Waistcoat sales are up as everyone wants to look like Gareth Southgate

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       Reaching the World Cup semi-finals would be an 'amazing' achievement for England says Matt Le Tissie

0:37 Reaching the World Cup semi-finals would be an 'amazing' achievement for England says Matt Le Tissie

Rio Ferdinand, Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard have all spoken recently of the cliques that became entrenched within the England camp during their era, when players from the Premier League's leading clubs kept one another at arm's length, and quarter-finals at World Cups and European Championships proved an insurmountable hurdle.

"I think both managers did well".

England captain Kane is the top scorer at the tournament in Russian Federation having struck five goals in his team's opening two wins before being rested against Belgium.

Jesse Lingard has said he feels part of a "new revolution" under England coach Gareth Southgate, adding that the team did not care which half of the World Cup draw they ended up in before resting players against Belgium. "The formation suits us perfectly", said the 25-year-old.

Whether football actually is "coming home" or not, there is one clear victor of England's World Cup campaign - the waistcoat.

"As a group of lads, it is a young squad but we still have those experienced players in there and the team spirit is fantastic at the moment".

Gareth Southgate's side finished in second place in Group G with a 1-0 defeat to Belgium this week - a placing that has seen them avoid a potential quarter-final clash with Brazil. "But I'm coming off the back of a hat-trick and I'm ready to go in a very important game for us against Colombia".

"We're not really fussed what side we got chosen on".

Nor is the midfielder expecting England to adjust their tactics given the higher stakes and the qualities of their South American opponents. We'll play without fear and with that freedom.

"That's what got us here, so why change?" No matter what round we are in, we are still going to play the same. But he is also clearly relishing his key role in the England set-up, where he is expected to create for and support Kane, the tournament's top scorer with five goals from his two games.

"I've said many times before, there are moments you can't believe it's happening".

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