Watch Jordan Pickford's in-laws celebrating his England penalty win

Watch Jordan Pickford's in-laws celebrating his England penalty win

Watch Jordan Pickford's in-laws celebrating his England penalty win

We don't want to be going into a penalty shootout every game, and that's my job to help the team when I'm called upon by making those saves. Paul Ince, and even Alan Shearer, those three would have been top of your list.

"I have got power and agility", said Pickford on Tuesday after the win over Colombia.

"Personally I've been having a little competition with Nick Pope the goalkeeper".

"We knew it was going to be hard against Sweden, we know what they bring to the party and we managed it very well", Pickford said.

"They are still a young group of players.so it was really significant, because we can't just be a team that goes out and plays", Southgate said, referring to the rough-house nature of the tie which Mark Geiger, the American referee, struggled to control.

"It's coming home, isn't it?"

The only previous England goalkeepers to appear on such a stage were Gordon Banks - the World Cup victor from 1966 - and Peter Shilton, a veteran of 125 worldwide caps who was 40 when he played in the 1990 World Cup semi-final loss to West Germany.

"Russia-England semi-final would be brilliant out here".

A Brazil v England final is also on the mind of punters and is the most likely showdown to happen in the Luzhniki on July 14th at 11/2.

Brendan Collins, 30, described the match as an "emotional rollercoaster". If I had saved it, people would say 'What a save!' If any other keeper in the tournament had a go like that and it goes in nothing would have been said.

"There are some real quality penalties going in at the moment which shows the lads are very confident".

But now it's been taken a step further and Colombian fans have launched a petition demanding that Federation Internationale de Football Association replay the game on "fair play grounds" - clearly the irony has gone over their heads.

Inside the arena, the lowest number of England fans since the Tunisia game - officially numbering 2,225 - were drowned out by their rivals until after the game, when the players went over to take selfies and share the special moment with them. We knew what we had to do and we stayed calm.

"We played the way we said we would and we attacked the game".

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