England manager Gareth Southgate has three other goalkeepers at his disposal in Joe Hart, Jack Butland and Tom Heaton, so has not drafted in a replacement.
But despite the one-sided nature of the final scoreline, whatever hope some might have had of England having a relatively successful time of it in Russian Federation next summer will not have been increased on the strength of this showing.
The half-time whistle immediately followed, as did a lot of boos from the away fans. Danny Welbeck added another in injury time from a Kane cross, then the number nine added another soon after while Malta's players chased him at half-pace in the hope he would kick the ball out as an opponent laid on the floor.
Elton John's "Candle in the Wind" echoed around a largely bemused ground, where the unthinkable almost happened six minutes after the restart.
It was an effort that belatedly jolted England into life.
A third arrived as the clock struck 90 minutes and Malta's defence gave up. The home side hadn't been able to produce any more. That apart, however, it was hard to feel too encouraged by the nature of what came in the first 85 minutes on a night perhaps most memorable for the sight of England's supporters taking down their flags and heading towards the exits midway through the second half.
Closing arguments are underway on the sixth day of a hearing for 16 Penn State fraternity brothers charged in a pledge's death. He was found in the basement the next morning, but the fraternity members waited 40 minutes before summoning an ambulance.
The patch also reworks the Rogue mechanics from patch 1.7, as well as allowing players to upgrade their favourite equipment. The co-op mode, called Resistance , is a Horde-like mode in which four players team up against increasingly hard enemies.
Wage growth was also a disappointment, with average hourly earnings rising 0.1% over the prior month and 2.5% over past year . The last time it was at 4.4% was 10 years ago, right before the start of the Great Recession.
The Insider Preview version limited the contacts to just Skype or email, but what the final version will offer is unclear for now. The update sees the Windows Subsystem for Linux coming out of beta, and the introduction of cross-device web browsing.
Australian manufacturing recorded its highest monthly expansion for 15 years in August, according to the latest industry figures. ADP employment data for August estimated private-sector payrolls rose by 237,000 compared a consensus estimates of 185,000.
Darjeeling: The bandh in Darjeeling hills has been put off from Friday till next round of talks with the West Bengal government. Binay Tamang also said that the next step of the movement will be decided after their meeting on September 12 in Uttarkanya .
Interestingly, the Lannister queen left nearly immediately and never spoke with Bronn , and that's just it. Cersei Lannister and Ser Bronn of the Blackwater are both prominent characters who live in King's Landing.
Kim Byung-kee, a member of South Korea's Democratic Party, said lawmakers were made aware of the news on Monday. Though Kim Jong Un was the youngest, he soon appeared to be being groomed for succession.
Los Angeles addressed the two biggest problem areas in their lineup with fairly low-risk moves that could lead to big rewards. The 30-year-old Upton is having a strong season for the struggling Tigers, batting.279 with 28 homers and 94 RBIs.
The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is reporting four human cases of West Nile virus infection in Kentucky residents. Symptoms of the milder form of illness, West Nile fever, can include headache, fever, muscle and joint aches, nausea and fatigue.
Consider that USA oil companies had stockpiled 463 million barrels of crude as of last week, according to the government. Companies operating in the Gulf of Mexico have evacuated drilling platforms and rigs, crimping the flow of oil and gas.
Sanchez and Bird power Yankees past Boston Red Sox 6-2
Nunez showed little sympathy for Sabathia's complaints, detailing what sounded like a half-apology before his next at-bat. The Red Sox went 1-for-8 with men on base against Sabathia and were 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position.
Where gas is available in Austin
The longer refineries remain shut, the more retail prices will increase, traders and analysts said. In the aftermath of the storm, it has become harder for suppliers to truck in more gas.
Theresa May vows to lead Conservatives into next election
The arch-Eurosceptic Peter Bone told the BBC's Newsnight that May would be regarded as a national hero if she delivered Brexit . The former Conservative party chairman GrantShapps likened May's interview to Margaret Thatcher's pledge to " go on and on ".
Injury Withdrawal favourite to win US Open
One set all, OK, it's a best-of-three set match.' Being in the fifth set, I said, 'It's great I'm still in the match. Roger Federer was made to work in his first round at the US Open under the closed Arthur Ashe Stadium's roof in NY .
Congress calls note ban the biggest scam
Yechury said that the government "must fix accountability for this disaster and punish those responsible". Left: Indian PM Modi during demonetization speech; Right: People standing in long queues during note ban.
Japan, UK to hike pace of sanctions against N. Korea
Asked during a visit to Japan whether she wanted to lead the Conservative Party into the next election, May said: "Yes". As well as her trade mission, Mrs May has supported the nation's efforts against North Korea.