Former England boss Sam Allardyce admits he is 'jealous' of Gareth Southgate

Kevin De Bruyne has told Eden Hazard to stay calm if he receives rough challenges

Kevin De Bruyne has told Eden Hazard to stay calm if he receives rough challenges

"For us it is about working hard and training hard until the game, then going out there and having some fun".

Southgate remains unsure of what reception England will receive in front of the Russian fans, but says protocols have been discussed and put in place in the event of racism at the World Cup.

Tottenham Hotspur kicks off the season this year with the International Champions Cup, which will see the team spend 10 days in the USA, playing against Roma in San Diego, Barcelona in Los Angeles and AC Milan in Minneapolis.

Deezer has urged listeners to get behind the English team by "encouraging Brits [sic] to sing along to Lonnie Donegan's World Cup Willie, the soundtrack to England's win in 1966".

After flying into Saint Petersburg, England headed to their base camp in the seaside town of Repino, 45 kilometres (30 miles) northwest of the city, where preparations will start for the Three Lions' opening game against Tunisia on Monday.

England manager Gareth Southgate has insisted that club rivalries will not taint his side's hopes of enjoying a successful World Cup campaign in Russian Federation. I've always felt you go through spells.

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"It's a great honour to wear the jersey of Belgium, the feeling is just different, it makes me very proud and I'm finally allowed to play in perhaps the best Belgian national team of all time". That's part of the game.

"But our focus as a team has to be on the bits we can control".

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Underscoring the importance of the tournament, Kane said that there are many big tournaments like Champions League and Premier League, but nothing is bigger than the World Cup for him.

"I would love to win everything with Tottenham but, for me, personally, the World Cup outweighs them all".

If England finish second in Group G, they will face the victor of Group H which, according to world rankings, should be POLAND, although Colombia, Senegal and Japan are other potential opponents at this stage.

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