Ukraine's Levgenii Konoplianka, center, competes with England's Steven Gerrard, right, and James Milner during their group H 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match at Wembley Stadium, London, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
England's qualifying campaign is 'on the rocks' after one win and a draw, apparently. Jesus. Others seem to be upset England didn't win the US Open or a gold medal...
'Make no mistake, though, the World Cup qualifying campaign is already on the rocks. Another dramatic hurtle through Eastern Europe is in store, starting in Poland next month, ahead of tricky trips to Montenegro and Ukraine.
'It is not going to be as simple as the kick-about which created false hope in Moldova last Friday. Against real opposition here, England reverted for an hour to the old type which casts them as sterile, careless football juveniles, out-witted by smarter, sharper, technically superior foreign opponents' - John Dillon in The Daily Express.Read more here.