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England v San Marino: World Cup qualifier

Live and direct from Wembley Stadium, minute-by-minute text commentary and goals from this World Cup qualifier

  • 66 min: San Marino have a shot! Danilo breaks from the half-way line and has a decent site of goal. He shoots but it's wide. The England fans are kind enough to give him a clap for his efforts.
    10/12/2012 8:26:00 PM
  • 67 min: Jonjo Shelvey is on to make his senior debut for England. He replaces Michael Carrick.
    10/12/2012 8:26:34 PM
  • 68 min: Fine ball from Walker and it skims the toe of Welbeck.
    10/12/2012 8:27:28 PM
  • 70 min: England are coming very close to that third goal but it's so tight around the edge of the box. It's just not quite breaking for them at the moment. It will. And it has! GOAL! England 3 San Marino 0.
    10/12/2012 8:29:29 PM
  • 71 min: That's 31 England goals for Wayne Rooney who becomes England's fifth highest scorer of all time. It was a fine goal to do it with, curling it low and into the far corner from the edge of the box.
    10/12/2012 8:30:24 PM
  • 72 min: GOAL! England 4 San Marino 0.
    10/12/2012 8:31:25 PM
  • 74 min: Have Welbeck and Rooney got a bet going? Once again, Welbeck scores just moments after Rooney. The Manchester United pair are both on the hunt for their hat-trick now.
    10/12/2012 8:32:42 PM
  • 74 min: Or maybe not. Rooney has been taken off to be replaced by Carroll. Hart gets the armband.
    10/12/2012 8:33:24 PM
  • 75 min: Shelvey shoots unconvincingly from range which leads to a corner. It goes over all of them.
    10/12/2012 8:34:44 PM
  • 76 min: Coppini is off for Buscarini as San Marino make their first change.
    10/12/2012 8:35:34 PM
  • 78 min: GOAL! England 5 San Marino 0.
    10/12/2012 8:36:44 PM
  • 79 min: After some tight play around the edge of the box Arsenal winger Chamberlain applies a fine finish to curl it over the keeper into the far corner. Great goal, and his first for the senior England side.
    10/12/2012 8:38:08 PM
  • 80 min: Danilo - the man who took San Marino's only shot, is off Selva. I'm doubting he'll make the difference for some reason.
    10/12/2012 8:39:06 PM
  • 81 min: Saying that, Shelva takes some nice touches which result in a free-kick to the visitors. The take it long and England win it back.
    10/12/2012 8:41:00 PM
  • 83 min: Lovely step over from Chamberlain allows Shelvey to shoot from the edge of the box but Simoncini holds it well.
    10/12/2012 8:42:18 PM
  • 85 min: Baines gets a round of applause after busting a gut to keep it going for a goalkick. San Marino make their last change - Vitaioli, who co-owns a bar, is off for Bacciocchi, who is normally an office worker.
    10/12/2012 8:44:30 PM
  • 86 min: Chamberlain comes close to scoring a second but it goes behind for a corner before the keeper collects.
    10/12/2012 8:45:42 PM
  • 89 min: England still pressing but have looked less penetrating since the introduction of Carroll and Shelvey.
    10/12/2012 8:48:26 PM
  • 90 min: Cleverley with another attempt on goal having been teed up by Welbeck. The ball finds it's way out of the box though.
    10/12/2012 8:49:48 PM
  • 90 + 1 min: Three minutes of added-time.
    10/12/2012 8:50:26 PM
  • 90 + 1 min: England knocking it around - let's have one more goal. Hmm - we won't be having one from Cahill who shoots from 35-yards. Way, way over.
    10/12/2012 8:51:48 PM
  • 90 + 2 min: With a better touch Welbeck might have had his hat-trick. In the end the ball falls to Carroll whose volley is saved.
    10/12/2012 8:52:56 PM
  • FT: The final whistle goes. England 5 San Marino 0.
    10/12/2012 8:53:26 PM
  • FT: Pretty straight-foward stuff in the end - as it should be when playing a side made up of students, barmen and office workers.
    10/12/2012 8:55:05 PM
  • FT: Rooney and Welbeck doubled up in the second period while Chamberlain capped it off nicely with his first senior goal for England.
    10/12/2012 8:55:45 PM
  • FT: San Marino were admirable and can thank their goalkeeper the score wasn't worse. He made some fine stops despite gifting England the lead when he brought down Welbeck which led to Rooney's penalty.
    10/12/2012 8:56:52 PM
  • FT: Not much to learn from a game like this - if that's what it can be called when two sides of such varying ability come up against one another.
    10/12/2012 8:57:33 PM
  • FT: It's a win - and that's what matters as England look to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
    10/12/2012 8:58:07 PM
  • FT: That's it from me. Follow me on Twitter @simonrice twitter.com
    10/12/2012 8:58:53 PM
  • FT: Good night and enjoy your weekend.
    10/12/2012 8:59:17 PM
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