That caution proved to well founded as Mario Mandzukic's extra-time victor fired Croatia into Sunday's final against France as England's expense in a tense semi-final in Moscow, with Keane biding his time before revisiting his previous discussion with Wright.
ENGLAND PLAYER RATINGS: England lost 2-1 after extra time to Croatia this evening at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, but how did each player perform?
"It's Coming Home" has been the mantra of England fans, and sometimes even the players, for the last month and supporters were excitedly dreaming of taking on France in the final.
Alongside Gary Neville, Ian Wright and Lee Dixon, Keane went to town on an England team in danger of spurning their best chance of reaching a World Cup final in a few generations (of players, at least): 'It's back to the old England'.
England's World Cup exit saw Roy Keane and Ian Wright have a massive bust-up - live on-air "Roy Keane vs Ian Wright".
It came as ITV was criticised again on social media for its "curse" on the England side. with England winning just two World Cup finals games shown by the broadcaster since 1998. "We were happy, you weren't happy for us to be happy at that time".
"We wasn't talking about the final, we were just having a laugh with you". Stones is ball-watching, and then when the ball goes in he's looking at people saying nobody gave me a shout - you're not going to get a shout in a World Cup semi-final!
Say what you will about Roy Keane, but he's not a man who's scared to speak his mind. "You need a reality check", he said.
The quartet of former footballers were last together earlier in the tournament and viewers got a real kick out of Keane telling his colleagues to cool the jets after they beat Panama 6-1. This was the semi-final, even at the group stages.
'It was all about the final.
'You're talking about the final?
You've got to be aware of it and deal with it yourself.
It's been 15 days since the 13 were trapped after venturing into the Tham Luang cave and got trapped by rising waters. Cave rescue experts consider an underwater escape to be a last resort, especially with people untrained in diving.
Matt Reece, 25, who works in marketing, said England had far outperformed the low expectations of them when the tournament began. England's bid to reach the World Cup final ended in heartbreak and failure on a night of unbearable tension in Moscow.
More significantly, the case has revealed some new information on the current status of Apple's self-driving vehicle project. Apple has brought criminal charges against Zhang, and he could face up to 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine.
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Speaking to Sky News 22 years on, the ex-footballer said: "Football's coming home, I couldn't listen to it for 20 years, frankly". For France, losing in the 2016 European Championships final to Portugal in Paris has provided added motivation.
She added that she is flying back to Croatia and would be watching the game as part of a joint birthday football celebration. Deschamps also suggested in his post-semifinal comments that the French side might have another gear to reach in the final.
As for Balance of Luzon and Mindanao, he retained his grades of "good" and "excellent" respectively, despite the decline. Rural net satisfaction, however, stayed "very good", at +52 despite a four-point decline from +56 in March 2018.
Police continue to investigate whether the attempted murders of the Skripals are linked to the poisoning of Sturgess and the man. Earlier on Monday, the Kremlin said it would be "absurd" to suggest that Russian Federation was involved in Sturgess's death.
A witness testified Dozier used a sledgehammer to break Greene's limbs so the corpse would fit in a plastic storage container. Nevada plans to carry out the first execution using fentanyl, a drug at the heart of the U.S. opioid epidemic, on Wednesday.
May received the number 10 jersey of Croatia captain Luka Modric . "There's no weakness in a team that is in the final". Scenes in Zagreb after Croatia qualified for the semi-final.
Nurse accused of killing 20 elderly patients
Investigators found tiny punctures in the rubber seals of the bags, indicating that the antiseptic had been injected into them. She'd timed it so her victims died when she wasn't at work - because she dreaded having to deal with grieving family members.
Giancarlo Stanton loses out in AL All-Star fan vote
The results of the Final Vote to determine the last roster spot on the American League and National League All-Star teams are in. It's also well deserved after Segura's superb first half helped to anchor the Mariners infield and offense.
A record number of Americans are quitting their jobs
Companies continue to fill more positions and as such, job openings dropped to 6.64 million in May, down from 6.84 million. In May, the US quit rate, or the proportion of workers quitting their jobs, reached the highest level since 2001.
Giants, Redskins make picks in NFL's supplemental draft
The Player: Carter is estimated about 6-foot, 200 pounds, although he did not have time for a pro day to verify his measurables. In a year or two, perhaps the Giants will look back on the gamble they took Wednesday and nod in approval.
Man with no arms stabbed stranger with his feet
The victim was treated for his injuries and Crenshaw was taken to jail and charged with aggravated battery, the report states. Crenshaw is well-known for selling paintings drawn with his feet to tourists on Miami's Lincoln Road mall.
Thai cave rescue: All 12 boys and their coach rescued
Thailand's junta chief told reporters on Tuesday that the group had been given a "minor tranquiliser" to help calm their nerves. People celebrated on Tuesday as divers evacuated some of the 12 boys and their coach trapped at Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai .