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Ivan Rakitic: ‘We saw Football’s Coming Home and thought: yeah, but you still have to play us’

The Barcelona and Croatia midfielder talks about playing England at the World Cup with a virus, how to stay calm when taking penalties and exhaustionIvan Rakitic packed his bag, kissed his family goodbye and said see you on the 15th. It was early June …

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Croatia stun Spain to set up Nations League decider against England

• Tin Jedvaj’s stoppage-time winner gives Croatia 3-2 win• Wembley showdown will decide qualification and relegationTin Jedvaj scored a last-gasp winner to revive Croatia’s hopes of reaching the Nations League finals as Spain fell to a 3-2 defeat in Za…

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Croatia v Spain, Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland and more – live!

All the Nations League and international friendly actionEngland v USA – live with Ben FisherFeel free to email Ed or to tweet @ed_aarons 7.13pm GMT Over in Dublin there is much excitement about the return of Robbie Brady. The Burnley man hasn’t played …

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Jadon Sancho’s late cameo livens up England’s goalless and soulless night | Dominic Fifield

The Borussia Dortmund teenager was on the pitch for only 12 minutes but was one of the positives for Gareth Southgate to take from a dour game in CroatiaNone of this felt real, from the awkward silence as the teams lined up prior to kick-off, to Jordan…

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Croatia 0-0 England: player ratings from the Nations League tie

Ben Chilwell shone on his second international appearance while Ivan Perisic was Croatia’s best performerJordan Pickford Saved from Kramaric after half an hour, parried Croatia’s only other effort from Perisic. Solid. 7 Continue reading…

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Marcus Rashford fluffs his lines in England’s eerie draw with Croatia

• Croatia 0-0 England• Jadon Sancho produces bright cameo on England debutOf all the nights following England, it is difficult to think of a stranger experience, when near-goals were greeted with almost complete silence, when the players’ shouts carrie…

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Croatia v England: Nations League — live!

Nations League updates from Rijeka, kick-off 7.45pm BSTRead this: the forgotten story of … Luton Town’s Manager IdolAnd feel free to email Scott with your thoughts 6.44pm BST Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell makes his first start for England, foll…

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The England fans in Croatia trying to watch game behind closed doors

An England fan reveals why he is going to Croatia even though the match is behind closed doorsI booked my trip to Croatia and Spain as soon as the draw was made in January but of course when you’re getting the best deal you can the cheapest flights are…

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Croatia’s World Cup honeymoon is over and there is ground to make up

The 2018 World Cup finalists face England on Friday after a torrid three months peppered with retirements, a health scare, a court case or two and a record 6-0 defeat against SpainCharlie was the first to go. Vedran Corluka, who goes by that nickname, …

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Croatia invoke grievance procedure for closed-doors rerun with England

Gareth Southgate’s Nations League game given surreal edge by home side’s perceived slight before World Cup semi-finalOn the hills behind one of the stands, a small group of Croatia fans could be seen investigating whether there was a decent vantage poi…

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John Stones tells England to start new era by healing World Cup wound

• Semi-final defeat still plays on your mind, says Stones• Croatia’s Luka Modric wary of Harry Kane threatJohn Stones has urged England to “set things straight” as they prepare to confront Croatia in the Nations League just 93 days after losing against…

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Nations League: 10 things to look out for in the international matches

Montenegro and Serbia’s historic meeting, unhappy memories for England and the Republic of Ireland, and Georgi Petkov’s international return – at 42Twelve years after Montenegro achieved independence and 11 years after they were formally recognised by …

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Nations League: 10 things to look out for in the international matches

Montenegro and Serbia’s historic meeting, unhappy memories for England and the Republic of Ireland, and Georgi Petkov’s international return – at 42Twelve years after Montenegro achieved independence and 11 years after they were formally recognised by …

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England warned to watch what they say in behind-closed-doors game in Croatia

• Players told every word will be audible with no supporters• Croatia punished by Uefa for swastika on pitch in 2015Gareth Southgate has instructed his players to watch footage of Barcelona’s behind-closed-doors game with Las Palmas last year as he pre…

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Luke Shaw a doubt for England’s matches against Croatia and Spain

• Manchester United left-back injured in win over Newcastle• Knock may rule him out of both Nations League fixturesLuke Shaw is a doubt for England’s upcoming Nations League matches against Croatia and Spain because of a knock he suffered in Manchester…

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Gareth Southgate embraces pressure as England seek revenge against Croatia

• Manager says England need to be tested in high-profile games• Southgate backs Raheem Sterling to start scoring againAnnouncing Gareth Southgate’s contract extension this week, the FA chief executive, Martin Glenn, acknowledged the England manager had…

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Luka Modric and Marta win Fifa player of the year awards in London

• Modric beats Ronaldo to men’s prize, Salah wins Puskás award• 32-year-old Marta wins women’s award for first time since 2010Luka Modric has been named the Fifa men’s footballer of the year at a ceremony in London, with Brazil’s Marta crowned the worl…

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Dejan Lovren denies wrongdoing after being charged with perjury

• Liverpool defender posted a statement on Instagram• ‘I did not commit any criminal offence’Dejan Lovren has denied any wrongdoing after being charged with perjury in Croatia.The Liverpool defender and his fellow Croatia international Luka Modric were…

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Spain and Turkey victories augur well for Nations League’s future | Nick Ames

Scepticism and confusion over the Nations League have been overtaken by teams at all levels taking it seriouslyA pile-on by the corner flag in Stockholm said it best. Turkey had just come from two goals down to defeat a seemingly comfortable Sweden and…

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Spain and Turkey victories augur well for Nations League’s future | Nick Ames

Scepticism and confusion over the Nations League have been overtaken by teams at all levels taking it seriouslyA pile-on by the corner flag in Stockholm said it best. Turkey had just come from two goals down to defeat a seemingly comfortable Sweden and…