Gazza's message for Southgate and his England squad

Gazza's message for Southgate and his England squad

Gazza's message for Southgate and his England squad

Loftus-Cheek started two out of England's three World Cup group games, and although he has yet to appear in the knockout stages for the Three Lions in Russian Federation, he has shown his potential as a combative and tough-tackling central midfielder, who is capable of playing for any Premier League side.

However, he is also determined to maintain the shape that England have so far demonstrated during the tournament.

The 27-year-old created more chances (6) in a single World Cup game than any other player in the tournament so far, and in the Three Lions' 2-0 quarter-final win over Sweden, Trippier had passing accuracy rate of 75%, whilst also putting in ten unsafe crosses during the 90 minutes.

Gareth Southgate's waistcoat has formed a major talking point in England's run to the World Cup semi-final, but it is another item worn by the Three Lions boss that could be bringing luck to the team in Russian Federation.

"All the England players have got to do is watch each other's back", he told Sky Sports News.

England women are now trying to qualify for next year's World Cup.

"We keep looking to break the barriers down".

"The way we've been received here has been fantastic", Southgate said at a pre-match press conference at Luzhniki Stadium. He knew there was a chance to make history.

England looked drained of all inspiration and confidence and their manager Roy Hodgson quit on the spot. We know what's at stake and in such moments you forget any fatigue you may feel because this is maybe a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

This is only the second time the model has changed its forecast all tournament and did so after its pre-competition favourites Brazil crashed out 2-1 against Belgium in the quarter-finals.

The song, recorded by David Baddiel, Frank Skinner and the Lightning Seeds, has been echoing around the nation once again ever since it became apparent that Southgate and his team were going to have an extended stay in Russian Federation.

And they've revealed that since the showpiece began, sales of waistcoats have doubled due to people wanting to channel their inner Southgate.

The win led to a lot of off-key renditions of God Save The Queen and Three Lions (Football's Coming Home) in pubs across both England and Australia. "I will go home, take the dogs for a run, disappear to Yorkshire, but it is of course a chance to be involved in something incredibly special".

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