It would be far better to change the format to include 32 teams, and have eight groups of four with only the top team going through. All teams would have to play to win all the games, and by as many goals as possible to ensure going on to the next stage. Surely this is what the greatest tournament in the world should be all about and not a preliminary round of jockeying for position, as we get in the qualifying groups.
Also we would get a chance to see more countries at the finals stage and Britain might have a better chance of having a representative.
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