Germany and England the latest teams to reach the World Cup

Hart celebrates during the 2-1 win over Slovakia which saw England come from a goal down

Harry Kane's late victor in the 1-0 win over Slovenia on Thursday sealed England's place in Russian Federation, but a match of numbing tedium was so poor Sunday's now academic final group match in Lithuania will test the loyalty of the country's armchair supporters after the dross at Wembley.

And while this was an impressive showing of aerodynamic prowess, it still doesn't beat the reigning paper airplane champion from 2014, which coincidentally, involves Wembley Stadium.

However, anything less than a professional performance could see Gareth Southgate receive even more brickbats and leave fans lamenting the regression of the national team, which doesn't bode well for the summer. In some areas, we know where we want to evolve towards.

He said: "The tendency is to go with players with first-team experience because you have evidence of how they will react".

Seeing as England haven't won the famous gold trophy since 1966.we ask whether you can name every manager to win the trophy since this tournament 51 years ago?

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"He's in great form and he must be gushing with confidence", Cahill said. The fearless mentality. That's the way he is at the minute. The emerging Harry Winks, another Tottenham player, received his first worldwide call-up this week and is another option if he enjoys a good 2017-18. Three points against Slovakia on Thursday could make it an easier task for Strachan's men but it's an enduring task nevertheless if Scotland want even a distant opportunity to make their first major tournament appearance since the 1998 World Cup in France.

Shilton kept a record 65 clean sheets for England and bowed out on a high after helping the team reach the World Cup semi-finals in 1990.

"I can't remember Joe getting questioned too much until Pep went into Man City and started questioning if he could play on the floor".

Michael O'Neill: We were great in the second half, especially after being 2-0 down against that level of opposition. So naturally the fans don't expect. Regardless of personal achievements, I think it's important that we smile. Was feeding off scraps for most of the game as the three behind him tried to snatch the headlines, but played a patient game and was rewarded late on.

"I've managed to shoulder that for 20 years", he added.

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