WORLD CUP LIVE: Excitement builds in Portsmouth ahead of England’s semi-final 

It’s coming home, isn’t it? Thousands of people across Portsmouth are getting excited ahead of England’s first World Cup semi-final in 28 years.

Join us for our live blog as we take a look at how people in Portsmouth are preparing for the big match. 

England fans are flocking to Russia for the semi-final. Picture: Tim Goode/ PA Wire.

England fans are flocking to Russia for the semi-final. Picture: Tim Goode/ PA Wire.