Previous
Walsall
Port Vale
7:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Cambridge United
Colchester United
7:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Crewe Alexandra
Shrewsbury Town
7:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Barnsley
Bradford City
7:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Carlisle United
Stoke City U21
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Morecambe
Sunderland
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Bury
Fleetwood Town
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Blackpool
Accrington Stanley
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Macclesfield Town
West Bromwich Albion U21
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Grimsby Town
Newcastle United U21
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Mansfield Town
Scunthorpe United
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Gillingham
Crawley Town
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Portsmouth
Tottenham U21
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Newport County
Plymouth Argyle
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Exeter City
Bristol Rovers
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Cheltenham Town
Coventry City
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Charlton Athletic
Swansea City U21
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Milton Keynes Dons
Brighton and Hove Albion U21
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Peterborough United
Luton Town
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Next
ESPN FC  By ESPN

England's World Cup heroes to get special event on return - Theresa May

ESPN's Alison Bender speaks to England fans a day after their heartbreaking defeat, but all are extremely excited about the future of the team.
Free-Kick: Croatia advance to their first ever World Cup Final as Mandzukic puts an end to England's dream run

British Prime Minister Theresa May would like to host an event for the England team after they reached the World Cup semifinals for the first time in 28 years, her spokeswoman said on Thursday.

England reached only their second semifinal since winning the 1966 World Cup, but lost to Croatia 2-1 on Wednesday.

Nevertheless, the prime minister is eager to host a Downing Street reception in the team's honour when they return from Russia and will discuss the matter with the Football Association.

"We would certainly like to host a reception for the England football team, who did so well in Russia, and that is something that we are going to talk to the FA about," her spokesperson said.

May's spokesperson also praised Gareth Southgate, adding that the prime minister "thinks that he led the team fantastically and that the whole country should be proud of how far England got."

But asked if Southgate could be in line for a knighthood, the spokesperson demurred.

"In terms of honours, and things like that, there is an independent robust process for how that system works, so I can't speculate about that," she said. "But, certainly she thinks he did a fantastic job and thinks the players and fans can look forward to a bright future."

Information from Reuters was used in this report.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.