Football fan detained after 'England' scrawled on statue

Arnold Nichols
July 4, 2018

"I did a whole bunch of research", Pickford said.

An increasingly confident Sweden are relishing the prospect of a World Cup quarter-final clash against England after displaying the best of their battling qualities in a 1-0 win over Switzerland in Tuesday's Round of 16 tie. The only thing that may harm the team is their lack of tournament experience further down the line when it comes to the knockout games, whether that's the quarter's or the semi's.

Star man Harry Kane had initially given Gareth Southgate's side the lead in the 57th minute after he was brought down in the box.

The Three Lions were just 90 seconds from the full-time whistle when Yerry Mina scored a dramatic 93rd minute header to send the game to extra time.

Trippier was one of the players who successfully converted his penalty and his Spurs teammate Eric Dier went on to net the decisive one, while Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford also took the headlines. "Come on England! W".


"I think given the penalties have broken the curse, we're going all the way - 2-1 in the final against France". He is the player that everyone is talking about - wherever you go at the moment, people from all around the world.

It wasn't plain sailing for England but they made it through to the final eight on penalties.

Many outraged football fans pointed out that yesterday was the 24th anniversary of the death of Andres Escobar, who was shot dead after his own goal was blamed for sending Colombia home at the 1994 World Cup. "It gives us the belief to go into the Sweden game and we will get straight back to business tomorrow", He told Goal.

Henderson added: "I felt we controlled the game before they got an equaliser from the set-piece at the end which was disappointing, but you have to expect that in the World Cup".

"They are greater than the sum of their parts more often than not, so that is a hugely hard game for us".

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