Vital Football

Latest Aston Villa News

Villa Boys Remain In England Squad

Villa Boys Remain In England Squad

Gareth Barry, Ashley Young and Scott Carson have been called-up to the England squad for the Euro qualifier v Croatia and the friendly next Friday (16th) v Austria.

The England v Croatia game is on Wednesday 21 November at 8pm, live on BBC1

Paul Robinson, Tottenham Hotspur, 41 caps
David James, Portsmouth, 35 caps
Scott Carson, Aston Villa (on loan from Liverpool) 0 caps.
Wayne Bridge, Chelsea, 25 caps (1 goal)
Ashley Cole, Chelsea, 61 caps
Nicky Shorey, Reading, 2 caps
Wes Brown, Manchester United, 13 caps
Sol Campbell, Portsmouth, 71 caps (1 goal)
Joleon Lescott, Everton, 2 caps
Micah Richards, Manchester City, 9 caps (1 goal)
Phil Neville, 59 caps
David Beckham, LA Galaxy, 97 caps (17 goals)
Steven Gerrard, Liverpool, 61 caps (12 goals)
Frank Lampard, Chelsea, 58 caps (13 goals)
Gareth Barry, Aston Villa, 14 caps
Owen Hargreaves, Manchester United, 39 caps
Joe Cole, Chelsea, 45 caps (7 goals)
Ashley Young, Aston Villa, 0 caps
Stewart Downing, Middlesbrough, 16 caps
Shaun Wright-Phillips, Chelsea, 17 caps (3 goals)
David Bentley, Blackburn Rovers, 1 cap
Alan Smith, Newcastle United, 18 caps (1 goal)
Michael Owen, Newcastle United, 87 caps (40 goals)
Shrek, Manchester United, 40 caps (14 goals)
Peter Crouch, Liverpool, 22 caps (12 goals)
Jermain Defoe, Tottenham Hotspur, 24 caps (3 goals)



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Friday November 9 2007
Time: 2:27PM

Comments

0
Maybe someone could explain to me why we need 3 left backs, and also how on earth Alan Smith gets into every England squad, as I am really quite baffled!
DeanoVilla
09/11/2007 14:33:00
0
Cole, Bridge, Shorey plus Phil Neville, Lescott and Barry, that makes 6 players in the squad who can play at LB. At least Jenas doesn't get included anymore.
hedley
09/11/2007 15:00:00
0
Let's hope Young gets a lookin this time ahead of Mclarens bum boy Downing. UTV
MattUTV
09/11/2007 15:12:00
0
Young desrerves to start in the friendly. Joe Cole should be rested for the Croatia game. (Not that the result matters now anyway!)
son_of_cher
09/11/2007 15:33:00
0
fair play to your boys, gotta be said tho they are included becuase they deserve to be there. esp barry(even if he has kept lamps out) well done letshope it continues! but it'd be nice to see lamps and barry get a full game together see how that works
SMOKIEJACK
09/11/2007 15:36:00
0
Doesn't matter how many left backs we have, unless Israel pull off a miracle, we are out!
The Fear
09/11/2007 15:45:00
0
Can't they dress Laursen in an England shirt and change his name!?!
leelindsay
09/11/2007 16:27:00
0
Great to see Villa's youngsters recognised. Hopefully fire them up for Sunday! Am I being totally biased or shouldn't Gabby have been included in the Senior squad rather than Alan Smith? If not Gabby, then Theo Walcott should have been, but Alan Smith is, in my opinion, not good enough for International football.
krfeskivilla
09/11/2007 16:29:00
0
Shrek's out. Gabby to be called up???!!!!
Gazvilla
09/11/2007 16:39:00
0
Young has to have at least a sub appearance just to see what hes like.
villabikes29
09/11/2007 16:53:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Something For The Weekend (522)

If they actually win it then Villa will definitely be every Villan's funny Valentine, come Sunday night.

Garde Wants Norwich Improvement

Manager Remi Garde has called on the team to show further improvement on the Norwich City showing.

Pre Liverpool Injury News

Manager Remi Garde has given his weekly injury update ahead of the game against Liverpool on Sunday.

The Decline Of Aston Villa...

A decent two page spread in The Sun today with a few quotes from me. Here was my full answer to their question...

Archived Vital Villa Articles

Vital Villa articles from

Site Journalists

J P Fear
Profile
Mike Field
Profile
Steve Wade
Profile
Villa_Grizzly
Profile
Turkish Penguin
Profile
Glensider
Profile
Chris Heath
Profile
M Calucar
Profile
JuanPablo Angel
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Aston Villa v Liverpool will:
Suggested By: Mystic Mug
Win29%
Lose50%
Draw21%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Prost wants three-way battle for title
Latest Vital Boxing News
Is May 21st the Day?
The Vital Football Members League

Aston Villa Fixtures (view all)

Feb 14 2016 2:05PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Stoke City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Everton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2016 5:30PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Aston Villa Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pride of Lions560
2.The Fear327
3.ClivetheVillan295
4.Fulford255
5.sirdennis202
6.JuanPabloAngel179
7.revdpete178
8.DeanoVilla149
9.Wurzel119
10.Silhillvilla104
Vital Football Comment