Ollie wrote in the Sunday Mirror: "It's been a steady if unspectacular start to Englandâ€™s World Cup qualifying campaign.
"Four points from two games suggests that the road to Brazil is going to be a bit Âbumpier than we would have liked.
"But what struck me is that at last we have an England team that looks like itâ€™s totally motivated.
"Injuries to key men have not helped Roy Hodgson, but itâ€™s clear the players have bought into what he is trying to do.
"Has that got anything to do with the fact they recognise a proud ÂEnglishman who wants to do his best for his country? Well, I Âcertainly think so."