Poll of the Day: Will England have won the World Cup by 2030?

With the Three Lions' qualification for Brazil far from certain the team face two crucial matches in the next four days, but when do you think they can win the World Cup?

Will England have won the World Cup by 2030?

Giving his first address since being appointed Football Association chairman, Greg Dyke revealed on Wednesday that he expects England to be ready to win the World Cup in 2022.

The continued influx of foreign players into the Premier League has been blamed for the England's failure to win a major tournament  since 1966, and Dyke has promised to work hand-in-hand with the Premier League to improve the national team.

But will the Premier League risk jeopardising its own success to help national side?

And is it realistic to think that a nation that is so far behind the likes of Spain, Brazil, and Germany, can bridge the gap and win the World Cup within the next two decades?

England captain Steven Gerrard believes Roy Hodgson's men may even be able to spring a surprise in Brazil next summer, provided they qualify. What do you think?


Can this crop of England players prove the doubters wrong? Have you seen enough England's youngsters to suggest they can turn England into serious challengers on the international stage?

When will England finally end the years of hurt?

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