Croatia came, fought  and conquered while England trudged in lumber; very far, but not far enough

Croatia came, fought and conquered while England trudged in lumber; very far, but not far enough

On a night of almost unbearable tension, Mario Mandzukic’s well-taken goal in the second half of extra-time was enough to end all the unlikely English dreams and secure Croatia a World Cup final with France. Continue reading Croatia came, fought and conquered while England trudged in lumber; very far, but not far enough

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‘Behave Yourselves’: Emergency Services Issue Warning To England Fans Ahead Of World Cup Semi-Final Clash

‘Behave Yourselves’: Emergency Services Issue Warning To England Fans Ahead Of World Cup Semi-Final Clash

The “worrying level of mostly alcohol-related disorder” stretched forces’ resources on Saturday, said Mark Roberts, the head of football policing for the National Police Chiefs’ Council, which represents 44 forces across England and Wales. Continue reading ‘Behave Yourselves’: Emergency Services Issue Warning To England Fans Ahead Of World Cup Semi-Final Clash

The Three Lions are just one game away from their first final since 1966, with Croatia standing between them

The Three Lions are just one game away from their first final since 1966, with Croatia standing between them

The names of Sir Alf Ramsey and his players – still the only 11 Englishmen to play in a World Cup final – will be recalled forever and their stories told whenever the nation’s landmark moments in sport are revisited. Continue reading The Three Lions are just one game away from their first final since 1966, with Croatia standing between them