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Five City Players Named In Capello's Squad

Five City Players Named In Capello's Squad

England boss Fabio Capello has named his squad to face Montenegro in the final Euro 2012 qualifier of the year.

The match takes place at Wembley Stadium next Tuesday, 12th October, kick-off 8pm BST.

Squad in full

Ben Foster (Birmingham City), Robert Green (West Ham United), Joe Hart (Manchester City)

Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Rio Ferdinand (Manchester United), Joleon Lescott (Manchester City), John Terry (Chelsea), Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa)

Gareth Barry (Manchester City), Joe Cole (Liverpool), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Tom Huddlestone (Tottenham Hotspur), Adam Johnson (Manchester City), Aaron Lennon (Tottenham Hotspur), Jack Wilshere (Arsenal), Shaun Wright-Phillips (Manchester City), Ashley Young (Aston Villa)

Darren Bent (Sunderland), Peter Crouch (Tottenham Hotspur), Kevin Davies (Bolton Wanderers), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

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Date:Monday October 4 2010
Time: 3:23PM


What the ***** is Rooney doing in the squad? At the moment he's pants.
04/10/2010 15:28:00
What is SWP and Lescott doing in there more like tudor? Same with lennon and joe cole, and even villa's stephen warnock...Capello hasn't got a clue.
04/10/2010 16:06:00
hope your players come back in better shape then ours did last time!!! Good luck breaking the top 4 this year guys but not at our expense..coys
04/10/2010 16:19:00
swp? joe feckin' cole? It pains me to say it, but azza? Kevin effing Davies? Joleon Lescott? And why the hell is Rooney anywhere close to the 'I'm picking them on merit' England squad? On current merit, the only squad Rooney will be picked for is Somalia's, as a late call-up replacement for Moalim Bader.And he should be bloody well be happy for it.
04/10/2010 16:57:00
Completely agree with you villa and spur fans. SWP over Milner? Joe Cole?!!?? Rooney?!!?? why!? Is this the cream of the crop in English football?
04/10/2010 17:54:00
Lescott is fine as a center back and while he tries his hardest at left back, is not very useful there, especially as a modern day left back while they are bombing forward. But Lescott is good enough to play for England as a CB, he rarely loses a header and is strong. He just doesn't seem fully fit to me, still sluggish since returning. SWP's inclusion is odd as he has been injured and not playing for us. Milner is suspended for 2 yellows or surely would be in. Also, Micah is better than Glen Johnson, not sure if Micah is fit yet but should at least be bench warming for England if Johnson is the automatic right-back.
04/10/2010 18:50:00
Im sure milner is suspended though? but SWP i no he is a city player but surely you guys will think why? He has played little football, and done nothing for england in a long time...Might sound a bit biased but downing would of been much better or even etherington at stoke, someone new...Lescott is baffling also, shawcross or cahill would have been better + cole? lennon? warnock?
04/10/2010 18:54:00
Milner is suspended.
Johnny Baguette
04/10/2010 18:57:00
I remember, he picked up that silly yellow in the last game. Lescott should only ever be considered for the CB role - at left back he just isnt good enough. Paired with Jagielka England have another good CB partnership besides Camelgob and cheating Terry.
05/10/2010 01:36:00
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