A look at the stories making the back-page headlines from Tuesday's national press.
THE SUN: England players were given sleeping tablets before delivering a dozy performance in Poland. Also: John Terry is today expected to finally admit defeat in his year-long fight to clear his name in the Anton Ferdinand racism scandal.
DAILY MIRROR: Wayne Rooney admitted dozy England need to wake up if they are to qualify for the World Cup. Also: The FA were fuming last night after they faced a rap linked to the disgusting racist scenes in Serbia.
THE GUARDIAN: Several members of Roy Hodgson's England team resorted to taking sleeping pills on Tuesday evening as the disruption caused by the postponement of the World Cup qualifier against Poland took its toll on the travelling squad. Also: The Football Association is considering boycotting matches in Serbia, as pressure grows on Uefa to ban the country from international football over the racist abuse suffered by England's Under-21 players and the brawl that followed the final whistle.
THE INDEPENDENT: Some of Roy Hodgson's team required sleeping tablets after taking caffeine pills before Tuesday's postponed World Cup qualifier in Warsaw, it emerged last night after the disappointing 1-1 draw with Poland. Also: A draw in Warsaw, defeat at Wembley yesterday for Roy Hodgson, who will lose an important ally next summer when the Football Association chairman, David Bernstein, is forced to step down.
DAILY EXPRESS: England's dreams of reaching Brazil 2014 are in the balance following a sloppy stalemate as it emerged several players took sleeping pills to minimise the disruption when the World Cup qualifier was put back 24 hours. Also: The FA were last night charged by UEFA for their part in the mass brawl in Serbia as the Under-21s racism row escalated.
DAILY STAR: England players took sleeping tablets on Tuesday night - and yesterday played like they had not quite woken up. Also: Serbia amazingly blamed the Danny Rose race-row on the England Under-21 defender last night.
DAILY MAIL: England nodded off in Poland on Wednesday and dropped two vital World Cup points after some players needed sleeping pills to cope with the game's 20-hour delay. Also: The Football Association have threatened to stop playing matches against Serbia in the wake of the disgraceful scenes of racism and violence that marred England Under 21s' 1-0 win in Krusevac on Tuesday.
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH: England's preparations for their disjointed 1-1 draw against Poland yesterday was undermined by the need for several players to take sleeping pills the previous evening as they struggle to settle following the bizarre postponement of the fixture on Tuesday. Also: The decline and fall of Lance Armstrong, once one of the most iconic sports stars in the world, gathered pace on Wednesday when he was dropped by his largest corporate sponsor, American clothing and footwear company Nike, and forced to step down as chairman of the cancer charity he founded 15 years ago.
THE TIMES: Wayne Rooney admitted last night that England will have to improve their performances if they are to qualify for the 2014 world Cup. Also: Craig Levein's future as Scotland manager will be decided in the next few days after his side's poor start to the 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign.