Poland v England

England washed out in Warsaw

October 16, 2012
By ESPN staff

England were washed out of their World Cup qualifier with Poland in Warsaw as a torrential downpour made the pitch unplayable, despite the presence of a roof on the stadium that was not closed.

The England players refused to warm up on the pitch ahead of the game as the rain fell and manager Roy Hodgson cut a disconsolate figure when he inspected the surface, trying to kick a ball around the sodden turf.

With the roof remaining open because there was too much rain ...

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