Phew! Listening to the match on the radio on my own with the menagerie in tow in the garden was a novel way to pass the time.
England lives to see another day. Onwards to the next stage. Maybe, just maybe, my bad dreams will be over, for now.
How do you think England players and fans feel at this moment? How about Slovenia? Pick from the adjectives below.
A Breaking News English Lesson from Sean Banville on the match here, and a fully comprehensive list of Sue Lyons- Jones collection of top links to World Cup Resources here.