By Press Association
Published: 21:20 BST, 12 October 2017 | Updated: 21:20 BST, 12 October 2017
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