For the first time in 14 years, England will miss out on a major tournament, axed coach Steve McClaren paying the price for Wednesday´s home defeat to Croatia which allowed Russia to qualify at the expense of the Three Lions.
Almost immediately, talk of a Home International tournament was raised, but an FA spokesman said: "We have no firm plans in place at this stage and there have been no discussions over a Home International tournament,"
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