Rooney hands England the advantage in crucial qualifier

Rooney rises to meet a Leighton Baines cross to give England a half-time advantage. Credit: PA Wire

Wayne Rooney has given England a 1-0 lead in their crucial World Cup qualifier against Poland at Wembley.

The Manchester United striker met a Leighton Baines cross in the 41st minute to move England a step closer to World Cup qualification.

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