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World Cup 2018: England must make most of opportunity - Gareth Southgate

Posted Friday, July 06, 2018 by BBC.com161 hits

Gareth Southgate says England must "make the most" of their World Cup opportunity in Russia, starting with Saturday's quarter-final against an "older, more experienced" Sweden. The match in Samara is England's first quarter-final appearance since 2006. A victory would earn England a semi-final meeting with Russia or Croatia. "It's a great opportunity, and although our team will be individua...Full Story »

Mourinho surprised by England theatrics against Colombia

Posted Thursday, July 05, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com277 hits

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was surprised by England's antics against Colombia, criticising defender Harry Maguire for diving. England progressed from the last-16 clash at the World Cup, winning 4-3 on penalties after the 1-1 draw in Moscow Tuesday. But there were eight yellow cards shown during a tempestuous encounter and it was the approach of Gareth Southgate's men that surpri...Full Story »

Manchester United star dances in his underwear after historic England victory

Posted Thursday, July 05, 2018 by Caughtoffside.com216 hits

Manchester United star Jesse Lingard celebrated in somewhat typical style after England's win over Colombia in last night's World Cup last-16 clash. The Three Lions secured a famous victory as they won a penalty shoot-out for the first time at a World Cup, ending a wretched losing run that stretched all the way back to Euro '96. Lingard was not one of the scorers from the spot, but had anoth...Full Story »

England's Jesse Lingard phones home: 'No mum, I'm not coming home...'

Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2018 by ESPN198 hits

As you might have heard, England sent Colombia tumbling out at the round of 16 stage on Tuesday night by emerging victorious from a World Cup penalty shootout for the very first time. As the Three Lions players celebrated in unison, Jesse Lingard shared a photo on social media of himself making an important phone call to relay the good news to his nearest and dearest, that football is indeed co...Full Story »

Jordan Pickford: Liverpool ignored transfer for England World Cup hero and Everton keeper

Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2018 by hits

LIVERPOOL ignored the chance to sign Jordan Pickford in 2015 - three years before his England heroics tonight in Russia. That is according to ex-Reds goalkeeper Chris Kirkland, who urged the Anfield outfit to sign the shot-stopper. Everton ultimately snapped up Pickford from Sunderland last summer in a £30m deal. He was crowned the Toffees' Player of the Season in his debut year at Goodi...Full Story »

Wenger names England as one of World Cup favourites

Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com272 hits

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has named England as one of the three teams that could win the World Cup. Wenger is a pundit for BeIn Sports during the tournament, which has allowed him to provide his opinion on the teams and different players. The Three Lions booked a quarterfinals clash with Sweden after beating Colombia via penalty shootout on Tuesday night. "My heart favourite is o...Full Story »

Gareth Southgate hails ‘special moment’ for England after penalty shootout win

Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2018 by PA119 hits

Gareth Southgate heaped praise on his group after exorcising England’s penalty demons to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.Having lost six of seven shootouts in major tournament history, fans were left rubbing their eyes in disbelief as the Three Lions rallied amid disappointment and controversy to beat Colombia in a frenetic last-16 clash in Moscow.England recovered manfully from the gut...Full Story »

Colombia 1 England 1 (aet, 4-3 on penalties): Dier seals shoot-out glory for Three Lions

Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2018 by Goal.com204 hits

Jordan Pickford saved brilliantly from Carlos Bacca and Eric Dier stepped up to send England into the quarter-finals of the World Cup. Eric Dier scored the decisive spot-kick as England won a World Cup penalty shoot-out for the first time, edging past Colombia 4-3 to set up a quarter-final against Sweden. Harry Kane's sixth goal of the World Cup appeared enough to secure England's first knoc...Full Story »

England into World Cup quarter-final after shootout victory

Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2018 by PA89 hits

Jordan Pickford helped England end their penalty shootout hoodoo and reach the World Cup quarter-finals at the expense of Colombia in Moscow.After decades stewing on his Euro 96 semi-final miss against Germany, Gareth Southgate has spent recent months trying to improve their chances in Russia if it went all the way.Things looked set to go pear-shaped when Jordan Henderson’s penalty was sav...Full Story »

England World Cup EXCLUSIVE: Jack Wilshere talks Three Lions ahead of Colombia clash

Posted Tuesday, July 03, 2018 by hits

Jack Wilshere says he's backing England to beat Colombia The midfielder played regularly for Arsenal last season but was overlooked by the former Middlesbrough boss. Wilshere, who has now left the Emirates, says avoiding the action in Russia was never an option though. "It’s not difficult watching it,” Wilshere exclusively told Starsport. "I said even when I was left out, I am an...Full Story »

