England's players were given SLEEPING PILLS just hours before their flat performance in yesterday's 1-1 draw with Poland.The Sun says players were handed the sleeping pills when returning to the team hotel in Warsaw on Tuesday evening.
This unusual step will come as an embarrassment as a number of players delivered poor displays in a game Poland could have won.
Coach Roy Hodgson admitted last night: "On Monday, after the training session on the pitch, the players were looking very sharp and lively. I didn't get that impression today."
The Three Lions squad slept on Tuesday afternoon and some players were given ProPlus caffeine tablets ahead of the original 8pm kick-off.
And the sleeping pills were dished out when the game was put back to 4pm the following day.