England's first World Cup semi-final since 1990 attracts few fans

England's first World Cup semi-final since 1990 attracts few fans

England's first World Cup semi-final since 1990 attracts few fans

"I want to say to English fans: "Guys, get it together, come to Russian Federation and support your national team because they have got into the semi-final", Lopyreva said.

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic has only one real injury concern heading into Wednesday's World Cup semi-final in Russian Federation.

About 30,000 people are expected in London's Hyde Park alone, where a special screening has been organised.

Before the second-round victory against Colombia, England had not won a knockout game at a major tournament since 2006, with the nadir arguably the defeat to Iceland at the European Championships just two years ago.

"I was 18 years old in 1998, it was one of the most attractive nights of my life".

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Every day we spent together was so wonderful . "I love you so much Sophie I will keep fighting for you". In his final Instagram post he wrote about his heartache, sharing a picture of him and Sophie together.

England fans warm up for the game.

"It's a bit slow at the moment", said Paul Turner from Manchester, sporting a red England jersey in central Moscow.

With talk of England's chances dominating conversations, even politicians and royalty have got in on the act.

With an average age of 26, England is one of the youngest teams at the World Cup.

But the dearth of England supporters means chants of soccer anthem "Three Lions" and its catchy chorus "it's coming home" may be hard to discern in Moscow despite a last-minute dash to the Russian capital by some supporters.

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His younger brother, Prince Harry, was asked whether "football was coming home" while visiting the Irish president, Michael Higgins.

Arriving at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, Theresa May said: "Good luck to the team tonight". I felt something unusual in my knee and after talking with the doctor on the sideline we decided I should come off.

"Gareth Southgate and the boys have done a fantastic job and I'm sure they are going to go on to do well and I wish them all the best of luck tonight", May said. "I just wish them all the very best of luck tonight".

In delirious scenes in Paris, fans let off fire crackers and released smoke flares - and predicted they would win a second World Cup.

The confidence coursing through Southgate's squad was apparent before tomorrow's World Cup semi-final showdown as his players maintained they have achieved nothing yet and vowed to be bold as they seek to reach Sunday's final.

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She figured out Giorgi's strong serve, avoided any break points and had just four unforced errors. Kerber took advantage of Kasatkina's erratic serving and errors to return to the last four.

Despite a summer heatwave in England, fans have been urged to wear waistcoats in tribute to those sported by Southgate since the tournament began.

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