play too while Newcastle defender Fabian Schar is in the squad.

  7. Kick It Out anniversary

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    Harry Maguire is wearing a Kick It Out T-shirt at the news conference.

    Part of England's friendly fixture against Switzerland will be broadcast in black and white to honour Kick It Out's 25th anniversary.

    The picture will switch from colour to black and white for 25 seconds as the teams enter the pitch at Leicester City's King Power Stadium.

    The FA said the idea is to underline the "importance of diversity".

    Kick It Out chair Lord Herman Ouseley said he hoped it will be a "powerful reminder of how far football has come".

    England players will show their support by warming up in Kick it Out-branded T-shirts and will enter the pitch alongside eight mascots nominated by the organisation.

  8. England happy to be playing at Leicester

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    Southgate says he is pleased this game is being played in Leicester.

    "We represent England and it's great to play around the country," he adds.

    "Playing at Leeds before the World Cup was one of my favourite memories of the summer."

  9. 'The last two years have been remarkable'

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    England defender Harry Maguire says the last two years have been "remarkable" after he signed for Leicester City.

    "I got relegated at Hull City but then I joined a great club in Leicester and I went on to play every Premier League game last season. To reach a World Cup semi-final and to earn a new deal is great," said Maguire.

    On his new deal with the Foxes, Maguire said: "The new owners wanted to reward me for a great season and a successful World Cup with England.

    "There was a little bit of interest from elsewhere over the summer but it was always on my mind that I wanted to play for this club, and now I'm looking forward to the future."

  10. 'I don't want distract from the game'

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    There have been stories about Southgate and his future as England boss.

    He is again asked about signing a new contract.

    "At the moment we have had initial discussions. That has been it. For me, I have got to focus on the job in hand. I am contracted for next 22 months.

    "I don't want to go into detail because I don't want to distract from the game."

  11. Alli should be fit for Spurs

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    Southgate on losing Dele Alli for the game: "He's had a minor strain but I think he should be fine for his club this weekend.

    "I thought Dele's performance was good against Spain. He makes critical forward runs and he learned a lot from the game."

  12. 'We don't want to get in habit of losing games'

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    More from Southgate, whose side have lost their past three matches: "There are not many sides who have played a World Cup semi-final and third-place play-off. We don't want to get in the habit of losing matches.

    "There's a lot of competition for places. We have invested in the core of this squad."

  13. 'Still work to do'

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    Gareth Southgate is asked about his side's defeat to Spain, England's third successive setback.

    "We created a lot of chances in the game. Spain had a lot of the ball in midfield but we had the better chances in the game. From our point of view there is still work to do and we are still improving."

  14. Post update

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    Here comes the England manager.

  15. Hello

    England v Switzerland (Tuesday, 20:00 BST)


    Hello and welcome as we bring you all the latest from England's news conference previewing Tuesday's friendly with Switzerland.

    We have boss Gareth Southgate alongside defender Harry Maguire.

    It's a big game for Maguire as the match is taking place at his club Leicester's King Power Stadium.