'Gutted' Kane pays tribute to 'amazing' England support

Jose Verdugo
Julio 12, 2018

The Lightning Seeds' Ian Broudie with Frank Skinner and David Baddiel.

'I'd be amazed if we didn't learn in the next few days that Kane wasn't carrying an injury since the Colombia game.

"The feel of this group of players is very similar to the players we had then, but that team was a lot more experienced in terms of age and experience of big matches", Southgate recalled.

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England's shock run to the last four has captured the nation, and after easing past Sweden with a 2-0 win on Saturday afternoon, they now take on Zlatko Dalic's Croatia in Moscow. The team has done much better than past tournaments.

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It may be coming home to No 1 on the United Kingdom singles charts but the coach of the England's national football team, Gareth Southgate, has revealed that he used to detest the popular Three Lions anthem. The "Football's coming home" chants gathered steam after Kieran Trippier gave Gareth Southgate's side the lead with a brilliant freekick in the first-half.

England's midfielder Jordan Henderson and Gareth Southgate at the Luxhniki Stadium.

"I don't stick it on, it's not on the playlist, but I can listen to it now."Southgate added: "That ended in disappointment and it is nice to be able to put a different frame on it now".

Three Lions has exploded again during this World Cup, propelled by hundreds of memes spreading virally on social media, all making up part of England's unexpected but exhilarating journey towards tonight's World Cup semi-final against Croatia, the national team's first since Italia 90. It is an anthem and has followed the team for a long time, but involved some hard moments as well.

Meanwhile, Three Lions is set to score a UK No.1 this week, 22 years on from when it was originally released.

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