Well, we didn't see this coming. The mayor of a World Cup host city in Brazil has made it abundantly clear that he does not want England to play there.
Earlier this week, England manager Roy Hodgson voiced concerns about the 2014 World Cup venues that many participants are likely to share.
"There are venues in Brazil that will be harder to play in than others," he told the press, adding that he will be more concerned by the venues than the other teams at the draw on Friday.
He singled out the tropical and distant host city of Manaus as one venue that could cause teams added trouble and nowRead More »from ‘We hope to get a better team with a more polite coach than England’