Captain Kane sends touching message to five-year-old cancer patient Ben

After surviving six weeks of radiotherapy treatment five-year-old Ben Williams received his very own “World Cup” trophy

'World Cup' trophy presented to 5-year-old boy battling cancer

Alli is often given an advanced role at his club Tottenham Hotspur supporting his England captain Harry Kane, but in Southgate's formation he has more defensive duties, helping out Jordan Henderson in midfield when England are without the ball.

"Harry has been one of the best defenders in the World Cup and he certainly fits Liverpool's philosophy".

Neil, a British Airways pilot in his early 40s, from Surrey, surprised England fans in Russian Federation during the team's quarter-final victory over Sweden on Saturday (July 7) when he wore the England manager's trademark M & S waistcoat and tie and celebrated with the fans.

Thompson believes another proven Premier League performer could be the answer, urging Liverpool to make a move for Leicester star Maguire - who is now impressing for England on World Cup duty.

"Somebody asked me to take a look at him and I thought he was a decent player", Keown said. Davor Suker's penalty edged Croatia past Romania in the last 16 before a thumping 3-0 victory over Germany in the quarter-finals - with Suker again on the scoresheet - saw them book a meeting with hosts France in the semis.

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"Set pieces have been a massive thing for us and other teams through the whole of the World Cup", Ashley Young, one of England's set-piece takers, said Monday.

He said: "Hi Ben, I've seen your video and you are an inspiration". After completing treatment, Ben was awarded with a replica World Cup trophy.

Hurst believes Gareth Southgate's side can match their finest hour and go all the way in Russian Federation, and Kane admits the support from such England greats is further incentive to succeed. In any case we feel good, safe and confident. I don't really ever get nervous anyway.

Mr Goldsmith added: 'Daisy was a good player and what she lacked in technique she more than made up for it with her attitude. We've got to stay focused.

"So to be here, to be part of it, I'm so proud". We get to see our families now and then.

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