Follow the World Cup semifinal between England and Croatia


On Wednesday, La Liga said they had invited the boys and their coach to Spain to attend a Spanish top flight game in the future when they have fully recovered from the ordeal.

"And we have to be like that, I think, if we are going to get in the final, so we'll have to perform well and play well."

Now in its 29th year, the Willen World Cup is recognised as the leading tournament in the area for children from under 7s to under 16's and attracts clubs from across Herts, Beds, Bucks and Northants.

It is the third time in the last six World Cup tournaments that the country has made the finals, which is a better record than any other team in this year's competition.

Rose, 28, has seen limited game time in Russian Federation, with Ashley Young being preferred in the left wingback role. "We worked hard. I scored but we delivered a good match and I'm very proud of everyone".

Dele Alli came up huge for England over the weekend, scoring a 59-minute insurance goal to secure its 2-0 win over Sweden and spot in the 2018 FIFA World Cup semifinals.

In response, Kylian Mbappé had one thing to say to the jibes from Belgian players: "If I offended them, I apologise".

"So we were at home and I went to get changed and I thought, 'Hmm, shall I wear those socks?' We still needed the win, but I thought, 'No, it's ridiculous'. We were all happy, all hugging", Mbappe said. We've been playing well, we're learning and we're all enjoying it. It's always nice to score, but, more importantly we're through to the next round. "[France] President Emmanuel Macron came down to see us".

The French will face either England or Croatia in Moscow on Sunday, as they look to lift the trophy for the second time following their triumph on home soil 20 years ago in 1998.

"You will highlight certain players and positions they're likely to take".

Roberto Martinez bemoaned the fact the semi-final had been decided on a set-piece, however the Atletico forward believes it's an important part of Les Bleus' gameplan.