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Angel Yin of the United States tees off on the final day of practice for the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles.
 Angel Yin of the United States tees off in practice for the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles. Photograph: Ian Rutherford/PA

With 80,000 tickets sold – a record for a women’s golf event in Britain – and from evidence of an acclaimed Ryder Cup held at the same course in the not so recent past, the 16th staging of the Solheim Cup will play out minus waves of negativity. Gleneagles, with its rolling Perthshire hills, is about as photogenic a venue as golf can provide.

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Angel Yin of the United States tees off on the final day of practice for the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles.
 Angel Yin of the United States tees off in practice for the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles. Photograph: Ian Rutherford/PA

With 80,000 tickets sold – a record for a women’s golf event in Britain – and from evidence of an acclaimed Ryder Cup held at the same course in the not so recent past, the 16th staging of the Solheim Cup will play out minus waves of negativity. Gleneagles, with its rolling Perthshire hills, is about as photogenic a venue as golf can provide.

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Angel Yin of the United States tees off on the final day of practice for the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles.
 Angel Yin of the United States tees off in practice for the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles. Photograph: Ian Rutherford/PA

With 80,000 tickets sold – a record for a women’s golf event in Britain – and from evidence of an acclaimed Ryder Cup held at the same course in the not so recent past, the 16th staging of the Solheim Cup will play out minus waves of negativity. Gleneagles, with its rolling Perthshire hills, is about as photogenic a venue as golf can provide.

Southgate offers Declan Rice support over social media threats and abuse10

Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse.
 Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse. Photograph: Paul Currie/BPI/REX/Shutterstock

Gareth Southgate has offered support to Declan Rice after the West Ham midfielder revealed he and his family received online threats following his switch in allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England.

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Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse.
 Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse. Photograph: Paul Currie/BPI/REX/Shutterstock

Gareth Southgate has offered support to Declan Rice after the West Ham midfielder revealed he and his family received online threats following his switch in allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England.

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Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse.
 Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse. Photograph: Paul Currie/BPI/REX/Shutterstock

Gareth Southgate has offered support to Declan Rice after the West Ham midfielder revealed he and his family received online threats following his switch in allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England.

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Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse.
 Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse. Photograph: Paul Currie/BPI/REX/Shutterstock

Gareth Southgate has offered support to Declan Rice after the West Ham midfielder revealed he and his family received online threats following his switch in allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England.

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Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse.
 Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse. Photograph: Paul Currie/BPI/REX/Shutterstock

Gareth Southgate has offered support to Declan Rice after the West Ham midfielder revealed he and his family received online threats following his switch in allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England.

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Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse.
 Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse. Photograph: Paul Currie/BPI/REX/Shutterstock

Gareth Southgate has offered support to Declan Rice after the West Ham midfielder revealed he and his family received online threats following his switch in allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England.

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Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse.
 Gareth Southgate and Declan Rice at St George’s Park in June: the manager has offered his player support after he was subject to online abuse. Photograph: Paul Currie/BPI/REX/Shutterstock

Gareth Southgate has offered support to Declan Rice after the West Ham midfielder revealed he and his family received online threats following his switch in allegiance from the Republic of Ireland to England.