Bullish Hodgson backs England to deliver

Addressing the media ahead of Friday's crucial home game against Montenegro, Hodgson claimed that his squad had "never discussed" the possibility of failing to reach Brazil.

England hold a one-point lead at the top of Group H and can guarantee their progression by beating Montenegro and Poland at Wembley.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1