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Police warn fans to plan ahead

England's Daniel Sturridge with Keiron Gibbs and Wayne Rooney during training today in Hertfordshire Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

As England prepare for their World Cup qualifying match against Poland tomorrow night, Chief Superintendent Colin Morgan, who is in charge of the policing operation, said:

"This is a big night for England and Poland fans alike, who are hoping the match goes smoothly and in their favour!

Along with colleagues from British Transport Police and Wembley Stadium we have been planning our operation for weeks. What we want is for all the fans who are heading to the match to cheer on their national team to have a great, safe, night out.

If you are heading to Wembley Stadium tomorrow night then help us to look after you by planning ahead and getting the most out of your evening out."


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Poland snap up 18,000 tickets for Wembley match

England's Andros Townsend (centre) celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game against Montenegro at Wembley on Friday. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Poland will have the backing of 18,000 supporters at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday night as away fans snapped up tickets for the crucial World Cup Qualifying match against England in London.

According to the Telegraph, the English Football Association sold an extra 10,000 tickets to the Polish footballing authorities on top of their original allocation of 8,000 - due to the demand for the fixture.

England must win the game to qualify automatically for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.