Three Lions aim for first final since 1966, France prevail over Belgium


France were concerned about Belgium's ability at set pieces but instead scored themselves from a corner to book a place in the World Cup final in an ironic twist, said captain Hugo Lloris after Tuesday's 1-0 win.

In the case of Stones it meant being held back and told to prove himself in lower-age teams before he was finally handed his first professional contract with Barnsley in 2011.

Aldi has also announced its stores in England will close at 3pm if Gareth Southgate's team reach the World Cup final.

His players' club list reads like a who's-who of European elite players, with Luka Modric and Mateo Kovacic at Real Madrid, Ivan Rakitic at Spanish rivals Barcelona, forward Mario Mandzukic at Italian champions Juventus, and Dejan Lovren at Liverpool among others.

Croatia takes on England in the tournament's second semifinal match Wednesday at 2 pm ET.

Insp Phil Grimwade said: "The vast majority of people enjoyed Saturday's celebrations safely and these incidents in the city related to a small minority of people who took things too far". That made it back-to-back shootouts for Croatia following its narrow win over Denmark in the round of 16.

"Vrsaljko has this niggle".

Dalic said he isn't concerned about his Croatia squad running out of steam.

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'This acquisition would be a fantastic addition to our holdings and would come at an exciting time for us while we build the London Collection as we plan the New Museum in West Smithfield'.

"When I played, we beat Germany 3-0 at the 1998 World Cup (in the quarter-finals)". Team official and former worldwide Ognjen Vukojevic was expelled from the delegation for making a pro-Ukraine video with defender Domagoj Vida.

The most unpredictable and entertaining FIFA World Cup in recent memory wraps up this week, with just four matches left to be played.

"In the changing room, Didier Deschamps was happy".

Eric Dier has warned England will face one of the best players in the world tonight.

"This was near my house opposite the school I used to go to", he said.

"I'm not saying I'm not proud of what we did 20 years ago - no-one can erase that - but one must live in their times". We always have to give credit to the players.

"I've been there going out to the pubs to watch England back in the day and it's surreal to see everyone doing that. We will see after this practice session", he said.