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I cant wait for his comments after playing a decent side.
Rooney played pretty well you idiots shut up. He was a headless chicken Keeper was at fault for the goal no pace on ball poor positioning you clowns.
Cant believe what im reading on here seriously ppl, Played 3 won 3 who cares how we get there aslong as we get there noone will care about these results when we qualify the record books wiil just show the group as England go through another set of qualifers unbeaten, yes we want a great performance but most of all we want a win and to qualify, get behind the boys and the 3 Lions on your chest and be proud!
Did anybody else notice, when the England team was announced, Rooney/Welbeck up front, the groundstaff came out and erected netting behind the goals to protect their fans
Rooney could've had a hattrick tonight.
Why is it you English fans love hating on your team when they win?! Literally all the time i see them play. You've won 3 out of 3 games in this qualifying campaign - the perfect start! Show some support. You must remember, the days of being a top 10 side which could score goals and goals against this type of opposition are over. A 1-0 win away to this type of team should be considered a good result. No wonder other countries always say that you England fans think England are a top nation now when they are simply far from it.
The first step to recovery is to accept there is a problem. Roy Hodgeson has led us into two tournaments now and in both we have been embarrassed. Again in Estonia this is embarrassing. We are stuck with the players we have. What we can change is the tactics and the manager. Roy Hodgeson has made a career from managing teams like fulham where getting a draw at home to west ham is a good result. Applying the same principle to Liverpool or England is not acceptable. Roy Hodgeson has done one thing successfully. He seems to have convinced the nation and the media that we should not be competing against the likes of an ageing and poor italian & Uruguayan side, costa rica and we certainly should not expect to score goals against San marino. Is this really to man to take England forward.
The comments about Rooney are getting so boring now. Put it this way if Rooney didn't score that goal (ok taking into account the chances he missed) and we drew what would you say then?