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"It's coming home" became a famous mantra among supporters when England cruised through to the semi-finals of the World Cup, after surprising everyone with brilliant play under seemingly reformed manager Gareth Southgate.

Councillor Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, said: "England's performances under the astute management and leadership of Gareth Southgate in this World Cup have been absolutely sensational and instilled enormous excitement and pride in people of all ages across the country and of course here in Leeds".

They now potentially stand just 90 minutes away from their first major tournament final in 52 years, when they last won the World Cup back in 1966. I am delighted that good teamwork has meant we have been able to pull out all the stops alongside Government and other agencies to arrange this big screening.

"We are excited about the future but we want to make the most of this opportunity as well".

England play Croatia at 4am on Thursday morning for a spot in the world cup final, where the victor will play either France or Belgium. Biggest win in the tournament. "Come on England - it's coming home!"

"They are proud to wear the shirt".

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Harry, who was visiting Dublin with wife Meghan, was asked by a reporter if "football was coming home" - the chant from the hugely popularly Three Lions anthem.

But Southgate revealed he could not listen to it for many years.

"The Museum of London have. announced their plans to acquire one of Gareth Southgate's suits as part of their permanent collection", it said in a statement.

The 2018 side are guaranteed to join that pantheon whatever the result of Wednesday's semi-final against Croatia in Moscow, though, and Southgate said there were some similarities.

"Hopefully they'll just get their heads down, work hard and get the win for us. It's up to us now which games we play in".

Subasic suffered a tight hamstring towards the end of Croatia's quarter-final win over hosts Russian Federation and was unable to take goal-kicks before the tie went to penalties.

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