England will be more dominant on the international stage if Premier League coaches put more faith in homegrown players, former captain Wayne Rooney has said.
France have been surprised by the physical fortitude of Croatia and are not expecting a tired opponent in Sunday’s World Cup final.
The players in question were midfielders Dele Alli and Eric Dier, and forward Raheem Sterling
Spectators at Wednesday’s match in Moscow booed and whistled the Croatia centre back, after a video posted online earlier in the week showed Vida, a former player with Ukrainian club side Dynamo Kiev, saying “Glory to Ukraine!”.
Both sides meet in a match certain to define their tournament, with France looking for their second title win and Croatia, first tournament win.
Asked if football is coming home during a visit to the Irish President’s residence in Dublin – a reference to England’s 1996 soccer anthem “Three Lions” – Harry replied “most definitely”.
A pulsating first half saw both sides miss chances and both goalkeepers pull off memorable saves, but it was France who ultimately came out on top in the star-studded contest to set up a World Cup final showdown against either Croatia or…
The victory over Belgium sets up a final game against either England or Croatia who will clash in the other semifinal of the World Cup