England the country where football started has the official FIFA ranking of 15. The modern global game of football was first codified in 1863 in London. England did not enter into the world cup until the 1950s.After that, they have been in the subsequent tournament except in 1994 which was held in the USA. They do have domestic league so much renowned as English premier league so that they have always been amongst the favorite to win the tournament but have only been able to win it once that is in 1966 tournament which was held in England where they defeated West Germany 4-2 after extra time to win the world cup title and the next bigger achievement for them on the tournament was to reach semifinals in the 1990s, held in Italy. Other than that they have reached quarterfinals on the six occasions. In the latest tournament of world cup held in Brazil 2014 England drew in the same group with two other former world cup winners Italy and Uruguay And the other team Costa Rica where England lost both games with former world cup winner and drew last game with Costa Rica which made them knocked out of the group stage with just 1 point.
World Cup Qualifier Europe
The World Cup qualifier in Europe selects 14 countries for the FIFA World Cup and for 2018 FIFA World Cup; Russia qualifies for being a host country. 52 countries who are the members of FIFA from Europe go for the preliminary competition where those 5 countries were divided into 9 groups in which 7 groups contain 6 teams and rest of the two groups contain only 5 teams. England, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, and Spain are placed in a group containing 6 teams. Winners from each group qualify automatically and the eight best runners-up go for the playoffs from which 4 teams are selected. Thus, in this way, the Europe qualifier selects 14 nations for the FIFA World Cup.
England qualified for FIFA World Cup 2018 by leading the group F in World Cup qualifier Europe they managed to earn 26 points, with a total of ten games played England managed to win eight of them with two draws against Scotland and Slovenia. During the last round of the competition, they England was leading group 6 that directly booked a seat for England in FIFA World Cup 2018 to Russia.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Group G
The Fixtures for England in Group Stage are:
Players to watch:
Deli alli Harry Kane Jesse Lingard
Coach: Gareth Southgate
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