There is more to Croatia than just Modric magic

England beat Croatia 5-1 the last time they met in 2009

Image England beat Croatia 5-1 the last time they met in 2009

Jordan Henderson and Kyle Walker, who were also fitness doubts after being forced off in the additional period against Croatia, also trained to ensure that Gareth Southgate will have a full squad to pick from against Belgium.

Southgate said the players were deeply disappointed, but that his young team could achieve great things in the years to come, with the European Championship just two years away.

"We will be facing a very good team, with players that have a very high level and a lot of experience so we need to be focused", the 31-year-old Juventus player said. "Regardless of Sunday's result, which I believe will be a victory, we are winners".

The Three Lions fell just short in their quest to bring football home but will return to the country as heroes after making the last four for the first time since 1990.

"We were 20 minutes from a World Cup final - that is going to live with me forever, there is no doubt about that".

"They have a day off and we'll assess them tomorrow".

"They didn't want to hide anything from us, and that is why that sanction was chosen".

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Niall McCarthy from Forbes reported that $391m of this goes to teams to be spent on tournament preparation and medical insurance for potential player injuries.

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England were left in the lurch after a gut-wrenching 1-2 defeat at the hands of Croatia after extra-time. He has been a little bit frustrated not to score, but it doesn't matter when we win.

On Saturday, they will take on a side they lost to in the group stages albeit both teams played their second teams.

"Of course, it will be hard to get ourselves up for it and that's where character comes in".

"We're here to try and improve every time we play, every time we go into a tournament".

"To celebrate, Pizza Hut Delivery is excited to gift our old acquaintance Gareth Southgate free pizza for life - something we hope he can share and enjoy with his team upon returning to the United Kingdom!"

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