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England set up Croatia World Cup semi as Russia crash out 08 Jul 2018

England set up Croatia World Cup semi as Russia crash out

England reached their first World Cup semi-final since 1990 on Saturday, comfortably beating Sweden to set up a last-four clash against Croatia, who ended Russia’s fairytale run in a nailbiting penalty shootout. Gareth Southgate’s young team started their match in Samara as firm favourites and had too much for the Swedes, although they were indebted […]

World Cup big guns primed for last-eight battles 04 Jul 2018

World Cup big guns primed for last-eight battles

England became the last team to qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals after a dramatic penalty shootout as favourites Brazil and fancied France trained their sights on their last-eight opponents. England’s victory against Colombia takes Gareth Southgate’s team into what looks like a winnable match against Sweden, who edged out Switzerland 1-0 earlier on Tuesday. […]

Kane relief as last-gasp England escape with Tunisia win 19 Jun 2018

Kane relief as last-gasp England escape with Tunisia win

Harry Kane said he hopes World Cup officiating will improve after rescuing England with two goals in a last-gasp 2-1 victory over a physical Tunisia side on Monday. Kane got England out of jail with an injury-time winner at the Volgograd Arena to ensure Gareth Southgate’s side claimed all three points from their opening Group […]

England seek World Cup exorcism as Belgium expects 18 Jun 2018

England seek World Cup exorcism as Belgium expects

England open their World Cup campaign on Monday with manager Gareth Southgate seeking to banish memories of dismal recent finals performances while Belgium’s “Golden Generation” kick off as dark horse challengers. England, winners on football’s biggest stage more than half a century ago, crashed out without a win four years in Brazil, and haven’t won […]

British PM May Defies Expectations in England Local Elections 05 May 2018

British PM May Defies Expectations in England Local Elections

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party fared better than expected in local elections in England, results on Friday showed, in her first test at the polls since losing her parliamentary majority last year. The centre-right party held on to key London councils despite a big push by the Labor main opposition, which failed to […]

Six Nations talking points 05 Feb 2018

Six Nations talking points

Reigning champions England launched their Six Nations title defence with a 46-15 win away to Italy in Rome on Sunday to cap an exciting first weekend of the Championship. Wales stopped Scotland’s recent revival in its tracks with a dominating 34-7 win in Cardiff on Saturday, a day when there was drama on and off […]

FIFA U-17 World Cup: England crowned champions 29 Oct 2017

FIFA U-17 World Cup: England crowned champions

Manchester City starlet Phil Foden scored twice as England came from behind to crush Spain 5-2 in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup final on Saturday. Victory added to England’s growing list of youth honors – they have won the Under-20 World Cup and European Under-19 championship this year – and was revenge for losing the […]

Harry Kane scores twice as England beat Malta and move closer to World Cup 02 Sep 2017

Harry Kane scores twice as England beat Malta and move closer to World Cup

The best thing that can probably be said about England is that they won convincingly thanks to the flurry of goals in the closing exchanges, when they scored three of their four in all. Yet the lingering memory of this night might be the sight of England’s supporters taking down their flags and heading towards the exits […]