No love lost for Manchester City midfielder.
Despite a succession of injuries limiting his playing time at the club, Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson decided to hand the former Leeds trainee a chance.
Delph was a regular in the England side during his last season at Aston Villa, but his career has stalled since his shock decision to leave the club in the summer.
The 25-year-old has had to deal with being labelled a 'snake' by Villa fans for the way his move went through, days after pledging his future to the club.
Against Spain his lack of regular club football showed, playing in midfield alongside 34-year-old Manchester United veteran Michael Carrick.
Delph completed 77 per cent of his passes, the lowest of any England midfielder who started in the 2-0 loss, and was substituted after 62 minutes for in form Tottenham Hotspur ace Eric Dier.
He made two tackles and one interception, touching the ball 42 times.
Villa fans were less than impressed watching him in action, here is their verdict, expressed via social media...
Hodgson: "I'll pick players based on form..." *picks Delph*