Sport <b>Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Sweden v England, November, selected by Sam Wallace</b><br/>
It would have been hard enough to pull off if he was facing goal with the ball sitting up nicely for him to hit. To lob Joe Hart with an overhead kick executed with his back to goal did rather put the ribbons on it.

The goal was one of four scored against England by the Sweden international

Joe Hart stops the fan

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Rio Ferdinand

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A dismal end to a campaign that  had become an  embarrassment for the Premier League champions

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Centurion Steven Gerrard pays tribute to four-goal Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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<b>POLAND RATINGS...</b><br/>
<b>TYTON</b><br/>
Could not have done much with Rooney's goal and was otherwise brisk off his line. 7/10
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<b>PISZCZEK</b><br/>
The best player on the pitch, bombaring up and down the wing, besting Ashley Cole and delivering well. 8/10
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<b>WASILEWSKI</b><br/>
Had to make one crucial near-post tackle on Defoe but otherwise had an easy night. 6/10
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<b>GLIK</b><br/>
Dealt well with England's limited threat before scoring the ferocious headed equaliser from a corner. 7/10
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<b>WAWRZYIAK</b><br/>
Always willing to attack and show for the ball, giving Poland width that England lacked. 7/10

Sleepwalking England cannot take progress to Rio for granted

At the end they did not know whether to blame the pitch, the postponement or just another England team looking fragmented and lacking in confidence, but one thing was for sure: Roy Hodgson's players were glad to leave Warsaw with a point in World Cup qualification.

Wayne Rooney insists he's learnt from his lesson

Giving the armband to striker is not ideal – but it is sensible choice for a stop-gap skipper

It was only in June that Wayne Rooney was forced to sit out the first two games of Euro 2012 as a result of mindlessly kicking out at Miodrag Dzudovic in England's final qualifier against Montenegro. With that suspension so fresh in the memory it was difficult to reconcile his presence yesterday alongside Roy Hodgson as England's temporary captain.

Rooney captained England once before, against Brazil in 2009

Sam Wallace: Giving the England captaincy to Wayne Rooney is not ideal – it's pragmatic

The simple answer is it was more trouble not to give him the captaincy

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart

Wayne Rooney labels Manchester City's Joe Hart the 'best keeper in the world'

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Jack Butland in action for England

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Clean cut?: John Terry leaves court having been found not guilty of racism. But he still has questions to answer and now football is in the dock

Gary Cahill backs Chelsea captain John Terry to put turbulent summer behind him

Gary Cahill has backed Chelsea team-mate and captain John Terry to put his turbulent summer behind him when the new season kicks off next month.

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