Gareth Southgate says England can become immortal like 1966 heroes

Charlene Craig
July 10, 2018

England have managed to improve as a national squad under Gareth Southgate, who is leading the team in their first worldwide tournament since the 2016 European Championship, where former manager Roy Hodgson's contract ended following a 2-1 loss to Iceland. We want to be here till the end.

If England manage to beat Croatia on Wednesday in the semi-finals, it's likely that Baddiel, Skinner and The Lightning Seeds won't be going anywhere just yet.

"I don't think that I personally played that great today, but I think the team was resilient, defended well and we dominated the game".

Dele Alli has not suffered any recurrence of his thigh problem but Southgate compared the dressing room after Tuesday's match to a scene from M.A.S.H and the England manager knows from experience that, at this stage of the competition, there is a danger of players declaring themselves fit when they are patently not.

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"But now, where we are sitting and with the way the draw has panned out, I believe we can go all the way, without question".

"Again, because we have good players available to come in". "At the same time, I think every decision I have made, everything I have done until now shows I have been working for it". 'It really is. That's the only word I can describe it because we're all a family.

"No-one wants to go home".

That fervour has taken captain Harry Kane's popularity up a notch, with England's Golden Boot leader now tantalisingly close to lifting the World Cup.

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Throughout the World Cup, Southgate has been branded a tactical genius and has been praised for the way he handles the media.

And so the deal is set, and with social media as their witness - eyes will now be set on the pair to ensure they carry out their respective forfeits.

As the hysteria back home following Saturday's quarter-final win proves, so are the rest of us - and long may it continue, well, for at least another week.

Best of luck and let us know how you do.

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'I had a junior football team and Kieran played for my team and he had just one on from there.

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