Lucas Moura celebrates putting Spurs 2-0 up. Photo: Peter Powell/EPA

Manchester United 0 Tottenham Hotspur 3 If nothing else, there was no mutiny. José Mourinho still heard his name being sung and, at the final whistle(...)

Harry Kane leads England’s celebrations after their win over Sweden. Photograph: Getty Images

England are in the World Cup semi-finals and the question remains: how did they get there? Gareth Southgate’s men have undoubtedly benefited from good(...)

Kieran Trippier and Harry Kane train ahead of England’s World Cup semi-final clash with Croatia. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

THE MATCHES Semi-finals: Croatia v England (7.0, Luzhniki Stadium, ITV/RTÉ2) Betting: Croatia 13-5, England 27-20, Draw 21-10 ONE TO WATCH England’(...)

Harry Kane, Eric Dier, Jordan Henderson, Danny Rose, Kieran Trippier, Jesse Lingard,Jamie Vardy, Harry Maguire and John Stones of England look on at the penalty shoot out during their 2018 World Cup last 16 clash with Colombia. Photo: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

All the numbers were against England going into the penalty shootout against Colombia. England: three defeats from three World Cup shootouts; six defe(...)

 England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford saves  Carlos Bacca’s  penalty during the  penalty shootout with Colombia in the World Cup Round of 16  match at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow. Photograph: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images

As the clock ticked towards the 90th minute at the Spartak Stadium, thoughts inevitably drifted to what lay ahead for England. Next up would be Sweden(...)

England’s John Stones scoring their first goal against Panama in Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. Photograph:  Reuters/Ivan Alvarado

The build-up to England’s showdown with Panama in Nizhny Novgorod had been dominated by a row over the publication of a long-lens photo of England’s a(...)

Spain manager Fernando Hierro talks with his squad at a training session in Kazan ahead of Wednesday’s game against Iran in Group B. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

THE MATCHES GROUP B Portugal v Morocco (Moscow, 1pm, RTÉ/BBC) Betting: Portugal 8-13, Morocco 5-1, Draw 13-5 GROUP A Uruguay v Saudi Arabia (Rostov(...)

England captain Harry Kane  heads home his  his second goal in the World Cup Group G game against Tunisia at the Volgograd Arena. Photograph:  Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Tunisia 1 England 2 Nothing banishes doubts like the exhilaration of an injury-time winner, but of all the teams to win matches late in this World Cu(...)

England’s Harry Kane celebrates scoring his side’s second goal in their pre-World Cup friendly against Nigeria. Photo: Tom Goode/Getty Images

England 2 Nigeria 1 Harry Kane continued his scoring streak as England captain but Gareth Southgate’s side made heavy work of beating Nigeria in thei(...)

Harry Kane will captain England at the World Cup. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty

England (18-1, oddshecker) Who are they? England are usually swept to the World Cup on a jingoistic tidal wave of optimism, but this year it’s diffe(...)

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