Five-a-side fun for England fans in baking hot Volgograd

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When asked whether he was aware that Russians thought his name was a play on words, as it sounds like the word "hurricane", the Tottenham striker laughed: "I had no idea about that!".

Euro 2016 ended in humiliation for Kane and England with a loss to Iceland in the last 16, but the team has been transformed by Southgate.

When Walker's flailing arm caught Fakhreddine Ben Youssef, a penalty was awarded and Sassi slotted it in to equalize.

Fewer England fans made the journey to watch their team's first World Cup match in Russian Federation than some expected, but one made a special effort, sailing from Bulgaria to Volgograd on a yacht.

While Kane took the plaudits, his manager was more interested in England's cool heads under pressure as they refused to deviate from their measured possession game that Southgate has tried to hone.

It was a conservative approach which relied on persistence and fresh legs to deliver results and in the end it worked as England earned their first win in the opening game of a major tournament since they beat Paraguay in the 2006 World Cup.

England had penalty claims of their own turned down before struggling to maintain their intensity after halftime. Both times, the referee decided against punishing the culprits.

England seemed destined for a familiar hard-luck story - dominance with little to show for it. Kane's job was to lead the line and provide a focal point for attacks with Sterling, Dele Alli and Jesse Lingard providing pace around him.

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Chances to regain the advantage were squandered. "The control from the back with the ball".

In their first ever World Cup match, Panama saw just how much they would have to do if they have any hope of moving past the group stages.

"That's why Gareth Southgate named him captain".

Gareth Southgate's men nearly paid a heavy price for missing a slew of first-half chances when Tunisia's Ferjani Sassi slotted home a softly-awarded penalty 20 minutes before half-time. Lukaku with five goals is level with Marc Wilmots and is behind only to Ceulemans with six.

The charge of petty hooliganism carries a maximum term of 15 days in police cells or a fine of 2,500 rubles ($39), while being drunk in a public place is punishable by up to 15 days in police cells or a fine of 1,500 rubles.

England and Belgium are the early front-runners as expected.

Mr Fern said he believed England would emerge 1-0 victors in a "scrappy" match, while Mr Lawless was more optimistic and predicted a 3-0 Three Lions win.

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