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Amazon has recently acquired rights to show 20 matches as money keeps flowing into the English top flight.

Facebook has reportedly struck a £200million deal to stream Premier League matches.

All 380 Premier League games played each season from 2019 will be broadcast by Facebook in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, where BeIN Sports currently has exclusive rights.


England were a laughing stock after the European Championship two years ago - but not any more.

Now everyone knows who we are, and also how we play. I think manager Gareth Southgate has announced that with what he has done during this World Cup - and it has been brilliant to watch this team grow and grow.

Before the tournament started, I could not make a case for us winning it, I just wanted to see some signs of improvement. If everyone is honest, I don't think they ever felt that we could get to a semi-final - I certainly didn't.

But beat Croatia, and England are in the final. It is amazing just to be able to say that, and a great feeling to think about what could happen next.

We are buzzing here in Moscow and back home we know the country is going berserk - and rightly so - because we have got an amazing opportunity to win this tournament.

Is it really coming home? You've got to believe, haven't you? And everything does seem to be falling into place.

I am feeling the same way as a pundit and fan now as I did when I was an England player during Euro 96, when we reached the semi-finals and I was thinking: 'We can do this, we can go all the way.'

We fell agonisingly short then, but you just get a feeling it will be different this time.

Three Lions on our shirt - a tune that captures the feeling of a nation

World Cup 2018: England fans celebrate across the country
As we progressed through each round at Euro 96, it felt as if we were unstoppable. It was a great feeling, and I think that is what has happened to this England team too.

Emil Krafth believes his side are fresher than England

Sweden right-back Emil Krafth believes his side are fresher than England ahead of their World Cup quarter-final on Saturday - but is he right?

The Bologna right-back earned his first game time at the tournament during Sweden's 1-0 win over Switzerland in the last 16 and is likely to start in place of the suspended Mikael Lustig.

After England were forced to endure extra-time and a dramatic penalty shootout against Colombia, Krafth said: "They [England] had 30 minutes more than us and less rest, so we hope we can take advantage of that"We play as a team, we are really a team, we fight for each other and we run for each other. That's our strategy. No one is left behind."

The World Cup favourites are on their way home, after Belgium pulled off a memorable 2-1 win over Brazil to seal a semi-final with France.

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