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Sir Bobby Robson ‘would have been thrilled with England’s World Cup run’

Players celebrating back at the hotel Players celebrating back at the hotel
Shannon Reynolds | 11 July, 2018, 02:01

After the group stages of the competition, the former England global laid out how he felt the knockout stages would play out in Russian Federation and he surprisingly got everything correct, including the semi-final match-ups.

England must do all they can to disrupt their flow and make life uncomfortable. "But hopefully we can do our jobs on Wednesday as a team and individuals and contain them".

France, looking for their second World Cup triumph following their victory at home in 1998, will play a unsafe Belgium side in Tuesday's first semi-final. By no means are they assured a spot, as world No. 7 France, who oddsmakers are favouring, stand in their way.

The World Cup final will take place in Moscow on Sunday afternoon, local time.

They won the 1998 tournament against Brazil but lost the 2006 final on penalties to Italy.

Whether you remember watching the match or not, you have the chance to experience that dramatic night in Turin by following our World Cup Rewind at 12:00 BST on Monday.

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Everything you need to know about the Thai youth soccer team rescue
Musk posted photos on his Twitter account at around 5:00 a.m. local time Tuesday, reportedly from inside and outside of the cave. A journalist has been detained after flying a drone above the flooded Thai cave where the Wild Boars soccer team was trapped.

David Davis quits as Brexit Secretary
Sky Sources confirmed that Johnson repeatedly used the phrase at the away day at Chequers, the prime minister's country retreat. And asked whether Mrs May would fight a no-confidence vote if one was called, a senior Number 10 source said simply: "Yes".

George Clooney hurt in motorbike crash
Clooney is in Sardinia to film a miniseries based on Joseph Heller's book " Catch 22 ", the news agency said. George Clooney is interviewed at the premiere for "Suburbicon" in Los Angeles, California last October.

Southgate has engendered a more open, relaxed environment at national team level, with the players carrying less emotional baggage and playing with more freedom.

You may well have switched on your TV set at the weekend expecting an exciting game of footy between England and Sweden - which indeed it was.

The knockout stage of the World Cup is the single-elimination portion of the tournament with the 16 teams who advanced from the Group stage. "He wants you to try things, he wants you to express yourself and as a player that's what I've always been (about)", Alli said. "We don't fear England".

Several hundred fans from Slavonski Brod watched the shootout on big screens in the grounds of Brod Fortress on a bar tab provided by hometown hero - and the team's star striker - Mario Mandzukic.

However, those fears have not materialized as the World Cup has been free of the mass violence and racism predicted by many in the United Kingdom press.

The two teams will play each other at the St. Petersburg Stadium, with the kick-off due at 4:00am AEST on Wednesday morning.

"We know what we need to succeed".

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