England fans make late dash to Russian Federation for World Cup semi-final

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GETTYWorld Cup 2018 England have exceeded expectation so far in Russia

To be fair to Neville he has been gushing over England's performances in Russian Federation, so he will be quite happy to have been proved wrong by wing back Trippier, centre-back Maguire and goalkeeper Pickford, who have all been vast so far for the their Country.

The nation has embraced the single by The Lightning Seeds along with comedians David Baddiel and Frank Skinner, originally released for EURO 96, and turned it into a unifying way of celebrating their team's first appearance at a FIFA World Cup semi-final since 1990.

However, ahead of England v Croatia tonight, I can't disagree this time.

Dozens of English soccer fans began heading for Moscow in a last-minute rush on Tuesday in an effort to be part of a potentially historic sporting moment as England take on Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals. "All of my friends are England supporters and, seeing as I'm likely the only Croatian they know, they've all called me out to wish me good luck for the semi-final!"

She said: "I'm hoping Croatia can reach the final but I'm expecting a really intense game".

Stan Chattersley, who has lived in Bournemouth for 15 years, admitted he would not be supporting England.

If Harry Maguire was a man in demand before the World Cup, he most certainly will be after it, too.

"Croatia, I think, will stay in a lower block and will try to find solutions on the counter-attack because they have very fast players with [Andrej] Kramaric, [Ante] Rebic and also [Mario] Mandzukic, who is a fighter, and also maybe with the individual brilliance from Modric and Rakitic".

He said: "This team is nowhere near the level they're going to be capable of, partly because of their age, but also because they'll have more big-match experiences over the next few years with their clubs and with us". So I did and we won 2-0. "I think it's going to be incredibly loud in any bar we end up going to for the match".

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