Viewers were completely baffled by one of the Wembley hoardings 6 years ago

Viewers were completely baffled by one of the Wembley hoardings

It's been a hectic few months for the FA.

Having watched the England team get dumped out of Euro 2016 in one of their most embarrassing defeats ever, the men in charge at FA HQ quickly set to work to find a replacement for Roy Hodgson, who tendered his resignation following the loss to Iceland.


That man was Sam Allardyce, who got their World Cup qualifying campaign off to a winning start in Slovakia.

Unfortunately, things went rapidly downhill for Big Sam, and the FA were back looking for another manager a few weeks later.

For now, that man is Gareth Southgate who was in charge of the team as they welcomed Scotland to Wembley for the first competitive match between the two sides in 17 years.

In the first half, some of those that managed to take their eyes off the scintillating, free-flowing football were quick to point out the message on one of the Wembley hoardings.



Could it be that the FA had been so preoccupied with other matters lately that they'd stuck out the wrong pitch-side board? Hogi here certainly seemed to think so...

And plenty more were perplexed by it, too...


It was even visible in the ITV Studio.


But fear not, everyone. The hoarding was indeed supposed to be there - as was the sign in the ITV studio. For now at least, England and Scotland remain part of Europe and have to qualify for the World Cup from the European qualifying section. It wasn't ever supposed to say 'World Cup Qualifiers'.

As you were.

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