Gareth Southgate hails England goalkeeper Joe Hart after draw in Slovenia
Interim manager Gareth Southgate thanked "outstanding" Joe Hart for saving England from a first qualifying defeat in seven years on a difficult night in Slovenia.
The Three Lions' run of 14 straight qualifying wins ended in Ljubljana, but things could have been worse was it not for the inspired display of their goalkeeper.
Putting a difficult Euro 2016 behind him, Hart - unfancied by Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola and farmed out on loan to Torino - had to be at his best against the side ranked 67th in the world to secure a fortuitous 0-0 draw.
The 29-year-old produced a string... read more
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