How the World Cup boosted ‘Englishness’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Southgate effect: Team sponsor Marks and Spencer reported soaring waistcoat sales The proportion of middle-class respondents feeling “very strongly” English increased from 48% to 53%, slightly more than the change for working-class participants (62% to 65%). And, in one of the biggest changes, those…

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Croatia motivated by English pundits lack of respect, says Luka Modric

Luka Modric has accused English pundits of showing a lack of respect to Croatias players and admitted his team-mates had used criticism to motivate them to victory over England Luka Modric has accused English journalists and pundits of showing a lack of respect to Croatias players and admitted his teammates…

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