Some years ago comedian Dylan Moran did a routine involving newly formed Eastern European countries such as Slivovia. It was mildly amusing. Anyway, the Slivovians have qualified for the World Cup finals. Or is it Slovakia? Or Slovenia? Find out for yourself here with this quick guide to last night’s qualifiers.
He’s got a great touch for a big lad. He scores goals against largely inferior opposition. Surely Peter Crouch should be in the England squad for next summer, at least to get us through the group stages. This report suggests Fabio Capello is treating Crouchie mean, presumably to keep him keen.
Unseeded until Monday’s draw, here are the European play off contenders. We know it’s wrong, Shay, we know.