World Cup 2018: 'Is football coming home? May quizzed after England win against Colombia

July 4, 2018 7:01 PM

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World Cup 2018: 'Is football coming home? May quizzed after England win against Colombia

ENGLAND's victory against Colombia in a dramatic penalty shoot-out prompted Tory MP Rachel Maclean to ask the Prime Minister whether the Three Lions' latest win means "football's coming home."

"Shoot-outs are tough. We had talked long and hard about owning the process of a shoot-out. They kept calm. The players have taken it all on board, it's a special moment for us.

"We looked at technique, how we needed to be as a team, the goalkeeper's role. A special moment but now I'm thinking about Sweden.”

Millions of Britons were glued to televisions to watch the intense World Cup match that saw England battling - and defeating - Colombia in Russia.

Amazing pictures showed usually busy areas such as Mall in Westminster and Parliament Square, always swamped with locals and tourists, emptied before 7 pm, when people gathered in pubs or homes to cheer for the Three Lions.

Even the ever-busy Liverpool Street, one of the most important Tube and railway stations in London, was left without a living soul ahead of the game.

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Source: express.co.uk

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