World Cup: Belgium fans ‘proud,’ England fans ‘optimistic’

Belgium fans celebrate their team’s best-ever World Cup finish, placing third after beating England 2-0, while Three Lions fans leave the tournament feeling “optimistic”, thanking manager Gareth Southgate for his work, his achievements – and his waistcoat.

Whole England squad ‘is the A-team’: Dele Alli

Dele Alli says the whole England squad “is the A-team” after manager Gareth Southgate met with some criticism over his decision to make eight changes in Thursday’s game against Belgium. As England prepare to face Colombia in their first knockout match, the Tottenham midfielder says the Three Lions “have to approach every game as if (they were) playing the best team in the world.”