England fans dreading France game: It's the hope that kills you
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England fans dreading France game: It's the hope that kills you

In England's convincing 3-0 win over Senegal, The Three Lions progressed to the quarterfinals of the World Cup for their second successive tournament. Prior to the game, I wanted to see Gareth Southgate give more of the squad a chance to play. Predictably, he stayed with almost the same team that beat Wales. Southgate dropped […]

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England fans dreading France game: It's the hope that kills you

In England's convincing 3-0 win over Senegal, The Three Lions progressed to the quarterfinals of the World Cup for their second successive tournament. Prior to the game, I wanted to see Gareth Southgate give more of the squad a chance to play. Predictably, he stayed with almost the same team that beat Wales. Southgate dropped […]

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God save notre king: Today's front covers from England and France

With the United States out of the World Cup, our attention turns overseas to the reaction from newspapers to Sunday's World Cup games. In particular, we take a close look at the papers after the England-Senegal and France-Poland matches. Reaction from British tabloids to England's victory Coverage in Senegal Senegal's WIW Sport offers the headline […]

England

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England 3-0 Senegal: 3 things we learned

England produced a clinical performance to beat AFCON winners Senegal 3-0 to set up a quarter final date with defending champions France on Saturday. The Three Lions weathered a spirited Senegalese outfit in the first 30 minutes but were in full control after scoring two quick fire goals before the break. Gareth Southgate’s side, however, […]

Arsene Wenger

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Wenger blames Germany World Cup exit on political protests

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed that Germany’s political demonstrations played a part on their shocking group stage exit in the World Cup. Wenger who is FIFA’s Chief of Football Development admitted that the countries who focused on football and stayed away from off field matters have done well in the tournament so far. […]

England

/ 4 days ago

Concentrating on the positives for England at the World Cup

As England sealed its position in the final 16 of this year’s World Cup by defeating Wales, certain positives reinvigorated fans' optimism. The main talking points following the 3-0 victory which sent LAFC forward Gareth Bale and his countrymen home from Qatar, focused around the inclusion of Marcus Rashford and Phil Foden. Those comments were […]

England

/ 5 days ago

World’s media react to USA's World Cup win against Iran

With the US Men's National Team booking its place in the Round of 16 after defeating Iran, how did the world's media react to USA's World Cup win against Iran? Let's take a closer look. The USMNT is now receiving mainstream media attention, deservedly so. Front page coverage that was previously limited to small, below-the-fold […]

England

/ 9 days ago

Newspaper headlines after US-England draw: "Stars and Gripes"

The England versus United States World Cup match may not have delivered goals but it delivered plenty of drama as the USMNT remains unbeaten against its political ally that it has a "special relationship" with. Let's take a look at how the match was covered in the newspapers on both sides of the pond. US […]

England

/ 10 days ago

Questions remain for Gareth Southgate’s England

After pulling Iran apart in the opener, England fell way below the high bar they’ve set for themselves at this World Cup. A dogged performance from the US Men's National Team (USMNT) frustrated the attacking riches of England. England a shadow of the first game For most of the game, England were very pedestrian. There […]

England

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Wembley Stadium lit up in rainbow colors on Friday

Historic Wembley Stadium glowed in rainbow colors Friday evening in a protest against FIFA. The world's governing body of the sport essentially banned OneLove captain armbands only hours before the World Cup began. FIFA previously okayed the armbands leading up to the November 20th start of the tournament. Seven teams, including England, Wales and Germany, […]

England

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USA vs England TV coverage plans

England will look to secure qualification to the knockout phase of the World Cup against the USA, and television coverage is available for those in America. The USMNT failed to hold onto a priceless victory in their tournament opener. A Gareth Bale penalty kept America limited to a solitary point. England’s dominant 6-2 victory over […]

England

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USA vs England preview: World Cup fate in the hands of USMNT

The USMNT’s return to the World Cup got off to a dream start in the first half of their opening game against Wales. Christian Pulisic found Tim Weah who scored a wonderful goal to put the US into dreamland. But, when the second half started, it went from a dream to a nightmare. Wales was […]