Skip to comments.AP PHOTOS: Croatia’s resolve overcomes England’s youth
Posted on 07/11/2018 5:25:04 PM PDT by BBell
MOSCOW (AP) England and France. The two youngest teams in the World Cup, destined to meet in the final after a parade of greater soccer nations with veteran stars had gone home. France did its part Tuesday by beating Belgium, a more experienced side loaded with talent, and five minutes into Wednesdays match against Croatia, England was following the same script. For the second straight game, an English player scored his first international goal in a World Cup knockout match, this time Kieran Trippier sending a sweet free kick into Croatias net.
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England is Coming Home.
Actually, Croatian-Americans Nick Saban and Bill Belichick made a secret trip to Russia and helped coach and prepare the Croatian team for their world cup run.
Too bad they lost to Croatia. I wanted to see them play France. We can only imagine the tension in that game between two nations that have had a rocky and strained relationship for centuries. France would of hammered England, and the world would of seen the mother of all meltdowns!
England should worry more about what’s happening to Tommy Robinson.
Who is the lady in red?
The President of Croatia.
My! Thanks for your reply.
Harold Wilson, the man who said the quote, was Prime Minister when England won the Cup in 1966.
After they lost in 1970, so did he.
A lot more attractive than Theresa May, I must say.
Meanwhile folks in Scotland and Wales are thinking, “Who’s ‘we’?”
I thought there were a lot of fake Croatian falls.....but I was rooting for England.
Croatia didn’t “import” a number of its players either, like England did.
I would have liked to see Spain and England just so I could watch the Spanish police take on some English hooligans when the hooligans rioted.
You’ve got that right!
Had not thought of it that way...
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