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England secures spot at next year's FIFA World Cup

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Tottenham striker Harry Kane is the man who will lead out England for the game as he has taken over the armband following Wayne Rooney's decision to retire from global football in August.

England boss Gareth Southgate is yet to decide who will be England's captain for the World Cup after handing Kane the armband.

"Tonight highlighted where we are", he told reporters. Was it the performance we wanted and the night we wanted?

"Our players were not playing continuously all the time, but I think there's a bright future in front of us".

"We've got the players, we've got the capabilities". You just never know. Are we going to become Spain in the next eight months? "It was hard for the crowd - we appreciate them coming - but the game was hard".

Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick in Poland's 6-1 rout of Armenia that put them on the verge of World Cup qualification. "That was why it was imperative we got there".

A source close to Yahoo Sport said: "Tottenham will not entertain any discussion with any club regarding the sale of Harry Kane".

By the time Kane had converted late on, numerous fans had already made their way to the tube station in the hope of avoiding the full-time rush.

"They are giving absolutely everything they have got".

"I will go out there and try and do my job for the team, try and score goals and try and win the match".

One Spurs player who won't be dressing is Delle Ali. Of course we'd have loved to have played more fluidly and scored more goals.

"I haven't decided yet [if we will have a full-time captain.] We saw potential leaders in the group at the start". "But we have got goalscorers".

At Wembley, meanwhile, Harry Kane continued England's trend of scoring late, late goals.

In last month's World Cup qualifying double header, Sterling was taken off at half-time in Malta and restricted to a seven-minute cameo against Slovakia, but Dele Alli's suspension should mean a swift return to the starting XI against Slovenia on Thursday.