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And before we turn our sights on the four Day 12 clashes, some final thoughts on that England performance last night, with two nice late night offerings you may have missed.
Here’s Barney Ronay on how the joyful, smiling Jesse Lingard is an exemplar for a generally more relaxed England:
Ach. And some sad news just across my desk for those of you following this blog from Australia – with the passing of the trailblazing football journalist, Andrew Dettre, a colossus of the fledgling sport for over half a century. Rest in peace, Andrew.
Throwback to an excellent piece on Australian football journalism giant Andrew Dettre, who sadly died this morning https://t.co/IZtc34JVu4
Written by Richard Parkin
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/live/2018/jun/25/world-cup-2018-groups-a-and-b-get-set-for-finales-live under the title “World Cup 2018: Groups A and B get set for finales – live!”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.