Football England cannot win 2014 World cup, English FA Boss Greg Dyke

imeEnglish FA chairman Dyke addressed a conference in London on Wednesday and said the national team should aim to reach the Euro 2020 semi-finals and win the World Cup in 2022. He told the BBC: “It doesn’t mean we can’t do well in Brazil as long as we qualify. “I don’t think anyone realistically thinks we are going to win the World Cup in Brazil.
England face a crucial few days as they attempt to qualify for the tournament in Brazil. England will  play Moldova at Wembley on Friday – a team they beat 5-0 in the away fixture last year – then face Ukraine in Kiev on Tuesday. They are currently second in Group H, two points behind Montenegro, who have played a game more. Dyke is confident that England will qualify for Brazil but is keen to stress that it will be difficult for the team in Brazil.
I asked a bunch of journalists what would be seen as doing well in Brazil,” added Dyke. “And the consensus was if we reach the quarter finals we’ll do very well. That’s not to say we can’t win. But let’s not kid ourselves. It’s pretty hard to win in Latin America anyway for a European side. We’re certainly not going to go there as odds-on favourites, that’s for sure.

Obviously I thought about that, I discussed it with Roy Hodgson. He knows that we want to do the best we can possibly do at every tournament and I believe we will qualify for Brazil and we can do OK.

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