England have finally won a penalty shootout in a major tournament! England have finally won a knock-out game for the first time in 12 years!
There was jubilation all across the country as England knocked out Colombia on penalties after a tense 1-1 draw after 120 minutes.
Dele Alli was thrown into the mix as he started for the first time after the first game of the tournament but it was Harry Kane who got the ball rolling as he opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 57th minute.
Nothing was going the Colombian side’s way but they got an unexpected lifeline when they scored with virtually the last touch of the game.
Yerry Mina rose up for a corner and headed past Jordan Pickford and above Kieran Trippier who was standing on the line.
The next 30 minutes could not separate the teams and we went to penalties. The first one to crack was Jordan Henderson but Mateus Uribe hit the post and Pickford was the saviour for England as he saved from Carlos Bacca.
It was pandemonium on Twitter too as the fans celebrated and raved about Kane and company and here are some of the best reactions to the game.
Harry Kane.. World Class.
— Fact (@Fact) July 3, 2018
Goals at World Cups:
6️⃣ Harry Kane
5️⃣ Egypt, Greece
4️⃣ Wales, New Zealand
3️⃣ Jamaica, Czech Republic
2️⃣ Panama, Iceland
1️⃣ Bolivia, Israel
0️⃣ Canada, Trinidad & Tobago pic.twitter.com/jaFQhaPhuh
— Goal (@goal) July 3, 2018
Its’s the year 2022. England have just won their 2nd World Cup under Sir Gareth Southgate. Harry Kane has scored his 100th world cup goal and 3 lions has been number 1 in the charts for 4 years
— Adam Taylor-Christensen (@AdamTaylorC) July 3, 2018
Kane > Ronaldo
— LEBRON IN LA (@Toto_KingJames) July 3, 2018
— Smithy / FrankyFryer (@SmithySoccerAM) July 3, 2018
I predict a sudden flurry of baby boys called ‘Kane’ over the next few months #ballfoot
— Kate Bottley (@revkatebottley) July 3, 2018
Columbian player preparing the penalty spot for Harry Kane. pic.twitter.com/dQdTA1oqPT
— Colin Hilton (@ColHilton) July 3, 2018
Amidst all the excitement, let’s not forget Harry Kane now has six goals in this tournament. Six. Only @GaryLineker has done that before at a World Cup in an England shirt.
— Oliver Holt (@OllieHolt22) July 3, 2018
— Katie Kurilecz (@KatieKurilecz) July 3, 2018
Kane, Trippier and Dier scoring penalties against Ospina – a Spurs win against Arsenal in Moscow
— Rob Harris (@RobHarris) July 3, 2018
— Matt Lynch (@mattlyynch) July 3, 2018
KANE. TRIPPIER. DIER.
Thank you Spurs! pic.twitter.com/kJH71qwzet
— BetVictor (@BetVictor) July 3, 2018
‘Spurs players will let us down. They can’t cope with the pressure’
Dier, Trippier, Harry Kane all step up to the mark and score their penalties in the shootout.
Pipe down Tony.
— Marc Benamram (@MarcBenamram) July 3, 2018
“Helped me fall back in love with Spurs”, “Warrior” – Some Tottenham fans love former player’s tweet
Former Tottenham star Ryan Mason’s football career came to a premature end after he picked up a skull fracture while playing for Hull City.
The former Spurs was facing Chelsea and hung his boots in 2018 but is adored by many fans.
Now 27, the midfielder shared a video of him scoring a goal for us four years ago and what a strike it was from the Englishman.
4 years ago today! What a feeling 💙 pic.twitter.com/giCOFM2o4Q
— Ryan Mason (@RyanMason) September 24, 2018
This was Mason’s first goal for Spurs and it came in a League Cup fixture against Nottingham Forest.
The midfielder might not have been the most gifted player ever but he always gave 100% on the pitch and his move to Hull City, unfortunately, did not work out.
Mason played for numerous clubs in the English system, serving stints at Millwall, Yeovil Town and Doncaster Rovers.
The former Spurs star also had one cap for the England national side in 2015 and a number of fans tweeted their love for the player after his post.
You helped me fall back in love with Spurs, Ryan – you’ll always have a place in every fans’ heart 💙
— Spurs Stat Man (@SpursStatMan) September 24, 2018
Superb strike, Ryan! Watching you rise through the ranks meant so much to us fans. Hopefully we see you back home coaching at Hotspur Way soon. 💙 #OneOfOurOwn
— Lilywhite Spurs (@Lilywhite_Spurs) September 24, 2018
Was great watching you, Andros Townsend and Harry Kane coming through the ranks, means more to us fans than you probably realise.
— stu rice & peas (@inremotepart) September 24, 2018
On today’s reading that probably should of won the puskas goal of 2014 mate
— noname (@yiddooooo) September 24, 2018
Wow. 4 years. A moment that was pretty special. Thank you Ryan.
