By Alan Duffy
San Marino – England – 2014 World Cup Qualifiers – 22nd March 2013
Not really much to say about the game. It went as one would have expected it to.
The goals came from an own-goal, Oxo-Chamberpot, Jerry Defoe (a brace), Ash Young, Frankie Lamps, Big Wayne Rooney and Dan Sturridge.
Oh, and the travelling fans, through the medium of song, had a right pop at Rio Ferdinand and his ‘pre-planned programme’.
The only thing I will say is, good luck to San Marino. Too many people want these kind of miniscule sides to play in some sort of pre-qualifying tournament before playing the bigger boys. Well why should they? They’re a European country so they’re entitled to the same treatment as the giants of the continents. So there!
Here’s how Group H looks now…