McClaren´s position has come under heavy scrutiny since the loss to Russia on Wednesday, which left England in danger of failing to qualify for Euro 2008.
But Venables told The Sun: "I understand that if we don´t qualify there will be a feeling that it is time for a change. But there is also a need for common sense and someone has to say ´yes´ or ´no´ to what we are doing."
Copyright (c) PA Sport 2007, All Rights Reserved.
Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: https://www.givemesport.com/writeforgms