Everton have made a strong to their first season under Ronald Koeman.
The Leeds striker has made an excellent start to the season in the second tier.
It has all seemed so joyless at times, with so many long, difficult periods when it has seemed like a black drape could be placed over the entire team it might surprise you to learn that when Gareth Southgate took his seat in the Stadion Stozice and set out his reasons for dropping Wayne Rooney it was seven years to the day since England had lost a qualifying fixture.
The pair were instrumental in guiding Mark Warburton's Glasgow Rangers side to the Scottish Championship title last season.
The Three Lions needed a late goal to beat the Bulgaria Under-19 side.
Ian Wright has backed Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United stars to flourish for England in the absence of Wayne Rooney.
Sergio Agüero will risk his fitness by playing for Argentina despite admitting he ruled himself out of several Manchester City games when previously taking a similar gamble.
Jordan Henderson will lead England out against Slovenia on Tuesday with the interim manager, Gareth Southgate, having praised his impact and growing maturity since taking on the unenviable task of succeeding Steven Gerrard as captain at Liverpool.
Steven Woolfe, the Ukip MEP for the North West England region, is a barrister by profession and joined the party’s top team in 2010 when he became economics spokesman under Nigel Farage.
Jeremy Corbyn has made his first major changes since being re-elected as Labour’s leader, appointing his allies Diane Abbott and Shami Chakrabarti to top jobs within the shadow cabinet.