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This is what England fans said following our final friendly before the 2014 World Cup

In stark contrast to that warm, fuzzy feeling we've all got after Marcus Rashford's worldie against Costa Rica, this was the mood after a 0-0 draw against Honduras

Oh, England. Why always us?

Gareth Southgate’s lads have prepared for the upcoming World Cup in some style over recent days, with victories over Nigeria and Costa Rica.

Marcus Rashford’s scored a worldie, Southgate himself is quietly playing a blinder, and fans were belting out Three Lions at Elland Road.

It feels good, right?


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However, it’s not always been this way.

Before the 2014 World Cup, we played a truly forgettable final friendly against Honduras, scraping a 0-0 draw in Miami before jetting off to Brazil.

With arguably a better team than the current crop, it’s fair to say people were not impressed one bit.


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Take that in contrast to this side – look, we know we probably won’t win the thing, and we’ve not even got on the plane to Russia yet, but the fans are fully on board with our boys.


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