France’s celebrations marred as cops fire tear gas and clash with supporters

FRANCE’S World Cup celebrations were tonight marred with violence after police were forced to fire tear gas amid clashes with football fans. Cops used water canons on crowds after the country became two-time world champions after beating Croatia 4-2 in Moscow. A fan falls to the floor after inhaling tear gas as French football fans …

Kylian Mbappe wins young player of tournament award as France beat Croatia in final

FRANCE’S World Cup-winning teen sensation Kylian Mbappe has been named young player of the tournament. Mbappe, 19, scored the fourth goal of a 4-2 win over Croatia in the final that took his tally of the tournament to four. AFP or licensors Kylian Mbappe was named 2018 World Cup’s young player of the tournament More …

Belgium fans pack into Brussels to welcome heroes home after third-place finish

BELGIUM fans packed into the centre of Brussels to welcome their World Cup heroes. Eden Hazard inspired the Red Devils to a solid tournament – just missing out on the final after a narrow defeat to France. Reuters The centre of Brussels was a sea of red as fans waited for Belgium to appear Reuters …

Gareth Southgate remains positive despite Belgium defeat as he believes England overachieved at World Cup

GARETH SOUTHGATE remains positive about his Three Lions squad despite defeat to Belgium in the third-place play-off. The 47-year-old believes England overachieved at the World Cup and are ‘nowhere near’ their peak. Getty – Contributor Southgate believes Belgium are at their peak and England are still a developing side. England had to settle for finishing fourth in …

Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic eyes Premier League move after masterminding downfall of England

CROATIA coach Zlatko Dalic is eyeing a potential move to the Premier League. For now his focus remains on winning tomorrow’s World Cup final against France. Getty Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic is open to a Premier League move But the 51-year-old, who took charge of the Croatia team in October last year, has refused to …

Croatia have stopped Lionel Messi and Harry Kane… so can do same to Kylian Mbappe and Antoine Griezmann, says boss Zlatko Dalic

BULLISH Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic insists his side has no fear over France’s fierce forward line having thwarted some of the world’s best players. Croatia beat Argentina, Denmark and England on their way to Sunday’s World Cup final against Les Bleus. AP:Associated Press Croatia boss Zlatko Dalic insists his side doesn’t fear Kylian Mbappe and …

Croatia star Ivan Perisic 7/4 to move to Manchester United this summer

MANCHESTER UNITED are the red-hot 7/4 favourites to land Ivan Perisic this summer. Perisic, who has long been linked with a move to Old Trafford, impressed during his nation’s semi-final win over England on Wednesday night. The Mega Agency Ivan Perisic is being widely tipped to move to Man United this summer Now the odds …

Curse of Mick Jagger strikes again after Croatia beat England in extra time

THE curse of Mick Jagger has struck again after England suffered a heartbreaking defeat to Croatia in extra time. The Rolling Stones legend has been labelled a jinx following his association with other sporting failures. Mick Jagger has been pictured watching England from the stands after the Three Lions took an early lead And Mick, 74 …

Thai cave boy who wore England shirt will be desperately hoping Three Lions win tonight, says his grandfather

THE young Thai footballer seen wearing an England shirt while trapped underground will be hoping The Three Lions win tonight, his grandfather says. Sompong Jaiwong, 13, was among 12 members of his local football team and their coach to have been rescued from the Tham Luang Nang Non cave after becoming stranded in there on …

How Jordan Pickford’s fiancee Megan Davison went from student on takeaways to wealthy WAG

JUST 12 months ago blonde bombshell Megan Davison was a skint student eating takeaways while doing a degree at the University of Sunderland. But one year on, life couldn’t look more different for the 22-year-old, who is now engaged to the England goalie Jordan Pickford – the undisputed golden child of the World Cup. INSTAGRAM/MEGAN DAVISON …