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People sit watching wimbledon on the big screen as final preparations are made at British Summer Time event in Hyde Park London where 30,000 football fans are expected to watch England's World Cup semi-final against Croatia Tuesday July 10

"I'm really excited about what this squad can do in the future", said Kieran Davidson, a fan from Stockport who had booked a last-minute trip to Moscow after England booked their semi-final place.

After watching England beat Colombia and Sweden in the knock-out rounds, the nation has been swept up in a newfound football mania.

Mr Colgan's English wife Charlotte will also be cheering on the Three Lions, and he has three children - Gemma, Lily, who is travelling after finishing a degree at the University of Birmingham, and Ben, who in Birmingham studying. If they lose, they at least can take pride in making it farther along in the tournament than their country has been for multiple decades. With the English team now just one victory away from the finals, the BBPA believes that this week's Wednesday night match against Croatia could see an extra 10 million pints sold in pubs across the United Kingdom, according to the Plymouth Herald. The BBPA hasn't put out its predictions for the possibility, though the group has said all of the matches so far have led pub patrons to create an approximately $160 million boost to the United Kingdom economy.

"I think tonight (Wednesday) will be the biggest test for them".

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"His one-on-ones he's getting better and better at".

"I don't think England could go on to win the World Cup, I think France and Belgium have got too much". At the England end, fans stayed singing and congratulating the team for some time after the final whistle. "I've been jokingly saying that football's coming home, but now there's no reason why we can't win it".

"It's been an incredible run and I feel lucky to have been here for this match".

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