James Rodriguez could face England, says Jose Pekerman

Posted Tuesday, July 03, 2018 by Skysports.com166 hits

James Rodriguez's injury is not serious, according to Colombia manager Jose Pekerman James Rodriguez's injury is not serious and he could be fit to face England in the last-16 of the World Cup, says Colombia manager Jose Pekerman. The 26-year-old suffered a calf injury in the final group match against Senegal last week leading to doubt over his involvement in the game against England in Mosc...Full Story »

Young would volunteer for England penalty duty

Posted Tuesday, July 03, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com180 hits

Ashley Young has suffered penalty shootout heartache for England but would take one if required against Colombia on Tuesday. Ashley Young would put his hand up if England's World Cup clash with Colombia on Tuesday goes to penalties. Young was one of two England players - Ashley Cole being the other - who missed as the Three Lions exited Euro 2012 in a shootout against Italy, but the Manchest...Full Story »

Resurgent Colombia ready to make history against England

Posted Tuesday, July 03, 2018 by fourfourtwo.com203 hits

On Tuesday night England face a Colombian side with a haunted World Cup past but now with their most talented team in a generation, as Rupert Fryer explains. Crack! Ídolo! Legend! The image of Rene Higuita and Carlos Valderrama celebrating Colombia's thrilling and comprehensive 3-0 victory over Poland went viral. And the feeling of nostalgia was every bit as fuzzy as the duo's trademark ...Full Story »

James Rodriguez injury: Will Colombia star be fit for England last 16 match?

Posted Saturday, June 30, 2018 by Goal.com148 hits

Colombia have a strong chance of going far in the World Cup this summer but all attention will be on the fitness of star player James Rodriguez. The South American side qualified for the last 16 stage after topping their group with wins against Senegal and Poland following an opening loss to Japan, and will now face Group G runners-up England in the knockout phase. Concerns about his injury ...Full Story »

Dele Alli declares himself fit to play for England against Colombia

Posted Saturday, June 30, 2018 by Skysports.com157 hits

Dele Alli could return to the England side against Colombia Dele Alli has declared himself fit to play for England in their last 16 clash with Colombia on Tuesday. The midfielder sustained a thigh injury in the first match of the tournament against Tunisia, and did not feature in the other group fixtures against Panama and Belgium. Alli has been back in England training for a week and, when a...Full Story »

World Cup ban? Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, England players at risk of suspension

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018 by Skysports.com276 hits

Cristiano Ronaldo is one booking away from a ban at the World Cup Disciplinary points did not decide England's group in the end but the risk of suspension remains for several players at the last-16 stage. Players at the 2018 World Cup will be banned for one match if they pick up two yellow cards before the semi-final stage. England have one of the best fair-play records at the tournament, wit...Full Story »

England 0 Belgium 1: Januzaj stunner claims Group G top spot

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018 by Goal.com162 hits

Belgium set up a World Cup last-16 meeting with Japan as Adnan Januzaj's first international goal earned a 1-0 win against England to top Group G. With Brazil potentially awaiting in the quarter-finals for the group winners, there was speculation both teams would prefer to finish second to be paired with either Sweden or Switzerland in the last eight. But despite Belgium making nine changes ...Full Story »

England beaten by Belgium and will face Colombia in last 16 of World Cup

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018 by PA120 hits

Adnan Januzaj’s stunning goal secured a much-changed Belgium side a 1-0 win over England’s second string on Thursday evening and meant Gareth Southgate’s men will face Colombia in the last 16 of the World Cup.What looked like being one of the ties of the group stage instead became a rather strange encounter given the talk about the most favourable knockout route, including sugg...Full Story »

England boss Gareth Southgate challenges World Cup stars to become new ‘golden generation'

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2018 by hits

His squad flew into Kaliningrad last night intent on becoming the first England side in 36 years to win all three World Cup group games. Victory over Belgium will clinch top spot in Group G and a second round match in Rostov against one of Colombia, Senegal or Japan. While Belgian boss Roberto Martinez admits beating England is not a priority, Southgate wants to build on the momentum of two wi...Full Story »

Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku set to miss England clash in World Cup

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2018 by Skysports.com177 hits

Romelu Lukaku is unlikely to feature against England on Thursday Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku is on the mend but not likely to be risked against England in Thursday's final Group G game in Kaliningrad. Both sides go against each other having already qualified for the last 16 after winning their opening two games with top spot up for grabs. Manchester United's Lukaku has missed training this ...Full Story »

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