World Cup qualifying

Draw sheds light on England's problems

September 11, 2012
By James Tyler


Have England fans ever been this overjoyed about a draw?



It doesn't matter that England, if it is as good as it wants to believe it is, should do far better than a 1-1 home draw with Ukraine. It also doesn't matter that the generally sleepy and perfunctory opening salvos in a long and largely uninteresting qualification tournament provided plenty of talking points -- namely, Steven Gerrard's late red card, Tom Cleverley's hat trick of wasted empty-netters and Frank ...

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