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THE SUN

Friday's star Andros Townsend has handed England an injury scare having picked up a knock in his sensational debut against Montenegro.

Roy Hodgson believes the FA have blundered by giving Polish fans 18,000 tickets for tonight's World Cup crunch.

Steven Gerrard insists England will bury the ghost of their Euro 2008 flop by beating Poland tonight and qualifying for Brazil.

Gareth Southgate has backed Raheem Sterling to make an impact if called upon at Wembley tonight, while revealing Wilfried Zaha's frustration at his lack of first-team action for Manchester United.

Poland boss Waldemar Fornalik insists his team will be playing for national pride against England tonight.

World Cup legend Martin Peters has told England: Don't let Poland wreck your dreams.

Gordon Strachan has refused to bite back after Croatia boss Igor Stimac insisted their clash at Hampden would be a 'training session'.

Chris Coleman's Wales future is still in doubt and tonight's trip to Belgium could be his swansong with his contract up next month.

Thomas Vermaelen says he may have to leave Arsenal in January if he cannot win his place back in the side.

DAILY MIRROR

Steven Gerrard last night urged England fans to roar their team to the World Cup finals.

England's new hero Andros Townsend is an injury doubt for tonight's make-or-break World Cup qualifier with Poland.

Captain Jakub Blaszczykowski last night claimed Poland's army of 18,000-plus fans will take over Wembley - and inspire their country to victory.

Ukraine boss Mikhail Fomenko admits his side only have themselves to blame if they miss out on World Cup qualification.

Mo Farah has joined Jack Wilshere in opposing the practice of sportsmen switching nationality to compete under a flag of convenience.

Chris Coleman fears Gareth Bale will not get back to his best until next year.

Loic Remy will be handed the chance to seal a permanent move to Newcastle in January.

DAILY STAR

Jack Wilshere is poised for a shock recall to the England team - with Frank Lampard set to miss out.

Steven Gerrard insists leading England to the World Cup tonight would make him the proudest man alive.

Jack Butland believes young English talent is being helped by the loan system.

Gareth Bale will not be back to his best until after Christmas according to Wales boss Chris Coleman.

Northern Ireland captain Steven Davies believes manager Michael O'Neill deserves a new contract.

Malky Mackay won't quit Cardiff - but his future is still in the balance.

Midfielder Craig Gardner claims there has been a revolution inside the Sunderland dressing room in the wake of Paolo Di Canio's exit.

DAILY EXPRESS

Steven Gerrard says the Wembley fear factor has been tamed during Roy Hodgson's reign and admits leading England to the World Cup will make him the proudest man in the country.

Ahead of tonight's clash with Poland, Andros Townsend has promised not to get carried away after his 'perfect debut' for England.

Jakub Blaszczykowski claimed the extra fans inside Wembley tonight could lift Poland out of the doldrums and help them deliver a famous result to match their draw here in 1973.

Real Madrid have been warned by Wales manager Chris Coleman not to expect Gareth Bale to be back to his best until after Christmas.

England Under-21s manager Gareth Southgate believes in a cap on foreign talent playing in the Premier League but has 'no idea' whether such a proposal is legally enforceable.

Juventus have told Chelsea that they will have to pay about £40million for midfielder Paul Pogba.Glen Johnson is set to hand Liverpool a timely boost by returning to full training today after six weeks out.

THE TIMES

Steven Gerrard has praised Roy Hodgson for eradicating England's fear factor before the match that will decide their World Cup fate.

Gareth Southgate has admitted that Wilfried Zaha is feeling the frustration of finding himself on the fringes of the Manchester United squad, but urged the 20-year-old to use tonight's U21 clash with Lithuania to get into David Moyes's side.

Thomas Vermaelen has said for the first time that he would consider leaving Arsenal in January to improve his chances of playing in the World Cup finals.

DAILY MAIL

Steven Gerrard claims he will be the proudest man in the country if he can lead England to the World Cup finals at Wembley tonight.

Poland manager Waldemar Fornalik last night claimed the FA have handed his side a major advantage by allowing 18,000 away supporters into Wembley.

Gareth Southgate has urged Wilfried Zaha to channel his frustration after admitting the Manchester United striker is finding it hard adjusting to being a bit-part player.

Chris Coleman has blasted reports that Wales' medics have aggravated Gareth Bale's back problem.

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