England hailed as heroes after World Cup heartache

13 July, 2018, 11:57 | Author: Emmett Rice
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Following England's semi-final exit at the World Cup in Russian Federation, former England global striker Alan Shearer has today said that the Third Place match is "utter stupidity".

"Third and fourth place play off game is utter stupidity".

I mean, this is some Tami/Coach Taylor level support right here, so it's no surprise that people were SHOOK.

"It's been great to get to this stage but we wanted to keep going".

Coming into it, I did not really know what to expect in Russian Federation and like everyone else I was a bit anxious about what might happen.

Federation Internationale de Football Association has employed teams of specialist observers at all World Cup matches to detect possible racist and homophobic chanting and banners at matches. "They can see we are capable of progressing".

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And the 45-year-old star is more than ready for the finals, sharing "France, here we come." following the Croatians' semifinal victory over England.

Southgate, 47, said: "We have two days to prepare". We've managed to get a lot from this group of players and play in a way that highlighted some of our strengths and hid some of our weaknesses. "We restored some pride back into the shirt, which was an important thing for us to do".

A Downing Street spokeswoman added: "We would like to host a reception for the team who did so well in Russian Federation and that is something we are going to talk to the Football Association about".

Here we take a look at the four most underrated players of the tournament. "Now, everyone has loved the last three weeks and everyone can be proud of that".

"He wasn't even moving around in the second half against Colombia. England had never overachieved, but this team have in reaching the semi-final.", Neville, a pundit on ITV, said. Wide players Perisic and Ante Rebic were pushed into more advanced roles with Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic feeding them quickly, while full-backs Sime Vrsaljko and Ivan Strinic got forward more too.

England remain in the tournament and still have to play the third place play-off - dubbed "the game no-one wants to play" against Belgium at 3pm on Saturday, July 14.

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