England delirium has Gareth Southgate and his tyros dreaming big | Daniel Taylor

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Manager stands on verge of history and talk at his training base has turned to the heroes of 1966 as Croatia semi-final looms

“I want to be back home as I hear they are having street parties.” Bobby Robson, 1 July 1990 – Cameroon 2 England 3

So far there is only one player who can vouch that England is experiencing the same kind of football frenzy the country last encountered when World in Motion was in the charts, when there was Bobby Robson and Gary Lineker and Nessun Dorma and let’s-all-have-a-disco and Paul Gascoigne, with that big, chip‑pan grin, until everything went so horribly wrong.

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Written by Daniel Taylor in Repino
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