Nigel Worthington, Northern Ireland (Coach):
"I would rather have the group this way than have three to four easy ones and one difficult one. It's more difficult than the EURO 2008 qualifiers as only one team qualifies automatically but it's very interesting and there's plenty to look forward to. The Czechs and Poland stand out straight away, they are very strong, in-form teams. Slovakia and Slovenia, certainly away from Windsor Park, will not be easy games while San Marino are one of those teams you are expected to beat."