Following their surprise win over Spain in the World Cup knockout stages, the Russia squad trained at their Novogorsk base on Tuesday. The hosts next face Croatia in the quarter-finals on Saturday. Russia’s performances up to now have far exceeded expectations and their penalty shoot-out victory over the former world champions has sent country into 

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England sides of the past have seen alleged division between those playing for the various title-chasing sides in the English Premier League. Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand recently admitted that club rivalries “killed” England’s chances of success at major tournaments. However, the message from a current Untied player at the World Cup is one of 

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