Fans in Moscow devastated after England knocked out by Croatia

Fans in Moscow devastated after England knocked out by Croatia”

In 1998 France knocked Croatia out of the World Cup in the semi-final, 20 years later the two nations will meet again, this time in the final.

"All played out": Southgate hugs Pickford amid the mass of gloomy England players and staff, but the i Paper sport section leads on Kane's words rallying his teammates to use the experience as fuel for future tournaments.

England must look to create "an empire" off the back of their surge to the World Cup semi-final having previously been the equivalent of a house "built on sand".

John Stones has been England's third-biggest attacking threat at this World Cup, being on the end of 1.45 xG, and scoring twice from the chances he has had.

They were briefly silenced when Croatia equalised through Ivan Perisic in the middle of the second half.

Croatia's dream goes on while England wake up. One of them was Gareth Southgate, the head coach and manager of the English soccer team.

In a message posted on social media this morning, the Manchester City defender said that he had received many videos and photographs from supporters back in England, and revealed how - just like back in England - it had united the squad more and more.

On the podcast, the panel dissect the game and what England could have done differently.

"Semi-finals, they've done what they had to do, they took us to the semi-finals".

"At the moment we all feel the pain of defeat", Southgate said after the loss on Wednesday (NZT Thursday). We have two days to prepare. We did not underestimate them.

"I'm still heartbroken and never felt so gutted".

"They played their best, it obviously wasn't to be".

"I was in Nice to watch us lose too Iceland, I was in Kiev to lose against Italy. The only time it happened in Belgian football was in 1986, when we finished fourth". Asked how far he thought the still young England team could progress in the next World Cup, he said: "This far, if not the final".

Like this



12 Июля 2018
South Korea suspends drills as ‘tremendous’ USA war exercise costs revealed
The war dead talks were expected to be led by military officials, not the diplomats who are handling nuclear negotiations. A statement signed by both leaders promised the "immediate repatriation of those already identified".

12 Июля 2018
President Trump: NATO Stronger Than Ever Before
Trump would give an unscheduled news conference on Thursday in Brussels amid the tumult over his demands for increased spending. Trump leaves Brussels on Thursday for some extra time with one key member of the alliance: British Prime Minister Theresa May.

12 Июля 2018
Excavations for Remains of US Service Members in North Korea May Resume
North Korea said Saturday it was seeking the "earliest start of the working-level talks" on the recovery of USA remains. U.S. negotiators arrived Thursday at the militarized border between the two Koreas as previously announced by U.S.

12 Июля 2018
Justin Bieber Is Crazy About Hailey Baldwin - Here Is Why
Another source revealed that Gomez is putting her relationship with Bieber "in the past". He further promised to lead his family with honour and integrity.

12 Июля 2018
Jones Wins First NASCAR Race
Keselowski blamed leader William Byron for the crash, pointing out that a Byron blocking move forced the issue. With 36 laps to go Larson had a tire go down and Stenhouse Jr. drove into the rear of the No. 42 Chevrolet.

12 Июля 2018
SCOTUS Nominee Kavanaugh on Gun Control & the 2nd Amendment
If confirmed, his relatively modest means would rank Kavanaugh in the lower tier in personal finances among members of court. Trump critics might argue that the other four judges don't have to be corrupt, just authentically conservative.

12 Июля 2018
China vows retaliation for latest United States tariff threat
The latest list hits items that United States households buy, including electric lamps, apple juice and fish sticks. Experts have said that the outlook of the trade war depends on how China responds to the tariffs on its imports.

12 Июля 2018
Thai boys lost weight but generally well after cave ordeal
The divers carried them out and they were wearing wetsuits to keep them warm", Thai navy SEAL chief Apakorn Youkongkaew said.

12 Июля 2018
Stormy Daniels is arrested at an Ohio strip club, Michael Avenatti says
Stormy Daniels , the porn star at the center of a political storm involving President Trump , has been arrested, her lawyer says. But according to a Columbus Dispatch article published in September, 2017, the law has rarely been used.

12 Июля 2018
Theresa May's Chequers dream is slowly dying, suffocated by its Brexit critics
Asked if he was planning to quit, environment Secretary Michael Gove said "absolutely not". We need to rise to the challenge and grasp the opportunities'.