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Summary

  1. Wales through to first semi-final
  2. Wales will play Portugal in Lyon next Wednesday
  3. Vokes' header puts Wales 3-1 up
  4. Robson-Kanu & Williams get Wales other goals
  5. Nainggolan put Belgium ahead in first half

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By Tom Rostance

All times stated are UK

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WALES INTO THE SEMI-FINALS

I'll say it again in case you've just got in from the pub.

WALES INTO THE SEMI-FINALS.

WALES INTO THE SEMI-FINALS.

WALES INTO THE SEMI-FINALS.

WALES INTO THE SEMI-FINALS.

WALES INTO THE SEMI-FINALS.

WALES INTO THE SEMI-FINALS.

WALES INTO THE SEMI-FINALS.

We are off for the night. But there will be plenty more reaction to come on the BBC Sport website and app.

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When you can't quite believe you've made the semi-final. #WALBEL #EURO2016 #WAL

When you can't quite believe you've made the semi-final. #WALBEL #EURO2016 #WAL

'Not thinking about the final'

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Chris Coleman
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Wales boss Chris Coleman: "I still don't think about winning the tournament. 

"The first challenge was get out of the group, then beat Northern Ireland, then best Belgium. Now the next one is Portugal. 

"I promise you my players and staff won't be thinking about winning this tournament. They'll be thinking about Portugal."

Vote Rambo?

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Conor McNamara

BBC Radio 5 live commentator

Can't they just hold a second referendum so that Aaron Ramsey can play in the semi-final? 

'Don't be afraid to dream'

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Wales manager Chris Coleman says that Wales shouldn't be afraid to dream after reaching the semi-finals of Euro 2016.

'One of the best in the tournament'

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Wales boss Chris Coleman on Aaron Ramsey and Ben Davies missing the semi-final after picking up two yellows in five games.

"I'm gutted for Aaron. He's been outstanding. He's been one of the best players of the tournament. He's gutted. 

"But we knew we needed to do what needed to be done. We knew we might have to take one for the team. And they've done that. 

"It's a bit tough at this level when there's so much on the games. Two yellows in five games can be a bit tight. Rambo and Ben are big losses for us. They've done everything their country has asked for them. We wouldn't be sitting here without them. The rules are the rules."

Aaron Ramsey
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Chris Coleman agrees with a question that it is harsh that two yellow cards in five games brings a suspension.

Aaron Ramsey and Ben Davies are out of the semi-final. 

Ben Davies is booked
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Belgium boss Marc Wilmots is asked about his future.

"I said I'd make my decision after the European Championship I won't make one straight after the game. There's a lot of adrenaline going. We'll have to see."

'I'm not going to kill them'

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Belgium boss Marc Wilmots: "We had a young average age. I think the players have potential. I'm not going to kill them. 

"We were unfortunate to have two players injured in defence, when we already had injury problems there. They have learned things tonight because you always learn from tough times. So it's not all lost.

"We were listed among the teams who could have done all the way. Of course the players have a bad taste in their mouths. We made too many mistakes. Wales are a good side. Well done to them. 

"We could have played better. I can't explain why we kept dropping back."

'Henry Cooper! Maggie Thatcher! Etc...'

If you're wondering how many people do the gag listing famous people from a country that's just lost a match, 'Hercule Poirot' is trending.

Wilmots out?

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Marc Wilmots
EPA

Belgium coach Marc Wilmots says he will make a decision on his future but "not when there is adrenaline flowing".

He's going to leave, basically. 

PART-Y? COS I GOTTA!

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Goals galore

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Wales have scored 10 goals at Euro 2016, only once has a British team scored more at a major tournament (England, 11 in World Cup 1966).

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Oliver Terry: Never felt more devastated for a footballer than Aaron Ramsey - at least he held it together more than Gazza 

Ramsey misses the semi-final against Portugal after picking up his second booking in five games.

'We started to be fearful'

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Belgium boss Marc Wilmots: "For 20-25 minutes we played well but we started to be fearful."

You're going nowhere Gareth

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'BBC semi-finals'

BBC Wales have rebranded their Twitter account. They were BBC Williams when I checked after Ashley Williams' equaliser.

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YESSSS! GO ON KANU

Fantastic result and what a goal and skill Robson kanu and keep the name flying 🙏👍.congrats Wales all round team performance

Kanu has fond memories of Wales' World Cup run in 1958 too...

'We surprised Belgium'

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Wales manager Chris Coleman: "It was amazing. Once we got through the group stage we knew we'd have a chance but playing Belgium, they are a top team. We knew we had to bring our A game and our players certainly did that. Plus.

"An incredible performance. We surprised Belgium." 

Wales fans in Cardiff's fan zone celebrate Sam Vokes' third goal against Belgium in the Euro 2016 semi-final
Crowds in Cardiff's fan zone celebrate Wales' third goal against Belgium in the Euro 2016 semi-final.

