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Hodgson: Few teams will want to draw England

England manager Roy Hodgson believes a few teams will fear drawing the Three Lions at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

England manager Roy Hodgson. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Goals from Wayne Rooney and captain Steven Gerrard against Poland at Wembley last night booked England's ticket to Brazil.

Hodgson conceded that his side will not be among the favourites when the tournament kicks off in June next year, but the Three Lions coach believes a few countries will be looking to avoid his team when the draw is made for the finals in December.

"We won't be favourites, that's for sure," the England manager said.

"But I don't think we will go into any games believing we don't have a chance to win and I don't think there will be too many teams out there thinking 'whoopee we have got England, what an easy one."'

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