World Cup Gets Closer To Coming Home As England’s Win Over Sweden Scores 80% Share

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The World Cup is getting increasingly closer to coming home after England beat Sweden in the semi-final. The game drew an 80% share of television viewers on BBC One on Saturday afternoon, similar to England's penalty shoot-out win over Colombia in the quarter final. However, total TV viewers were down on the last round as the game averaged 15.8m, reaching a peak of 19.9m during the last few minutes. This compared to an average of 16.6m and a peak of 24.4m for the Colombia…