July 12, 2018 in Sports

Croatia reached the World Cup final for the first time in its history yesterday, sparking scenes of joy in Moscow and in Zagreb after Mario Mandzukic's extra-time winner prolonged England's decades of pain to set up a decider against France. “We're gutted,” said England captain Harry...

Fantastic French

July 11, 2018 in Sports

Samuel Umtiti headed France into the World Cup final in Saint Petersburg yesterday with a 1-0 win, consigning Belgium's 'golden generation' to another bitter disappointment. France's own supremely talented young squad will now aim to make amends for defeat on home soil to Portugal in the...

England dream of World Cup glory as Russian fans thank team

July 09, 2018 in Sports

England were Sunday looking forward to their first World Cup semi-final since 1990 as Russian fans thanked their disappointed players after their fairytale World Cup run was halted by Croatia. Gareth Southgate’s young team swept Sweden aside 2-0 on Saturday, sparking mass celebrations in England, where...