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Sir Bobby, who led England to their last World Cup semi-final in Italy in 1990, saw his team fall at the last hurdle when they were beaten by West Germany on penalties.

Croatia are in the last four of the World Cup for the first time since 1998 and Vrsaljko says his team's run can not be compared to the Europa League success he enjoyed with Atletico Madrid last term.

"Everybody is ready. It's the World Cup semi-final".

France then beat Argentina and Uruguay en route to the semi-finals. "It is very near and we will leave our last drop of sweat on the pitch to achieve our goal".

England's opponents Croatia have knocked out two right-wing teams since the Group Stage, although had to rely on penalties to beat both Denmark and Russian Federation - the latter result leaving us with only democracies left in the competition.

In advance of England's semi-final against Croatia tomorrow, the national team's biggest match for 28 years, Roberts appealed for revellers to behave.

However, Deputy Pamplin said that the desire to create a "family friendly" area away from the pubs and clubs meant that Jardins de la Mer was ultimately the best site.

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They were just two highlights of an illustrious and trophy laden career, winning two Premier League titles, two FA Cups, two La Liga's, one Copa del Rey and one Champions League title to name just a few.

"I've got a amusing feeling that the momentum is so good, and, you know, especially now that we're all going to turn up with special Gareth waistcoats, and that can only help can't it", said fan Lee Walkup, 50.

Players who pick up just two yellow cards between the group stage and the quarter-finals are given an automatic one-game suspension. I think we can do it.

Having played his club football in Belgium for almost four years (1985-1989), Bwalya can not help but marvel at the transformation of the country's football.

England also required spot-kicks to get past Colombia before they made comfortable work of Sweden in the quarter-finals as Harry Maguire and Dele Alli scored in a a 2-0 triumph.

"We feel proud to make the fans proud because that's what we wanted to do when we set out", Kane said.

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