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Steven Fletcher (left) is down and frustrated as Scotland fail to mount a threat to Georgia in Tbilisi

Faroe Islands vs Northern Ireland, Euro 2016 qualifier: Gareth McAuley nets a rare double to delight Martin O'Neill

Faroe Islands 1 Northern Ireland 3: Two goals – two headers – from West Bromwich Albion defender Gareth McAuley– sent the Irish on their way

Jamie Vardy (left) gets stuck in during England training

England vs San Marino, Euro 2016 qualifier: Jamie Vardy cleared to make first start for country

Vardy was given a 'substantial fine' by Leicester for using the racist epithet 'Jap' in a casino

Wayne Rooney has been an England regular for over 12 years

Wayne Rooney: Will the player's lengthy England journey take him past Sir Bobby Charlton's goalscoring record?

With Rooney on the brink of equalling Sir Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record, it is easy to forget just how many years he has been a fixture in the national side. Sam Wallace looks back at his career and asks just where the team would have been without him

It would be nice if the mighty Gareth Bale and chums would throw their lot in with England

Is it time for mighty Wales to team up with those lesser lights the English?

Some will always doubt the veracity of Fifa’s official ranking system but anyone who saw England at last summer’s World Cup knew full well they were witnessing the 10th best nation on the planet

David Platt (left) scored twice in England's 7-1 win over San Marino back in November 1993

San Marino v England: Minnows are the Three Lions' all-time favourite opponents

England have a +30 goal difference over the minnows

Wayne Rooney celebrates a goal for England

San Marino vs England: Wayne Rooney looking for record-breaking brace in Euro 2016 qualifier

Rooney can break Bobby Charlton's goal record with a brace

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill has tapped into Lafferty’s talents to win four games out of five

Faroe Islands vs Northern Ireland: Jonny Evans and Chris Brunt on cusp of Euro 2016 qualification

A big opportunity for Northern Ireland to book their place in France

Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane

Gibraltar vs Republic of Ireland: Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane want to avoid slipping on potential Euro 2016 banana skin

After three draws on the bounce, Ireland must win to keep qualification hopes alive

Scott Brown celebrates scoring against Poland in March last year

Georgia vs Scotland: Must-win Euro 2016 qualifier for Gordan Strachan as Scots target Poland and Germany

Steven Naismith will be the key man for Scotland

Wayne Rooney likely to break Sir Bobby Charlton's record - but does it stack up when he's played against San Marino and Andorra?

COMMENT: It's difficult to decipher who has the better goal record... but Charlton has the World Cup winners' medal

XFM presenter Elis James celebrates Wales's victory over Cyprus

XFM presenter turns down BBC interview because he 'will be s***faced' celebrating Wales's 1-0 victory over Cyprus

Elis James had the perfect response to an interview enquiry to sum up the good feeling surround Welsh football

Gibraltar vs Republic of Ireland preview: Martin O'Neill must win this time to keep Euro 2016 hopes alive

With nine points from six games so far, the Republic need to be on 15 when they prepare to meet Germany and Poland next month

Fabian Delph and Raheem Sterling
New Manchester City signings post their version of Snakes on a Plane
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Scottish champions doing their bit to help 'horrific and heartbreaking' refugee crisis across Europe
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Instead of fouls and cautions, 'green card' will promote good behaviour, fair play and sportsmanship
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Barcelona midfielder reveals he enjoys playing more than sex
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Bayern Munich gave €1m
Supporters have previously been banned from flying flags which are perceived to be of a political nature
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Jose Mourinho at a photo call for a new sponsor
The announcement wasn't enough to put a smile on the face of the Special One
Gareth Bale has scored five goals in six games in Wales’ qualification campaign
Wales move above England in latest Fifa world rankings
Kevin de Bruyne holds his new Manchester City shirt after completing his move from Wolfsburg
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates his wonder goal in training
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Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring for Manchester City
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