Prince William proud of England after winning penalty shootout at World Cup

Prince William proud of England after winning penalty shootout at World Cup

Prince William proud of England after winning penalty shootout at World Cup

"It's coming home." That's the sentence that any English football fan will respond with if you ask them about England's chances in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Eric Dier has paid tribute to England's fans at home and in Russian Federation, as the Three Lions gear up for Saturday's World Cup quarter final with Sweden.

"They are still a young group of it was really significant, because we can't just be a team that goes out and plays", Southgate said, referring to the rough-house nature of the tie which Mark Geiger, the American referee, struggled to control.

England prevailed 4-3 in the shootout, meaning it will go on to face Sweden in the quarter finals at midnight on Saturday. Once he came on, I felt we lost the initiative a little bit.

According to BBC Radio 5 Live's World Cup Daily podcast, Southgate has been looking beyond the sport of soccer for insights that could help him manage England's World Cup team and devise new tactics on the pitch.

Jamie Vardy is a doubt with a groin strain that Press Association Sport understands led the striker to have an injection after the match, while Dele Alli, Kyle Walker and Ashley Young also need checking. Let us know in the comments section below.

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"The negative thing for me was the fact..." He had just finished his scholarship and wasn't quite ready for the first-team and the reserve league was an absolute joke, at the time, with a game every three or four weeks.

Neymar has been the most fouled player in the tournament thus far, with defenses keen on using rough tactics to slow down and, at times, attempt to intimidate the Brazil forward.

Eric Dier scored the winning penalty at Moscow's Spartak Stadium after hero goalkeeper Jordan Pickford kept out Carlos Bacca's spotkick with a magnificent left-handed save.

After a cagey 30 minutes of extra time, England fans would have been fearing the worst as the match headed for penalties.

"There are some really good players and some really good teams".

Victory over Sweden would hand England a first semi-final since 1990. I can't put into words the happiness and gratitude I'm feeling ...

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