sport news England fans 16th in list of World Cup ticket requests

Apathy towards the England national team illustrated by lack of ticket requests Fans were ranked the fifth-highest in attendance at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil England have struggled at recent tournaments and lost Iceland at Euro 2016 

By Press Association

Published: 21:20 BST, 12 October 2017 | Updated: 21:20 BST, 12 October 2017

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England fans' apathy towards the national team and next year's World Cup finals in Russia has been illustrated by a lack of ticket requests.

FIFA say English supporters rank a lowly 16th on the list of nations requesting tickets for the game's showpiece tournament. By contrast fans were ranked the fifth-highest in attendance at the previous World Cup in Brazil.

Given that only 23 countries have qualified for next year's finals so far, the figure would appear to show many fans have lost interest in the team following their underwhelming recent displays.

England fans' apathy towards the national team has been illustrated by a lack of ticket requests

England fans' apathy towards the national team has been illustrated by a lack of ticket requests

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