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All you need to know: this is now England's route to the World Cup final

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England are into the quarter-finals - what next?

So the unthinkable happened: England have won a penalty-shoot out, triumphing after a nerve-shredding 120 minutes against Colombia.

They’re now into the quarter-finals for the first time since 2006.

So when and how will England take their next steps to World Cup glory?

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All you need to know: this is now England's route to the World Cup final

Sweden scoring their sole goal against Switzerland in the second round

Who will England play in the quarter-final of the World Cup 2018?

After England’s triumph on penalties (let’s just say that one more time, penalties), they will face off against Group F winners Sweden, who should not be underestimated, having qualified for the finals at the expense of Italy, and having won a group containing Germany and Mexico, before they beat Switzerland 1-0 in the second round.

Who will England play? Sweden

When will they play? 3pm Saturday 7 July

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Who will England play in the semi-final of the World Cup 2018?

After Sunday’s dramatic twin penalty shoot-outs, England will face either Group A runners-up - and conquerors of Spain - Russia, or Group D winners Croatia, who overcame Denmark.

When is it decided? 7pm Saturday 7 July

Who will England play? Croatia or Russia

When will they play? 7pm Wednesday 11 July

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This will be Harry in a few weeks’ time

Who will England play in the final of the World Cup 2018?

We’ll definitely be in this so clear your diary right now.

Who will England play? 

France, Uruguay, Brazil or Belgium

When will they play? 4pm Sunday 15 July (Third/Fourth place play-off 3pm Saturday 14 July)

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