England’s win shows you can shake off the past – and not just on the pitch

The nation’s new spiritual leader, Zen master and guide, Gareth Southgate, tells us not to get carried away, and we should surely heed his wisdom. We must not get overexcited, either with premature hopes of England winning the World Cup or – and this is a particular danger for those of us in the punditry business – with overanalysing the meaning of Tuesday’s penalty shootout victory over Colombia.

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