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Eddie Jones inspired by Pep Guardiola to shelf his Rugby World Cup selection plans in favour of new approach

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

England boss planned to select his strongest team for their World Cup opener with Tonga, but has taken a leaf out of Manchester City manager's approach to find a balance and build the campaign up like a horse challenging for Cheltenham Gold Cup glory
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Rugby World Cup: Manchester City chief Pep Guardiola is inspiration for England boss Eddie Jones on his Japan 2019 quest

Rugby World Cup: Manchester City chief Pep Guardiola is inspiration for England boss Eddie Jones on his Japan 2019 quest

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun

PEP GUARDIOLA may be key to England winning the World Cup - as Eddie Jones has been nicking tips from him.
The Red Rose chief has been studying the stellar career of the Manchester City boss and visited him when he was in charge of Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich.
Pep Guardiola has inspired England rugby boss Eddie Jones EPA
And the England coach has remodelled his blueprint on how to bring home the Webb Ellis Cup in Japan thanks to a book on the Spaniard.
Jones vowed to attack the tournament with his strongest team from the off.
But over the last four months he has ripped up his plans to...
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