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One Quarter Of The England Squad Is Sky Blue



The profound disappointment of The Blues' failure to hammer Sunderland at the weekend was tempered by the announcement of England's European Qualifier Squad...

No less than SIX Manchester City players have been selected, a fact lost almost entirely upon the legions of hacks and snipers queuing up to drool over having been proved right that The Citizens won't win every game they play this season.

Conveniently, nobody in the 'Street of Shame' has picked up on another fact that Roberto Mancini has selected SIX English starters in his Blues team for the last two Premier League fixtures. In comparison, our noisy neighbours the kamikaze rags have selected one and two Englishmen in their respective matches.

Joleon Lescott's reward for battling back from serious injury to first team action is to join James Milner, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Gareth Barry, Joe Hart and Adam Johnson for the important clashes with Bulgaria and Switzerland.

Again, the widely preferred established order is rocked. Only two rags, two red scousers, two Arsenal and one Chelsea player have made Fabio Capello's 24 man squad. Our pals at Spurs have four well merited players selected.

Again, City continue to ruin English football!

City Holding Their Own In State Of The Nation





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Writer: Bluey Armstrong VMC Newsdesk Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 30 2010

Time: 8:26AM

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Ruining football.
fifthcolumnblue
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30/08/2010 09:18:00

Plotting climate change, kidnapping of babies, and the next global recession also. Ruining everything.
StuMCFC
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30/08/2010 10:03:00

AND The Championship!
Johnny Baguette
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30/08/2010 10:13:00

Is that 80mil (not including wages) worth of talent ?? Lescott 20mil Milner 24mil SWP 16mil Barry 10mil Hart 1mil Johnson 10mil
SUper Yido
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30/08/2010 22:34:00

We bought SWP back for 8.5 million, Joe for 600k, Johnson for undisclosed (5-7 million), Milner for 16 million + Ireland, Lescott for undisclosed (20-24 million), and Barry for 12 million. That adds up to approximately 65 million in cash for six current England internationals or on average 10.8 million each.
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30/08/2010 23:03:00

 

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