England beat Poland to qualify for 2014 World Cup

  • 16 October 2013
Steven Gerrard

England beat Poland 2-0 to book their place at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

After an edgy start Wayne Rooney calmed everyone's nerves with a headed goal four minutes before half-time.

Captain Steven Gerrard scored England's second goal just two minutes before the end.

It means Roy Hodgson's team claimed the three points they needed to secure top spot in Group H and qualify automatically.

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Steven Gerrard tells us how it feels to be going to Brazil!
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Roy Hodgson is proud of his team

England are the only British side to have made it to next year's tournament as Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland all missed out.