Fans thank England for 'making nation dream'

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Gary Lineker waved goodbye to Germany when they were knocked out the World Cup and now Scots are doing the same to England.

Kyle Walker delivered an upbeat appraisal of England's campaign in Russian Federation and proceeded to offer context by providing a comparison with previous tournaments in which he has been involved.

"We were the better team in all aspects of the game", said Dalic. "We have to keep playing well for our club and hopefully the manager picks us for the national team". "It's a great honour for all the players and the supporters, and I don't think we're really aware of the scale of it just yet".

"We are going to play England in the League of Nations (in October) and we don´t have a proper stadium to play that game". My players push me, they are mentally stronger than me.

The Village in Station Hill was packed full of optimistic fans as Gareth Southgate's men played their first semi-final since 1990 against Croatia.

"Did we expect to be in this position?"

"The dressing room is a very hard place at the moment. But we have our hearts, our pride and our players and that is what is really important to us".

The French topped Belgium 1-0 in their semifinal matchup on Tuesday to advance to the final and have a shot at winning their second World Cup final (they took the title in 1998). It's clear to everybody the progress that's been made in terms of the level of performance and togetherness of the group.

Dalic´s side were clearly exhausted, but they managed to fight on to the end of two hours of gripping football to take the country of just over four million people into the final for the first time. "We've proved to ourselves and our country that is possible".

Southgate said he was unsure if that was the case, but that there was no questioning what the Tottenham striker had brought to the team both on and off the pitch in Russian Federation.

"I can't go back for the final though, I've used up all my credits with my wife".

They return to Moscow for the game against Croatia, having played in the Russian capital in the last 16 against Colombia, albeit at the smaller Spartak Stadium.

Southgate also said he had not bought into much of the scaremongering about Russian Federation peddled by sections of the United Kingdom press ahead of the tournament. He's captained the team brilliantly throughout this tournament.

"Whether that had an effect on us not wanting to take as many chances as we had, subconsciously, I don't know".

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