England fans 'dare to dream' after World Cup win over Sweden

Uruguay's Edinson Cavani right was helped from the field by Cristiano Ronaldo left when he was hurt during Saturday's match. Juan Herrero  EPA

Some might say that the great change in this team as opposed to earlier iterations of England is the togetherness, the sublimation to the collective rather than the drive for individual plaudits. A very solid team.

Meatballs, however, weren't enough to stop this rowdy bunch throwing a bunch of pillows around and jumping on a show bed while singing "Three Lions", the 1996 footie anthem written by David Baddiel, Frank Skinner and Lightning Seeds frontman Ian Broudie.

England will now face either Croatia or Russian Federation in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday evening.

England's emphatic victory over Sweden was watched by millions across the United Kingdom, but spare a thought for those people who had plans they couldn't change on game day - wedding guests.

"I'm not sure he's always believed that but he's a super talent, a super player and his use of the ball is as good as any defender in the tournament".

"This was a friendly match against Bury; yes there was 40,000 here so there was a slight bit of pressure, especially for the new players because it's the first time they will be judged".

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Petersburg on Tuesday. "We know what we are capable of but Brazil are the favourites, putting us into a different role". The victor of the tie will face either France or Uruguay in St Petersburg on July 10.

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He added that England had "been given the opportunity to move it nice and slow" but that they have "method to their build-up". Iceland was short of big names but big on team, and Eriksson described Sweden as " world champions of team spirit".

"Of course, we're feeling the energy and warmth from home as well, which I think for a lot of the players hasn't been their experience with England".

'It's a remarkable rise I have had over the a year ago or two, ' he said.

One of the best qualified to speak about England's chances is Andrea, founder of Italian site "Il Calcio Inglese" for aficionados of the English game on the peninsula.

"I think that is probably starting to register with them now - maybe I tell the truth most of the time".

"Maguire has been a giant in both boxes right throughout the tournament", Southgate said.

The nation's unofficial anthem Three Lions - with its incredibly catchy chorus "it's coming home" - has enjoyed a resurgence in recent weeks as the Harry Kane captained side has made the semi finals for just the third time.

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