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Sweden 0 England 2: Five big talking points from Samara

Sweden 0 England 2: Five big talking points from Samara

England have produced their best performance of the tournament to advance to the World Cup semi-final. 8 Jul 2018
Almost 40,000 fans attend England v Sweden

Almost 40,000 fans attend England v Sweden

A total of 39,991 fans attended the World Cup quarter-final match between England and Sweden in Samara, FIFA said via the tournament's official Twitter account on Saturday. 8 Jul 2018
Pic special: Swede success for England!

Pic special: Swede success for England!

England march on to Moscow after dispatching Sweden 2-0 in the quarter-final on Sunday morning (AEST). 8 Jul 2018
England defeat Sweden 2-0 to reach semi-final

England defeat Sweden 2-0 to reach semi-final

England defeated Sweden 2-0 in Samara overnight to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals, where they will face either Croatia or Russia. 8 Jul 2018
England have more chances to advance to semis than Sweden - Ex-Russia Head Coach

England have more chances to advance to semis than Sweden - Ex-Russia Head Coach

England are more likely to beat Sweden and advance to the FIFA World Cup semi-finals, former Russia head coach Boris Ignatyev told Sputnik on Saturday. 7 Jul 2018
Kane, Sterling to start for England against Sweden

Kane, Sterling to start for England against Sweden

Strikers Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling have been named in the starting lineup for England in their World Cup quarter-final match against Sweden. 7 Jul 2018
Claesson to start for Sweden against England

Claesson to start for Sweden against England

FC Krasnodar midfielder Viktor Claesson has been named in the starting lineup for Sweden in their World Cup quarter-final match against England, FIFA announced on its official website on Saturday. 7 Jul 2018
Ranked! The 10 breakout stars of the 2018 World Cup

Ranked! The 10 breakout stars of the 2018 World Cup

From Senegals teenage record-breaker to Russias Chelsea target via an unlikely South Korean, Jon OBrien profiles the players whove seriously enhanced their reputation this summer 7 Jul 2018
'Minimal' difference between France and Belgium - De Bruyne

'Minimal' difference between France and Belgium - De Bruyne

Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne said the difference between his team and France, who they will play against in the first World Cup semi-final in St. Petersburg on Tuesday, was “minimal.” 7 Jul 2018
Southgate wary of well-schooled Sweden defenders

Southgate wary of well-schooled Sweden defenders

England head coach Gareth Southgate said on Friday that Sweden had "well-schooled" defenders who can offer a challenge to his attacking players in the World Cup last eight. 7 Jul 2018
Kane: England have huge belief in beating Sweden if it goes to penalties

Kane: England have huge belief in beating Sweden if it goes to penalties

England forward and captain Harry Kane said on Friday that his side had "huge belief" that they would be able to beat Sweden if their World Cup quarter-final match ends in a penalty shootout. 7 Jul 2018
FIFA fine Sweden $70,000 for violating marketing rules

FIFA fine Sweden $70,000 for violating marketing rules

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has fined the Swedish Football Association 70,000 Swiss francs (about $70,000) for violating media and marketing rules at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, FIFA's press service said on Friday. 7 Jul 2018
Andersson does not think about victory at World Cup

Andersson does not think about victory at World Cup

Sweden head coach Janne Andersson said on Friday that he did not think about a possible victory at the 2018 World Cup as the team prepares for their quarter-final match against England. 6 Jul 2018
Sweden captain Granqvist 'barely slept last night' as wife gave birth to daughter

Sweden captain Granqvist 'barely slept last night' as wife gave birth to daughter

Sweden defender and captain Andreas Granqvist said he had "barely slept" on Thursday night when his wife was giving birth to their baby daughter. 6 Jul 2018
Sweden look to 'stop' Kane in Quarter-Final

Sweden look to 'stop' Kane in Quarter-Final

Sweden defender and captain Andreas Granqvist said his team will do their best to prevent England striker Harry Kane from finding the back of the net when the two teams play each other in the World Cup quarter-finals. 6 Jul 2018
How Sweden built a team to believe in – and why it spells trouble for England

How Sweden built a team to believe in – and why it spells trouble for England

On the bones of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's international retirement, and a glorious 2015 under-21 triumph, Sweden have built a side to shock the world and counteract England, writes Lee Roden... 6 Jul 2018