Southgate was so demoralized by his penalty kick failure against Germany in the 1996 European Championship semifinals, he avoided The Lightning Seeds's "Three Lions, " the team's official song when it hosted the tournament. - England has scored 11 goals at this year's World Cup, tying its record from the victorious 1966 tournament. A 1998 update changed the third verse to "no more years of hurt".
"We've been having a really good time so far". Southgate wants to break stereotypes, and not just on the field.
Southgate said he was convinced that win or lose on Wednesday, his team have a bright future after decades of English under-achievement on the global stage.
After France beat Belgium 1-0 in Saint-Petersburg on Tuesday night to book their place in the World Cup final, the attention now turns to the other semi-final as England take on Croatia. The game will start at 7pm BST on Wednesday.
"Health has to be number one, but to play for the Croatian team, to play in the World Cup semi-final, I do not need to even say that I will be giving it 300% to be fit". England are favourites at $2.4 compared to Croatia's 3.65.
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May will not attend the match because Britain has imposed a diplomatic boycott on Russia after blaming Moscow for the attempted assassination of a former Russian spy in England.
The win sent tens of thousands of French fans pouring onto the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris in scenes of joy last seen when France won the World Cup two decades ago. It's completely irrelevant, that 4-1 defeat.
"But if we're ready to give our all on the pitch like we did when we played Argentina, if we will be compact, then I don't believe that there will be problems". "We know what's at stake and at such moments you forget fatigue you may feel because this is a once in a lifetime opportunity - it may never repeat itself again".
"I watched the last two games in a very nice bar at the Lakes Resort Hotel Vilamoura. We're really proud in the style that we've played, with the intelligence that we've played, and that we've performed under pressure and dealt with hard situations in games where we've had to wait until the last minute to score, we've had to recover from conceding in last minute, we've been through extra time, penalties". "You are just nitpicking my poor performances".