Joe Hart will reach 74 caps with an appearance against Slovenia
The Arsenal midfielder has not played for the national side since November previous year, but with Gareth Southgate seeking more creativity in midfield, he was considered.
Joachim Low's side, who continued their staggering record of having never lost an away game in World Cup qualifying, assured themselves of top spot in Group C with a 3-1 win over Northern Ireland, while Harry Kane bagged a dramatic injury-time victor for the Three Lions against Slovenia at Wembley in Group F. I'd like to see England play three at the back throughout the tournament, so "traditional" full-backs aren't needed. There's no better buzz than being part of a good national team.
"I think the feeling has been in the last couple of worldwide tournaments we've undershot and I think we can go to this one really making the most of what we've got", saidthe FA chief, highlighting good team spirit throughout all age levels in the England set-up. You can't boil Spain's 2010 World Cup victory and Germany's 2014 triumph down to a single factor, but it's impossible to ignore the fact that both depended upon the core of a cohesive, intelligent club side (Barcelona and Bayern Munich, respectively).
"They've done OK. We haven't learned anything new", he told Omnisport. In some areas, we know where we want to evolve towards.
Whose place in Russian Federation is already assured, who is in contention and who is at risk of missing out entirely?
GARY CAHILL: Looked solid enough for most of the night but when Slovenia did get forward the Chelsea man got dragged into looking nervy.
The reality is we are underdogs at the moment, aren't we? "This team has potential, but we have a hell of a lot of work to do". We lost a goal early to a phenomenal strike, and the game plan we had in mind went out of the window after a minute and 20 seconds.
Any optimism that England may cause a surprise in Russian Federation was dampened by yet another now predictable plodding performance against a team ranked 55th in the world.
"But what would be my desire and ideal way of playing and what we have to do over the next year are maybe two different things". "If you look at the average age of teams that win World Cups we're about three to four years younger than that".
Harry Kane's late goal saved England's blushes on Thursday and, as well as defending his group, Southgate called for patience and understanding with the players.
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Forecast: More rain is likely through Saturday around noon
Tuesday will be a carbon copy of Monday , according to the National Weather Service (NWS), with another handsome day on tap. Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8 p.m.
Watch the final two songs Tom Petty ever played live
After taking a bow with the band, he took the time to sign a few autographs and disappeared into the wings for the last time. Petty dropped out of high school when he was 17 and joined Mudcrutch , a band with which he moved to Los Angeles in 1970.
Prediction: Republic of Ireland vs Moldova
Shane Long's struggles are a particular concern but I can see a few different players chipping in and helping them out on Friday. Thomas Muller and Germany could qualify for Russian Federation as long as they do not lose at Northern Ireland .