Kent fans watch England in World Cup semi-final against Croatia

Russia v Croatia – FIFA World Cup 2018 – Quarter Final – Fisht Stadium

England fans were gathering in their thousands in pubs, parks and stadiums on Wednesday as a nervous nation waited to see whether Gareth Southgate's team could overcome Croatia to reach their first World Cup final in over 50 years.

In recognition of Gareth Southgate's fantastic leadership and his now iconic wearing of a waistcoat during the tournament so far, Leeds City Council staff are also being offered the chance to join supporters across the country by putting on their own waistcoat attire, taking part in "Waistcoat Wednesday". "Croatia don't have the sort of attacking players who can really make something out of nothing, so Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic will be relied upon to engineer opportunities and we need to limit their time on the ball".

The iconic Black Prince statue in City Square is now holding an England flag and its very own football.

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Regardless of what happens this evening, and in Sunday's final if you dare to dream, the story of Southgate's latest World Cup is sure to be well documented in the weeks, months and years after the tournament ends.

"Whether we win or lose, we're creating history", he said.

Capello struggled to find a goalkeeper he trusted during his England reign, famously dropping former West Ham 'keeper Rob Green after he made a massive error in the opening game of the 2010 World Cup, and he has hailed the performances of the current number one Jordan Pickford.

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"He knows what he wants and he wears it extremely well but it's always blues and dark colours and he brightens it up with a shirt".

"You can feel the encouragement and support".

England's progress in Russian Federation has revived the Three Lions anthem - which includes the line "football's coming home".

But Southgate revealed he could not listen to it for many years.

The song was released before Euro '96, when Southgate missed England's crucial penalty as they lost a semi-final shootout to Germany at Wembley.

"Football's coming home, I couldn't listen to it for 20 years, frankly".

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