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Mixed feelings for Belgium as they are feted by fans

Mixed feelings for Belgium as they are feted by fans

Published 18/07/2018

(This July 15 story corrects to say “Euro 2020” instead of “Euro 2022” in the last paragraph.) By Mark Gleeson MOSCOW (Reuters) - Belgium will [more…]

Southgate forced England to face up to Iceland debacle

Southgate forced England to face up to Iceland debacle

Published 10/07/2018

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) - There has been a relentless positivity and forward-looking tenor to England’s approach to this World Cup but before the adventure in [more…]

Factbox: Croatia vs. England semi-final history factbox

Factbox: Croatia vs. England semi-final history factbox

Published 10/07/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Here is a brief history of previous World Cup semi-final appearances by England and Croatia, ahead of their last four match at [more…]

Southgate in no mood to change England’s winning formula

Southgate in no mood to change England’s winning formula

Published 10/07/2018

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) - England manager Gareth Southgate says he is not about to change his team’s approach for Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final against Croatia, [more…]

Sweden are easy to analyze, difficult to beat: coach Andersson

Sweden are easy to analyze, difficult to beat: coach Andersson

Published 06/07/2018

SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) - Sweden coach Janne Andersson has full confidence in his team’s straightforward but effective tactics as he prepares his side for their [more…]

Sweden’s Granqvist ready to show England what they missed

Sweden’s Granqvist ready to show England what they missed

Published 06/07/2018

SAMARA/SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Andreas Granqvist did not set the world alight during his two seasons with the then Premier League side Wigan Athletic, but [more…]

Sweden not bothered by misfiring forwards, says pundit Djordjic

Sweden not bothered by misfiring forwards, says pundit Djordjic

Published 06/07/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - The two Sweden forwards likely to start in Saturday’s quarter-final against England may have only one World Cup goal between them [more…]

‘Maybe we won’t get this opportunity again’, says Southgate

‘Maybe we won’t get this opportunity again’, says Southgate

Published 06/07/2018

REPINO, Russia (Reuters) - England came into the World Cup with low expectations from their fans and much talk of building for the future but [more…]

Poised Sweden can beat England and win World Cup: Ibrahimovic

Poised Sweden can beat England and win World Cup: Ibrahimovic

Published 06/07/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Sweden can beat England in Saturday’s quarter-finals and eventually win the World Cup in Russia if they can handle the pressure, [more…]

Alexander-Arnold’s rise echoes my own, says McAteer

Alexander-Arnold’s rise echoes my own, says McAteer

Published 29/05/2018

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Trent Alexander-Arnold’s rapid rise from the fringes of the Liverpool starting line-up to securing a place in England’s squad for next [more…]