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Low expectations for England ahead of World Cup

An optimistic few think England stand a chance of winning World Cup in Rio de Janeiro as champions this July. In an ITV News Index poll carried out by ComRes, 3% of those surveyed think England are most likely to leave Brazil victorious.

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Poll: 52% of Brits will be 'happy when World Cup ends'

Over half of the British public say they expect to be glad when the World Cup comes to and end, an ITV News Index poll has found.

In the survey, carried out by ComRes for ITV News, 52% of those asked said they would be happy when the tournament in Brazil is over. Nearly two thirds - or 63%- of women say this, compared with 40% of men.

Roughly two-in-five also said that will try and avoid all coverage of the World Cup.

ComRes interviewed 2,039 British adults online between 6th and 8th June 2014.

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