Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Morgan: Terror Attacks Won't Derail Us

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Morgan: Terror Attacks Won't Derail Us

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EOIN Morgan says his England players are able to remain fully focused on the Champions Trophy campaign despite the terrorist attacks on Manchester and London.

The Three Lions can secure their place in the semi-finals with a win over New Zealand today after their opening victory over Bangladesh.

Saturday's attack in central London happened within a mile of the hotel some England players were using, rather than travelling home between matches.

Morgan is satisfied, though, that his team is at ease with the increased security measures prescribed by the International Cricket Council - and will take the field uncompromised by distractions.

"I think we can," said the England skipper, referencing the side's victory over South Africa in Leeds two days after the first attack at the Manchester Arena last month. …

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