Nearly 20m tune in to England quarter-final win

Tanya Simon
July 10, 2018

Supporters danced on a London ambulance, leaving it in need of repairs, in another dignified display commemorating the country reaching its first World Cup semi-final in almost three decades. Captain Harry Kane, who leads the goalscoring charts in Russian Federation with six strikes, failed to find the net for the first time but said confidence was high after England posted their best run at a major tournament since Euro '96.

England manager Gareth Southgate has also hailed the Sunderland native, lauding him as a model for the next generation of goalkeepers to follow.

It seems that England's most successful World Cup campaign in nearly 30 years is sending fans just a little bit insane.

"If anyone's got any tickets out there, we're desperate for the semi-final", said Holder in the van before striking out for Moscow, just over 1,000 km (600 miles) north-west of Samara.

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The only previous England goalkeepers to appear on such a stage were Gordon Banks - the World Cup victor from 1966 - and Peter Shilton, a veteran of 125 global caps who was 40 when he played in the 1990 World Cup semifinal loss to West Germany. Now they can dream of a grander ambition. "It's coming home", said Jones. I was gutted. But next morning a woman came running after me.

The BBC said 19.9 million saw the match on BBC One while 3.9 million used iPlayer.

"They still want to fight that war". Both teams won the trophy as hosts of the tournament. Hart, capped 75 times by England, played cricket for his local club as a youngster before focusing on his football career at Shrewsbury Town.

But Modric said they would be ready to face Southgate's men. France will be facing Belgium while Croatia will be going up against England.

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