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Who will boss Group E?
(L-r) Croatia coach Slaven Bilic, Russia boss Guus Hiddink and England manager Steve McClaren
The fight to finish in the top two places in Group E has put the managers of Croatia, Russia and England firmly in the spotlight.

Slaven Bilic, Croatia
"We are not lying when we say we play lovely, high-scoring football and people are coming to see us. This team has a cult following."

Guus Hiddink, Russia
"It's not about luck, it's about who qualifies. It does not matter how close you were, if you were first or second you deserve to go."

Steve McClaren, England
"I believe I am the right man to take England forward. I have faith the team can be successful."

see also
England gifted lifeline by Israel
17 Nov 07 |  Internationals
Pick your England XI
31 Aug 07 |  Internationals
Bent drafted in for Croatia clash
18 Nov 07 |  Internationals

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