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The 22-year-old thanked the supporters for backing the national team and praised the performance of Gareth Southgate’s side

Harry Kane is ready to go into battle with his brothers and fire England to their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years.

With the group stage of the World Cup in the books, how much can you remember about the opening round of games?

Captain Harry Kane says England are facing their World Cup “moment of truth”.

Dele Alli is ready to strut his stuff against Colombia, with the fit-again midfielder warning that England are “not scared of anyone” at this World Cup.

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lee Power previews the second round of matches

The Spurs midfielder discusses the 1-0 loss to the Red Devils, which saw England finish second in Group G

England lost to Belgium on Thursday evening in their final Group G match. Read Layth Yousif’s take in our latest World Cup blog.

Senegal were meeting Colombia for just the second time in all competitions, with the only previous encounter an international friendly in 2014 which ended in a 2-2 draw in Buenos Aires.

The Spurs midfielder will start his first match at a World Cup later this evening

Harry Kane’s hat-trick inspired England to their biggest ever World Cup win as Gareth Southgate’s men sealed progress to the last 16 with a 6-1 demolition of Panama that puts their rivals on notice.

Read Layth Yousif’s World Cup blog after England’s stunning, sublime – and quite frankly unbelievable – 6-1 victory over Panama which has got the country dreaming...

Belgium and Tunisia have met on three previous occasions in all competitions, with a win apiece and a draw. The encounters have been tight affairs, with victories decided by one-goal margins, but today’s match didn’t follow the same trend.

Gareth Southgate’s promising young England side look ready to make a mark on the world stage and help atone for the disappointments of recent tournaments.

The 22-year-old missed training on Thursday, but revealed he is desperate to get playing again as soon as possible

The Spurs forward discussed the key quality instilled in the group since the Three Lions boss took charge of the team

The Tottenham Hotspur defender praised the leadership skills of his club team-mate and discussed the firepower in the England squad

England’s captain led from the front to score twice and hand Gareth Southgate’s team a win in their World Cup opener

Harry Kane dug England out of a hole and secured a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their World Cup opener.

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Ned Keating looks back at the big game on day five of the competition.

Southgate proud of England spirit

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Gareth Southgate was proud of his players’ spirit, togetherness and composure on a night when the England manager felt his side got a raw deal from the officials.

Harry Kane dug England out of a hole and secured a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their World Cup opener.

World Cup hero Sir Geoff Hurst is excited about England’s chances at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The 24-year-old praised his Tottenham Hotspur manager ahead of England’s Group G opener with Tunisia

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Jacob Ranson reviews one of the matches on day four of the tournament.

Gareth Southgate feels his England players are ready for action after a positive build-up to their World Cup opener.

Harry Maguire expects the nation to come to a standstill during England’s World Cup opener against Tunisia and insists the team are ready to deliver.

Gareth Southgate could pick four players with links to Tottenham Hotspur in defence and it may provide some much-needed sturdiness

England’s players know the starting line-up for Monday’s World Cup opener against Tunisia after manager Gareth Southgate showed his hand in training.

Tottenham striker can be relied upon for goals on the world stage after negotiating a long and winding career path to the very top

Tottenham striker Harry Kane leads a youthful England squad into the World Cup as captain and feels everyone is ready to meet the challenges head on.

Ashley Young says England are already raring to go for next week’s World Cup opener against Tunisia.

England touched down in Russia this week ahead of the World Cup, with their 23-man squad including 11 black, Asian and ethnic minority players – the highest number they have taken to a major competition.

England midfielder Jordan Henderson is ready to fight Eric Dier for a World Cup starting spot - and will be hoping that duel goes the same way as their table tennis matches.

Goals from Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford and Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck sealed another win for the Three Lions

Marcus Rashford’s stunning strike set England on course for a winning World Cup send-off as Gareth Southgate’s much-changed side produced a controlled performance against Costa Rica.

The Spurs midfielder has reflected on Three Lions shock Euro 2016 exit and how this team is raring to go

England boss Gareth Southgate has named his 23-man World Cup squad - but who should make the starting XI against Tunisia?

Gareth Southgate has told his England players there are still World Cup places to play for against Nigeria on Saturday.

The former West Ham forward and World Cup 1966 hat-trick hero discussed the squad Gareth Southgate has picked for Russia

Win tickets for you and a friend to see England v Nigeria at Wembley.

When the 2017/18 season ended, I never thought I’d be jetting off to play in a special tournament in Abu Dhabi – for an Algerian team.

Islington-born Karim Kerbouche believes his native country Algeria’s first-ever time at the Arab Club Cup Championships was a great experience.

Archant London sports reporter and former Raider of the Year Jacob Ranson jets off to Abu Dhabi to play in the Arab Cup this weekend, writes Lee Power.

Football: Holland 0 England 1

Friday, March 23, 2018

Gareth Southgate’s men capped a promising display with a deserved victory as an experimental England side secured victory thanks to Jesse Lingard’s first international goal.

Islington-born Karim Kerbouche is fulfilling a dream of bringing ice hockey to his native Algeria as he is set to jet off to play in the first-ever Arab Cup in Abu Dhabi, writes Jacob Ranson.

Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey produced a nonchalant penalty for Wales in their World Cup qualifier against Serbia in Belgrade.

Weeks away from the big EU referendum, our noble choice between Project Fear and Project Nutter, here’s an unexpected intervention from Michael Moore, with a new film about how brilliant life in Europe is (and Iceland and Tunisia).

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