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You did us proud: Ipswich Town lead region's commiserations to England after World Cup exit

PUBLISHED: 10:27 12 July 2018 | UPDATED: 10:27 12 July 2018

England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford (centre) looks dejected after the FIFA World Cup, Semi Final match at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow Picture ADAM DAVY/PA WIRE

England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford (centre) looks dejected after the FIFA World Cup, Semi Final match at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow Picture ADAM DAVY/PA WIRE

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Ipswich Town Football Club have led the commiserations as England exited the World Cup last night following a tense semi-final clash against Croatia.

Fans despair as England are knocked out of the World Cup 2018   Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNFans despair as England are knocked out of the World Cup 2018 Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The club tweeted a thank you to the thousands of fans who came to watch the big match on screens at Portman Road’s FanZone.

They tweeted: “Unfortunately, it wasn’t meant to be. Commiserations @england.

“We would like to thank everyone who came along to the #itfc FanZone from the opening match until tonight - it couldn’t have been so successful without you.”

The Official England twitter account thanked ‘everyone who wasn’t afraid to dream’.

They tweeted: “To everyone who supported us. To everyone who believed this time was different. To everyone who wasn’t afraid to dream. To everyone who knows this is only the beginning. Thank you. We hope we made you proud. #threelions.”

Gary Lineker said the national squad has taken ‘a huge step forward’.

He tweeted: “Utterly choked, but this young side gave absolutely everything.

“It’s a huge step forward and they’ll only get better in the future.

“They can hold their heads high, they did our country proud. Congratulations to Croatia.”

How did you think Gareth Southgate’s young side played? How do you think we will do at the Euros?

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