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Maradona apologises over 'robbery' comments

Diego Maradona has apologised to FIFA and its referees for saying that England's last 16 win over Colombia in the World Cup was a robbery and that referee Mark Geiger was not up to the task.

World Cup - Round of 16 - Colombia vs England

This time England left nothing to chance in shoot-out

England manager Gareth Southgate knows all about the pain of missing a crucial kick in a penalty shootout and as he sportingly consoled Colombia's Carlos Bacca on Tuesday night at the Spartak Stadium, the memories couldn't have been far away.

World Cup - Round of 16 - Colombia vs England

England end penalty curse to reach last eight

England finally overcame nearly 30 years of penalty pain when they beat Colombia 4-3 in a shootout on Tuesday after drawing their World Cup last-16 clash 1-1 following extra time after the South Americans had equalised in the 93rd minute.

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May clings to power as Brexit gambit backfires

Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging on to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven by division over its EU divorce.