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Dave Sommerville: They said Wales were a one-man team. Nobody's saying it now.

Wales celebrate
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The dilemma

Wales 3-1 Belgium

Robbie Savage

Ex-Wales midfielder on BBC 5 live

I'm supposed to going on holiday tomorrow. I didn't think Wales would get this far. I can't tell my kids I'm not coming on holiday but when will Wales ever do this again?

'Words fail me'

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Wales midfielder Joe Allen: "Words fail me. I never thought we'd be in this posituion. What an achievement. 

"This means so much to everyone.

"We knew we'd score. Once we got level, everyone was confident we'd go on to win. We never give up.

"It will take something special to stop us. 

"The emotions that the fans stir up in the lads, and vice-versa, that's what football is all about."

Joe ALlen
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Robbie Savage has just said that he is booked to go on holiday in the morning but he's just told his wife that he's not coming...

'Look at Leicester, look at Greece!'

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Former Wales rugby international Jonathan Davies: "It's such a small country. It's the football team's time in the sun now. It's fantastic we are so proud. We thought they could do well but they exceeded expectations. 

"Belgium are a great side, but we defended well. Aaron Ramsey and Ben Davies are out, but Portugal haven't played that well. Look at Leicester, look at Greece at Euro 2004." 

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Liechtenstein to win Euro 2028?

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Sam Vokes
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Wales goalscorer Sam Vokes: "The way we reacted shows our spirit. It's an amazing feeling.

"It was a great feeling to score. The work rate was fantastic and that's what won us the game.

"Hopefully we can get through and see the suspended players in the final."

'We can win this'

Wales 3-1 Belgium

Dean Saunders

Former Wales striker on BBC Radio 5 live

We have seen so many dark days in Welsh football. We played for so many years and have never qualified for a tournament, let alone got this far. I just can't believe what has happened. We can win this. Portugal haven't won a game in 90 minutes yet.

Look at the decisions that Chris Coleman has taken. Brilliant.  

'Best in the world'

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What a performance, to a man absolute quality. We have the best staff and fans in the world. SEMI FINALS...!!!

What a performance, to a man absolute quality. We have the best staff and fans in the world. SEMI FINALS...!!!

Aaron Ramsey is suspended for the semi-final against Portugal but he seems to have taken it well so far...

Heart shaped box

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Shape of a heart says it all ❤️ amazing performance amazing group of lads 🐲 #TogetherStronger

Shape of a heart says it all ❤️ amazing performance amazing group of lads 🐲 #TogetherStronger

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The Welsh Dragon spits out fire at its Belgian opponent and burns it to a crispy cinder, while the England lot sit at home and watch how a team togetherness works wonders when you have it. Congratulations to our neighbours west of the border - nothing short of astonishing. Ronaldo, beware!

Chris Green, Huddersfield
Wales celebrate
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Richard: Fifteen years I've been going to Wales games. Fifteen years of disappointment, and sparse crowds. And it's all been worth it.

Sam Jones: Wales and England swapping sports. Wales are the nation of football and England have the rugby at the moment

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Wales 3-1 Belgium

Fancy re-living all of that match? You can watch highlights here.

'Spot on'

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Robbie Savage

Ex-Wales midfielder on BBC 5 live

Tactically Chris Coleman has got it spot on: substitutes, systems, everything. 

But if Wales got beat they are not getting the excuses out such as 'let's have an inquest, let's get committees to pick new managers'. All I have seen is a manager who has passion and gives instructions to his team and you now have a team which are in the semi-finals of the European Championship. 

'The best night in Welsh football history'

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John Hartson

Ex-Wales striker on BBC Radio 5 live

The families have been over from the group stages, Chris Coleman has embraced that and it's a great achievement and it's really important to be with the players to share the special moment. I had a little feeling how the game would go. I knew Belgium would create, they have some really good players, but I was still in awe of the Wales response. 

It's the best night in Welsh football history, better than 1958 because we have gone one step further. 

Neil Taylor
EPA

'World football is ours'

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Covered Welsh football through the doom and gloom. Wilderness years. Tonight - world football is ours. See you in Lyon #WAL #bbceuro2016

'It feels incredible'

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Gareth Bale
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Wales forward Gareth Bale: "We fought as hard as anyone. We covered every blade of grass. I think we deserve to be in the semi-finals. We believe in ourselves. We know what we're doing.

"It feels incredible. We fully believed we could get this far. We said we'd give it a good go. We're enjoying the journey.

"We'll go into the semi-final with confidence. We can't afford to look past that game. 

"We'll do our homework and work on our game plan. It's not long before the next game. I'm sure there'll be a few celebrations but not too much.

"It means everything. Our fans were 10 times as loud despite there being much more Belgians in the crowd. We'll enjoy the journey together."

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Wales 3-1 Belgium

Have you ever seen anything like this? Watch how Wales celebrate the win that saw them reach the semi-finals of Euro 2016.

One step away

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How good does this look?

Wales
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