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We realise England expects. They expect us to play well in these two games and to win them. It is a big responsibility when you take on the role of manager of an England team. We are England. We are one of the big nations and we are expected to qualify for World Cups and European Championships.”

England coach Roy Hodgson admits that expectations in the country are high, as his side face crucial back-to-back World Cup qualifiers.