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England given tough World Cup group in Brazil draw

England will face Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica in the Group Stage of the 2014 World Cup.

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England to find out World Cup opponents

England are to discover this afternoon who they are to face in the group stage of the World Cup in Brazil.

There are four pots:

  • Pot 1: Argentina, Brazil, Belgium, Colombia, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Uruguay
  • Pot 2: Algeria, Cameroon, Chile, Côte d’Ivoire, Ecuador, Ghana, Nigeria
  • Pot 3: Australia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Iran, Japan, Korea Republic, Mexico, USA
  • Pot 4: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, England, France, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia

One side from Pot 4 will be drawn as a Pot 2 side.

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