Harry Kane keeps his head and England find a ray of sunshine | Barney Ronay

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England’s talismanic captain scores at both ends of the pitch, at both ends of the game and from about three yards each time

Oh, Harry. At the end of a fraught, at times puzzling World Cup Group G opener there was an unfamiliar noise around the Volgograd Arena, an odd feeling of lightness in the air, a feeling of double-take. It took a while to register. Applause. Relief. A skirling of possibilities. England tournament moments: also available in happy.

It is fair to say Harry Kane did not just save his England team by heading the winning goal in the last desperate knockings of this 2-1 defeat of Tunisia. In the process he rescued us all from the heavy weather, the unbearable introspection of another slow first‑week World Cup death.

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Written by Barney Ronay at the Volgograd Arena
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