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‘A magnificent England campaign, thwarted by the experience of Croatia'

3 days ago   |   By Team Talk

England fans reflect on yet another World Cup semi-final heartbreak in Your Says of the Day.
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One step too far
Tough luck but to be honest both teams tonight have overachieved and France must be overwhelming favourites. Good luck to Croatia though, it will be another fairy tale should they somehow manage it.
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Well done to Croatia, fully deserving of the win, they will give France a better fight than England would have.
Southgate has performed a miracle with this team, which would have been one of the poorest bunch of...
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Holly Willoughby and Kate Hudson lead an army of 'gutted' stars after England's World Cup loss

Holly Willoughby and Kate Hudson lead an army of 'gutted' stars after England's World Cup loss

3 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

On Wednesday, England fans around the world united as they hoped to watch their team make history as they plated in the World Cup semi-finals against Croatia.
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England viewing figures: World Cup defeat to Croatia watched on ITV by over 26 million as Mario Mandžukić crushes Three Lions' dreams in extra time

England viewing figures: World Cup defeat to Croatia watched on ITV by over 26 million as Mario Mandžukić crushes Three Lions' dreams in extra time

3 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

A peak audience of over 26 million tuned in to witness England's extra-time 2-1 defeat to Croatia on ITV on Wednesday night.
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13 proud tweets from England fans that will make you feel better about their World Cup loss

13 proud tweets from England fans that will make you feel better about their World Cup loss

3 days ago   |   By Radio Times

Last night, England's World Cup dreams were dashed after Croatia defeated them in the semi-final, with the Three Lions' early lead overturned in the second half.
Naturally, fans at home were distraught to see the team's inspiring journey come to a close. But there was also an incredible amount of pride and positivity directed to Gareth Southgate's team, who few had expected to go this far in the tournament, but ended up capturing the nation's hearts.
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World Cup fan throws beer in face of TV journalist reporting on England v Croatia semi-final

3 days ago   |   By The Independent

'It's gone from jubilation to frustration, then anticipation... now it has turned to anger,' says reporter, while wiping beer from his face
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'This is only the beginning' - England salute fans with emotional Twitter post after World Cup semi-final heartbreak

3 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

England's World Cup journey came to a crushing end against Croatia in the semi-finals, but there was plenty of pride left as the Three Lions bowed out.
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France to beat Croatia in World Cup final? Goals galore in England vs. Belgium?

3 days ago   |   By ESPN FC

Attention now turns towards the World Cup final as Croatia must find the legs to face France on Sunday.
In the end then football didn't come home. The technical nous of an indefatigable Croatian side ultimately proving too much for Gareth Southgate's brave England. But what a ride. There's still the small matter of a World Cup final of course, and we feel France are deserving favourites to win Sunday's showpiece.
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One wonders just what Croatia will have left against the French after running themselves into the ground for the third match in a row? They...
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Scenes of euphoria break out in Zagreb after Croatia beat England to make World Cup final

Scenes of euphoria break out in Zagreb after Croatia beat England to make World Cup final

3 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Jubilant Croatian fans honked their car horns and let off fireworks after their football team came from behind to beat England 2-1 in extra time to clinch a place in the World Cup final.
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The full transcript of Keane and Wright's heated argument

3 days ago   |   By Football365

Roy Keane and Ian Wright argued over England's World Cup campaign after their semi-final exit.
England were beaten 2-1 by Croatia after extra-time on Wednesday to bring to an end their memorable World Cup run in Russia. Read 16 Conclusions on the game, as well as our player ratings .
After the game, Keane accused Wright and Gary Neville of “planning the final, where the parades were”.
The pair then engaged in an argument live on ITV Sport, the full transcript of which is below, along with a video.
RK: “Yesterday and today, we were talking about England. The whole talk about the final...
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Liverpool's Dejan Lovren: ‘I'm one of the best defenders in the world'

3 days ago   |   By 101 Great Goals

England 1 - Croatia 2
England's 2018 World Cup dream is over.
Croatia knocked England out of the World Cup in the semi-finals on Wednesday in Moscow.
The night started so well for England. Tottenham's Kieran Trippier scored his first ever England goal with a fifth minute direct free-kick.
But Croatia levelled in the second half. Inter Milan's Ivan Perisic drilled home a low left footed shot.
Juventus forward Mario Mandzukic won the match in extra time.
John Stones switched off for a split second, and Mandzukic stole in to score the winner.
Dejan Lovren: ‘I'm one of the best defenders in...
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England players try to use SNEAKY tactic in World Cup defeat - did you spot FAKE RULE?

England players try to use SNEAKY tactic in World Cup defeat - did you spot FAKE RULE?

3 days ago   |   By Daily Express

ENGLAND tried to use a sneaky tactic after falling behind in their World Cup semi-final to Croatia.
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World Cup 2018: Pride, progress but not yet many positives for Gareth Southgate after England exit

3 days ago   |   By The Independent

The Three Lions' fairytale journey ended after a 2-1 semi-final defeat to Croatia in Moscow
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Fans in Birmingham jump in canals, fight and climb lampposts after England defeat

3 days ago   |   By Metro

Fire crews, ambulances and police were called after supporters in Birmingham city centre went off the rails after England lost 2-1 to Croatia in the Russia World Cup last night.
A girl was seen in her underwear draped in an England flag in the canal, and many others followed suit, jumping into the water as they were encouraged by cheering crowds in Broad Street, Birmingham.
Fans were also seen climbing lampposts, and there were reports of multiple fights and a brawl outside a pub.
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‘Gutted' Kane pays tribute to ‘amazing' England support

3 days ago   |   By Football365

Harry Kane admits England's World Cup exit will “hurt for a while” after their hopes were dashed by Croatia.
Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute of the semi-final to secure a 2-1 win after extra-time in Moscow.
Kieran Trippier had opened the scoring for the Three Lions with a fifth-minute free-kick before Ivan Perisic equalised in the 68th minute.
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England captain Kane told ITV Sport: “It's tough. We're gutted, we've worked so hard and the fans were amazing.
“It was a tough game, a 50-50 game, I'm...
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England vs Croatia - England fans drown their sorrows after World Cup dream ends in 2-1 semi final defeat to Croatia

3 days ago   |   By The Sun


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Kylian Mbappe: Rio Ferdinand reveals France tactic for World Cup final

Kylian Mbappe: Rio Ferdinand reveals France tactic for World Cup final

FRANCE will “flood the box” using Kylian Mbappe as their spearhead in the World Cup final, says Rio Ferdinand. Read more ...

World Cup closing ceremony: Roy Keane slams ‘nonsense' before France vs...

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