UK time is: 05:26:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Aston Villa Defender Has A Dream

Gary Cahill says he is 'flattered' that Steve Staunton approached him to play for the Republic of Ireland but has decided to pursue his dream of playing for England.

The 20-year-old Aston Villa central defender said: 'It's always been my dream to play for England. Who doesn't want to play for their country?'

'Every player knows that if he performs well, he has the chance of an international call-up. I've played for England at Under-19 and Under-20, so the next step for me is to get into the Under-21s. But I'm concentrating totally on what happens at Villa. I want to be involved from the start of the season and I'll be pushing for a starting place.'

Keeping his feet on the ground he says there is a 'long, long way to go before that can happen' and that his focus is on what he can do for Villa.

'If I can get into the Under-21s next season, I'll be delighted. That's partly because I'll only get the call if I'm doing well for Villa.'

His dream is to be on the plane with England in four years time for the next World Cup (hopefully when England defend their title of World Champions?!)




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 29 2006

Time: 10:26AM

Your Comments

I hope he achieves his dream. However, unfortunately, England managers seem to have great difficulty finding Villa Park. Should we send McClaren a route finder???
still skeggy
Actually they have no problem finding VP, but unfortunately when they get there they have the wear special goggles (provided by Doug) that make all Villa players invisible. After all, why should anyone else at VP have ambition, Doug hasn't so he does all he can to remove it from everyone else.
Villain Of The North
Fair play to Cahill though. Would have been very easy for him to do a Jlloyd and suddenly decide he's not English anymore just to get to a world cup
DougInABox
He's got a very important season on the horizon. Needs to win his first team place, and then remain a regular. He's looked up to the task so far, but now the hard part really begins.
glensider
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Football vs Golf (Wednesday October 1 2014)

The Villa Times - 30/09/2014 (Tuesday September 30 2014)

U21s - Villa 3-0 Bolton (Monday September 29 2014)

Benteke Steps Up His Fitness (Monday September 29 2014)

The Vital Villa Fantasy League Table (Monday September 29 2014)

Lambert Content Following Chelsea Loss (Sunday September 28 2014)

Stats: Chelsea v Aston Villa (Saturday September 27 2014)

Something For The Weekend (467) (Friday September 26 2014)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Man City 6 3 2 1 5 11
4. Arsenal 6 2 4 0 4 10
5. Swansea 6 3 1 2 2 10
6. Aston Villa 6 3 1 2 -3 10
7. Man Utd 6 2 2 2 2 8
8. Spurs 6 2 2 2 1 8
9. Crystal Palace 6 2 2 2 0 8

Breaking League News

FC Krasnodar V Everton Match Preview
Everton : 02/10/2014 05:02:00
FC Krasnodar V Everton Match Preview
Everton : 02/10/2014 05:02:00
Report: FC Basel 1-0 Liverpool
Liverpool : 01/10/2014 22:45:00
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Besiktas.
Spurs : 01/10/2014 19:47:00
It`s a Fine Line!
Man Utd : 01/10/2014 19:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

If you could only have one of these players renew, which one would it be?
Suggested By:  Ali Arab
Vlaar 8%
Delph 53%
Grealish 39%