— SpursNews (@SpursNews1961) September 24, 2018
— Jon Mannings (@jonthfc) September 24, 2018
I was there behind the goal with one of my sons and what you don’t see on the clip is the moment you saw the ball go in you looked down and clenched both fists to your chest. #purejoy we loved that goal 👏👏👏👏👏
— Mark Levene (@LeveneMark) September 24, 2018
Still one of my fav strikes from a Spurs player🙌🏻 #youaintsavingthat
— Graham O’Brien (@GrahamScutzy) September 24, 2018
And then you started against Arsenal on the weekend, became a fan ever since 💙
— MagicalMoura (@ashleythezulu) September 24, 2018
Mason we love u
— Tanaka Gwatsvaira (@Jullo18) September 24, 2018
— Jamie Frost (@ospriet) September 24, 2018
“Most entertaining”, “The ending…” – Some Spurs fans love latest advert featuring accommodation partner
Tottenham posted a video of their tie-up with Hotels.com, our official accommodation partner, and it was an interesting video, to say the least.
Spurs players Christian Eriksen, Michel Vorm, Ben Davies and Juan Foyth participated in some “hotel-related” drills in the two-minute long ad.
It was fun to see Eriksen and co carrying luggage around an obstacle course while the Dane also dropped drinks glasses from his tray.
🙌 Tottenham Hotspur… at your service! 👌
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 24, 2018
There were a few laughs too as Vorm wasn’t able to fold the quilt in the right manner and some of the fans saw the funny side of the video.
Tottenham haven’t started the season well and were lucky to get all three points against Brighton in our previous game. However, it was nice to see the players having a great time in the fun advert.
The video certainly was done pretty well and the ending is something to behold too.
wasn’t gonna like it, but then the ending…
— Daniel Platt (@voodoochopstiks) September 24, 2018
The most entertaining thing spurs have produced this season 👏🏽👏🏽
— Tom Rossi (@TomRossi11) September 24, 2018
Pretty funny video from the players. Dele Alli and Son should of been in that video. It would of been even better. Lets go you Spurs!
— Hugue Chery (@CheryHugue) September 24, 2018
The most entertaining thing I’ve seen from us so far this season.
— Gin🇮🇹 (@Lamela11i) September 24, 2018
Glad to see Vorm done something good, shame it was with his feet.
— MrMojoRiS1n (Iain) THFC (@TidyboyTHFC) September 24, 2018
Only thing foyth has done all season
— mjryid (@mjryid) September 24, 2018
Any of them good at wiring?
— andrew scott (@andrews78771245) September 24, 2018
🤣🤣🤣🤣 at least we have it going on off the pitch
— Jonteau Coppin (@JonteauCoppin) September 24, 2018
Pretty funny but who won? 👏😊
— Allie and Panda (@Allie48347548) September 24, 2018
“Rather buy Ndombele”, “Ship has sailed” – Some Tottenham fans are split over summer target penning new deal
Grealish was one of the stars for the Villans last season but they missed out on promotion to the Premier League.
Villa aren’t doing well in the Championship as they lie 13th with 13 points from nine games. Grealish is yet to score for his boyhood club in the ongoing term.
With his selling price doubled, as per the report, some Tottenham fans weren’t sure about the club making a move for the player while a few blamed Daniel Levy for botching the transfer.
Breaking: Jack Grealish signs new Aston Villa contract.
— Spurs-Express (@Spurs_Express) September 24, 2018
I would rather buy ndombele with that amount
— Spurs Addict (@kylehotspurs) September 24, 2018
£60m for an average championship player 😂😂😂
— Jonathan McDonald (@jonathan_coys) September 23, 2018
This ship has sailed methinks. We were interested in a bargain but lost out in the poker game because their ownership changed.
— Gareth McCarter (@g2mcc) September 23, 2018
That ship has sailed. Oliver Skipp is the one to watch at Spurs. He’s the one to come through next. Luke Amos will also get his chances in domestic cups. If we buy a midfielder there is miles better value & potential than JG imho. Eg Doucoure
— Anthony Heard (@AnthonyH7) September 23, 2018
— Nathan A Clark (@NathanAClark) September 24, 2018
@SpursOfficial have missed a trick not moving for Maddison ahead of Grealish, Maddison had a much better season but Grealish worth more money apparently. Leicester got a bargain in my opinion.
— ChrisCOYS (@ChrisCOYS2) September 24, 2018
We don’t need anyone according to Lewis, Levy and Pochettino.
— Andrew Duncan (@andrewsduncan1) September 24, 2018
Grealish signs a new 5 year deal with Villa which means he’s signing for Spurs in January for 10 mil
— Aaron Howey (@aaronhowey) September 24, 2018
Grealish to join long list of Spurs near misses that go on to become big hits, usually at Chelsea https://t.co/jZZZ5QvEQW
— Tom Allnutt (@TomAllnuttAFP) September 24, 2018
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