British Foreign Secretary wants guarantees from Russia over safety of England fans during FIFA World Cup
Thursday, 22 March 2018 British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Wednesday he wanted Russian guarantees over the safety of England fans at this year's football World Cup amid a diplomatic row over a spy attack.
Alexander Yakovenko, Russia's UK ambassador, has said that Boris Johnson's comparison of President Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler is "unacceptable" and "totally irresponsible". Yesterday the foreign secretary drew a parallel between Russia hosting the World Cup this year to Hitler's 1936 Olympics....
England enter this year's World Cup as favourites, but the five previous editions have all ended in abject failure - for various, often incredible, reasons. BBC Sport Also reported by •BBC News •Reuters
England Women beat Denmark 2-0 in their penultimate World Cup warm-up match. Nikita Parris and Jill Scott got the goals either side of half time as preparations... talkSPORT Also reported by •Reuters •Reuters India