Exclusive: Former England manager Graham Taylor wonders if England will win the World Cup in his lifetime - but is confident of qualification for Brazil 2014

In conjunction with BT Sport's Life's A Pitch, we puts questions from readers of The Independent to the former England manager

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We've been putting your questions to former England manager Graham Taylor.

He explains why he is confident England will qualify for the World Cup in Brazil - but wonders if "we will win it again in my lifetime". He also offers his views on what the future would hold for Roy Hodgson is England do fail over the next few days against Montenegro and Poland.

He also reveals the player from his time as manager who he would draft into the current England set-up - and explains just why he did pick Carlton Palmer.

Watch the interview by clicking the play button above.

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Graham Taylor pictured during his time as England manager