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England captain Harry Kane rubbishes reports of World Cup’s demise

England captain Harry Kane rubbishes reports of World Cup’s demise

Success in that fixture would take England into the last eight, with potentially GERMANY - likely winners of Group F ahead of Mexico, Sweden and South Korea - lying in wait.

Kane says the current squad will bring a fresh approach to this summer's World Cup, though, saying: "The aim is to be aggressive and fearless in possession".

"We know we are not the finished article - in fact, we're a long way from it - but I think people see signs of progress and enjoy watching us and the manner in which we try to play".

A 53-year-old song written by a Scot has been promoted as England's "secret weapon" for the World Cup.

Former England manager Sam Allardyce has admitted to being "jealous" of Gareth Southgate as the national side prepare for their World Cup campaign.

Fran Jones, Head of Partnerships, Tottenham Hotspur, said: "As a Club, we are privileged to have millions of supporters across the world who travel far and wide to support the team". But for us it's to play attacking football, to score, and that's important. That's what we are trying to instil into the team.

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Here we give you every necessary detail about the games, each of which will be broadcast live on talkSPORT. Obviously I understand you have got the Champions League and Premier League - so many big competitions - and it is every season.

Kane added "For us the key thing is to stay focused on ourselves, not to worry about the teams in the past and things like that".

Iceland will be making their first appearance at this year's FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation where they are drawn in Group D with Argentina, Nigeria and Croatia.

With the World Cup getting underway on Thursday, England fans can start dreaming of their road to glory at Russian Federation 2018.

"And I would be surprised if the majority of players did not say the World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world".