The combustible striker will wear the armband against San Marino tonight
Fans look forward to Friday night football as San Marino visit, but where is the players' pride?
Roy Hodgson's men have a tough act to follow, but can Raheem Sterling help?
Next Big Thing
The teenager has gone from obscurity to stardom in the space of one summer
Point of View
Cut adrift by England, Pearce would be an interesting replacement for Pat Rice
Support grows for West Brom boss, who will take over national team this month
Premier League talking point - from the restoration of King Kenny's crown to the return of Didier Drogba
'Everyone can make a mistake' says Mancini, full of forgiveness as Argentine scores a hat-trick
Steve lifts trophy but only after his cousin Anthony misses crucial Cardiff penalty
Joe Hart and Phil Jones say England can test Spain, inspired by poppies on their sleeves